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

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Young Adas Short Story prize 2020

For western suburbs writers aged 14 to 18 years.

Enter an original short story up to 1000 words in length.

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Write a story about something that matters to you in your world, whether it’s love, friendship, discoveries, injustice or loss. Or create an alternative reality where the usual rules don’t apply. Take us back into the past, or into another country. Transport us there through your 

Winners will be announced at the Willy Lit Fest  - Saturday 20 June and Sunday 21 June, 2020.imagination and the power of words, for the chance to win $250 and be published in our exciting 2020 anthology.

Closing date: Sunday 29 March 2020.

Conditions of entry.
Enter here.

Enquiries: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 1300 462 542.

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CKC imageCreative Kids Club

Creative Kids Club is a drop-in after-school session for primary school kids offering a range of STEAM-Focused activities such as craft, construction, science, robotics and more!

Runs weekly during school term. Sessions do not require bookings.

For kids 5 - 12 years.

3.45pm to 4.45pm

Mondays - Altona North Community Library
Tuesdays - Newport Community Hub and Altona Library
Wednesdays - Williamstown Library
Fridays - Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

Download the timetable.


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


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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 24 hours a day, seven days a week.




Comprehensive encyclopedia with junior, student and adult levels.




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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