For the teens
Our libraries offer a range of events, spaces and resources for teens. We’ve got quiz nights, gaming, craft activities, study spaces and more.
Bookings are essential for all events and open three weeks prior to the date of the event.
|Safety Bay Library||Storigami Workshop||Saturday 16 September||9.30am - 11.30am||14+||Register|
|Mary Davies Library and Community Centre||Paper to Plant Papermaking||Tuesday 26 September||10am - 11.30am||10-16||Register|
|Safety Bay Library||Teen Hand Sewing Journal Workshop||Wednesday 27 September||10.30am - 12.30pm||12+||Register|
|Safety Bay Library||Denim Upcycling Painting Workshop||Saturday 30 September||9am - 12pm||12+||Register|
|Safety Bay Library||Mental Health Week: Clay Meditation for Teens||Saturday 14 October||9.30am - 11.30am||12+|| |
|Warnbro Community Library||Harry Potter Teen Quiz Night||Monday 2 October||4.45pm - 7pm||12-17|| |
|Rockingham Library||Pride Month Celebration||Wednesday 15 November||3.30pm - 5.30pm||12+|| |
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 over 13 years of age.
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.
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 - an online magazine focusing on books and reading. It is full of writing, artwork, poetry, book reviews, films, music and so much more.
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.
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.
Public access computers are available at all of the libraries and each library has free WiFi.