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Library Hours:

Monday 10-5:30
Tuesday 10-9
Wednesday 10-9
Thursday 10-5:30
Friday 10-5:30
Saturday 10-5:30
Sunday - 1-5*

*The Library will be closed Sundays Memorial Day through Labor Day.

The second floor (upstairs)
closes 15 minutes prior to
the building closing.

See Holiday Schedule

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Welcome to Teenburgh!


Services for Young Adults age 12-18

Call, Email or Blog the Teen Services Librarian
Andrew Farber at (914) 721-8218,
or Teen Talk Blog

Teen Tech Links

Teen Dear Reader Teen Job Finder

Teen Programs and Events

Please join our Teenburgh Advisory Group.

  • Help choose our programs and events by joining the Teenburgh Advisory Group! It all can be done by e-mail and is very easy! For more information contact Andrew Farber at (914) 721-8218, or just e-mail him at

  • To sign up for email reminders you need a free google account. Sign up here. Please note: Use your email address when signing up to receive emails to your current email account.

    Teen Book Sites

    Teen College Bound Links

    Teen College Bound Links
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    Homework Help offers homework help, study resources, test prep and career resources for Greenburgh library patrons. It is available from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm daily.

    Learning Express Library

    The Greenburgh Public Library has contracted with to provide Greenburgh Library card holders with test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based on official tests. See below for a list of some of the resources they offer.

    Through, you will receive scores on your practice tests and answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

    To use Learning, you need to register as a new user. Follow the link below and click the “New User” button on the left side of the page. Then register, using your Greenburgh Library card number as your Username. Choose your own password and enter and verify it. You're on your way!

    Click here for Learning Express: Online test preparation

    Here are some of the practice tests available to you:
    • Academic: 4th and 8th grade practice tests
    • Advanced Placement: biology, calculus, English and U.S. History
    • Basic Skills Success: grammar, practical math, and vocabulary
    • Civil Service: federal clerical and postal worker
    • College Preparation: ACTs, SATs, and CUNY tests
    • Cosmetology
    • EMS: EMT and paramedic
    • ESL (Spanish) Skills Improvement Courses
    • Firefighter
    • GED
    • Graduate School Entrance: GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT
    • Law Enforcement: border patrol, police, corrections, treasury enforcement
    • Military: ASVAB prep
    • Nurse Aide
    • Real Estate: broker and sales agent
    • Skills Improvement Courses: writing, math, reading comprehension, spelling
    • Teacher Certification: CBEST and PPST: Praxis 1
    • Technical And Career College
    • US Citizenship: history and civics
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    Jobs For Teens

    Help with Finding Employment Volunteer Guide for Teens

    Job Seeking Tips and Advice

    Inside Teenburgh

    Job Seeking Tips for Teens

    Are you looking for your first job? Here are some hints to help you with your search.
    • Inquire about the job yourself, rather than having a parent ask. It shows that you are interested in the job, not just applying because your folks want you to work.
    • Attend alone when you apply. Nothing discourages a prospective employer more than a group of friends, making a ton of noise and discussing the possibility of working together.
    • Pay careful attention to details when completing the application. Some jobs are detail-oriented, and the employer will eliminate candidates who fill out the form incorrectly.
    • Arrive on time for your interview. If you cannot help being late, call before your scheduled time to let the interviewer know. This shows attendance reliability.
    • Use only formal writing on your application. Avoid slang expressions and web abbreviations such as "lol" and smiley faces.
    • Creating a resume shows a great deal of interest in working. Ask at the library information desk for books on writing resumes.
    • If you need your parents for transportation to and from work discuss with them what days and times they will be available to drive you, before your interview. Then, you can be accurate when you tell your interviewer when you are available.
    • If you need certain days of the week for family, religious or extracurricular activity obligations, tell your employer during the interview.
    • Remember, asking about the salary before you are offered a position discourages some employers.
    • Dress nicely for your interview, even if the work dress code is casual. If you do not have a suit, dress neatly and avoid jeans, t-shirts, sneakers, and anything with holes.
    • Avoid anything provocative or with slogans that might offend some people. Do not wear a garment that is sleeveless or shows your navel. You may ask the employer about the dress code during the interview or when offered a position.
    • Consider the time you need for homework and studying when telling the interviewer the hours you are available to work.
    • A website that may be helpful is
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    Local Middle and High Schools

    Edgemont School District

    Edgemont Jr./Sr. High School
    7th – 12th Grade
    Robert Brewster, Library Media Specialist
    White Oak Lane
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
    (914) 725-1500

    Woodlands Jr./Sr. High School
    7th – 12th Grade
    Heather Pullem, School Media Specialist
    475 West Hartsdale Avenue
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
    (914) 761-6052
    High School:
    Middle School:

    Private Schools

    Maria Regina High School

    500 West Hartsdale Avenue
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
    (914) 761-3300

    New York School for the Deaf

    555 Knollwood Road
    White Plains, 10603
    (914) 328-1863

    Sacred Heart Religious Education

    59 Wilson Avenue
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
    (914) 428-5043

    Solomon Schechter Upper School

    555 West Hartsdale Avenue
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
    (914) 948-8333
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