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Mosman Library Service’s collection for 12 – 18 year olds includes books, magazines, talking books, videos, DVDs & CDs. Come in and have a look. We also have a wide range of activities for teens.

The Library remains open and we continue to welcome visitors. Customers can also use our online library or the Library’s new app (Apple App Store and Google Play) for loan extensions and to access our eCollections.

We are continuing to monitor and follow state and federal government advice relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please check or the Mosman Library Service App for updated information on the future scheduling of events and activities.

Youth Events

The Library offers a range of fun events and activities for teens throughout the year. Bookings are essential for most of these events so make sure you book in early to secure your spot!

For more Teen Events, visitEvents Mosman.

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Library Teen Zone

Teen-ZoneThe Library Teen Zone is where you can browse our Young Adult book, DVD, graphic novel and magazine collections and get comfy on one of our bean bag lounges.

The Teen Zone can be found towards the back of the Library, behind the non-fiction section.

Youth Awards in Literature

The Mosman Youth Awards in Literature is an annual prose and poetry competition which attracts budding poets, playwrights and authors from primary and secondary schools across the state, all of whom compete for a share in the $2,000 prize pool.

The annual contest is run by Mosman Library Service, with prizes sponsored by Lions Club of Mosman, Rotary Club of Mosman, Northern Beaches & Mosman College and Oracle Books Mosman.

For more information Click here.

Homework Help Online

Online Resources for High School Students

Years 7 – 10

Get the information you need to complete homework and assignments right here with just your library card. The EBSCOhost databases gives you access to a range of online information contained in journals worldwide. Enter your subject search in the box below.

If you can’t find what you are looking for try searching our complete collection of Reference Databases . You can access these from the Library and from home with your library card.

HSC Students

Mosman Library Service has an extensive range of print and online resources to help HSC students through their studies.
In the HSC collection you’ll find all the English texts as well as study guides to all the current subjects. Most are available for a 7 day loan period.

How to research a topic

Online Resources for HSC Students

General Reference

Search the EBSCOhost databases which gives you access to premium online information contained in academic journals worldwide.

  • Information on HSC issues, topics and syllabus
  • Board of Studies - HSC syllabi, text lists and past papers
  • Reference Databases
  • Ecriture HSC / IB English Resources

    Ecriture offers you resources that will support and extend your school studies, providing a series of ideas to help you analyse your texts. Structured lessons are available to help you improve your academic and creative writing skills.

    Please e mail requests for specific text resources to


    SparkNotes - literature study guides

    Modern History Links

    These links are good sources of authoritative information on various aspects of the history curriculum.

  • An overview of World War 1
  • Documents and photographs dealing with World War 2 including propaganda, cartoons, art music and films
  • Documents associated with the Cold War -tip! click on the links in the Timeline
  • Primary source material relating to the history of the United Kingdom 1919 to the present. Including World War 1 and World War 2
  • World Book Advanced

    World Book Advanced

    World Book Advanced contains detailed content written for secondary level students. Includes integrated research of articles, media, primary resources, eBooks, dictionary, atlas and more.

    Teen Library Suggestions

    If you are aged between 13 – 18 years we want to know what teen activities and events you’d like us to run at Mosman Library Service. Whether it be a movie club, drawing classes or more trivia events, we want to know what interests you!

    To do this simply fill in the form below.