Inky Awards Longlist 2018

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Inky Longlist 2018

The 2018 Inky Awards longlist   has just been announced! The list was selected by Inky alumni from all around Australia, who selected their favourite YA titles from all those published last year.

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!

You can apply to be a judge for this year’s awards and help select the 2018 shorltist! Apply here

Applications are also open for Shadow Judges  - a chance for you to read and review five of the longlisted titles








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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

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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!

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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.