Teen Volunteers Interest Form

Teen programs are in light green!

Book Match (ages 13-18)

Middletown youth resources.


Look at what's new in the Teen Room!

Take a look at our fantastic new Pod in the Teen Room.
It’s great for making a recording, watching a webinar, conducting a two-person meeting, tutoring, or studying.
You can reserve the booth for up to two hours. Please call 860-347-2528 for more info.

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Fill out our brief online application by clicking the link above.


Ayanna McKennon (Community Engagement Coordinator) amckennon@russelllibrary.org
Antwon Hawkins (Teen Coordinator) ahawkins@midymca.org

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eBooks, Audiobooks, Movies, Magazines

Downloads are available 24/7. (Russell Library card required.)


Communicate with live tutors using an interactive whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems. (Russell Library card required.)

Learn to be Antiracist

Reading lists, TED Talks, resources for families.

Mango Languages

Need help with a class? Over 70 languages available. (Russell Library card required.)


Book reviews, sample chapters, suggestions & read-alike lists.

Oddfellows Playhouse

High-quality theater by and for young people. (No library card required.)

Standardized Tests

Practice exams and study guides for standardized tests: HSPT, ISEE, and SSAT. Also: PSAT, SAT, TOEFL, ACT, AP Test prep. (Russell Library Card Required).

Tech Topics

Recommendations on using the Internet safely, learning new programs, and staying up-to-date.

Teen Book Cloud

eBooks for Grades 7-12.  (No library card required.)

Universal Class

Over 500 courses including crafts & hobbies, computer training, spiritual studies, how-to & much more! (Russell Library card required.)

ResearchIT CT

Online reference databases: history, science, biography & more. Also, newspapers, magazines, genealogy, ebooks, audiobooks. (No library card required.)

Contact the Teen Librarian

Questions, suggestions, comments, requests