Teen Study Resources


Welcome to the Orland Park Library’s Teen Study Resource Page

  • Explore Our Catalog For Our Study Book Resources

    See what is available on our Teen Loft Study Shelf. Stop by the Loft and check them out, or put them on hold from our website.

Explore Our Databases
Explore Our Databases For Extra Homework, Class, And Test Help.
  • Brainfuse HelpNow (Databases Page Under Research & Homework Help)
    Help from real, live tutors online! In addition to real-time homework help from 2:00-11:00pm, 7 days a week, you can get your paper proofread in the Writing Lab, take a practice ACT or SAT test, and much more. Available for Kindergarten – 12th grade, college introductory-level students, and adult learners.
  • Driver Education
    Practice tests for Illinois permits – includes car, motorcycle, and CDL.
  • Explora Public Libraries (Databases Page Under Research & Homework Help)
    A powerful search and discovery engine, Explora is ideal for research assignments or general curiosity. Reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books is grouped into easy-to-browse categories.
  • Gale Courses (Databases Page Under Learning & Tutorials)
    Register for 6-week online courses. Course topics include test prep (ACT, SAT, GED, GRE, and LSAT), Microsoft Office, Grant Writing, and Accounting.
  • Literature Criticism Online (Databases Page Under Reading & Literature)
    Imagine centuries of analysis delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. Gale Literature Criticism Online features an extensive compilation of criticism of Shakespearean, 19th, 20th, and contemporary literature in encyclopedias, books, and periodicals.
  • Mango Languages (Databases Page Under Learning & Tutorials)
    Mango Languages’ PhD-created, linguist-approved language-learning software teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages, while keeping the vibe fun and encouraging. Mango rapidly builds language proficiency and cultural understanding around real-world communication skills that you’ll actually need. Popular languages with OPPL patrons include Spanish, Polish, Arabic, Japanese, French, Greek, and Hindi.
  • Scholastic Teachables (Databases Page Under Research & Homework Help)
    Printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable worksheets, lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.