Library services for 11-16 years olds

Whether you are looking for a great read, help with coursework or advice on what to do after your GCSEs, we can help. And don't forget: all Cambridgeshire Libraries have computers you can use for free. You simply need a library card and PIN to log on.

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  • Find great fiction, Manga, graphic novels, and CDs.
  • Making Space 4 Teens at Huntingdon Library: our new social group for young adults aged 11 – 16, focused on video gaming sessions. Become a member of the group for a chance to challenge your friends on our PlayStation 4s or Wii and have fun at your local library. For more details, please ask at Huntingdon Library.
  • Through our online resources you can access dictionaries, encyclopaedias and business information to help with homework and coursework, all on websites you can trust.
    Remember: never give out personal details and don't believe everything you read on the Internet! For some really useful advice on staying safe online take a look at Think U Know and Childnet.
  • Revision guides are shelved with the adult books on particular subjects. There's a wide range of non-fiction books and popular biographies and leisure interest titles.
  • We take on volunteers aged 12-15 in the summer term to help with our annual Summer Reading Challenge. Ask at your local library for details.
  • This year we are also offering young people aged 13-24 the opportunity to become a Reading Hack and develop their volunteering experience .

Your school will give you advice on what to do after your GCSEs. There are also some really useful websites you can check out for yourself:

  • Youthoria is the Youth Support Service (formerly Connexions) website for young people in Cambridgeshire. Here you'll find information and advice, entertainment and activities.