- Teen Summer Volunteer Program: Make new friends, learn new skills, and serve your community! Starting the week of Monday, June 10, and continuing through Saturday, July 27, students going into (fall 2019) grades 7 and above can volunteer on teams serving the community in a variety of ways, including through art- and science-based activities. See team descriptions, apply by May 13 »
- Year-round volunteer opportunities: Want to learn new skills while making your community a better place? Explore volunteer opportunities for teens at your library »
- Testing & Education Reference Center offers test preparation for the SAT and ACT, as well as study books, and a college prep center.
- Illinois Drivers Education test preparation helps you prepare for the Illinois DMV permit test by offering a sample test online, and direct access to Illinois Driver’s Handbook.
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