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Get exclusive, advance copies of unpublished young adult books and meet once a month and discuss them over pizza.

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

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

A safe space for both experts who want to join a campaign and newcomers who want to learn the game.

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!
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This is unlike any other book I've read on racism, and it's a good, refreshing thing. Menakem is a therapist, and his perspective starts with the body.…

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Adib Khorram’s Darius the Great Is Not Okay is a heartwarming novel about Darius Kellner, a fractional Persian teenager who struggles to fit in. Darius is…

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Read Brave: Youth Artability Show

Mar 7th | 12:00am - Apr 2nd | 12:00am
Featured art by 15 magnificent students in People Incorporated's Artability program.

Celebrate 10 Years of Read Brave!

To commemorate 10 years of reading brave together, we’ve created a limited-edition mug, tote, and tee available for purchase.

"Darius the Great Is Not Okay" Read-Alikes

Check out these titles which explore themes of teenage mental health, family relationships, and the immigrant experience.

Writers on Writing

“There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” ― W. Somerset Maugham
SPPL_TKBTeenChoice said:

It had a lot of moments that I have felt myself thinking numerous times. The story was very intriguing, and it was such a funny emotional journey. - Aiden…

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SPPL_TKBTeenChoice said:

It was mostly based on a true story, and thus had a lot of real moments. The book spoke to me a lot. It was hard to finish just because of how much I resonated…

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SPPL_TKBTeenChoice said:

It was an adorable romance with great characters and chemistry. I loved the writing style and reread the book as soon as I finished it. -Kairavi C.

Read Brave 2023

Read Brave connects readers of all ages to one another through one theme, five books, and events. The theme for 2023 is mental health.

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Month Through Fiction

Indigenous Peoples Month celebrates Native people and honors their cultures and histories. Explore fiction, young adult titles, and poetry.

2022 YALSA Teens’ Top Ten Titles

The 2022 Teens' Top Ten Winners have been announced! Check out these titles from your local SPPL branch!

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