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Teen Space

Computers just for teens, a flat screen TV for gaming and movies, tutors to help with your homework, board games and more!
All teens grades 6th-12th are welcome in the center.

Teen Space at Redwood City Public Library
Monday 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm


NEW Digital Lab

Check out the NEW Digital Lab! Learn a new skill or take a class.

Teen Code Club

Mondays 4:00-5:00pm • Teen Digital Lab
Want to make your own video games? Come learn code from a real-life game developer. No experience necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

New! Macrophotography

Wednesdays 4:00pm • Teen Digital Lab
Come learn how to take extremely close-up photography. No experience necessary!
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Testing and Education Reference Center


Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

Visit the Testing & Education Reference Center to get started!


Join Us!

January Events

Cooking Class: Oven Roasted Vegetables with Sage and Thyme
Thursday, January 15, 5:00pm
Come learn how to make an incredibly tasty vegetable dish. Teens grades 6th-12th welcome.

DIY Jewelry
Tuesday, January 20, 3:30pm
Join us to make jewelry from copper wire, beads and old fashioned buttons. Teens grades 6th-12th welcome.

DIY White Boards
Wednesday, January 28, 3:30pm
Get yourself organized for the New Year by making a personalized white board. Teens grades 6th-12th welcome.

Digital Lab Classes: Global Game Jam Jr. at the Library
Saturday, January 24, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Join 25,000 people all over the world in the 2015 Global Game Jam. Design games start to finish in one day! No programming experience necessary - we'll teach you! Bring your own computer or use one of ours. Lunch and snacks provided. 5th grade and up welcome. Space is limited, register with Sarah LaTorra today.
(650) 780-7035, or
Register online:

Photography Class, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Second Floor Digital Lab
Sessions are stand-alone or can be taken as a series, drop-ins welcome. All teens grades 6th-12th welcome.

Week 1 Session, PhotoShop: Introduction to Using PhotoShop
Teaching how to open/save and edit basic colors as well as introducing the tools that are mainly used in PhotoShop
*Wednesday, January 7, 4:00-6:00pm
*Saturday, January 10, 1:00-4:00pm

Week 2 Session, PhotoShop: Basic Manipulation of Photos
Combine photos together as well as altering family photos or fixing facial insecurities
*Wednesday, January 14, 4:00-6:00pm
*Saturday, January 17, 1:00-4:00pm

Week 3 Session, PhotoShop: Learn how to fix skin and learn advanced feathering to give model-like skin
*Wednesday, January 28, 4:00-6:00pm
*Saturday, January 31, 1:00-4:00pm

Be a Teen Volunteer!

You can earn community service hours and do things like:

  • Help the Library Teen Council:
    1. create posters and flyers
    2. plan events for teens
    3. run events for teens
  • Help maintain the library collection
  • Lead teen programs

To apply fill out an application on the 2nd floor of the Downtown Library.

Check Out Redwood City's Teen Zone

Find out more about Redwood City's teen-related happenings here.

The Redwood City Public Library Teen's Page is produced by staff of the Redwood City Public Library. We welcome your comments.






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