Teen Zone

How do i get my own card?

Anyone 12 years and older can sign up for their own card. A parent or guardian must visit in person to sign a computer/internet permission form if you are 17 and under. Membership is free!

What can i do with my library card?

Borrow cool books, movies and magazines

Download eAudiobooks on your computer or MP3

Access online databases to help you with school projects

Use a computer to surf the net, check email, do research and more!

Browse all library services to learn more about what you can do at your library...

Volunteer @ Your Library

Are you looking for a fun way to gain your community volunteer hours for high school?

Join the library’s  T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group)

Meet at the library once a month from September to June throughout the school year and work with library staff to suggest and plan programs, events and opportunities for you and your peers. Get involved and have a say! Meet new people! Lead library teen activities! Gain volunteer hours! Have fun!

Open to all high school students – visit us to sign up or call us to join: 613-478-1066


Download E-Books and Audio Books

With millions of checkouts and desktop installations,OverDrive ;provides the leadingoverdrivead service for libraries. Our support for PC, Mac®, iPod®, Zune®, Sony® Reader™, nook™, and thousands of other mobile devices makes our library platform the most compatible library download service. We also offer the largest collection of audiobooks, eBooks, music, and video for the library – all available on a single website for browsing, checking out, and downloading.

Use in Library or Outside Library (requires Tweed Public Library card)

Practice your G1 Online!


Click here to try your practice test

Useful Weblinks
Ask a teacher (TVO)
Homework Central
Homework Helper

 Virtual Reference Library
Subject Directory (Gr 7-8)
Subject Directory (Gr 9-12)
Science Net
Essay Writing Tips

A+ Research & Writing
Citation & Style Guides
Write a Basic Essay
Fact Monster | Writing Skills
How to do a Bibliography
Multi-choice Test Strategies
Techniques for Essay Tests

Jobs, Careers & Volunteering

Volunteer: Ontario Ministry of Education Community Involvement Policy

Every student must complete a minimum of 40 hours of community involvement activities as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

Learn more »

Resumes, Cover Letters
& Interviews

Monster Career Advice
Interview Strategies 4 Teens
Resume Writing Worksheet

Finding a Job

Canada Job Bank
Youth Employment Centres

Choosing a Career
The Career Handbook
Guide to Career Planning
Ontario Job Futures

College & University: Life After High School!

Getting Funding

Student Financial Aid
The Debt-Free Grad
OSAP (Student Loans)
Scholarships Canada
Student Awards

Choosing a School
Maclean's University Ranking
Assoc. of Career Colleges
Ontario Colleges
Distance Education

Canadian Virtual University
Ind. Learning Centre
Ontario Learn
Athabasca University

Teen Health & Wellness

Do you need help right now?

Call the kids help line anytime to speak to a counselor!

Toll-Free: 1-800-668-6868

Health Links

Teen Health
Ask Nina Now
Teen Talk
LGBT Youth Line
Nutrition &
Eating Disorders
Ask the Dietitian
Dying to be Thin
NEDA: Helpline
More Teen Health
Teen Growth
Teen's Health
Young Women’s Health
Quit 4 Life (Smoking)
Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Above the Influence
The Cool Spot
MADD Youth
The Virtual Party


Teen Relationships
Bullying Canada

Sexuality & Pregnancy
Sex, etc.
Sexuality and U
Teen Health Source
Cool Page for Queer Teens
Pregnant? Stay Teen

Surf the Net!

Booklists & Book Reviews

Book Burger
Book Hooks
Good Reads for Teens



Teen Book Awards
ALA | Printz Award
YALSA Book Awards

Publish Poetry & Fiction

The Claremont Review
The Diary Project
Lyrical Works

Start Your Own Blog!

Comics & Graphic Novels
The Comics Journal
Darkhorse Comics
DC Comics
Marvel Universe
IPL Teen Space

Movies & TV
Teen Movie Critic
In the Mix
Yahoo! TV
Games & Quizzes
All Game Guide
Free Arcade
Yahoo! Games

Guitar Notes
Yahoo! Music Canada
Face Up
Faze Magazine
New Moon
The NY Times Upfront
Elle Girl
More Magazines!

Rolling Stone
Sports Illustrated
National Geographic
Verge Magazine
Odyssey Magazine