Teen Services

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The Carson City Library Digitorium is a designated space to help improve the digital media production and online literacy skills of teens (14-17 years of age). Teens can use the Digitorium to study, work on group projects, or simply hang out with friends.

Learn More About The Digitorium

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Access ABC-Clio
When the ABC-Clio website opens click on the link PUBLIC LIBRARY Barcode Login on the right side of the screen and enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

ABC-Clio's e-book library provides online access to a selection of reference books on a wide variety of subjects: history, weapons and warfare, social issues, economics, politics, mythology and more.

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Access EBSCOhost
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library barcode number.

EBSCOHost contains thousands of full-text periodical articles from popular and scholarly publications. In addition to the main database, MasterFile Elite, specialized databases for business, science, health, and education are included. Several of the databases are designed specifically to support school assignments, including databases on history and geography from ABC-Clio. 

Full-text magazine and journal articles are also available through the EBSCOhost database.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Access Gale Virtual Reference Library
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

With eBooks on GVRL, you can turn research into results. Optimized for search and discovery, the GVRL platform enables you to search through hundreds of nonfiction eBooks on health, business, social issues, and more within a single search. Once you’ve pinpointed the exact content you want, download content to Drive and Docs with G Suite for Education integration. Access restricted to residents of Nevada

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Learning Express Library

Access Learning Express Library
First-time users, complete the registration form. A Carson City Library card is required to sign in.

LearningExpress Library provides civil service, licensing, and academic practice tests to help adults and students pass the essential tests for career advancement and college entrance.

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Access Lynda.com
Click on the link and use your CLAN library card and PIN code to log in and create an account. Must live, work, go to school or volunteer in Carson City.

Lynda.com contains thousands of top-quality video courses covering a huge variety of business, software, technology, and creative skills. Click on the link and use your library card to gain free access to engaging instruction by top-industry professionals.

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Access MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

MedlinePlus Trusted Health Information for You: A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, NIH National Institutes of Health

Nevada Career Explorer

Access Nevada Career Explorer
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number and create an account.

Nevada Career Explorer, powered by Headed2, is a specially-designed software service aimed at steering jobseekers toward in-demand occupations in Nevada. Explore over 900 careers, countless educational and certification opportunities, or learn more about yourself and the careers made for you by taking a self-assessment.

Rosetta Stone

Access Rosetta Stone
New users, sign up to keep track of your progress. When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

Learn to speak Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Dutch, English (American), English (British), Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish (Latin American), Spanish (Spain), Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese. Set up an account to track your progress.

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Science Experiments

Access Science Experiments

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Access Tutor.com
Sign in with your Carson City Library card number to create an account.

Tutor.com provides online, on-demand academic tutoring, homework help and test preparation to K-12th grade students, plus early college students and adult learners. Tutors are available in over 60 subjects and test prep areas and many resources, including the writing lab, are available 24/7. After creating an account through the library's portal you can also sign in to Tutor.com on apps for Apple and Android. Live tutoring is available 3 - 9 pm.

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World Book

Access World Book
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

This website offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.

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