Libraries are for YOUth!
Working in collaboration with the City of Canning Youth Services team, our libraries offer a range of services for young people aged 10-17 years.
Never fear fomo LAB is here! Experiment with technology and test out
a number of STEAM based activities.
Youth aged 11- 17
Riverton Library – The Studio
Drop into a session anytime between 4pm-6pm
6 May: Have a go at LABO, little bits and weaving
20 May: Wearable tech, Pikachu origami, LEGO Mindstorms
27 May: More LABO, NAO tech, 3D printing demos
10 June: Strategy games, VR and make something with Makedo
17 June: LABO, LEGO and more
13 May: Brain box electronics, table top games and VR experience
No parents and no bookings! These sessions run on a drop-in model and are monitored by qualified City of Canning Youth Workers. However caregivers of youth under the age of 13 must remain in the library building. Participants can come and go throughout the session time. Youth who do not meet the required age will not be permitted to enter the session.
Keep busy during the school holidays by booking in to one of the many event or workshops. View the full list of events and essential booking HERE
Experience a range of games and consoles in the library. Don't forget your library card to book out a controller! Prefer tabletop games? Look out for tabletop games sessions held throughout the year!
Did you know that Bentley Hub is open Fridays for youth aged 10-17?!
Youth aged 10-17 are invited to drop in unsupervised and spend time with our Youth Services Team.
Find out more about Youth Centre hours and how the cities Youth Services team can support you HERE
Did you know that City of Canning Library members have free access to Studiosity for online, after-hours, one-to-one help with homework and study questions? From school to university students, Studiosity is able to help across a wide range of subjects and questions. They also provide CV and Resume help. Just submit your CV or resume for feedback on spelling, grammar and punctuation. They'll look at how clear your presentation is so you can present a polished CV or resume, ready for the workforce!
Studiosity has two services:
- Writing Feedback: Students can upload any writing draft such as essays, reports, resumes and receive feedback that helps them think about and improve their own work.
- Connect Live: Students can ask a question or draw a diagram and get immediate help via live chat with a qualified Subject Specialist, across all core subjects.
Receive help with questions after school, on weekends and during holidays from a friendly, qualified Subject Specialist - just when you need that extra support. You also have access to over 750 practice tests and downloadable worksheets with their accounts. These quizzes are available across English, maths, chemistry, physics and biology for Year 5 through to Year 12 levels, including NAPLAN specific content.
How to get started
Not a library member? Join online and access Studiosity with your online membership. A full membership can be obtained by visiting one of our library locations with a parent or guardian. Keep note of your library membership number and password, you will need these to log in and access the service.
Long in to Studiosity HERE
You can also download the Studiosity mobile app, available in the app store and Google Play store, and link it to your account for extra features like saving a question for later, snapping a quick photo of a problem or using voice-to-text technology.