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Download a Free Book!

on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 11:12am

Can't find the book you're looking for? Shelf space in our Young Adult section is tight and it's hard to fit all the titles we'd like, so we've expanded our collection by adding ebooks! Our ebooks are compatible with many mobile devices, including iPhone, Android, and Kindle, and you can also download them to your PC. Visit http://www.digitallibrarynj.com, click "Teen Fiction",  and use your WMTL library card to download these great new teen titles (and more!) for FREE:

Girl in the Arena by Lise Haines
Hunger Games fans will love heroine Lyn, a neo-gladiator's daughter. When a young gladiator slays her father in the arena, he captures Lyn's dowry bracelet, which means she must marry him...

All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky by Joe R. Lansdale
During a fierce Oklahoma dust storm, Jack is forced to bury his parents, who succumb to the storm. Joining with other orphaned neighbors, they steal a Ford and set out to seek family in East Texas...

Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill
High school junior Julia believes that her childhood crush Max is her MTB ("meant to bebegins receiving romantic texts from an unknown number...

 

 

Teen Tribute, Teen Ink, American Cheerleader...

on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 7:49pm

...and other popular magazines are available FREE with your library card.  Follow these steps:

Roll your mouse over "Services" on the menu bar above

  1. Select "Full Database List"
  2. Scroll down, click "EBSCO"
  3. Type in your library card number
  4. Click "Magazines and Newspapers" and
  5. Scroll down to MAS Ultra amd Select the Title List

You can browse the Title List or use the search box to type in a title. Click on the issue of your choice for a list of articles you can read, print, email as a PDF attachment.

Attention High School and Middle School Students...

on Sat, 03/30/2013 - 3:37pm


...Where can you find FREE help to improve your skills in math, logic, science, social studies, statistics, trigonometry, vocabulary, spelling, grammar and writing?

Just hover your mouse over "Services" in the menu above, select "Full Database List", then scroll down and select Learn A Test. Enter your library card number, and you'll be on your way to acing tests, writing great essays, and completing assignments in record time!

Planning for College? [updated!]

on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 12:22pm

Where can you find everything you want to know about paying for college?

Visit New Jersey's Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) website to learn how to apply for financial aid, grants, and scholarships.

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Where else can you find great college and career prep tools? 

Visit the Family College Planning Center!

[Roll your mouse over "Services" in the menu above and select "Full Database List". Choose the Testing and Education Reference Center, enter your library card number, and type "family college" in the search box. ]

Check out some of the Family College Planning Center's great features:

  • scholarship search
  • tuition cost finder
  • college savings calculator
  • how to search for and choose your college
  • how to survive the college admissions process
  • find the right career for you
  • build your resume

SAT Registration Deadlines Are Coming Up...

on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 12:32pm

If you're planning to take the SAT this spring, the deadlines are coming up quickly. For information about the tests and to register, visit the official website http://sat.collegeboard.org/. The site explains what the tests are about, helps you create a study plan, and offers some practice tests. They also offer practice tests and guides for sale.

For more great FREE online resources that offer plenty of FREE practice for the SAT, check out these websites:

ProProfs
www.proprofs.com/sat
Lots of free SAT practice exams, study guides, flashcards, quizzes, cram sheets, articles, links and tips, and teacher resources.

I Need a Pencil
http://ineedapencil.com/index.aspx
This  nonprofit CK-12 Foundation offers 60 lessons and more than 800 practice questions. They also have a score projector which predicts how you will score on the real SAT!

Testing and Education Reference Center
Free with your library card - Click the Services link in the menu bar at the top of this page, select "Full Database List", then scroll down to select "Testing & Education Reference Center". You will be prompted to enter your 14-digit library card number. You'll find great SAT study resources under "College Prep Tools".

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