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You may have library membership on your Accord card already - contact library staff on 01224 652546 for more information

Teens - Information and Activities

Visit your local library for ...  Teen books


Books, Graphic Novels, DVDs, CDs, Audiobooks, Wii Games & lots more. Help with homework, hobbies and projects, free internet access and online databases.

Remember you can also borrow books, DVDs and music from the adult sections of the library too from the age of 12.



National 5 Exams

As exam season is nearly here check out our new additions to stock to help you revise for your National 5 exams. The Hodder Gibson Model Practice Papers include 3 practice papers as well as the official SQA Specimen Paper and the 2014 Past Paper (all with answers). They are available for the following subjects;

  • Biology
  • Graphic Communication
  • Spanish
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • History
  • Modern Studies
  • English
  • Chemistry
  • French
  • Mathematics
  • Health and Food Technology
  • Computing science
  • Design and Manufacture
  • Lifeskills Mathematics
  • German
  • Drama
  • Business Management

  Check availability on the Online Catalogue 

Digital Zone

Visit our Digital Zone for a range of online resources. You will find: 

  • Homework help through various databases such as Encyclopaedia Britannica.
  • Reading suggestions on Who Next?
  • Writing Tips from Authors on Wood of Words
  • Language learning courses on Tell me More
  • Free E-books and Talking Books to download on Overdrive


Know what you want to read?


Teen Graphic Novels Once you have joined the library you can get a PIN (Personal Identification Number) so you can reserve or renew books and other items online.
Go to the Library Catalogue and find the item you want to reserve, then click on Reserve and follow the prompts. When the item arrives at the library, you will be notified by telephone or email.

Suggestions for Stock 

If we do not have the book you are looking for then why not suggest that the book be bought for stock at your local library. You can do this at the library or through the library catalogue.

Read a book you enjoyed?

Why not tell us about it and we'll post your review on the Recommended Reads  pages.

Contact your local Community Libraries  for information on library membership, requests and activities within the library.

Creative Writing Festival 2013

The 2013 Creative Writing Festival took place at the Belmont Picturehouse on Wednesday 18th September 2013.

The Festival was recorded, and can be viewed as a video here:


Writers leading the workshops were Alan Bissett and Lynda Radley (play writing) Helen Lynch and Allan Wilson (prose) and Elspeth Murray and Wayne Price (poetry). The Festival was opened by Gayle Gorman, Director of Education, Culture and Sport.

Creative Writing Festival 2013

Steven Knox, Chair; Allan Wilson; Wayne Price; Alan Bissett; Gayle Gorman
Helen Lynch; Lynda Radley; Elspeth Murray


This collection of writing follows on from the Creative Writing Festival and includes contributions from the writers who led workshops on the day as well as the young people who took part.  

  Creative Writing Festival booklet 2013 



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