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Discord

Great news! We now have a Discord server called CPPL Teens!

To participate:

  • You must be between the ages of 13 and 17.
  • Your parent or guardian must complete and submit a copy of this permission form.
  • Once completed, the form can either be turned in to staff at one of our branches or uploaded below.
  • Our Programming Department staff will review the form then send you an invite to CPPL Teens.

We have some great virtual programs coming up, and you can learn more about them here!

To upload a completed form:


Books & Audiobooks
eBooks (OverDrive)
eBooks (OverDrive)
10 checkouts at once - eBooks & audiobooks check out for 14 days - login: library card & PIN - email address to place holds - website on PCs/laptops - apps for smartphones & tablets: iOS, Android, Kindle

eBooks (Teen Book Cloud)
eBooks (Teen Book Cloud)graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, AP English, and audiobooks for grades 7-12

Fiction (Freading)
Fiction (Freading)6 checkouts at once, and eBooks check out for 14 days. Great for niche genre readers. Website on PCs/laptops and apps for smartphones & tablets: iOS & Android
Desktop users: may require Adobe Digital Editions ID and browsing/checking out only available.

Nonfiction (Freading)
Nonfiction (Freading)6 checkouts at once, and eBooks check out for 14 days. Great for niche genre readers. Website on PCs/laptops and apps for smartphones & tablets: iOS & Android
Desktop users: may require Adobe Digital Editions ID and browsing/checking out only available.
eBooks (hoopla)
eBooks (hoopla)30 checkouts per month - eBooks, audiobooks, & comics check out for 21 days - login: email address & library card - website: PCs/laptops & apps for smartphones & tablets: iOS, Android, Kindle
** No card? Can use mobile phone number, but only valid for 1 year.
eBooks (EBSCO)
eBooks (EBSCO)eBook, eAudiobooks, journals - topics include self-help, fitness, and crafts.
Comics & Graphic Novels
comics (hoopla)
comics (hoopla)Download or stream comics (includes DC and Marvel) - 30 checkouts per month. BONUS: kids mode
login: email address & library card - website: PCs/laptops & apps for smartphones & tablets: iOS, Android, Kindle
** No card? Can use mobile phone number, but only valid for 1 year.
comics (OverDrive)
comics (OverDrive)10 checkouts at once - comics & graphic novels - login: library card & PIN - email address to place holds - website on PCs/laptops - apps for smartphones & tablets: iOS, Android, Kindle
Teen Book Cloud
Teen Book Cloudgraphic novels, classic literature, AP English, and audiobooks - bookmarks, notes option, & quizzes - website on PCs/laptops, tablets, & smartphones
comics & graphic novels (library catalog)
comics & graphic novels (library catalog)
Reading Activities, Book Clubs & Recommended Titles
Book Reviews - Library Blog
Book Reviews - Library BlogCheck out these reviews from our staff! Posts are shared every Wednesday. You can also subscribe to the RSS feed.
Teen Book Club
Teen Book ClubSubscribe to discover aspiring teen writers as they write about the book and what’s happening in their daily lives.
Online Book Club
Online Book ClubReceive chapters from popular books in your daily email.
Big Library Read (OverDrive)
Big Library Read (OverDrive)OverDrive's global book club. Connect with readers around the world with the same eBook/audiobook at the same time without any wait lists or holds.
Hoopla Graphic Novel Book Club
Hoopla Graphic Novel Book Club Find your next graphic novel!
Reading Challenges & Activites
Reading Challenges & ActivitesEarn virtual badges, follow your friends, and receive book recommendations based on your profile information and reading habits.
Magazines
Magazines & Journals (General OneFile)
Magazines & Journals (General OneFile)Tap into credible magazines, newspapers and journals to find the truth quickly. Perfect for research papers and projects.
Journals (eBSCOHost)
Journals (eBSCOHost)Browse biographies, business and technology and other topics.
eMagazines (OverDrive)
eMagazines (OverDrive)Checkouts don't count against the standard checkout limit. Auto-return unless you renew. Apps available - Libby & OverDrive Media Console
Magazines (library catalog)
Magazines (library catalog)paper format
Movies & TV
movies (hoopla)
movies (hoopla)Borrow or stream television shows - 30 checkouts per month - login: email address & library card - apps available: iOS, Android, Roku, and other TV apps
TV (hoopla)
TV (hoopla)Borrow or stream television shows -30 checkouts per month - apps available: iOS, Android, Roku, and other TV apps
movies (Kanopy)
movies (Kanopy) Stream up to 5 titles per month - independent and Indie films, & documentaries. Each checkout lasts 72 hours. No checkout limits for the Great Courses, and apps available for iOS, Android, Roku, and other TV apps.
Music
music (freegal)
music (freegal)Download (and keep) or stream albums, singles, and music videos. Create your own playlists or listen to pre-created playlists. 5 downloads per week and 3 hours of daily streaming.

music (hoopla)
music (hoopla)Borrow or stream music. 30 checkouts per month. login: email address & library card - apps available: iOS, Android, Roku, and other TV apps
CDs (library catalog)
CDs (library catalog)Enjoy our music collection.
LA Driver's Guide

Driver's Permit
Free tests & resources.
Stop Bullying

How Stuff Works

Self-Help & Social Issues
LA Driver's Guide
driver's license manual
Driver's Permit
Free tests & resources.
Stop Bullying

How Stuff Works

Homework
Homework Louisiana
Skills center, and live tutors available Sun. - Thurs. (2p - 12p)
General OneFile
Tap into credible magazines, newspapers and journals to find the truth quickly. Set search result alerts and/or publication alerts - get notified of new content. May log in with Google or Microsoft account to save searches. (Gale)
Britannica Library
Browse articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites; includes ImageQuest - rights-cleared images
eBSCOHost
Full-text articles, magazines, and journals.
History Reference Center
30 checkouts per month - eBooks, audiobooks, & comics check out for 21 days - login: email address & library card - website: PCs/laptops & apps for smartphones & tablets: iOS, Android, Kindle
** No card? Can use mobile phone number, but only valid for 1 year.
Louisiana Digital Media Archive

Literary Sources
A cross-search resource: Literature Criticism Online, Something About the Author Online, Contemporary Authors Online, LitFinder, Scribners Writers Online, and Twayne's Authors Online.
Explora High School
Biographies, math, science, literature, and more.
Destiny - CPSB library catalog

Science Reference Center

Online Learning
Video tutorials (Udemy)
Video tutorials (Udemy)Upskill for a new job or advance in current profession, or deepen a personal interest - 6,000+ on-demand video courses in multiple languages - Google or Microsoft account - must be 13 years or older - iOS & Android apps - Udemy for Business apps available
How-to Tutorials (Niche Academy)
How-to Tutorials (Niche Academy)Tutorials covering library resources and services, research databases, language learning tools, as well as different software and technology tools.
Tutors & Homework Help
Tutors & Homework Helpfree, live one-to-one tutors between 2p & 12a (Sun. - Thurs.) - login: username and password - drop-off essays for review and SAT®/ACT® Essentials tools - Tutor.com apps for smartphones & tablets: iOS & Android apps
Learn a new language (Mango Lanugages)
Learn a new language (Mango Lanugages)Language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills; BONUS: Mango Premiere teaches you a new language by watching foreign films. Login requires email or username and password. Guest access available - iOS & Android apps
Test Prep (Learning Express)
Test Prep (Learning Express)skills center for Math, English, Social Studies, & Technology - prepare for ACT®, SAT®, and AP® Tests - email required for account/sign-in - website on PCs/laptops, tablets, & smartphones
College
Financial Aid - FAFSA
Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is a form every student must fill out in order to get federal financial aid for college.
Financial Aid - Student Assistance
Resources and tools from the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance.
Testing - Homework Louisiana
Standardized tests
Testing - High School Test Prep

Library Catalog resources - GRE

Learning Express
For high school students.
Test Prep Review

LA Dept. of Education
Resources and Guides
Library Catalog resources - ACT

Testing - LearningExpress
ACT and SAT
Library Catalog resources - SAT

Parents
Resources
Find general resources which include, but not limited to health, homeschool, homework, bullying and Internet safety.