Didn’t find what you were looking for or need help using Library services? You can ask a Librarian at your local branch. Click here.


Select the search button to browse the Library’s Online Public Access Catalogue to find books, DVDs and more.

Teens Turning Pages is Big Sky Libraries’ online book club for young adults, hosted on the Inside a Dog website. Join, read, have your say, spread the word.

Watch this space… The Inside a Dog website is currently undergoing a revamp! You may experience issues accessing the website or the book club.


Inside a Dog

The Inside a Dog website is all about books for young people and is the home of the Inkies – book awards for young adults, voted by young adults. It is frequently updated with the hottest topics in the world of YA literature, featuring posts from authors as well as creative writing tips. Watch this space… The Inside a Dog website is currently undergoing a revamp! You may experience issues accessing the website.


image032Select the icon above to access the New South Wales Premier’s Reading Challenge Guidelines and Reading Lists.

image029 Kids Own Australian Literature Awards!

image034Chosen by adults, the Children’s Book Council of Australia Children’s Book Awards are recognised as the most prestigious awards in the country for books for young people.


image035Can’t seem to stay focused? Need some assistance with researching for that assignment? Get skilled up at Study Vibe. 

image036 A simple way to cite sources.

 Find resources and information across curriculum areas.

image038 TED talks can inspire, inform and entertain.

Educational databases provide information that has been evaluated for academic or scholarly use.

HSC and Senior Studies

Whether preparing notes or looking for HSC-style exams, the below resources have been curated to assist with preliminary and HSC course studies. Seeking feedback from teachers, where possible, is an important part of the study process.  


Study notes, past trial papers, and other HSC resources.


The CSU Guide for HSC students has links and study resources for all major HSC subjects and courses.


image016Designed to assist in completing HSC assessment tasks efficiently and credibly.



Use the Research Guide to research prescribed texts and find related texts for the study of Standard English.



Use the Research Guide to research prescribed texts and find related texts.



Reflection statements and top tips.



Engaging videos particularly covering Calculus for Years 11 and 12.



Top tips and award winning essays from HSC History Extension students.



LIAC Crime Library collection of well-known criminal cases.

The SLNSW’s Legal Studies Research Guide brings together the essential resources for studying Preliminary and HSC Legal Studies.


The information stored in the Bureau’s databases can be used to answer many questions about crime and justice in NSW.



 Extracts of award winning Personal Interest Projects (PIPs) related to (Stage 6) Society and Culture studies across New South Wales.



Access and listen to the composer’s works.


Cyber Safety

A lot of us spend a large amount of time online. This might be to find information, connect with friends or family, or do our shopping. To ensure we can continue to use the Internet for the many benefits it offers, you might like to take the time to explore the cyber safety information, below.

image039 A national digital literacy project developed in Australia has produced this information regarding online safety and privacy.

image040 The Australian Government’s online safety and security website.


An interactive website designed for young people, to raise awareness of cyberbullying.