Pre-Teens & Teens

TeenHQ: Teen Center

This teen dream hub provides the best environment for innovation to flourish. At TeenHQ, you can be you!

SJ Engage

Local youth ages 13-24: Empower. Act. Make a Difference.

Teens Reach: Community Service

Youth council for the San José Public Library, providing a key way for young adults to build their leadership skills and become library advisors and advocates.

Homework Help - Online Resources

Online resources to help with homework assignments for children and teens.

Events for Teens

Fun and educational events and community service activities for teens

Teen Reads

Book and media recommendations for teens.

Life Skills Academy

A program designed for the high school student planning on leaving it all behind for college or the work force.

Middle School / High School Library Card

Teens can get a SJPL library card and borrow one item at a time without a parent or guardian signature.

SJ Aspires

Providing San Jose’s students with the skills and knowledge needed to achieve their academic or career goals.

Latest Blogs

YA Friday: Native American Heritage Month

These #OwnVoices YA books all feature Native American protagonists, in stories both realistic and speculative.

Megan Maloy
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM

YA Authors I'm Grateful For

Here's a list of YA authors I'm grateful for this Thanksgiving.

Penelope Gomez
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: Tropes Spring Eternal - The Hidden Suitor

A monthly feature where I examine a popular YA reading trope and share books that use the trope in their plots.

Megan Maloy
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 9:00 AM