Young People

Here are some excellent resources for young people. 

Youth events and programs

Looking for something to read?

Study resources

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

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.




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.




Comprehensive encyclopedia with junior, student and adult levels.



Australia New Zealand Reference Centre Plus

Newspaper, magazine and encyclopedia articles focusing on local issues.



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.