Teen Zone

Lincoln Library maintains a fiction collection for teen readers on the first floor. Young Adult nonfiction is intershelved with the adult collection on the second floor, but is marked with a Young Adult sticker on the book's spine.


Reading sites

American Library Association Booklists & Book Awards
BookSpot
No Flying, No Tights
Reading Rants! Out of the ordinary teen booklists!
Teen Reads
Young Adult Books in Series and Sequels page from the Bettendorf Public Library

Homework Help

brainfuse Brainfuse Get online homework help daily from 2-11 p.m. (Limited to Lincoln Library customers only; home use requires Lincoln Library card number.)

Databases for research papers

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cq researcher CQ Researcher Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important issues. (Limited to Lincoln Library customers only; home use requires Lincoln Library card number; also note that Lincoln Library has only purchased access for 1 person at once—if you get a message that "Your maximum concurrency has been reached", try again a bit later.)

opposing viewpoints Opposing Viewpoints in Context Draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a one-stop source for information on social issues. (Limited to Lincoln Library customers only; home use requires Lincoln Library card number; also note that Lincoln Library has only purchased access for 3 people at once—if you get a "Concurrent Usage Limit Reached", try again a bit later.)

Full list of databases by subject