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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 pre-teens (ages 10-12) and teens (ages 12-18).

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

Race. Inequity. Protests. You.

In light of racial discrimination and abuse of force around the country, it is necessary for us to engage in deeper reflection and education to make real lasting change.

Michelle Clark
06/03/2020 - 5:00 PM

Pride Month TBR

Here are all the Young Adult new book releases that are LGBT+ for the year of 2020.

Penelope Gomez
06/02/2020 - 8:00 AM

Happy Pride from SJPL

Pride Month this year just won't be the same, thanks to a global pandemic keeping us from gathering. How do you celebrate Pride without Pride™?

Michelle Clark
06/02/2020 - 7:00 AM