Youth Read

"One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us" - Cassandra Clare

Hot new reads!

Browse new titles in popular genres.

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eBooks and eAudio

Experience the joy of reading or listening to a book.

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These are great ways to continue reading when you're on the bus, driving to school, going on holiday, and don't want to carry a physical book on you.

Wide reading

To find new reading ideas or books on different themes try the links below:

Youth - Slanza

- (School Library Association of NZ Aotearoa) has huge lists of recommended books for years 9 - 13

Youth - Inside a dog

INSIDEADOG - fun Australian site all about books chosen by young people, for young people

NoveList Plus

Novelist Plus
- gives reviews, readalikes, and suggestions by genre and appeal factors to help you find great new reads. You will need your library card to log in

add link to book reviews here


We have a selection of magazines for your enjoyment at each of our three libraries. From music, to adventure sports, to fashion and mindfulness, we've got you covered.

A selection of the available magazines are highlighted below:

Kit Magazine Mad Magazine Classic rock magazine Miss FQ Magazine Xbox 360 Australian Magazine

Graphic novels and manga

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We have a growing collection of graphics novels and manga at our libraries see a selection of the latest in our catalogue. Our collection includes some adaptations of books from popular authors. We will always be happy to receive recommendations to buy for this collection.

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