Careers in Science!

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A career in science is no longer nerdy and it’s not all about being stuck in a lab watching chemical reactions boil and bubble. Join Aquatic Scientist Sheree Marris to learn about the endless opportunities in this field.

This talk is complemented with stunning underwater photography and cinematography.

This event is a part of the Jobs for Youth campaign. For information on the campaign visit

Thursday 8th September 6.00-7.00 pm
Northcote Library

Book Online
  or call 1300655355


Sticky Note Art Wars

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Sticky Note Art Wars!
We’re repurposing the common sticky note and turning it into a work of art!

Channel your inner Picasso to create sticky note art pieces on the windows of the youth lounge.

Your completed project will be visible to passers-by on Edwardes St.

22 Sep 4:00-5:00 pm
Reservoir Library

For 12–25 year olds.

Book online or call 1300 655 355.

Inky Award voting is open!

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Inky Longlist 2016

These great books have been selected by teens, for teens as the best new reads. Whether you like mystery, romance, adventure, drama...the Inkys Awards have it all!

View the shortlist  announced by the seven teen judges


Vote  for your favourite title, and you could win all 20 books on the 2016 Inky Awards longlist!

Check out the titles on our catalogue  to see reviews 







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Digital comics now available

Now every day can be free Comic Book day!

Over 18,000 comics and graphic novels are available to stream or download

Check them out 

Reading Rocks!

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Visit Darebin Libraries to see just how rockin' reading can be - and in the meantime, check out the new titles we have, find out about your favourite authors or see what else we have.

New releases

Author websites





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Playstations now in all branches

Take advantage of the chance to play on a PS4 at any of our branches!

Games include Driveclub, Little Big Planet 3, FIFA 15 and NBA 2K15

Games switch over every few weeks, it's free to use - just come to the customer service desk to issue a controller and enjoy.

Please note: Reservoir PS4 available in our Youth Lounge for 12-25 year olds only 

Study Stuff

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Life can’t be all fun and games – but allow Darebin Libraries to make studying just that bit easier!

Online Resources
Library Catalogue

Writing an essay for school? Check out this great site with advice on what to do, heaps of information on different topics, and images which you can use!




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If you need info about jobs, health, life... get hooked up here with links to a stack of different sites covering all that and more!  Trying to work out your future, or maybe you want to become a volunteer?  Just pick and click! 

Youth links

Love OZ YA

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Love OZ YA

Looking for something new to read? Why not look in your own backyard?

Loved The Hunger Games? Try The Sky so Heavy!

Loved The Fault in our Stars? Try Zac & Mia!

Compare International YA with local YA titles.