For the teens

Young adults in the library
 

For the teens

Our libraries offer a range of events, spaces and resources for young people. We’ve got games, craft activities, study spaces and more.

Events

Bookings are essential for all events. Bookings open on Tuesday 4 June for school holiday activities.

LibraryActivityDay/DateTimeAgeRegister
Mary Davies Library and Community CentreLandfill workshopMonday 1 July2.30pm - 3.30pm7 - 14Register
Rockingham LibraryLandfill workshopThursday 4 July2.30pm - 3.30pm7 - 14Register
Safety Bay LibraryAnime and hot chocolate afternoonThursday 4 July4pm - 6pm12+Register
Mary Davies Library and Community CentreCandle makingFriday 5 July10am - 12pm12 - 17Register
Warnbro Community LibraryLandfill workshopFriday 5 July2.30pm - 3.30pm7 - 14Register
Warnbro Community LibraryCosy Crafts: Beginner's crochet workshopTuesday 9 July11am - 2pm12 - 17Register
Warnbro Community LibraryVideo game tournamentWednesday 10 July5.30pm - 7.30pm13 - 17Register
Safety Bay LibraryLandfill workshopThursday 11 July2.30pm - 3.30pm7 - 14Register
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Gaming

Girl using virtual reality

Each library has various gaming consoles and games available to use in the library. This may include Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Classic, PS4, X-Box and some VR gear. Just ask a library staff member when you visit the library. Note: VR users need to be aged over 13 years

There is also a range of table top games available to play in each library. Check out the collection next time you visit. If you are looking for table top games to play at home, the Rockingham Toy Library has a number of options including a Dungeons and Dragons starter kit.

Online Resources

You can access a huge range of digitalopens in a new window and online resourcesopens in a new window using a library card. This can give you access to a range of eBooks, eAudio books, eMagazines, moviesopens in a new window and more, without having to leave your room. You can even get help to prepare for your WA Learner’s Permit or Driver’s Licence Testopens in a new window.

Why not also check out Good Readingopens in a new window for Young Adults - featuring author interviews, independent book reviews, student book reviews and short stories, sneak peeks inside books, extracts and podcasts about books for young adults from 12+. 

Good Reading Magazine for Young Adults <span class="sr-only">opens in a new window</span>

Collections

Each library has collections for young adults. These collections are separate from the adult and junior collections and includes novels, non-fiction, graphic novels, magazines and audio-visual material. You can also make suggestions for items to be purchased for the collection.

Study spaces

There are study spaces in all shapes and sizes at each of our libraries. There are areas for group study and areas for individual study. There is no need to book a space, just come along and set yourself up. If you require study materials such as paper or pens just ask one of the friendly library staff.

Computers

Public access computers are available at all of the libraries and each library has free WiFi.

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