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Young Peoples Library services

Babies, children and teens have their own special areas within each library. Their needs are considered by library staff responsible for selecting the stock and coordinating the programs and activities at each library. For more information follow the links below or contact your local library.

Parents please note that children under 6 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times. Children between six and 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult, or older sibling (13 years and over).

Better Beginnings

Learn about the programs designed to help parents improve their children's development and to support parents with children entering kindergarten and pre-primary.

Children and young adults' collections

Each library has collections of material aimed at specific age groups. This page provides information about the collections for young adults and younger children.

Children's Book Week

A national initiative to involve young people in reading and books. Click here for more information on the Children's Book Week competition and visiting authors.

Game space and teen zones

Resources for teens are available through the City's libraries, including game consoles, Foxtel, books, magazines, and comics.