Cool Sites

Games

video games

We've Got Game — The Greenwich Library Video Game Collection

Addicting Games -- The name says it all.

Board Games Central -- Are board games your thing? Find out about new games, old rules and online versions to play.

Cartoon Network Games -- Badge games, racing games, puzzle games and more!

Flash Portal -- More free games.

Free Rice -- Play games to end world hunger — the World Food Programme will donate 10 grains of rice for each correct answer.

G4 -- billed as "the most trusted video game website Yeah. Really."

Greenwich Library Chess Club -- join us the first Friday of each month! See the schedule here.

The New Yorker Jigsaw Puzzles -- Choose a difficulty level and a New Yorker magazine cover and settle in to solve a puzzle.

Game Informer -- A website filled with game reviews, previews and articles covering all gaming platforms.

Official Xbox Magazine -- The place to go for information related to all things X-Box including the consoles and games.

PC Gamer -- The authority on PC games, the site is full of reviews, articles and gaming hardware help.

College and Career

Career One Stop -- Make your career decisions using current information compiled by the U.S. Dept. of Labor and the U.S. Dept. of Education.

Careers in the Military -- How to choose a career path in any branch of the military.

The College Board -- SAT testing and information on colleges.

CoolWorks.Com -- Coolworks.com is for finding a great seasonal job or career in some of the greatest places on earth.

FAFSA -- Find all you need to know about the federal financial assistance programs, including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the new financial aid estimator, FAFSA4caster.

FinAid -- This is a comprehensive guide to financial aid.

My Future -- Explore all of the options in your future.

The Princeton Review Online -- The first stop for evaluating colleges and universities.

Movies

Fandango -- See upcoming movies, trailers and reviews.

Hulu -- Watch TV and movies online.

IMDB -- An online database of entertainment information relating to movies, tv and actors.

Digital Musicguitarist

Beatbasement -- Streaming underground hip hop 24/7, Beatbasement also provides a sense of community with forums and live turntablist performances.

Finetune -- Like Pandora, but with more "fine tuning". Type in an artist you’d like to hear and Finetune will build a playlist around them.

Free Music Archive -- From death metal to dubstep, you'll find plenty to hear at NYU radio station, WFMU's online archive of awesome music.

Gogoyoko -- Based in Iceland, Gogoyoko provides free streaming of their vast and eclectic selection of artists. Their selection is heavily Eurocentric with an emphasis on great electronic and indiepop acts.

Grooveshark -- Just type in the artist you are interested in hearing and choose which song you'd like to play and you have begun (without downloading anything or registering). Lots of playlist options and social networking within site, as well.

Infinite Wheel Dub Selector -- Get your inner rasta-dub on with this highly addictive game, not just for Reggae lovers!

Soundcloud -- Whether you'd like to share the music you have been making or listen in on other's, Soundcloud has quickly outpaced MySpace as the site of choice to share new sounds for new and established musicians from around the world. Get yourself discovered and discover others!

Spacelab -- An indie rock site which regularly provides exclusive and new release content for streaming.

Music Websites

Billboard -- See who's on top of the charts.

Last FM -- Kind of like YouTube for music.

MTV -- Music and entertainment.

Greenwich Resources for Teens

Organizations and Services

American Red Cross Metro New York North

Arch Street Teen Center

Boy Scouts of America (Greenwich Council)

Boys and Girls Club

Family Centers (includes The Den for Grieving Kids)

Girl Scouts of Connecticut

Kids in Crisis

Young Life of Greenwich

Sports and Leisure

Cos Cob Archers

Greenwich Babe Ruth League

Greenwich Basketball Association

Greenwich Blues Youth Hockey Association

Greenwich Skate Park

Greenwich Skating Club

Greenwich Soccer Association (a.k.a. Greenwich Travel Soccer)

Greenwich Soccer Club

Greenwich Youth Football League

Greenwich Youth Lacrosse

YMCA

YWCA

Professional Sports

FIFA: World Football - Fédération Internationale de Football Association

MLB: America's pastime - Major League Baseball

NBA: Where Amazing Happens - National Basketball Association

NFL: National Football League

NHL: National Hockey League

WNBA: Expect Great - Women's National Basketball Association

The Arts

Greenwich Arts Council: The Greenwich Arts Council is pleased to announce the launch of its new Website!

Greenwich Performing Arts Studio

Second Congregational Youth Choir

Online Magazinesmagazines

games, fashion, sports, gossip - your favorite magazines can be found online

Bop and Tiger Beat Online

Cosmo Girl

Game Informer

Official Xbox Magazine

Rolling Stone Magazine

Sports Illustrated

Teen People

Web Comics

ComiXology -- Browse through hundreds of free comics on this leading digital comics site!

FreakAngels -- Warren Ellis' ambitious web comic about Post-apocalyptic England and a gang of twelve, gifted "Freakangels."

Red Moon Rising -- Love, death and Steampunk...

Hemlock -- The adventures of a witch who lives in a giant snail.

Dr. McNinja -- Proving to the world that one can indeed be both a doctor and a ninja...

Girl Genius -- Adventure, Romance and Mad Science!