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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

YA Friday: September 2020 Monthly Wrap-Up

Take a look at some of our favorite books released this month.

Megan Maloy
09/18/2020 - 9:00 AM

YA Friday: Song of the Sea, Part 2

YA books on the Seven Seas.

Leizel Case
09/11/2020 - 8:00 AM

YA Virtual Reality TBR

If you didn't already know September is actually National Gaming Month, so in honor of this month I decided to put together a list of books based on Virtual Reality.

Penelope Gomez
09/07/2020 - 8:00 AM