The Uniontown Public Library is dedicated to serving all Teens in the Uniontown area with access to diverse collections, community spaces, and technology. The Uniontown Public Library maintains nearly a 600 book fiction collection for teen readers on the first floor. Teens have access to nearly 4,000 young adult book titles from the 19 other libraries in the Washington County Library System. Similarly, as a library patron, Teens can also access the nearly 18,000 DVD movie and TV series collection from the system of which nearly 3,000 located at Uniontown Public Library.
With your valid library card, Teens can access online:
Electronic and audiobooks via overdrive – https://waggin.overdrive.com/library/teens
Online courses via Gale – https://education.gale.com/l-pl2048/
Want to find a great book to read?
The Teen Book Finder from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access the past three years’ of YALSA’s awards and lists.
It is currently only available for iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad.
Visit YALSA’s site to try it out.
Resources for Readers
- Based on the Book – Movies Based on Books
- No Flying No Tights – Reviews of Graphic Novels for Teens
- Printz Awards – Given each year for Excellence in Young Adult Literature
- Goodreads/Shelfari – A social networking site where you can share the books you have read, your reviews, and more with your friends.
- Teen Top Ten – Where teens pick the best books of the year
- College Board – For information on the SAT
- College Prep 101 – For everything to get you ready for college
- My Future – To help you figure out what you want to do
- Smart Scholar – Search for Scholarships by category or browse
Student Aid – Government-run site with information on FAFSA, Types of Aid, Repaying Loans, and more