Teen Loft

Teen Services at PPL offers teens a place to learn, and explore; to meet, create, think, and discover the possibilities.
Library resources are available to all teens and teen programming is offered regularly and through our Teen Squads.


Monday: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: Closed

The Teen Services staff reserves the right to temporarily close the Teen Loft. In these instances, a sign will be posted on the door and notice will be given on the Teen Instagram page. Library patrons can always receive assistance at the Information Services desk on Level 2.


Phone (401) 455-8119

Kate Aubin
Teen Educator


Mireille Sturmann
Teen Librarian


Available at the Teen Loft

The Teen Loft offers:

  • Loanable tech kits
  • Teen Book Collection
  • Teen Services Staff
  • Laptops
  • iPads
  • Drawing tablets
  • Computer printer
  • Art supplies
  • Headphones

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Resources for Educators

Our Guiding Principles

PPL’s Teen Services Department aims to:

  • Support teen growth and development
  • Build relationships and community through communication and understanding
  • Create quality learning experiences and environments where teens can explore personal and academic interests
  • Encourage and provide opportunities for teens to take on leadership roles within the library and the community
  • Practice cultural humility and embrace diversity
  • Ensure equitable access to library materials and resources
  • Promote and advocate for teens in the library and the community

PPL and the My City, My Place summer employment program taught me a lot of valuable skills and really helped me to discover that public speaking is something I’m good at.

- Marieme

Participant in the My City, My Place program and Teen Squad alum

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