See the Teen Blog for the latest CPL teen news.

Books and More

See the Books and more page for bestsellers and more great reads.

New Materials


Databases are good to use for assignments. Since the information in databases comes from books and other sources, they don't count as websites when you use them in a paper. We have more on the main databases page.

  • AP Images — pictures for reports
  • Biography in Context — 335,000+ biographies
  • MeLBritannica School — encyclopedia articles, primary sources, games, videos and other learning resources for K-12 students; school code is MeL5
  • Global Road Warrior — a comprehensive cultural database that features in-depth information on 175 countries, helpful for school reports and international travel and business
  • MeLLearningExpress Library — study aids and practice tests to help with school subjects and important placement tests, including SAT and AP
  • Opposing Viewpoints — pros and cons of social issues
  • MeLResearch in Context — articles, video, primary resources and more on a range of middle school topics
  • Science in Context — articles, experiments, biographies, links

NHS Homework Help — Returns November 6

NHS students are here to provide 3rd-12th graders free homework help. If you are interested in getting tutored:

  • You must be in 3rd through 12th grade
  • If you are under 12, your parent must remain in the library
  • You must bring the assignment and any other needed materials

Days and Times

NHS Homework Help returns on November 6, and will be on the following days:

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:00-8:00 PM in the Children's Library by the study booths
  • Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 PM and Thursday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Plymouth District Library
  • There will be no tutoring during school closures, library closures, and snow days.

College and Career

Test Prep


Teen Issues

The Teen Place

The CPL Teen Place is a great room for studying, hanging out, and finding great books and more. It has great collections of manga, graphic novels, comic books, and teen fiction. There are computers available for homework and safe web surfing. And it features cool decorations, including murals made by local teens.