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Young adults

Coming soon! One card one library

One card one libraryIf you are at secondary school you might already have a school library card which will give you access to both your school and public library. Ask your school librarian for details.


Young Adult - a selection of the latest books for those in the early years of secondary school.

  • Fiction - from Action Heroes to Vampires and Fantasy to Gritty Drama there is a great choice for everyone to enjoy.
  • Graphic novels - Comic books with titles from Marvel, DC Comics, Manga and many more.
  • information - Factual books covering a wide range of subjects, useful for homework or just for fun!


Download books from our eRead website or on the move with our mobile app. For instructions on how to download eBooks and eAudio or to check if your device is compatible with this service visit our eRead help.

Computers and Game Zone

Game Zones

If you have an Xbox 360 but want to compare it to the PS3, or just want to try a different gaming format - we have Xbox 360s’ and PS3s’ consoles available to use FREE within some libraries and a selection of game titles suitable for all ages. Please note: games and consoles are not available to borrow.


Surf the Internet, print off documents and listen to music all for free. Computers can be booked by telephone or you can book a PC online. To book, or log on to use the computers you will need your library card number and PIN code.

Online resources 24/7

Can’t find the information you are looking for in a book or need some really up to date facts and figures for your project work? We have subscribed to a selection of online resources to help with homework or special projects. We have even linked to a website that can help you to pass the Driving Theory Test on your first attempt! These resources are available for library members and can be accessed in the library or from home. Visit My Library Anytime for more details.

Homework help

There are lots of ways we can help you with your homework in the library:

  • friendly staff to help you find the information you need
  • free computers and internet access
  • lots of books
  • a quiet place to sit and study
  • free printing (up to 5 sheets)

Totally teens

So many great many great books. Alex Scarrow, Charlie Higson, Malorie Blackman, Marie-Louise Jensen... Where to start? Your local Library. In fact, the Children's team have so many books on the go at once, perhaps you'd like to let them know your favourite reads? Check out our latest book reviews just for teens on our library blog.

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Last updated: 25 September 2015

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