Aurora University will be here to answer your questions on Wednesday, February 20th!

Teens and Adults! You can meet with a representative from Aurora University from 5:00pm-8:00pm. on Wednesday, February 20th. Stop by any time within the hours to learn more about the school and to ask questions . The representative will be at a table in our lobby on the 1st floor. Come take advantage of this great opportunity!

Get Ready for College @ the library

The library is hosting several events to help teens prep for college.  All of these programs are presented by Kaplan.  Registration is open for the following events:

Test Strategies 101 – Demystifying the ACT Wednesday, 11/30 @ 7 pm
Paying for College Wednesday, 12/14 @ 7 pm

Teens and their parents are welcome to register on the library’s website,

If you can’t attend an event at the library, teens can also find practice tests, workshops, and other test prep materials online., available via the library’s website, has a 24/7 SkillsCenter™ Resource Library called Test Prep Resources.  Teens can prepare for the SAT, ACT, standardized tests in all 50 states, and much more.  Access by clicking on Homework Help under the Resources Tab on the library’s website.  You will need your Fountaindale library card to access from home.

Kaplan is another good resource for test prep materials.  Teens can sign up for their free ACT or SAT QuizBank.  You’ll be able to customize your own quizzes and track your improvement with instant analysis and detailed explanations.  To sign up for QuizBank, visit

Teens and parents can also attend free Kaplan workshops from the comfort of home!  Kaplan’s free events can help you get ready for the PSAT, SAT, or ACT and the college admissions process.  Attending Live Online means you can join the workshops anywhere you have an internet connection.  Visit to check out Live Online!

The library has a few more test prep programs scheduled for 2012 including:

ACT Practice Test Saturday, 1/21 @ 1 PM
ACT 10 Question Challenge Monday, 2/6 @ 7 PM
ACT Practice Test Saturday, 3/31 @ 1 PM

Registration for these three programs begins Tuesday, 1/3/2012.

Randi C.