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!


Tech lab and art studio for teens.

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Get exclusive, advance copies of unpublished young adult books and meet once a month and discuss them over pizza.

Summer SparkSummer Spark: Summer Learning Program

Make the library your summer spot with Summer Spark, the Library's summer reading and activity challenge program that includes hands-on exploration activities and free books! 

Homework Help

Homework Help

Homework help, resources, 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

Teen Writers' Guild

For teens to encourage each other in their writing and grow as writers. Join us for tea, snacks, and talk about writing!

Game Night

A variety of Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 video games, plus board games! In partnership with Metropolitan State University.

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

A safe space for both experts who want to join a campaign and newcomers who want to learn the game.
Heading out on an adventure? Take the library with you with e-books, audiobooks, and more downloads.

Summer Reading and Listening On The Go

Download e-books, audiobooks, and magazines for your summer reading and listening adventures.

Teen Tuesdays

For teens age 12-18 every first Tuesday, 6:30-7:45 p.m. We have computers, games, art supplies, and a place to hang out and relax.

Digital Library for Teens

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

Britannica Original Sources

A compilation of more than 420,000 primary source documents, complete books, and authentic images across a variety of subject areas.

Minnesota State CAREERwise

Online tools for Minnesotans in the areas of career planning and education. Explore careers, plan your education, and find a job.

Khan Academy

Free educational resources in math, grammar, science, history, SAT, AP, and more.

World History (Gale in Context)

Primary sources, reliable reference, and multi-media content put world history–from the ancient world to today–into context for students.

U.S. History (Gale in Context)

Reference works, millions of news articles, and 5,000+ primary source documents that range from slave journals to presidential papers.


The HistoryMakers is the nation’s largest African American video oral history collection, featuring over 2,700 people telling their stories.

OverDrive/Libby for Teens

E-books and e-audiobooks for teens. Download the Libby app to read or listen.

MAS Complete

A full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books, covering most topics.

Literature Resource Center

Covers novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, writers, and their works. Includes: Contemporary Authors & Contemporary Literary Criticism.

High School (Gale in Context)

Encyclopedia, magazine, and journal articles, plus primary sources, images, video, and more for middle and high school students.
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