Teen Health & Stress Management Resources

Yoga for Tweens/Teens/Adults from Always Be Dancing!
Starting Thursday, March 26th. Recurring.   Image result for yoga clipart
4:00-5:00  (sign-in starts 15 minutes ahead) 
Breathe, move, meditate then deeply relax. With a blend of styles, this yoga class aims to help you realize your true blissful self. This class designed to strengthen your body, mind, and spirit is balanced with relaxation and meditation. All levels welcomed for this one of a kind experience.

Please have the following: Image result for yoga mat clipart
*A yoga mat or large towel
*Water or a cup of tea
*A blanket and a stuffy (optional) for final rest

Poynter Institute's Teen Fact-Checking Network on the Coronavirus

A Teen Support Guide to Navigating Coronavirus, created by JewishBoston

How Teenagers Can Protect their Mental Health During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

P.E. With Joe - Gym Class at Home

YMCA of Greater Boston: Stronger Together

YMCA 360: Virtual YMCA

Stress & Coping Center


Teen Educational Resources

Free Online Courses from Ivy League Schools
Just because schools are closed doesn't mean the learning stops! Take a look at this list of free courses offered by Ivy League colleges. Courses include "Exposing Digital Photography," "Artificial Intelligence," and "Introduction to Engineering and Design." There's even a class titled "How to Apply to College" from UPenn.

Virtual College Tours

WGBH Distance Learning Center - All Subjects, Grades 9-12

Crash Course with DFTBA - All Subjects

Bunk History
Explore multi-dimensional connections between past and present in America through articles, maps, videos, conversations, visualizations, and podcasts.

ChemMatters Online

SciStarter Citizen Science
Participate in projects that help real scientists, and track your contributions online.

Zooniverse - Help Researchers
The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research. Join in - anyone can be a researcher!

Abdo Books has offered free access to its digital bookshelf until June 2020. Titles (mainly nonfiction) for grades 5-12 can be accessed here.

NASA's Media Library Collection
Browse NASA's incredible images and videos of galaxies and more - & maybe even get inspiration for an art or research project.       

The New York Times' Free Daily Online Writing Prompts

Calling All Teens! (Ages 13-18)
Join Sharon Public Library's Teen Advisory Board to...
Discuss new volunteer opportunities! 
Brainstorm for future teen programs! 
Enjoy pizza with your fellow teens! 
Teen Advisory Board Events (New Dates TBD): 
POSTPONED: Teen Paint Night
(Ages 13-17)
Always wanted to try painting? Love painting but rarely get a chance to indulge? Attend a special TAB meeting to dip into watercolor painting & more!
Then stick around to discuss teen program and volunteering plans for the spring, socialize, and enjoy snacks.  

Registration requested.

POSTPONED: Collaborative Teen Craft Night* (Ages 13-17)

Join us for a collaborative art program just for teens! Working together, teens will create collaged art with upcycled book and graphic novel pages. When the project is finished, it will be displayed in the YA area upstairs for all to see!

Snacks & an opportunity to make a smaller piece to take home as well...and no artistic experience necessary.

*Participation in these programs counts as community service/volunteering hours too!


Recommended Reading
If You Liked the Hunger Games...
Get Lost in a Series
Adult Books with Teen Appeal
Alex Award Winners
General Fiction
Science Fiction
For Guys Who Can’t Find a Book…
Chick Lit
Historical Fiction
Multicultural Fiction
War Novels


Alex Award Winners & Nominees
Printz Award Winners & Nominees
YALSA Nonfiction Award
Great Graphic Novels


Tomi Adeyemi

Leigh Bardugo

Holly Black

Cassandra Clare

Marie Lu

Sarah J. Mass

Angie Thomas