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Young People at Altona Library Oct2018Programs, events and resources for young people aged twelve and over. 

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Hobsons Bay Youth Services (UP)

 

Youth events and programs

Chess Club 2018 image A2754330Rookies Chess Club

Whether you are a new chess player or looking to improve your existing skills, Chess Club is the place for you.

Young people are encouraged to share their chess knowledge, chat and make new friends. You may be our next Grandmaster!

Chess Club is open to all primary and secondary aged children.

Each Friday during school term
4pm to 5pm.
Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

Bookings not required

LEGO Mindstorms

Do you love LEGO? Do you love robots? Our LEGO Mindstorms program is perfect for you – over an 8-week course, participants will work in pairs to build robots and use simple programming language to make them move and complete basic tasks.

Bookings are essential, places are limited. Ages eight to 14.

This program runs during term-time only. Check our events page to find out where and when the next 8-week program will be held.

Minecraft

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Do you have an interest in all things Minecraft? Looking for a space to hone your crafting and creative side? Monthly Minecraft Meets are run by young people for young people and are open to primary and secondary school students aged eight to 12.

Bookings are essential. Laptops will be provided by the library.

Altona North Community Library: First Wednesday of every month

Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre: Third Wednesday of every month

Coding Club

Ever wondered how to build your own computer? Participants in this 8-week hands-on program will do just that, learning to construct and program a computer from scratch using Kano kits.

With step-by-step instructions and fun challenges, Kano is the best way to make, learn and play with technology. No experience needed. All equipment provided.

Bookings are essential, places are limited. Ages eight to 14.

This program runs during term-time only. Check our events page to find out where and when the next 8-week program will be held.


Looking for something to read?

Try the following sites for news, reviews and YA fiction suggestions and search our library catalogue for availability.

centreforyouth  insideadog  loveozya

 

spineout  theyaroom

 

 

 

Study resources

A Hobsons Bay Libraries membership is your ticket to better grades. Check out these fantastic online resources and more on our Homework Help page.

 

studiosity

Studiosity

On-demand, one-to-one online homework help for primary and high school students from subject specialists online. Available Sunday to Friday, 3pm to 9pm.

 

britanicca

Britannica

Comprehensive encyclopedia with junior, student and adult levels.

 

   explora

Explora

Reliable information for research projects and assignments covering a wide range of subjects.

 

Aussie Driver

Aussie Driver

Getting ready to become a new driver in Victoria? This website will help you get ready, pass your learners test, and become a driver. There are free learners practice tests and this year’s official Victoria Driver’s manual! The tests are free and designed to mimic the real Learners Test as much as possible.

 

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Hobsons Bay Youth Services (UP)

Find information about youth events, activities and support services throughout the Hobsons Bay area.