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Youth

For Youth

If you're looking for study resources, something fun to do, a great book to read, or just a great place to hang out, then Goulburn Mulwaree Library is the place for you!

The Library offers all HSC students a range of resources and tools to assist with their HSC studies. A collection of HSC resources are available for loan from the Library. They include study notes and guides on a wide variety of subjects including maths, science, religion, english, biology, legal studies, chemistry and physics.

The Library also holds an extensive collection of non fiction materials covering a wide range of topic suitable for study and research.

If you need a break from studying, then check out the Library's collections of young adult novels, graphic novels, DVDs, console games, magazines, and more!

The Library also subscribes to databases which will give you access to newspaper and magazine articles and information on subjects such as health, science, law, history and literature. A database is a great place to find up-to-date medical and scientific information not yet published in books, all from the comfort of home.

After school programs and a range of fun events and activities for teens and young adults are available throughout the year. For more information on the services, events, and activities for young adults follow us on Facebook.

To book into a program, go to TryBooking or contact the Library.

Guide for HSC students

Charles Sturt University has a new online resource site for HSC students, with study resources for all major HSC subjects and courses.

This guide will offer you resources, information and advice, that will help you during preparation for your HSC, including links to past exams, study guides, and other resources.

Borrowbox

BorrowBox has a wide range of eBooks and eAudiobooks for both teens and adults for free. Apps are available for both Android and Apple devices.

Head to your app store and download BorrowBox.

Libby, by Overdrive

Libby, by Overdrive has eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines for all age groups. To find eBooks and eAudiobooks for teens and young adults, filter by audience or age group.

The Libby app delivers your favourite titles right to your smartphone or tablet including digital magazines, audiobooks and eBooks.

Download now to listen, read, learn, and enjoy!

Gale OneFile: News

Gale OneFile: News provides full-text access to more than 2300 major world newspapers, including 493 Australian newspapers, and thousands of radio and TV broadcasts.

Search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.

Research Databases

The Library provides access to a broad range of high quality research databases to help with all your assignments, projects, and other research needs.

Search for articles, journals, reviews, multimedia, and much more across a broad range of topics, including business, science, history, health, environmental studies, news, and global issues.

Peer Reading

The Peer Reading Program is a program designed to improve literacy skills in children and help foster a love of reading. The program consists of trained Peer Leaders who act as mentors and motivators to Peer Readers. During each session the Peer Reader will be guided to select an appropriate book to read and have a one-on-one, read-aloud session to practice reading techniques previously learnt. There will be opportunities to discuss the book with the Peer Leader, to assist with comprehension.

Peer Leaders will undergo a training session at the beginning of a 10 week program and another mid-way through. Each Peer Leader will be required to attend two 30 minute sessions every Tuesday afternoon, for the duration of the 10 week program. To be involved in the program you must complete an enrolment form.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens

Thursdays from 3.45pm to 5.45pm during term 1, 2022. For ages 14-16 years.

Calling all teens! Unleash your imagination in a world of swords and sorcery. Let Dungeon Master Drew take you on a 10 week D&D adventure! Participants will be guided through steps to develop the perfect character as well as the rules of this role playing game. Online resources will be used and iPads will be provided. BYOD is optional.

Parents are not required to stay.

Citation and Referencing

Do you need help with referencing your assignments or essays?

There are a range of online tools to help with this task.

Bibme.org offers a variety of styles to suit your needs.

Drug Info

Drug Info is a partnership between the NSW Ministry of Health and the State Library of NSW.

Information is provided to the community via the Drug Info website, a collection of plain language books and factsheets held in NSW public libraries including Goulburn Mulwaree Library.

Fing Legal Answers

Find Legal Answers is a specialist information service of the State Library of NSW.

It provides access to information about the law for all members the community in NSW.

Find Legal Answers provides a targeted service to assist HSC legal studies students and teachers.

State Library of NSW HSC Resources

The State Library of NSW offers services and resources for HSC students, including an HSC English research guide, HSC Legal Studies research guide, access to online databases, and reference services.

Cyber Safety

The digital world is instant and everywhere, 24/7. It can be a scary and dangerous place. That's why it's important to be cyber smart.

Understanding the consequences of online actions, knowing what to do if things go wrong, and understanding online security can make your time online safer and more enjoyable.

Getting Your Drivers License

Learning to drive and getting your ‘Ps’ is an important milestone - although it might make you a bit nervous.

The Driver Knowledge Test (DKT) is the first step towards getting your driver licence. You must pass the DKT to get your learner licence. The DKT is a computer-based road rules knowledge test which consists of 15 general knowledge questions and 30 road safety questions.

Everything you need to know to pass the DKT is in the handbooks and practice test.

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