Balwyn Library closure and reopening

The temporary Balwyn Library closed on 16 March ahead of the redeveloped library re-opening on 4 April. See details about the closure.

Delay to recycling collections

We are aware of delays with our recycling collections. Please leave your bins out until they are collected.  We apologise for any inconvenience.

Finding a book to suit your child can be a big challenge. And it’s especially tricky with 10-year-olds. Some are already insatiable readers, but many need that special book to be encouraged to sit down and read.

So to help we put out the call to our librarians to come up with their top picks for kids aged 10 plus. And they’ve come up with the goods. 

From spies and samurais to magical worlds and rollicking adventures, there’s nothing better than a series for kids who get caught up in an adventures and are left wanting more. 

Our stand alone titles contain a wealth of unforgettable stories, including classics like Matilda and Tom’s midnight garden, and the magical adventure that is Song for a scarlet runner

The books in our list cover a gamut of interests and are sure to delight even the most discerning of readers.

Reserve a book on the list

To reserve a book, click on the title and use your membership number and PIN to place a reservation. Titles with an asterisk (*) are also available for free from our Overdrive ebook collection.

Series for readers 10 plus

Stand Alone Titles for readers 10 plus