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Would You Like a Book With That? Would You Like a Book With That?

Hot beverage + book = Happiness! Place your hot beverage order and we have a matching book recommendation for you.
Hot beverage + book = Happiness! Place your hot beverage order and we have a matching book recommendation for you.

Seasons: Autumn Seasons: Autumn

recommended by YPRLReadingLiteracy
A book list that speaks to change: of self, society, of things not being as they appear-stories that prepare us for goodbyes & long winters.
A book list that speaks to change: of self, society, of things not being as they appear-stories that prepare us for goodbyes & long winters.

Author Fight Club Author Fight Club

Zusak VS Courtenay! Two Aussie blokes with stories that pack a punch. Who will deliver that knockout blow? Vote to see who is in the lead.
Zusak VS Courtenay! Two Aussie blokes with stories that pack a punch. Who will deliver that knockout blow? Vote to see who is in the lead.

The Best of Oz: YA Fiction The Best of Oz: YA Fiction

recommended by NearlyBaird
Books that will change you. Young or old, you need to read these titles. All talented Australian authors - not to be missed.
Books that will change you. Young or old, you need to read these titles. All talented Australian authors - not to be missed.

Book-It List Book-It List

 Challenge yourself. Read something a little different and you could WIN a $100 book voucher. That's right. We want to reward your reading.
 Challenge yourself. Read something a little different and you could WIN a $100 book voucher. That's right. We want to reward your reading.

Library News

What a Journey... What a Journey...

Come with us on a journey and look back at our mobile library service. Who remembers the green and gold look? So 1980s!
Come with us on a journey and look back at our mobile library service. Who remembers the green and gold look? So 1980s!

An update from RBdigital An update from RBdigital

IMPORTANT SERVICE UPDATE Zinio will be discontinued in the near future. As a result, we need you to download the RBdigital app!
IMPORTANT SERVICE UPDATE Zinio will be discontinued in the near future. As a result, we need you to download the RBdigital app!

Upcoming Cancellations and Closures Upcoming Cancellations and Closures

We apologise for any inconvenience. See here for more details.
We apologise for any inconvenience. See here for more details.

Libraries After Dark Libraries After Dark

What is it? Where is it? What's On? Forget late night shopping, it's all about late night Library!
What is it? Where is it? What's On? Forget late night shopping, it's all about late night Library!

International Women’s Day 2018 International Women’s Day 2018

#PressForProgress! International Women’s Day belongs to all women everywhere and YPRL is celebrating events at four of our library branches.
#PressForProgress! International Women’s Day belongs to all women everywhere and YPRL is celebrating events at four of our library branches.

Learn

New Year Health and Fitness Inspiration New Year Health and Fitness Inspiration

By Sylph
A hearty Happy New Year to all our readers. Did your New Year resolutions involve gems such as 'get healthy' and 'get fit'? If so, see here.
A hearty Happy New Year to all our readers. Did your New Year resolutions involve gems such as 'get healthy' and 'get fit'? If so, see here.

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.

Who Says Sustainability isn't Sexy? Who Says Sustainability isn't Sexy?

recommended by NearlyBaird
The latest books on this hot topic are a sizzler! Get eco and find out how to change the world starting with just your little corner.
The latest books on this hot topic are a sizzler! Get eco and find out how to change the world starting with just your little corner.

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!

Ancestry Ancestry

Australians were more likely to be proud of criminal ancestors like these...
Australians were more likely to be proud of criminal ancestors like these...

e-Library

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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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Transparent Languages Online

Your library membership gives you access to this resource online or through the app. 99 languages available and interactive audio lessons!

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Popular magazines on RB Digital

By Sylph

Did you know that once downloaded, digital magazines from the library are yours to keep? That's right, no expiry! Why not browse through?

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Driving with Bolinda

Torquay to Barossa Valley 757km / 8.5 hours. Grab an eAudiobook and go!

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New app! Meet Libby

Libby is the new from OverDrive. Access eBooks and eAudiobooks for free and super easy! Why not give Libby a try?

Kids

Choose your Own Adventure Choose your Own Adventure

recommended by hammy28
What happened to the ol' Choose your own Adventure books? They are still around! Introduce your kids to this interactive reading experience.
What happened to the ol' Choose your own Adventure books? They are still around! Introduce your kids to this interactive reading experience.

Is your child starting school this year? Is your child starting school this year?

recommended by hammy28
Starting school or preschool can be a tough transition for children. These books will help in the preparation of such a big step.
Starting school or preschool can be a tough transition for children. These books will help in the preparation of such a big step.

7-9 Year Old ADVANCED Readers 7-9 Year Old ADVANCED Readers

recommended by NearlyBaird
Is your child a reader? Are you looking for a recommendation that will advance their reading skills AND they will enjoy?
Is your child a reader? Are you looking for a recommendation that will advance their reading skills AND they will enjoy?

Children Abroad: Fictional India Children Abroad: Fictional India

recommended by waywardangel
Jungle Book is a well recognised story about India but here are some stories that look at Indian animals, music, myths & treasure.
Jungle Book is a well recognised story about India but here are some stories that look at Indian animals, music, myths & treasure.

Coding Books for Super Kids! Coding Books for Super Kids!

recommended by EmmilioEstevez
Here's a collection of books to get you excited about coding and help build on your awesome coding skills!
Here's a collection of books to get you excited about coding and help build on your awesome coding skills!

Create

Ekphrasis 2018 Ekphrasis 2018

COMPETITION: Be inspired by the work of 7 celebrated Australian artists as part of the Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Award exhibition.
COMPETITION: Be inspired by the work of 7 celebrated Australian artists as part of the Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Award exhibition.

Unfinished Business Unfinished Business

The Textile Art Community collected unfinished art and craft projects. Artists transformed them into NEW art. See the finished artworks!
The Textile Art Community collected unfinished art and craft projects. Artists transformed them into NEW art. See the finished artworks!

Boomerang Bags Boomerang Bags

Feb 20th | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join our volunteers as we upcycle and make shopping bags to reduce the use of plastic bags for a community bag-share program.
Join our volunteers as we upcycle and make shopping bags to reduce the use of plastic bags for a community bag-share program.

What’s Your Name? Where are My Keys? What’s Your Name? Where are My Keys?

Your brain – like your body – is not something you should wait till it breaks and then try and fix it. Exercise your brain now!
Your brain – like your body – is not something you should wait till it breaks and then try and fix it. Exercise your brain now!

Maker Spaces @ YPRL Maker Spaces @ YPRL

Do you keep hearing the term 'Maker Space' but don't know what it is? Find out all you need to know here.
Do you keep hearing the term 'Maker Space' but don't know what it is? Find out all you need to know here.

Genealogy

A Timeline of Australian Food

Beautifully presented, fact filled little book for the whole family! Profusely illustrated with nostalgic advertisements and heritage…
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

Floating Prisons

Anne McMahon presents a very detailed account of the management of convicts in Ireland from 1823 to 1837. Prison hulks were introduced to…
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

British Newspapers Archive British Newspapers Archive

23 million newspaper pages from over 600 titles available in the British Library's vast collection. Search in the library for free
Search 23 million newspaper pages from over 600 titles available in the British Library's vast collection, including Ireland. Browse by location and Search by subject in the library for free

H.M. Gaol Beechworth H.M. Gaol Beechworth

Criminal in the family tree? Search this database of prisoners who served time in the Beechworth Gaol, from 1860-1940
Criminal in the family tree? Search this database of prisoners who served time in the Beechworth Gaol, from 1860-1940

BDM Victoria Search your family history BDM Victoria Search your family history

Search the Victorian historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths dating back to as early as 1836.
The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM), have been keeping records of significant life moments since the mid 1800s. You can search the historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths dating back to as early as 1836.
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