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Resources for Young Adults

Library Collections

Bayside Libraries offer safe and inclusive spaces where young adults can get help with homework, get book recommendations, work on a school or creative project, or just meet friends.

Browse Young Adult Fiction

YA Graphic Novels


If you're looking for reading inspiration, here are some options.

Personalized Picks. Our Librarians will curate a list of books you may enjoy reading, based on information you provide us.

Recommended reads are curated lists of YA titles recommended by our librarians.

SpineOut magazine has the latest YA book releases.

Good Reading YA has content relevant to teen readers.


New Books recently added to the YA collection


Binge Sets

Bayside Library is excited to launch our new Binge sets! The Binge sets let you borrow a complete series for 6 weeks! 

Browse the Binge Sets


eLibrary Collections


BorrowBox provides an extensive library of eBooks with many Australian titles

Hoopla has thousands of eBooks and comics you can read for free with your library card

Overdrive allows you to borrow a large collection of eBook and eMagazines all through the Libby app.


Hoopla brings you instant access to thousands of movies and television shows. The Hoopla app works on all your favourite devices (including your television) - any time, anywhere, no waiting!

Kanopy has over 30,000 films available for streaming including movies, foregin, independent and documentary films that teach, educate and inspire.



Hoopla lets you stream music and eAudioBooks for free with your library card

BorrowBox provides an extensive library of eAudiobooks with many Australian titles.


Gaming & STEAM

Create, Play, Learn is Bayside Library’s creative space. Customers of the Library have access to 3D printers, audio and visual equipment, craft cutters as well as well as options to improve your design, coding, or multimedia production skills.

Board Games are available to loan from the library


Study Resources

Aussie Driver has resources to help you pass your learners test and the information you need for sitting your license exam, including a practice test simulator.

Britannica For Teens contains comprehensive content to help you research.

Oxford University Press is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press's dictionaries, companions and encyclopedias.

Newspapers that can be read online with your library card include:

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