Youth resources

Find out what's on offer in our libraries for young adults including young adult books, magazines and graphic novels, and free computers and wifi.

Our libraries have so much to offer young adults!

We have a dedicated youth area at all four of our library branches where you can find books, graphic novels, DVDs, magazines and more.
From home you can access our wide range of online resources in our digital library and stay connected with us on our Facebook page.

Digital library

Listen, read, watch and learn at home or on the go with our digital library. Available 24 hours a day 7 days a week!Use your Darebin Libraries membership to borrow from a wide range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eComics and magazines on your mobile device or computer. You can also access movie & film streaming, online learning tools and so much more.

Visit our digital library to find out how you can get started today!

Homework help

Darebin Libraries members have exclusive access to our online resources including Brittanica Library and World Book Online, great for research!

Writing an essay or have an assignment? Check out State Library Victoria's Ergo for advice on what to do, heaps of information on different topics, and images you can use!

Youth collections

Each of our library branches have a dedicated Youth section with a wide range of young adult books, graphic novels, DVDs and magazines.

Browse our catalogue and log in with your library membership number and 6 digit PIN to reserve items! Looking for reading inspiration? Check out Inside a Dog.

Computers, wifi, printing and gaming

Members can use library computers for up to one hour per day.

It's free of charge and includes internet access and Microsoft Office Suite 2016. Or, if you have your own device, you can access free WiFi in all of our libraries*.

Printing & photocopying are available (fees apply).

We also have PS4's free to use at every branch!

 *Please note, to use the library computers, wifi, or PS4s, you need an active Darebin Libraries membership. If you are under 18 years, you will need you’re your parent or guardian to create a membership.

Youth services

Our Council provide a range of creative, skills-based programs for young people aged 12 - 25 years who live, work, study or play in Darebin.

There are two youth centres: The Hub @ Northland and Decibels Youth Music Centre These centres host a range of programs that can help you with your education, finding work, expressing yourself creatively, or learning new skills and making connections.

You can also keep up with Darebin Youth Services on Facebook.

Useful links

eSafety. A government website with useful information to help you stay safe online. Advice on how to handle difficult situations like cyberbullying or offensive online content.

myfuture. Australia's National Career Information Service.

Youth Central. The Victorian Government website for young people aged 12-25

Work Experience at Darebin Libraries. Apply through the Employment Programs section on the Darebin Council Jobs page.

Learners Handbook and Practice Tests