Teens

Want to get more involved at the library? Join the Teen Advisory Board or Tween Advisory Board today!

Research

Academic Search Elite
Education, Teens
A multidisciplinary database for academic institutions powered by EBSCOhost, providing thousands of full-text, peer-reviewed journals to support scholarly research in key areas of study.

A to Z World Culture
Education, History, Kids, Teens, Languages, Reference
Comprehensive, easy-to-navigate information on 175 countries including culture, language, history, national symbols, geography, and more.

America’s Genealogy Bank
Genealogy, Teens
Search for ancestors in 300 years of newspapers, books, pamphlets, and government reports.

America’s News
News, Teens
Examine U.S. news from local, regional, and national sources, including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country. Search topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

Careers Internet Database
Employment, Teens
Complete, original, thorough, unbiased information on 350 career fields and thousands of jobs. (Username: 715w Password: future)

Comics Plus
Books, Teens, Kids
Unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics--no holds or waiting.

Credo Reference
Education, Teens
Search authoritative reference content including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other ready-reference books covering a range of topics such as art, business, literature, and science.

Explora Middle School
Education, Teens
Designed for the needs and search abilities of high school students, this EBSCOhost research database contains age-appropriate materials, lots of images and videos, and topic overviews to provide students with a starting point for research.

Explora High School
Education, Teens
Designed for the needs and search abilities of high school students, this EBSCOhost research database contains age-appropriate materials, lots of images and videos, and topic overviews to provide students with a starting point for research.

Facts on File
Education, Teens
Online research and reference sources for high school and college students, including World News Digest, Today’s Science, and Issues and Controversies.

Issues and Controversies
Education, Teens
Student and homework help on topics in today\'s headlines. Offers in-depth articles designed to inspire thought-provoking debates and research papers.

Learning Express Library
Education, Employment, Teens
Achieve educational and career goals by taking practice tests with complete answer explanations. Offers tutorial courses and eBooks to help with High School equivalency exam prep, ACT and SAT prep, career-specific tests, and more.

Today’s Science
Education, Teens
Gives in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology through feature articles, interviews with scientists, suggested research topics, curriculum tools, and more.

World News Digest
Education, News, Teens
More than seven decades of authoritative news summaries and background articles, with topic-based research support, interactive navigation, primary sources, and curriculum tools.

Beanstack
Books, Teens, Kids
Use Beanstack to participate in reading challenges like the library’s Summer and Winter Reading Challenges, keep track of the books you read all year, and receive personalized book recommendations for you and your kids by email.

News

Apr
28
2017 Summer Reading Program
The Christian County Library summer reading program runs May 15-July 31 this year, with registration…

Mar
23
Programs for Kids and Teens Top Priority for CCL Staff
In Christian County, more than 27 percent of the population is under 18 years old. Among Christian County…

Upcoming Programs

Thursday, September 27, 2018
    • Teen Advisory Board Meeting (Teens, Ozark)
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, at the Christian County Library, 1005 N 4th Ave, Ozark, MO 65721, United States
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    • Teen Book Club (Ozark, Teens)
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, at the Christian County Library Ozark Branch, 1005 N 4th Ave, Ozark, MO 65721, USA
    • Teen Advisory Board (Nixa, Teens)
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, at the Christian County Library Nixa Branch, 208 McCroskey St, Nixa, MO 65714, USA
Thursday, October 4, 2018
    • Teen Book Club (Nixa, Teens)
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, at the 208 McCroskey St, Nixa, MO 65714

Young Adult New Releases

2017 Truman Award Nominees

2017 Gateway Award Nominees