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much to offer young adults in a friendly and safe
Medway Libraries hold collections of books aimed at young adults
in all 16
libraries. These collections are regularly updated to include
the latest titles. To find out what is available, visit the
Four teen readers' groups will be
launching in September 2013.
As well as popular fiction titles, these collections include
audio books on CD and pre-loaded MP3 player, large print and
All Medway Libraries members have free access to downloadable
many young adult titles.
Popular magazines and journals are available to read in some
libraries. These include Empire, Total Film, NME, Metal
Hammer, Mojo, Kerrang, Top Gear, PlayStation and
Homework and study
Medway Libraries' non-fiction collections include revision and
study guides for most subjects. The online resources page
includes a number of resources designed to help with homework and
libraries have Homework Clubs and library staff are specially
trained to help with homework enquiries in all libraries.
It is free to get a library card and you can borrow up to
If you visit with a parent or carer and ask them to bring
address identification with them you can get a full card allowing
you to borrow up to 30 items including books, films on DVD
or Blu Ray and console games. With a full card and
parental permission you can also access the internet and Microsoft
Office applications for free in the library.
Volunteering opportunities for young people
Summer Reading Challenge volunteers
During the summer holidays Medway Libraries recruit volunteers
to support the Summer Reading Challenge.
If you are interested in applying, complete the Young Peoples Volunteer
Application Form (pdf 20KB). To download a pdf you
will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have it on your
computer, please use our advice page.
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Placements are available for the volunteering or skills strands
of the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
- Skills - covering all aspects of library
- Volunteering - supporting library customers, this
could be assisting at a club or reading group.
Please be aware that places are limited and an application does
not guarantee a placement with Medway Libraries.
If you are interested in applying, complete the Young
Peoples Volunteer Application Form (pdf 20KB). To download a
pdf you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have it on
your computer, please use our advice page.
Staying up to date
Information on your local area, clubs and societies, colleges
and universities and much more is available from your local
library. You can also follow Medway Libraries on Facebook and
Events and activities run in all Medway Libraries. Visit
On to discover what, where and when events are running near
Medway Libraries' subject guide to the internet, offers links to
WebPages designed to help with many life situations as
well as study and leisure interests. These links are checked by a
librarian to ensure they carry accurate and current
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