​​Test Prep Help

MCAS Test Prep from the Massachusetts Department of Education

Information about the MCAS tests including

  • schedules
  • questions and answers from previous year’s tests
  • test generator - create own custom set of MCAS questions to practice 

Learning Express

Free EBSCO test preparation practice sets for SAT, GED, AP tests, TASC and others via Boston Public Library.  

Massachusetts Permit Practice Tests 

FREE RMV Permit Practice Test now, containing 25 questions


Free PSAT practice test

SAT from CollegeBoard 

Free SAT practice tests

SAT Question of the Day

Free daily practice questions 

Gale Student Edition
  • ​​​Periodicals and reference book content supporting high school student research

Award-winning YA Books

         The Alex Awards are given to           10 books written for adults             that have special appeal to             young adults, ages 12     

         through 18. 

Read-alike Spotlight: Real Friends

Tweens who liked Real Friends

may also enjoy these titles available through CWMars. 

Tween & Teen


  •  Discover a comprehensive collection of periodicals supporting pop culture


  • Medline Plus for teens from the U.S. National Library of Medicine


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Homework Help

The library will be closed on Saturday, October 12, 2019 in observance of Columubs Day weekend.

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Download Audio Books to listen to on your iPod, iPhone, MP3 Player and other devices.

Download the Libby App or visit the Digital Catalog to get started.

Download an ebook to read on your iPad, Kindle, Nook, and other devices.

Download the Libby App or visit the Digital Catalog to get started.

Read magazines on your favorite device.

Stream movies, audio, or read digital comics on Hoopla with an e-card from the Boston Public Library. Any Massachusetts resident who is 13 years of age or older is eligible for an e-card. An e-card will give you access to all of BPL's databases, electronic magazines, and downloadable materials such as e-books, audio books, videos, and music. FAQs.

Click here to register.

Fun places to visit when your brain needs a break!


  • VIZ Manga's Shōnen Jump 

          Free chapters 

Book Trailers

          Best YA book trailers

​         Teen & YA book trailers 


​​          A music social networking site, discovery       

         system and internet radio all in one.

​​           Music/social networking site featuring music player             and downloadable songs from new bands (mostly                 indie/emo).

           Social sound platform where anyone can create

            sounds and share them everywhere.


           Downloads of all kinds of Asian influenced       

           entertainment – music, anime, games, t.v. shows

​          Streaming search engine. In the mood for a specific

          movie? Search it to see if you can watch it through your 

          favorite streaming provider. 


  • Liveplasma – Create a visual web of connections when you type in an actor, producer or movie title.

  • IMDB – Awesome movie database with bios and pictures