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30 Must Read Australian Novels

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Pour yourself a hot drink and curl up on a comfy couch . . . here are our top picks for the best books to hibernate with this winter.

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30 Must Read Australian Novels

recommended by mg_195

Pour yourself a hot drink and curl up on a comfy couch . . . here are our top picks for the best books to hibernate with this winter.

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15 ways to be more politically correct

The truth is stranger than fiction. Which is frankly exhausting in an election year. Time to kick back with 15 nice quiet political reads.

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15 ways to be more politically correct

The truth is stranger than fiction. Which is frankly exhausting in an election year. Time to kick back with 15 nice quiet political reads.

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Magnificent Minds

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The greatest minds in history who revolutionized how we think about and see the world around us.

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Magnificent Minds

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The greatest minds in history who revolutionized how we think about and see the world around us.

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He's gotta be fresh from the fight

If it's gonna take a superhero to sweep you off your feet then you can expect a few good weeks on the couch with these super reads.

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He's gotta be fresh from the fight

If it's gonna take a superhero to sweep you off your feet then you can expect a few good weeks on the couch with these super reads.

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Stories that are ... recommended

What are the authors of the 8th Annual Booklovers Festival reading? Read up on their favourites before you come and see them in July.

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Stories that are ... recommended

What are the authors of the 8th Annual Booklovers Festival reading? Read up on their favourites before you come and see them in July.

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Early Years Expo

DIAMOND VALLEY LIBRARY is hosting a great family event Saturday 30 July 2016 from 10.00am – 1.00pm. Come check out their Early Years Expo.

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Pokemon Go @ Your Library

Pokemon Go fever has hit everyone and your local libraries are no exception. Here is the lowdown on what you need to know...

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Thomastown Library is Closed

You may have noticed Thomastown Library is closed. Keep up to date with our latest upgrade news.

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Write Now Because You Love It

It’s winter. You know what that means? It’s time to enter Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s annual Write Now! Short Story Competition.

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Census Information Sessions

Come along to a free community-based Census Information Session at the library so that you are ready for Census Night on Tuesday 9 August.

Kids
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Indigenous Australian children's books

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Celebrate National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day on 4 August with these great reads!

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Who needs words anyway? Wordless Books

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Books don't necessarily need words to get their point across, as this list of the best wordless children's books proves. With glorious illu…

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Autism Reads for Kids and Parents

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Looking for information on autism spectrum disorder? Try these informational books and stories to discover more.

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Awesome Books for Tweens

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From 9 to 12 is the unique phase when children want to both grow up and stay a little kid, often at the same time. Finding books at this age…

The Day the Crayons Quit Mr Stink Green Eggs and Ham Funnybones Ratburger Unreal!
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20 funniest kids books

recommended by mg_195

Not only are they expanding their minds, but with carefully-chosen hilarious texts they are indulging in the greatest gift of all, laughter.

e-Library
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Your New Music Library

Stream or download all the best pop music, Freegal’s database contains 9 million songs from over 28,000 record labels.

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Choice Magazine

Get full access to thousands of reviews and reports on products and services. Back issues of CHOICE Magazine are available.

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Digital Age - Library Edition

The Library Edition is an archive of true to print digital copies of The Age newspapers from 2006.

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Take Digital Magazines on Vacation

Before you go, don't forget to stock your mobile device with magazines to enjoy on the plane, in the car, on the boat, or at the beach.

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Online Chinese magazines & newspapers

View Simplified and Traditional Chinese newspapers & magazines online from China. New Chinese Newspapers are updated daily.

Learn
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The Future is Tied to Learning!

Lynda.com is an online learning library that helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve professional goals

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The Future is Tied to Learning!

Lynda.com is an online learning library that helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve professional goals

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Ancestry

Jack Gilbert started the first Scotch Pie Shop in Sydney, and then went to Rockhampton in Queensland where fortune did not favour him...

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Ancestry

Jack Gilbert started the first Scotch Pie Shop in Sydney, and then went to Rockhampton in Queensland where fortune did not favour him...

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Findmypast

Bring your family history to life with over 1.8 billion international records at your fingertips on Findmypast.

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Findmypast

Bring your family history to life with over 1.8 billion international records at your fingertips on Findmypast.

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Language Learning

Those "ah ha!" moments in language learning, when you finally understand something, or someone finally understands you!

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Language Learning

Those "ah ha!" moments in language learning, when you finally understand something, or someone finally understands you!

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I got the interview! So now what?

recommended by mg_195

Job interviews can be easy, if you know the right answers! These books have the answers to the toughest interview questions.

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I got the interview! So now what?

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Job interviews can be easy, if you know the right answers! These books have the answers to the toughest interview questions.

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Discover everything Pokemon!

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PokeLibrary: Gotta Catch ‘Em All?

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LGBT Pride Books for Teens

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Read more about the LGBT experience in these young adult titles

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A bildungs-what?!

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A bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story; a formative journey beyond adolescence.

And Then There Were None A Murder Is Announced Champagne for One Kitty's House of Horrors Hallowe'en Party A Man Lay Dead
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Deadly Parties

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So much fun, you'll never leave...at least not while you're still alive.

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Space Movies

recommended by mg_195

To infinity and beyond! We've rounded up the greatest space movies of all time.

Genealogy

Genealogy Insider - 4 Ways to Jog Your Memories & Preserve Your History #https://t.co/y8MVFeDMBz

12:00 AM - 25 Jul 2016

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Oral History - a guide

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A list of resources providing advice on how to conduct an oral history including preparation, setting, questions to ask and equipment to use…

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British Newspapers Archive

Search millions of newspaper pages from the British Library's vast collection

In Search of your German Roots The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide The Family Tree Guidebook to Europe In Search of your German Roots Polish Roots Search your Middle Eastern & European Genealogy
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Research your family history in Europe

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

After research in Australia check this list for resources in Europe

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