Tag Archives: Young Adults

Young Adult Video Competition – ‘YOUR LIBRARY’

Calling all 10 to 18 year olds; create a short video (maximum of two minutes) on the theme YOUR LIBRARY. You could give a tour, showcase your favourite place, or tell a story. The Blue Mountains City Library just has … Continue reading

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2014 Inky Awards Longlist

The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with the longlist and shortlist selected by young adults, and the winners voted for online by the teen readers of InsideaDog.com.au. There are two awards: the Gold Inky Award for an Australian … Continue reading

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Comfort reading for teens

According to The Guardian books blog, a recent report into what British children are reading at school has given some experts cause for concern because the study, which calculates the reading level of a book using software that measures the text’s complexity, says that … Continue reading

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Inky Award winners 2013 announced

The winners of the 2013 Inky Awards, presented by the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria, have been announced. The Inky Awards recognise local and international fiction, poetry, anthologies and graphic novels written for young adults. … Continue reading

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Junior Roller Derby Info @ Springwood Library

Roller Derby is a sport that has been gaining a massive following in the last few years. It’s a roller skate-based game which involves two teams attempting to out-lap each other. Often, Derby includes fun elements like costume and personas. … Continue reading

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April School Holidays for Teens

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ABC Reading Eggs 4 week trial

Learn to read in just 4 weeks! – Australia’s online reading program for 3–13 year olds ABC Reading Eggs was created by Australian educators, and has now been used by more than 2 million students all over the world. Take … Continue reading

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