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We are on the move. The Pulse will be gradually migrating into the Teens section of our website. As part of the shift, we will spruce up our web pages with new, updated information, and prune out things that are no longer relevant. The aim is to give you up-to-date local info on health, study, library resources, and plenty of good reading ideas.

Posted 21/09/15

OverDrive Big ReadBig Library Read

Ever wanted to join a book club or reading group but never got round to it? Here's your opportunity! The OverDrive Big Library Read is giving us unlimited access to two great youth eBooks from 7 to 21 October.

Posted 28/09/15

Cover ofThe Singing BonesTeen Scene

Alexander the Great before he was "Great"; a chilling paranormal conspiracy in 1920s New York; and unusual and difficult romances: find these and lots more great reads in our latest Teen Scene newsletter.

Posted 06/10/15

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Budding young poets are invited to enter the Bloom Poetry competition for Year 4 to Year 8. Your poem could end up as a mural!

Posted 11/09/15

Best reads for bogansBest reads for bogans

If you like your jeans black and your metal heavy we’ve got the ultimate reading (and watching) guide for your bogan tastes.

Posted 04/08/15

Cover of Because you'll never meet meBecause you'll never meet me

In Leah Thomas’ novel two teenagers who have debilitating, isolating illnesses forge a friendship as penpals. But is there more than this connnecting them?

Posted 22/07/15

Cover of How it went downYoung Adult fiction and race relations

Race relations in the US are as topical as ever. We recommend some novels that look at this issue from a youth perspective.

Posted 23/06/15