For Teens

The Library has lots of fun and interesting resources for all teenagers. Find out what’s happening now, from homework help and hands-on technology workshops to leadership opportunities, and more.

Upcoming Programs

  • Events & Classes

    From homework help to manga clubs, the Library's programs are a way to discover new ideas, meet other teens, and learn new skills.

Educational Enrichment & Support

Homework Resources

  • Articles & Databases

    Search our databases for help on your next school project, including subjects such as American history, chemistry, art, and more.

NYPL Teens

  • Blog: Stuff for the Teen Age

    Check out the hottest new YA books, get inspired by the latest trends, and find your next art project.
  • Instagram

    Follow us on Instagram to find out what’s happening at the Library and what our librarians are reading now.

College and Career Pathways

  • College Students

    College and Career Pathways

    Do you want to go to college? Are you having a hard time figuring out how to prepare to apply? The New York Public Library offers resources and programs to help you on your path to higher education.

Summer Reading

  • The New York Public Library Summer Reading Challenge 2017 Build a Better World through Reading

    Summer Reading

    Team up with Library during summer vacation to find good books, helpful tips, and possibly win tickets to a New York Yankees game!


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    Dance the night away at this annual event that provides an alternative to traditional proms.

Major support for educational programming is provided by Merryl H. and James S. Tisch.
Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.
Additional major support for educational programming is provided by Arthur W. Koenig; Stavros Niarchos Foundation; Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services; The Jacqueline K. Gadomski Living Trust; Lisa and Jeff Blau; The Hearst Foundation, Inc.; The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baker Family Foundation; New York Life Foundation; The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund; The Bok Family Foundation; Beth and Christopher Kojima; The Pinkerton Foundation; Good Samaritan, Inc.; The Joseph H. Flom Foundation; Mitch and Joleen Julis; the Estate of Charles J. Mauro; the E.H.A. Foundation; Con Edison; The Walt Disney Company;and the Estate of Brooke Russell Astor.