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YOUTH VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Volunteering at the library is not just a way to help the library: it is a great way to make friends. If you would like to be a Youth Volunteer for the Summer Reading Program, click Youth Volunteer Contract to view and download the contract form.
AFFORDABLE COLLEGES ONLINE provides community resources and tools related to higher education with an eye on affordability and accreditation. It has created a guide to help college students who struggle today with reliable housing, bills, tuition and other financial challenges. The guide focuses on the various (and perhaps unknown) on-campus, off-campus, and online resources these students can turn to for help. Affordable Colleges Online Homeless Students Guide. You may also want to visit Affordable Colleges Online Home Page
GOODCALL SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH: GoodCall integrates data and technology to make finding scholarships easier for students and their families. And, unlike other scholarship search sites, we’re totally free and open – no fee or account sign-up required. View thousands of scholarships, filter results by specific requirements, and even search by competition level and entry difficulty. Goodcall
GREEN MOUNTAIN BOOK AWARD: This is the tenth year of the Green Mountain Book Award, a reader's choice award for students in grades 9-12. Co-sponsored by the Vermont Department of Libraries and the Vermont School Library Association, this program is designed to introduce to high school students some excellent books for their pleasure reading. Green Mountain Book Award Master List 2015-2016
SAFE COMPUTING: Be sure that you know how to protect yourself when using a public access computer and when using social networking sites. Click on Protecting Your Privacy and Internet Safety for tips on safe computing practices. For good tips on safe social networking practices, check out:
HOMEWORK HELP FOR YOUNG ADULTS: These links provide a wealth of resources for study techniques and help in many different subjects, including writing and art, and math and the sciences.
- Awesome Library for Teens
- High School Ace: Academic Homepage for High School Students
- Study Guides and Strategies
- The OWL at Purdue (Online Writing Lab)
- Discovery: Science Homework Help
- The Particle Adventure: The Fundamentals of Matter and Force
- The Biology Project (U. of Arizona
- General Chemistry Online