The mobile library will be back on the road on the Monday 30 January. All branches will be closed on Thursday 26 January 2017 for the Australia Day Public Holiday. Library items can be returned through the after-hours chute or can be renewed online.

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A Guide to Armchair Travel
recommended by waywardangel
Curl up and read a book ... You and your travelling dream chair will float through spaces to brand new places
Curl up and read a book ... You and your travelling dream chair will float through spaces to brand new places
Highly Anticipated Books of 2017
recommended by mg_195
We pity the man or woman who asks (often with a puzzled head tilt as we march to the library), "Do you really need to read more books?"
We pity the man or woman who asks (often with a puzzled head tilt as we march to the library), "Do you really need to read more books?"
New Year's Resolutions
recommended by cato_logue
Do you make resolutions for the coming year? Do you make them and break them? Here are some tips.
Do you make resolutions for the coming year? Do you make them and break them? Here are some tips.
Summer Lovin' 2016
recommended by so_it_goes
We've hand-picked our TOP 10 Summer Lovin' Book List - just for you. As seen in the new January/February What's On @YPRL brochure.
We've hand-picked our TOP 10 Summer Lovin' Book List - just for you. As seen in the new January/February What's On @YPRL brochure.
Melbourne Stories
recommended by YPRLLocalHistory
Enjoy a local read set in our Marvelous Melbourne
Enjoy a local read set in our Marvelous Melbourne
Library News
Storytimes at the Library Storytimes at the Library
February is approaching. What does that mean? Storytime is back! Discover our range of pre-literacy storytimes for your child.
February is approaching. What does that mean? Storytime is back! Discover our range of pre-literacy storytimes for your child.
New Year, New Look New Year, New Look
Introducing What's On @YPRL. It's a new year and our events brochure has had a makeover. Check it out here or pick up a copy at the library.
Introducing What's On @YPRL. It's a new year and our events brochure has had a makeover. Check it out here or pick up a copy at the library.
Have Your Say Have Your Say
Me Before You. Answer our mini poll. Tell us if you read it, watched it or both. As seen in the new Jan/Feb What's on @YPRL events brochure.
Me Before You. Answer our mini poll. Tell us if you read it, watched it or both. As seen in the new Jan/Feb What's on @YPRL events brochure.
Tablo Tablo
What is Tablo? What is Communities? Why should you join? How? Writer and readers... Find out here.
What is Tablo? What is Communities? Why should you join? How? Writer and readers... Find out here.
Summer Reading Club Mammoth Reads Summer Reading Club Mammoth Reads
Summer Reading Club starts soon. Register & collect stickers, swap cards & flying disks as you READ. Activities on offer, prizes to be won.
Summer Reading Club starts soon. Register & collect stickers, swap cards & flying disks as you READ. Activities on offer, prizes to be won.
Kids
Fun Reads for Summer
recommended by cato_logue
Nothing to do? Find a great book from this list to read.
Nothing to do? Find a great book from this list to read.
Sandy Toes: Beach Picture Books
recommended by waywardangel
Hooray, Summer is here! To keep you kids reading through the Summer Break and to get them into the Summer mood, read our favorite beach holi…
Hooray, Summer is here! To keep you kids reading through the Summer Break and to get them into the Summer mood, read our favorite beach holi…
Historical Novels for Children
recommended by waywardangel
Jackie French, award winning Australian author has written over 100 novels. Here is a list of her children's historical novels.Jackie French…
Jackie French, award winning Australian author has written over 100 novels. Here is a list of her children's historical novels.Jackie French…
Autism Reads for Kids and Parents
recommended by mg_195
Looking for information on autism spectrum disorder? Try these informational books and stories to discover more.
Looking for information on autism spectrum disorder? Try these informational books and stories to discover more.
Who needs words anyway? Wordless Books
recommended by waywardangel
Books don't necessarily need words to get their point across, as this list of the best wordless children's books proves. With glorious illustrations and immense detail, they tell tales that are every bit as inspiring as those books with words. Let's take a look at the best and b…
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…
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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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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Comics Plus - Library Edition

Thousands of digital comic books are available with a click of your mouse or a tap of your finger with Comics Plus: Library Edition.

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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.

Learn
The Future is Tied to Learning! 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
Lynda.com is an online learning library that helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve professional goals
Findmypast Findmypast
Bring your family history to life with over 1.8 billion international records at your fingertips on Findmypast.
Bring your family history to life with over 1.8 billion international records at your fingertips on Findmypast.
Tablo Tablo
Tablo is everything you love about writing and reading in one place. It's a home where writers can write & readers can read!
Tablo is everything you love about writing and reading in one place. It's a home where writers can write & readers can read!
Language Learning Language Learning
Those "ah ha!" moments in language learning, when you finally understand something, or someone finally understands you!
Those "ah ha!" moments in language learning, when you finally understand something, or someone finally understands you!
Ancestry Ancestry
Jack Gilbert started the first Scotch Pie Shop in Sydney, and then went to Rockhampton in Queensland where fortune did not favour him...
Jack Gilbert started the first Scotch Pie Shop in Sydney, and then went to Rockhampton in Queensland where fortune did not favour him...
Teens
Teen Shakespeare Retellings
recommended by mg_195
Did you know Shakespeare invented the romantic comedy? And about 1,700 words? If you want to get the gist of Shakespeare's stories without …
Did you know Shakespeare invented the romantic comedy? And about 1,700 words? If you want to get the gist of Shakespeare's stories without …
Alan Marshall Short Story Competition Alan Marshall Short Story Competition
Presented by Nillumbik Shire Council in partnership with Yarra Plenty Regional Library and association with Writers Victoria and Australian …
Presented by Nillumbik Shire Council in partnership with Yarra Plenty Regional Library and association with Writers Victoria and Australian …
YRead - Escape the Ordinary YRead - Escape the Ordinary
Say yes to adventure, book yourself into YRead - our summer reading program for those aged 12-24. Read and go in the running to win prizes.
Say yes to adventure, book yourself into YRead - our summer reading program for those aged 12-24. Read and go in the running to win prizes.
The Book of Styling
recommended by mg_195
Are you an aspiring fashion designer? Check out our recommendations with a fashion focus on style, illustration, career and success picked …
Are you an aspiring fashion designer? Check out our recommendations with a fashion focus on style, illustration, career and success picked …
LGBT Pride Books for Teens
recommended by mg_195
Read more about the LGBT experience in these young adult titles
Read more about the LGBT experience in these young adult titles
Genealogy
Geography of Surnames Geography of Surnames
By YPRLFamilyHistory
The Geography of surnames is a new resource devoted to the study of English, Scottish and Irish surnames and should be of interest to family history researchers. Surnames are examined from a geographic perspective, focusing on their distribution, patterns and origins. Examples a…
The Geography of surnames is a new resource devoted to the study of English, Scottish and Irish surnames and should be of interest to famil…

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Ancestry Ancestry
Start searching billions of records in one of the world's largest genealogy collections. Access free in the library
Start searching billions of records in one of the world's largest genealogy collections. Access free in the library
Family History related cookbooks
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History
Family recipes connect us to our family history. This holiday season be inspired by books invoking the simple memories of eating Gran's sp……
Family recipes connect us to our family history. This holiday season be inspired by books invoking the simple memories of eating Gran's sp……
Ryerson Index update Ryerson Index update
By YPRLFamilyHistory
The Ryerson Index is a free index resource to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers, datng back in some cases to 1831 (Sydney Morning Herald). While most of the entries relate to death occuring since 1970. The index is completely managed and contributed to by voluntee…
The Ryerson Index is a free index resource to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers, datng back in some cases to 1831 (Sydney Mo…
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