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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)Access graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, AP English, and audiobooks for grades 7-12. Download the app in the App Store Download the app in the Play Store.

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 CloudAccess graphic novels, classic literature, AP English, and audiobooks - bookmarks, notes option, & quizzes - website on PCs/laptops, tablets, & smartphones. Download the app in the App Store Download the app in the PLay Store.
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.
Novelist K-8 Plus
Novelist K-8 PlusFind reading recommendations - books or audiobooks, and fiction or nonfiction. Search for books by genre, content, time period, and more. Use your favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles of interest. Browse the teens section for your next book.
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.
BookBrowse
BookBrowseYour one-stop spot for book recommendations, book reviews, supplementary materials for book clubs, and search tools specially designed to help you find books you’ll love.
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 available 24/7 and live tutors available Sun.-Thurs. from 2PM - 12PM.
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)
Encyclopedia Britannica | Britannica Library
Your go-to online encyclopedia; includes articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, and research tools. Explore the "did you know" section, word of the day, interactive maps of the world and the United States, news of the day, and special weekly collections. 
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
Access historic Louisiana video contained within the collections of LPB and the State Archives.
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
A starting point for your research. Search primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos.
Destiny - CPSB library catalog

Science Reference Center
Browse this comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content containing full text for science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals.
Online Learning
Udemy | Gale Presents: Udemy (full title)
Udemy | Gale Presents: Udemy (full title)24/7 access to 4,000+ on-demand video courses in multiple languages taught by world-class instructors. Courses include soft skills, personal development, preparing for certifications, and more. You'll need a library card and a Google or Microsoft account. Users must be 13 years or older. Udemy for Business apps available.
Niche Academy - tutorials
Niche Academy - tutorialsTutorials 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
Mango Languages
Mango LanguagesLanguage-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
Learning Express Test Prep
Learning Express Test Prepskills 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
Pronunciator - language learning
Pronunciator - language learningLearning a new language is easy! Access over 160+ languages. Special courses include English as a Second Language and American Sign Language. Login requires email and password - 1st time users have temp instant access. (State Library)
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.