Events, programs, homework help, books, and more for teens!

Digital Library for Teens

Homework help, encyclopedias, e-books, magazines, biographies, test preparation tools and more!


Createch is created by teens for teens, ages, 12-18 to explore creative talents, pursue their interests, and spark new passions.

Library Go

Easy to use. Impossible to lose. Saint Paul Public Library's virtual card for students.

Teens Know Best

Get exclusive, advance copies of unpublished young adult books and meet once a month and discuss them over pizza.

Homework Help

Homework Help

Homework help, resources, helpful volunteer tutors, and places to study.

Online Homework Help

Live online homework help from expert tutors, available every day, 1:00 -11:00 p.m., with other homework services available 24/7.

Learning Express Library

Online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help you prepare for tests and increase your school and career skills.


New Teen Books


What's New for Teens

Discover Your Library Passport

From May 15 through August 15, stop in at any SPPL location and pick up a passport booklet. From May 15…

Celebrating and Reflecting on Juneteenth

As we celebrate the strides forward surrounding Juneteenth, this list inspires and encourages reflection and action on challenges ahead.

Spring Break 2024

Fun and learning for kids and teens.

If You Liked: Man O' War

Focusing on teens and young adults exploring and coming to understand their identities and the rich complexities of intersectionality.

Join the Read Brave citywide book club

SPPL launched Read Brave 2024, its annual citywide book club that invites teens and community members to read the same young adult book.


Albums from Minnesota musicians curated by local experts. Full songs and albums are available to stream.

Winter Break 2023

Fun and learning for kids and teens from December 21-January 7

2023 YALSA Teens' Top Ten Winners

The YALSA 2023 Teens' Top Ten Winners have been announced! Check out these titles from your local SPPL branch.

Banned and Challenged Books: Teen

The following list of banned and/or challenged books for teens offers many a chance to explore complex themes and diverse perspectives.

Banned & Challenged Books: Graphic Novels & Comics

According to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, comics, graphic novels are uniquely vulnerable to challenges because of their visual nature.

Homework Help

Find homework help, resources, and places to study.

In-person Homework Help Returns September 25

Saint Paul Public Library’s in-person Homework Centers return and open for drop-in assistance on September 25 at five library locations.

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month: YA Reads

Highly rated books written by Latinx authors to reflect the teen Latinx-American experience.

Celebrate Disability Pride Month: Teen Fiction & Nonfiction

Disability Pride Month is an annual celebration of disability pride, resilience, and visibility.
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