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Cover of StrangerJanuary’s Teen Scene is here!

Are you a fan of the Hunger Games or the Divergent series? Don’t miss Stranger, the first novel in a new series that we are sure you'll love. Find this and other great reads in our January Teen Scene newsletter. Subscribe to our newsletters to get the first look at all our new books.

Posted 08/01/15

Soundtrack to Summer posterSoundtrack to Summer competition

Love composing songs or creating playlists? Enter one or both of our Soundtrack to Summer competitions. Heaps of fun guaranteed, plus you will be in to win a Westfield Riccarton voucher!

Posted 08/01/15

Cover of One PieceMost popular fiction for teens 2014

One Piece by Eiichiro Oda won our annual popularity contest. Can you guess what the other 99 most popular fiction titles for teens were? How did your favourite book place?

Posted 07/01/15

Armful of booksBest Books of 2014

Find the best books of 2014 on our Holiday Reading list.

Every year we put together a list of the most exciting new titles added to our Library and it is full of YA goodness!

Posted 20/11/14

Book coverTwo page-turners

“The cover of Salvage has a young man with the word hope tattooed on the back of his neck turned away from the world. Quite a confronting cover I thought, and this was the hook that got me reading.”

Posted 05/11/14

ArtCanterbury poetry slam

Canterbury’s young people show their passion for poetry at the Canterbury Poetry Slam. See all the entrants, their insanely talented performance skills and find some slam poetry resources.

Posted 26/08/14

OverDrive for teensOverDrive for Teens

Browse the libraries’ free eBook and downloadable eAudiobook collection containing thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles for teens. There are no fines because items return themselves automagically!

Posted 15/07/14