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Teens

Mosman Library Service’s collection for 12 – 18 year olds includes books, magazines, talking books, videos, DVDs & CDs. Come in and have a look. We also have a wide range of activities for teens.

Teen Events

The Library offers a range of fun events and activities for teens throughout the year. Bookings are essential for most of these events so make sure you book in early to secure your spot!

See all events here

Teen Book Club

Teen Book ClubJoin Book Buzz, our teen book club, to talk about all your favourite books. Each month, the group will read a different book (or books) and then chat about it together.

The club will meet on the fourth Thursday of the month at 4pm in the Library with the first session starting on Thursday 25 August.

This month we will be talking about the hugely popular Young Adult phenomena The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Come along with your discussion hats on and ideas about what book to read next month. This event is open to 12 – 18 year olds and yes snacks are provided!

For more information please contact Promotions and Youth Services Librarian Madeleine Coulson on 9978 4146

Library Teen Zone

Teen-ZoneThe Library Teen Zone is where you can browse our Young Adult book, DVD, graphic novel and magazine collections and get comfy on one of our bean bag lounges.

The Teen Zone can be found towards the back of the Library, behind the non-fiction section.

Homework Help Online

Online Resources for High School Students

Years 7 – 10

Get the information you need to complete homework and assignments right here with just your library card. The EBSCOhost databases gives you access to a range of online information contained in journals worldwide. Enter your subject search in the box below.

If you can’t find what you are looking for try searching our complete collection of Reference Databases . You can access these from the Library and from home with your library card.

HSC Students

Mosman Library Service has an extensive range of print and online resources to help HSC students through their studies.
In the HSC collection you’ll find all the English texts as well as study guides to all the current subjects. Most are available for a 7 day loan period.

How to research a topic

Online Resources for HSC Students

General Reference

Search the EBSCOhost databases which gives you access to premium online information contained in academic journals worldwide.

  • Information on HSC issues, topics and syllabus
  • Board of Studies - HSC syllabi, text lists and past papers
  • Reference Databases
  • Ecriture HSC / IB English Resources

    Ecriture offers you resources that will support and extend your school studies, providing a series of ideas to help you analyse your texts. Structured lessons are available to help you improve your academic and creative writing skills.

    Please e mail requests for specific text resources to info@ecriture.com.au.

    English

    SparkNotes - literature study guides

    Modern History Links

    These links are good sources of authoritative information on various aspects of the history curriculum.

  • An overview of World War 1
  • Documents and photographs dealing with World War 2 including propaganda, cartoons, art music and films
  • Documents associated with the Cold War -tip! click on the links in the Timeline
  • Primary source material relating to the history of the United Kingdom 1919 to the present. Including World War 1 and World War 2

  • Teen Library Suggestions

    If you are aged between 13 – 18 years we want to know what teen activities and events you’d like us to run at Mosman Library Service. Whether it be a movie club, drawing classes or more trivia events, we want to know what interests you!

    To do this simply fill in the form below.