TeenHQ: Teen Center

Be You at TeenHQ. TeenHQ is the teen center headquarters located at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library in downtown San José. It is a place designed exclusively for teens in middle and high school.

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


150 E San Fernando, San José, CA 95112


Reading Room and Collections:
(See hours for specific features below)

Monday 10 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 6 PM

Holiday Closures

Teachers and Educators: request a Class Visit for your middle and high school students to TeenHQ.

Youth Commission

Are you passionate about issues in your San José community? Learn about the city's Youth Commission by joining a youth advisory committee in your district or becoming a Commissioner.


Teens chuckling while playing video games in comfortable TeenHQ seating.

TeenHQ Gamer Lounge

Hang out with your friends and play some video games.

TeenHQ Makerspace

A space for Middle and High School students to explore creative possibilities through library-led programming.
Teens happily tinker with the recording studio equipment at SJPL TeenHQ.

TeenHQ Recording Studio

Private recording booth and mixing boards where music can be produced, recorded, edited and saved.

New Events

Make, create, build, and more at TeenHQ.

New Blogs

Discover the latest for teens and pre-teens.

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