Wylam Library is pleased to announce it will re-open at the Falcon Centre on Tuesday 4th July.

Guidepost Library is moving to new premises, The Cleasewell Hill Centre, Choppington from the 7th July 2017

Temporary move of Hexham Library. Click here to find out more

TeenageareaYour local library has books to borrow, free internet access, homework help and more. If you need help with homework or studying we have lots of resources, both in our libraries and online. From practicing your Theory Test with Theory Test Pro to researching your latest bit of homework with Britannica Student we have resources that can help you even when the library is closed. All you need is your library card.

Reading Hacks

Aged 13-24 and looking for volunteering opportunities to enhance your CV, UCAS form, Arts Award or D of E? 
Find out more about Reading Hacks.

What does my library have for Young Adults?

  • Teen Fiction books - These include both hardback and paperback books and are provided for ages 12+ or for younger children with parental consent.
  • Teen Non-Fiction books - A small collection of books are available for children aged 12+ covering issues relevant to this particular age group.
  • Teen Graphic Novels and Manga books - Graphic novels and Manga books are provided in some larger libraries and are also available for loan in other libraries via the free library reservation system.
  • Audiobooks - These are available in some larger libraries and are also available for loan in other libraries via the free library reservation system.
  • Online Resources - You can use online resources such as Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Theory Test Pro and many more.  Find out more about online resources.


Reading Ideas for Young Adults

Take a look at some of our favourite reading ideas.  We change these regularly so keep checking back to see what books are featured next.  If you would like to recommend a book then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                 Notes on being teenage Rosalind JanaAmerican Monsters Derek LandyEden Summer Liz FlanaganGeek Girl special Holly SmaleStreet soldier Andy McNabThe monstrous child Francesca SimonWolf Hollow Lauren Wolk

Other Reading Ideas

  • The online library catalogue contains information on all the books we have available. You can reserve items from other Northumberland Libraries for free and get them sent to your local library.  Visit the library catalogue.