Kids and teens
More than a catalogue
You can find a book, suggest a title, reserve items and renew your loans in one place.Online catalogue
Hang out in your local library
Library members can borrow up to 20 books, CDs, DVDs and other things for 3 weeks at a time.
There are toys and puzzles to borrow at Glebe, Surry Hills or Waterloo branches, but these are just for pre-schoolers. We also hold storytime for babies and toddlers.
* Not all branches have PlayStation. See Free PlayStation below for more information.
Become a member
When you become a member, you can borrow up to 20 items for 3 weeks on your library card. If you're not yet 18, ask your parent or guardian to sign your application form.
When you get your library card you can start borrowing books, CDs and DVDs straight away.
If you need them for more than 3 weeks you can ask for a renewal. But remember if you don't renew your borrowed items and they're returned late, you might have to pay fines before you can borrow again.
PlayStation 2 is now available every day from 3pm at the Customs House, Glebe, Newtown and Ultimo branches. Come in and check out the latest games for free. The games are changed weekly and are all rated G or PG. All gamers must follow library rules.
A great place to start researching for school projects. This online version of the Britannica encyclopaedia come in three version: kids, teens and adults.
(Login: member number without spaces).
PK magazine is aimed at primary school age children that encourages contributions from its readers.
The magazine features short stories, poems, art, craft, reviews, musical performances, science projects, interviews with popular children's authors, sporting heroes and competitions.
An exciting online magazine for Young Adults. It's a special place for Young Adults to express their ideas and thoughts and to share their creativity in words, art, film or music.
World Book Web
You can research for homework projects anytime with World Book Web, an online encyclopedia and reference centre.
It's free when you type in your City of Sydney library card number.
Last updated: Friday, 14 August 2015