For Teens

Teen/Tween Craft & Snacks – Monday, Jan 23 at 4:30 PM

For ages 11-17. Enjoy snacks while making fun craft projects. All materials are provided.

Registration is required. Stop by or call Youth Services (727) 943-4922 ext 6016.


Borrow and stream ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, and comic books to enjoy on your tablet, smartphone, computer, smart TV or other media streaming player. Thousands of titles are available to borrow and instantly stream, or download and enjoy offline with the Hoopla mobile app (available from your device's app store.) You may borrow up to 10 titles from Hoopla each month.
How to use: Create an account using your library card number, library PIN, email address, and a password of your choice. Content may be streamed immediately on your computer, or on your TV streaming device, phone or tablet with the Hoopla app.
Hoopla Help Page
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to enjoy on your phone, tablet, or computer with specialized content for adults, teens, and kids.
How to use: Download the Libby App from your device's app store, and then check out and download your selections using your library card number and PIN. To use your desktop or laptop Windows, Mac, or Chromebook with Libby, visit
Libby Help Page
Gale eBooksGale eBooks
Consult digitized reference and nonfiction books in a variety of subjects including business, law, science, the humanities, and more. All titles are available on-demand in your web browser. Special features include a citation generator; the ability to print, email, and download content; language translation; and text-to-speech technology that reads text aloud and downloads it in MP3 audio format.

Learn Coding

FieroCode Fiero Code - Learning to code has never been more fun! Fiero Code is a self-guided online software program that teaches you how to code through hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects. Anything you can dream, you can build -- video games, websites, apps, animations and more. How to use: Create an account from the library website with your library card number.
Getting Started with Fiero Code

Library Databases For Research

Databases contain a huge amount of articles and other information from magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference books. Most are complete full-text articles that may be printed, saved, or e-mailed. If you want to use them at home, you will need to enter your library card number. You can access them freely inside the library without a library card number.

Gale Middle SchoolGale In Context Middle School - As a middle schooler, research can be challenging, right Thankfully, this resource pulls content from magazines, newspapers, videos, and primary sources into an easy-to-navigate database developed with you in mind. Dive into science, social studies, history, literature, and more from National Geographic, Scholastic, NPR, NASA, and other citable sources.
Gale High SchoolGale OneFile High School Edition - Provides access to authoritative digital content for middle- and high-school students to use for classroom assignments. Students can research magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books covering a range of subjects—from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.
LitFinderLitFinder - Provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 130,000 full-text poems and 650,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. Also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
Culinary Arts (Gale OneFile) - Are you in the Culinary Arts Program at Tarpon High?
This database offers a variety of information from major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as book reference content from Delmar.
Merck Vet ManualMerck Veterinary Manual - Are you in the Tarpon High Veterinary Science Academy?
Consult this resource for animal health information for students and practicing veterinarians. Freely available online (no library card needed).

College Prep

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