Teen Databases



Nutmeg Winner (Grades 7-8)

Nutmeg Winner (Grades 9-12)

2023 Nutmeg Book Award Winners/Nominees

2023 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees (Grades 7-8)

2023 Nutmeg Book Award Nominees (Grades 9-12)


*Note: CT Library card holders may access some or all of our online databases remotely by using their library card ID. Please contact the Library at dplreference@biblio.org or (203) 736-1482 for more details. 

A rich online database of teaching resources for every subject, Grades Pre-K to 8. Previously known as “Printables,” the revamped website features printables, lessons, mini-books and more to help educators plan for the school year.


Search 6,000+ colleges/universities to find the best match for your academic preferences. Get details on tuition, admission requirements, financial aid, graduation rate and student diversity.


For almost 20 years, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 7,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, all completely free.

An online database of eBooks that includes a robust selection of graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos and audiobooks. The collection is available online 24/7. No downloads. No waiting! Read, watch or listening to fantastic content

Learning Express Library

Derby Middle School

Summer Reading for Derby Middle School

Derby High School


Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Booklist

Teen Ink Magazine

Mango Language

researchIT CT

Game Knot (Chess)

Safe Teens

Active Valley CT

Valley Youth Resources

Valley Area Playgrounds

Valley Boys & Girls Club

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles