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Coping with the stresses of every day life can be difficult and are expected. Teen librarians have put together mental health resources available to all area residents here.

Virtual Display

The students of Niles West High School in the Art Foundations class are proud to present their first project of the semester: Zines! Read it here.

Buzz Blog: Teens

  • January 22

    How To Manage Stress: Tips From a Teen

    Stress. Amidst this whole pandemic, this word has been all over our minds. Chronic stress can lead to many mental and physical health problems such as depression and heart disease. This stress can be what is keeping you up at night, and affecting your well being. You are not alone. If you are a teenager, stress i...

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Teen Art Contest

Do you love to make art? Whether you enjoy drawing, painting, photography, collaging or any other visual art this contest is for you! Details here.

Get on the Road!

Preparing for Your Driver’s Permit or License?

Download the Illinois Rules of the Road Here: English | Polish | Spanish

Practice Questions: Review Course Workbook

Teen Driver Laws: Teen Driver Safety

College Resources

Thinking about life after high school? Find the right school for you, prepare for entrance exams and search for financial aid. Visit the Teen Underground for print guides and personal assistance.

ACT - Register and prepare for the ACT, and even view your score.
College Board - Search for colleges and also register & prepare for the SAT.
College View - Find almost everything you need to know about going to college.
FAFSA - Apply for student financial aid, for FREE! Never pay for help filling out the FAFSA.
ISAC Student Portal - ISAC is committed to helping make college more accessible and affordable for Illinois families.

Click here for more resources!