Top 10 of 2018
Check out all of the top titles from the last year, as nominated and voted on by teens! See all the books below, linked directly to the catalog. Learn more about this teen choice list: Visit Young Adult Library Services Association Teens’ Top Ten »
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The library also has a social worker on staff who can help you figure out next steps for your situation. This is a free, confidential service. Ask at any library service desk to speak to Rob Simmons, Stephen Jackson, or call 708.697.6910.
- Check out our Homework Help section to access online resources for research, test preparation, and more. Find what you need in Homework Help for Teens »
- Need a place to study or collaborate with classmates? For teens in grades 6-12: Reserve the Teen Study Room »
- Testing & Education Reference Center offers the most up-to-date test preparation available for the SAT, as well as study books, and a college prep center.
- Illinois Drivers Education test preparation helps you prepare for the Illinois DMV permit test by offering a sample test online, and direct access to Illinois Driver’s Handbook.