Teens

Young Adult New Releases

 

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Comics Plus Library Edition
Books, Teens, Kids
Get unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics--no holds or waiting. Apple and Android apps also available.

Today’s Science
Education, Teens
Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries by leading scientists—giving comprehensive and in-depth explanations of some of the most important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology. Each article includes vivid images and groundbreaking videos that help make difficult concepts understandable.

Read It!
Education, Kids, Teens
Read It! is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.

News

Apr
25
Summer Reading Challenge 2019
The Christian County Library Summer Reading Challenge runs May 11-August 3 this year, with registration…

Mar
5
SpartaCon
Late last month, the gym of the Sparta Middle School filled with students, many dressed in comic book…

Upcoming Programs

Thursday, October 17, 2019
    • Forensic Fun and Games (Ozark, Teens)
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm, at the Christian County Library Ozark Branch, 1005 N 4th Ave, Ozark, MO 65721, USA
Thursday, October 24, 2019
    • 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 29, 2019
    • Anime Club (Ozark, Teens)
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, at the Christian County Library Ozark Branch, 1005 N 4th Ave, Ozark, MO 65721, USA
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
    • Escape Room (Nixa, Teens)
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, at the Christian County Library Nixa Branch, 208 McCroskey St, Nixa, MO 65714, USA

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