Youth Leadership Council

Youth Leadership Council

Motivated, Collaborative, and Creative Teens

Applications for YLC are now open! Apply online by January 19.

Interviews begin on the 23rd and the term starts February 5 and ends on March 26.


  • Plan a fun new  event/program for Saint Paul teens

  • Build skills in leadership, event planning, budgeting, and marketing

  • Get to know teens throughout the city


  • Every Monday 6:30 to 8 p.m. from November 6th to December 11, plus one extra day for the actual event (date TBD)


  • Createch at Arlington Hills Community Center


Contact Kristen Orth:

Introducing the summer 2017 Youth Leadership Council!

They are working closely with the Youth Action Committee from the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network to organize the annual Munchies, Movies, and Music event at the Arlington Hills Community Center. Stay tuned for more details on the event, which will take place on August 10th from 6 to 9pm.

Andrew is a rising junior at Creative Arts Secondary School. For Andrew, the library is a place for students to do homework and explore their interests.


Ochuko is a rising senior at Harding High School. She believes that libraries expand the minds of teens and open doors to opportunities.


Aisha is a rising eighth grader at Capitol Hill Gifted and Talented Magnet. She believes that libraries help kids learn and understand things that are happening in the world today.


Jolon is a rising junior at Johnson High School. He thinks libraries are important because they offer a place to obtain knowledge outside of school and they promote open-mindedness and acceptance.


Cariana is a rising sophomore at Como Park Senior High School. She believes that libraries are a place to make new friends and connect with opportunities and that they encourage creativity and personal expression.


Questions about YLC? Contact Kristen Orth: