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Get exclusive, advance copies of unpublished young adult books and meet once a month and discuss them over pizza.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

Read Brave 2023

Read Brave 2022

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!

Back to School 2022

We're here to help students succeed.

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.

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.
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