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How a Book Club changed a life How a Book Club changed a life

By Donna
Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a…
Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a…

Children's Book Council of Australia's B… Children's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year shortlist

recommended by Mel28
Celebrate Children's Book Week on August 19 - 26 by checking out these shortlisted titles. These wonderful Australian books for children and teens perfectly encapsulate this year's Book Week theme: Escape to Everywhere.Book of the Year winners will be announced on August 18th.
Celebrate Children's Book Week on August 19 - 26 by checking out these shortlisted titles. These wonderful Australian books for children an…

Hot Young Adults Reads for Winter Hot Young Adults Reads for Winter

recommended by Infolass
Escape the winter doldrums and enjoy these recommended reads of new books so far this year. Look for the e-version too.
Escape the winter doldrums and enjoy these recommended reads of new books so far this year. look for the e-version too.

Family History Fiction for Genealogists Family History Fiction for Genealogists

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History
Extend your hobby into your recreational reading. Enjoy our suggested reading with family history or genealogy as a central theme.
Extend your hobby into your recreational reading. Enjoy our suggested reading with family history or genealogy as a central theme.

Memoirs of Childhood Memoirs of Childhood

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History
Be inspired this Family History Month with Memoirs of Childhood from this mix of Australian and International writers.
Be inspired this Family History Month with Memoirs of Childhood from this mix of Australian and International writers.

Library News

What's On After School What's On After School

There's so many choices for after school activities but they can be so expensive! Why not give your wallet a rest? We offer FREE activities.
There's so many choices for after school activities but they can be so expensive! Why not give your wallet a rest? We offer FREE activities.

Share the Dignity Share the Dignity

Access to sanitary items is a right not a privilege. Share the Dignity is a not for profit organisation that is calling for your help.
Access to sanitary items is a right not a privilege. Share the Dignity is a not for profit organisation that is calling for your help.

Author Fight Club - No. 6 Author Fight Club - No. 6

Children's Book Week is fast approaching. Which of these children's book authors will you vote for? Save your favourite and VOTE NOW!
Children's Book Week is fast approaching. Which of these children's book authors will you vote for? Save your favourite and VOTE NOW!

The Corner Store The Corner Store

The Corner Store is becoming a thing of the past, but memories from residents of Eltham will be invoked with a painting recently hung at Eltham Library.  The Corner Store by Ted Dalton was painted in oil about 1980 and has been identified as  the view of the old Burgoyne store l…
The Corner Store is becoming a thing of the past, but memories from residents of Eltham will be invoked with a painting at Eltham Library

What's On @YPRL in September/October? What's On @YPRL in September/October?

Check out the latest events and programs available at your local library. September is all about eLearning and Technology!
Check out the latest events and programs available at your local library. September is all about eLearning and Technology!

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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...

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!

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.

I got the interview! So now what? 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.
Job interviews can be easy, if you know the right answers! These books have the answers to the toughest interview questions.

Limitless Learning! Limitless Learning!

Your library membership gives you free access to Lynda.com - an online learning library with easy to follow videos at your fingertips.
Your library membership gives you free access to Lynda.com - an online learning library with easy to follow videos at your fingertips.

e-Library

Online Resource

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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New OverDrive app

Meet Libby, a new Overdrive app built for readers to discover and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks. Get reading quickly and seamlessly now.

Online Resource

Driving with Bolinda

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

Online Resource

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.

Kids

Lalor Toy Library Lalor Toy Library

Did you know that Lalor Library also has a Toy Library? Come down and check it out, we would love to see you.
Did you know that Lalor Library also has a Toy Library? Come down and check it out, we would love to see you.

Gothic Books for Kids Gothic Books for Kids

recommended by mg_195
Too old for Goosebumps and too young for Stephen King? Try these spine-tingling titles for young readers.
Too old for Goosebumps and too young for Stephen King? Try these spine-tingling titles for young readers.

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!

Fantastical Fabulous Lift the Flap Fantastical Fabulous Lift the Flap

recommended by ReadingRover
Why do little ones LOVE lift the flap books? Find out why here...
Why do little ones LOVE lift the flap books? Find out why here...

Lego Rules! Lego Rules!

recommended by cato_logue
Have a look at some of these cool Lego designs or get ideas to design your own!
Have a look at some of these cool Lego designs or get ideas to design your own!

Create

Boomerang Bags Boomerang Bags

Sep 5th | 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.

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.

Write and Publish Makerspace Write and Publish Makerspace

Aug 18th | 10:00am - 11:00am
Come and use our writing tools and technologies to work on your own writing projects.
Come and use our writing tools and technologies to work on your own writing projects.

Unfinished Business Unfinished Business

Do you have unfinished projects? A half-knitted jumper, half-sewn skirt... Why let them go to waste? Donate them and see them transformed!
Do you have unfinished projects? A half-knitted jumper, half-sewn skirt... Why let them go to waste? Donate them and see them transformed!

Brain Health Brain Health

recommended by roverjane
Brain Health spans 4 categories: physical health, diet, cognitive activity and social engagement. Learn more @ Rosanna Library's Maker Space
Brain Health spans 4 categories: physical health, diet, cognitive activity and social engagement. Learn more @ Rosanna Library's Maker Space

Genealogy

August is Family History Month August is Family History Month

There has never been a better time to research your family history. Online tools and digitised content have assisted the research journey f…
There has never been a better time to research your family history. Online tools and digitised content have assisted the research journey for many people seeking to discover where they come from. Welcome to Family History Month. Learn, be inspired and share your story.

Organize your Genealogy

Get Your Research in Order! Stop struggling to manage all your genealogy facts, files, and data--make a plan of attack to maximize your pro… More
recommended by YPRLLocalHistory

Researching your Victorian family histor… Researching your Victorian family histor…

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History
Resources available to research your ancestors located in Victoria, Australia
Resources available to research your ancestors located in Victoria, Australia

Soldier Settlement Soldier Settlement

In order to repay the sacrifice and help returned servicemen return to domestic life, men were offered to opportunity to farm. The nationwi…
In order to repay the sacrifice and help returned servicemen return to domestic life, men were offered to opportunity to farm. The nationwide Soldier Settlement Scheme was established providing blocks of land on which it was hoped that families could rebuild their lives. Across …

Historic England Viewfinder Historic England Viewfinder

Use ViewFinder to find historic photographs of England from the 1850's, representing the places your ancestors lived
Use ViewFinder to find historic photographs of England, held in the Historic England Archive. They date from the 1850's and are a resource for people interested in England's social, industrial, architectural & archaeological history. Look for photos of where your ancestors lived
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