Teen Summer Reading 11 December 2017 - 19 January 2018
What’s this about????
It’s about you reading for fun. You get to read what you like to read and be rewarded by us!!!
All reading counts-: Books, Magazines, newspapers, blogs, Fanfiction, even reading to a family member.
There is 2 ways you can do this programme.
Option 1. Come here and fill in a ‘Connect with us form’, every time you read something. We reply via email.
Option 2. Pick up a iRead booklet from the library and fill in the pages as a reading log and bring it in to share with library staff.
How do I get rewards?
For every hour you read you earn teen bucks. You swap the teen bucks for a prize of your choice.
Would you like to have even more fun?
Once we get a group of teens together we can organise some fun activities to do over the holidays as well
It’s Free and Fun
Studying? Researching? Trying to finish an assignment?
Try out our great online resources below. These sites are continuously updated with the latest information and it's trusted information so you can be sure it's correct.
You'll just need to type in your library card number (on the back of your card) to enter the site.
Don't have a library card? Apply for an eAccess Library Card.
Britannica Online Log-in
Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and Web sites.
EBSCO Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre
EBSCO MasterFILE Complete
Offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for research.
Gale Infotrac Onefile Gale Biography Resource Centre
Gale Business and Company Resource Center
Gale Discovering Collection
Gale Health and Wellness Resource Centre - Gale History Resource Centre
Gale Literature Resource Center
Gale Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Gale Contemporary Women's Issues
Gale Student Resource Center
Gale What do I read next?
Burning emerald by Jamie Reed
Samara Marshall's news life as a Cambion turns deadly when a handsome stranger comes to town to rekindle their tangled past. Only it's not her past, it's Lilith's. Coping with loss, keeping secrets from friends and trying not to harm classmates has kept Sam busy in her senior year. Also controlling her inner demon is a struggle, even with the help of her Cambion boyfriend, Caleb. But things takes a turn for the worse when the hottest guy in school starts pursuing her - especially since Malik is anything but what he seems...
Marked by PC and Kristin Cast
When sixteen-year-old Zoey Redbird gets Marked as a fledgling vampire she must join the House of Night school where she will train to become an adult vampire. That is, if she makes it through the Change. But Zoe is no ordinary fledgling. She has been chosen as special by the Goddess Nyx and discovers her amazing new power to conjure the elements: earth, air, fire, water, earth and spirit. When Zoey discovers that the leader of the Dark Daughters, the school's most elite group, is misusing her Goddess-given gifts, Zoey must look within herself to embrace her destiny - with a little help from her new vampire friends.
Remote control by Jack Heath
Agent Six of Hearts, 16-year-old superhuman, is on a mission. His brother Kyntak has been kidnapped. A strange and sinister new figure is rising in power. Six is suspected of being a double agent. The Deck has been put into lockdown by the Queen of Spades. A mysterious girl has appeared who acts as Six's guardian angel. Who can he trust? As the clock ticks steadily against Kyntak's life, Six of Hearts is on the run: from his past, from his fellow agents at the Deck, even from his own DNA....
The fault in our stars by John Green
Despite the tumour-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten. Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning author John Green's most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.
Wereworld: rise of the wolf by Curtis Jobling
'You're the last of the werewolves son. Don't fight it...Conquer it'. When the air is clear, sixteen year-old Drew Ferran can pick up the scent of a predator. When the moon breaks through the clouds, a terrifying fever grips him. And when a vicious beast invades his home, his gums begin to tear, his fingers become claws, and Drew transforms ...Forced to flee the family he loves, Drew seeks refuge in the most godforsaken parts of Lyssia. But when he is captured by Lord Bergan's men, Drew must prove he is not the enemy. Can Drew battle the werecreatures determined to destroy him - and master the animal within?