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BPL Teens Review are book, movie & music reviews by teens for teens! Because who would know better what Berkeley teenagers might want than other Berkeley teenagers? Some of the most recent reviews are featured on the Library’s Instagram and Facebook. See all the reviews at BPLTeensRecommend.wordpress.com.
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Use your library card for free tutoring! BrainFuse HelpNow provides on-demand, expert online tutoring in math, science, social studies, writing, and English for all ages. Tutoring is available every day from 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. BrainFuse is also available as a mobile app (compatible with iOS and Android systems).

Thank you to the Berkeley Library Foundation for providing funds to support Brainfuse at BPL.

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Let us help you find more books to read! 

Based on the interests you indicate, library staff will identify 3-6 books (or audiobooks!) for you and will place them on hold. Your personalized book picks will be placed on hold in your account within one week after you submit this form. Expect an email when the materials are ready, and you will have one week ... Read More

Berkeley Public Schools Home Learning Resources

Resources for the 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) School Closure.

Mango Languages

Choose from 70+ world languages to learn with tools that adapt to how you learn best. Listen to conversations between native speakers, and use Voice Comparison to match your pronunciation with native-speaker audio. Try Mango now!

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Teen Staff Favorites


Teen Staff favorites are collected on our Pinterest board.  Check it out and follow us!

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Learn about different careers, plan for your education, get salary and benefit information, search for jobs, improve your resume and get interview tips on this site from the US Department of Labor. Also provides links to local career centers.