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.
In the interests of public health, Mosman Council will suspend all programs, activities and events at Barry O’Keefe Library until further notice.
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 mosman.nsw.gov.au/library or the Mosman Library Service App for updated information on the future scheduling of events and activities.
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, see here.
The 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.
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.
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.
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
Search the EBSCOhost databases which gives you access to premium online information contained in academic journals worldwide.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
EnglishSparkNotes - literature study guides
Modern History Links
These links are good sources of authoritative information on various aspects of the history curriculum.
World Book Advanced
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.