CHPL is dedicated to helping you with all of your research needs. To access our databases, you will need a library card number. Visit our Membership Page for information on how to get a library card.
Discover 130,300 online primary sources, images, maps and charts, slide shows, timelines and videos concentrated on American history.
Creativebug.com has over 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists which you can use to develop your child’s art curriculum. From learning how to knit or crochet for the first time to creating your own planner from scratch, you’re sure to find a new artistic endeavor to explore with your child.
Sometimes one-on-one help is best! Fill out our online form to set up a one-hour appointment in-person or over Zoom with one of our Teen Librarians. We can offer help on:
- Using any of our library services in-person or online
- Computer skills (including how to write emails)
- Project researching for school
- Job searching and resume reviewing
- Mock interviews
- Digital Portfolio building
Please note that this is not a tutoring service. This service is reserved for teens in grades 6-12 who have library cards with us. Not sure if you have one? Just include your address in the “library card” field in the form and we’ll check for you.
Other Online Resources for Teens
This guide from the Library of Congress provides links to primary and secondary sources, as well as information on citing sources, formatting papers, strategies for searching, and types of sources.
Created by the New Jersey State Library, this guide offers advice on how to evaluate resources and investigate “fake news.”
Test & College Prep with The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review offers virtual programs for students who are seeking opportunities to prepare for college and SAT/ACT tests. Some of these programs are listed on our Events Calendar. Contact the Representative below for more information.
The Princeton Review
Free Online Course: 10 College Application Essay Mistakes
This course is self-paced, so you can complete it on your own at any time. With the essay more important than ever, this free online course will help you make sure yours stands out!
About the instructor: Anna Moss is the founder of Mind the Test Tutoring, empowering teens through brain-based virtual learning.
Ron Feuchs and Jackie Tepper are partners at Stand Out For College, LLC and they focus on helping families navigate the college admissions process which has been made more complicated due to the effects from COVID.
Zoom Presentation: Navigating College Admissions Successfully in 2024
Ron & Jackie are offering this Zoom presentation to help families understand how the lingering effects from the pandemic have changed the college admissions landscape and how it affects Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen. They will also discuss how the Supreme Court decision will impact the college admissions process and how a student’s ability to express their insights, experiences and personal growth will become even more important.
Register for this virtual presentation by clicking on the date you want to attend below.