Program: Teens


Events, services and resources for teens

Staff Picks

Book Review Submissions

Calling all teens, ages 13-18, we are offering volunteer hours for book reviews!

Movie Night!

Hop into your PJs, pop some popcorn, and stream any one of these amazing films on Kanopy.

Anti-Racist Books for Teens

These fiction and non-fiction titles explore the fight for racial justice and equity through activism, education, and resistance.

Exploring Mental Health

Through these YA novels, we are able to explore the complexities of mental health and see that we are not alone.


DIY Patriotic Parfaits

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Abigail from our Teen Library Advisory Board (TLAB) shows us how to whip up a delicious parfait perfect for July 4!

The Page Turners: Virtual Teen Book Club

Jul 24th | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online event
Introducing our brand new book club for teens ages 13-18! This book club is entirely teen-created and teen-run.

Virtual Animal Crossing Party!

Jul 18th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online event
Join us for some island fun on Animal Crossing New Horizons!

TLAB Teen Trivia Tuesdays!

Jul 21st | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online event
Facetime your friends, team up with your family, or play solo - you are sure to learn something new!

TLAB Recommends

18 Cool and Refreshing Recipes for Summer

Refreshingly easy recipes to keep you satisfied this summer! From barbecues to pool parties to picnics, this list has got you covered.

TLAB Top Picks: Summer Reads

From Memoir to Romance to Dystopian - find your perfect summer read in this list created by TLAB!

TLAB recommends: #BlackLivesMatter

"This is an important issue that is relevant today. It is a better way to communicate the issue to teens" -TLAB member

13 Summer Themed Books

All of these books capture the magic of summer, allowing you to relax on the beach from your living room!

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HopperHacks @ Home

Virtual hackathon for high school and middle school students hosted by Saint Francis High School's Girls Who Code and Facebook.


This Bay Area organization supports first-generation college students, from application all the way through college graduation.

Support Black Authors

This is a (definitely incomplete and subject to growing) list of awesome books for all ages by Black authors! Created by Gunn High Students!

Teen Civic Engagement Program Newsletter

Check out the latest newsletter from TCEP, discussing philosophy and current events.
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