In the Spotlight

NZCYA Winners

2022 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults


The winners have been announced! These awards are a unique celebration of New Zealand's young adults' authors and illustrators.

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Stranger Things

What's hot? - Stranger Things

If you love Stranger Things then you might enjoy these books!

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The BiblioFiles

Delve into our Collections and discover your next read with curated lists and suggestions from Hamilton City Libraries staff.

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Browse through rows of films and documentaries from a wide variety of categories on Beamafilm.

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Click and Collect

Did you know you can 'Click and Collect' Teen book packs from your local library? Let our librarians know what you enjoy reading and they'll choose something they think you'll like.

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Kits - Discover something new

All Libraries

Get ready to learn something new and have a lot of fun!

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Study Help

Study Help

We have gathered a list of good resources to get you started with those assignments and exam prep

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AnyQuestions - Schoolwork and assignment help

AnyQuestions offers free online schoolwork and assignment help to New Zealand school students.

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Digital Library for Teens

Did you know that we offer thousands of downloadable Teen ebooks and eAudiobooks? Or that you can check out movies, music and magazines on your smartphone or tablet?

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Reading Recommendations

Not sure what to read next? We have some great recommendations as well as a reading recommendation quiz!

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Study Help

We've gathered together some good quality, useful resources to help you with your study needs.

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Fun Stuff

Here are some creative, fun and entertaining things that you can explore online and at your local library.

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Stuff you should know

Worrying about your driver licensing test? Or looking for a part-time job? Here you will find resources to help you with the more serious aspects of life.

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Upcoming teens' events



Monday 15 August

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lego Club


Tuesday 16 August

4:00pm - 5:00pm


Wednesday 17 August

4:00pm - 5:00pm
View all upcoming events

Not sure what to read next?

Take our book recommendation quiz and see if you discover something new!

Can you guess the titles of these books?

There are 20 anagrams to solve. Some books are new, some are old - but all are well-known and at high demand from our Young Adult collection. Good luck!