Online Resources

Ask a Librarian!
Telephone a librarian (603-635-7541) or email services@pelhamweb.com with any of your questions, we are here to help!

A Great Resource for many projects is our Online Britannica

gives you access to Biography information, world data, World Atlas, quotations, and tons of reference information! There is even an interface just for kids! Please call or stop by the library for the password and access this from HOME!

Homework Help

Writing papers and learning to study:

Noodletools: Record, organize and synthesize information using online notecards and format your bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago/Turabian style.

Purdue Online Writing Lab Research and Citation guide: learn how to cite correctly in the APA or MLA formatting styles.

Easy Bib: helps quickly create a bibliography in the right format.

Avoid Plagiarism! Safe practices for research and writing papers.

Writer’s Web: tips on grammar, how to develop your ideas, write a first draft and more.

Study Guides and Strategies: time management, study plans, goal setting, and avoiding procrastination.

Grammar Help: how to avoid common mistakes.

Science:

ChemTutor: Chemistry help is on the way!

Science Fair projects: Help on projects for middle and high school level.

Science Homework Help: interactive site from Discovery channel, fun ways to learn and quiz yourself.

Health and Safety:

Teen Health: Information about health, growth, and emotions for teens.

Go Ask Alice: Health question and answer resource.

Don’t Believe the Type: Learn to avoid the dangers of online predators.

GirlsHealth.gov: The National Women’s Health information center

Cope Care Deal: A mental health site for teens, information about eating disorders, stress, anxiety and more.

Just For Fun:

Slime Kids: A fun website with book trailers and reviews

Teenreads.com: Bringing teens info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters.

FLAMINGNET tells other teens what they think about the books they read. Go read what they have to say, and find out how you can get involved.

College Help:

Jobs, Internships, and Volunteer Work

Volunteer at the library!
Contact Miss Debbie and see how you can help in the children’s room. Or join the Teen Advisory Group! Attend monthly meetings (pizza is served) and decide what books and programs the library plans for teens. Earn your community service hours and at the same time help us plan the type of events that you want to attend!

Groovejob.com: Resume help, interview tips, career goals

Teens 4 Hire: State labor laws, teen worker bill of rights, help with resumes and job searching.

Volunteering, Do What You Like To DO: Figure out what you like!

VolunteerMatch:Read about what other teens are doing, find the right match for you.

YouthService America: Participate in Global Youth Service Day

Students.gov: Easy access to information and resources from the U.S. government – all the info you need, in one place, from all parts of the government.

College Planning:

Student.gov: Prepare for college, find the school right for you, find out about financial aid.

Peterson’s Guide to College Information: Research colleges

College.gov: Why go, What to do, How to Pay.

All About College:  Directory of colleges, scholarships, and financial aid strategies.

U.S. News  & World Report’s Top Ranked Schools

College Board: Planning, applying, choosing, and paying for college