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10 must read YA books for any age

Everyone is going bonkers for YA at the moment and Y wouldn't A? Here's a list of the top 10 best YA reads as voted at the 2015 Hay Festival

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Soon to be a major motion picture...

Check out the hottest books in fiction right now and read them before they hit the big screen!

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Gallipoli

April 25 2015 marks the centenary of the landing of Gallipoli by allied forces in World War I. Here are some titles to help tell that story.

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What Jane Read

We've all devoured Jane Austen's much loved classics, but what books inspired such genius? Here is a list of Jane's favourite reads.

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Stray Wins The Stella Prize 2015

Emily Bitto's novel The Strays is the winner of this year's Stella Prize! Find it, and all the other shortlisted authors in this list.

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Are you feeling creative? Crafty?

Are you feeling lucky? Here is your opportunity to contribute a creative, crafty masterpiece to a Beanie Exhibition and competition and WIN!

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Cure Cancer with a Cuppa!

Come along to one of of our libraries for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea and help us raise money for the Cancer Council with a cup of tea!

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Diamond Valley Library Closed for Upgrad…

Diamond Valley Library will be closed for an upgrade from Monday 25 May 2015 until Sunday 14 June 2015.

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Community Languages

Take a look at the books, movies, music, magazines and E-Resources that YPRL has for community language speakers

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Rosanna Down My Street Project
By YPRLFamilyHistory

Keen photographer? Here is a chance to help us create a comprehensive collection of photographs of Rosanna! Click for the project details.

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A book is a door you know

A list of books inspired by the blog post 10 Perfect Quotes About Life From Our Favorite Children’s Books

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Premiers' Reading Challenge

Participate in the Premiers' Reading Challenge and meet the doggy mascot.

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Nadine's Picks

11 year old Nadine likes to visit Thomastown Library, and she has very kindly given us a list of her most favourite books!

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First books for babies (0-9 months)

It's never too early to read to your baby. Reading to little babies can help them to learn new words, develop motor skills and start to und…

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Fantastic Mr Fox
By Roald Dahl

Witty and funny book. Great for parents to read-aloud to children.

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Zinio Magazine of the Month

May’s edition of Australian Homespun is all about ‘melt-your-heart animal projects,’ so what’s not to love?

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Magazines

View complete copies of magazines on your computer or mobile device, read Chinese magazines online and browse newspapers in 50+ languages.

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Apps to Take Your Library Mobile

Download these apps to access the library and e-library from anywhere. Put items on hold, download e-books, e-audio and music, read mags ...

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New at the e-Library

If you're into music downloading through the e-Library you may have already discovered this fabulous development... You can now stream music

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Flip the Page with Tina and Mary

Ivanhoe Library Reading Coordinators Tina and Mary are dedicated to keeping you up with everything e-book via the Flip the Page blog.

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Treehouse

Treehouse is the fastest, easiest way to learn web design, code, make apps, and start a business.

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Aussie-Driver.com

Getting ready to become a new driver in Victoria? We’re here to help!

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How to Bake Perfect Macarons

Need a sugar hit? Visit our Learnist Page and learn how to bake the PERFECT macaron. Don't be afraid to send us a sample!

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Why it's important to sing to your baby

This article from The Guardian details why you should sing to your baby every day to prevent language problems in later life.

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Aspiring author?

Why not join one of our writing groups and refine your skills with the support and advice of other writers in your community.

Teens
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Don't Feel HOPELESS Get SLAMMED by THIS…

Discover the popular novels of Colleen Hoover.

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Subscribe to the TMI youth newsletter

Subscribe to the TMI youth newsletter and find out about our game days, storytimes, after school programs and teen groups.

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We Were Liars
By E. Lockhart

Smart, sharp and gripping with a genuinely surprising ending. A thriller well worth reading.

recommended by 523_8

Genealogy
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On their own : Britain's child migrants

Experiences of British children often taken from children's homes who were sent to Commonwealth colonies 1860s to the 1970s.

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

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Starting your family history

Australian titles and websites with advice on first steps in researching your family history.

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Discovery

Search the public archives of the UK government containing over 1000 years of history with over 5% of its collection digitised.

Irish genealogy research - a free guide to finding your family's history in Ireland #genealogy #http://t.co/CBKchek7Ld

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