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Summer Reading Club: Register Now Summer Reading Club: Register Now

From the 1 December, join our FREE Summer Reading Club. Read books, participate in special events and go in the draw to win great prizes.
From the 1 December, join our FREE Summer Reading Club. Read books, participate in special events and go in the draw to win great prizes.

Love the Arts, Create the Crafts Love the Arts, Create the Crafts

recommended by katehansen
Be creative, try something new, learn about a cultural destination. Enjoy a thought-provoking read, performance or film.
Be creative, try something new, learn about a cultural destination. Enjoy a thought-provoking read, performance or film.

When the Movie is better than the Book When the Movie is better than the Book

shared by NearlyBaird
'Better than the book' Movies: as suggested by followers on the YPRL facebook page
'Better than the book' Movies: as suggested by followers on the YPRL facebook page

Parents - this one is for you! Parents - this one is for you!

By Donna
The Summer holidays... what will they do to your kids' educational progress? Don't let them slip down the Summer Slide. A parents MUST READ!
The Summer holidays... what will they do to your kids' educational progress? Don't let them slip down the Summer Slide. A parents MUST READ!

Lions on my Mind Lions on my Mind

recommended by Infolass
Can you pass up a 'tale' featuring this king of the jungle?
Can you pass up a 'tale' featuring this king of the jungle?

Library News

An Art Exhibition The Children Will Love An Art Exhibition The Children Will Love

Don't miss this unique exhibition. A limited time only. Discover and explore the talents and creations of local illustrator Marc McBride.
Don't miss this unique exhibition. A limited time only. Discover and explore the talents and creations of local illustrator Marc McBride.

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Opening hours have changed surrounding the festive season. See here for details. After hours returns chutes are available at all libraries.
Opening hours have changed surrounding the festive season. See here for details. After hours returns chutes are available at all libraries.

Subscribe to our E-Newsletter Subscribe to our E-Newsletter

For information about events, including author visits, health and wellbeing, arts and culture, technology and school holiday programs.
For information about events, including author visits, health and wellbeing, arts and culture, technology and school holiday programs.

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!

Fight Club RESULTS Fight Club RESULTS

Have you been voting? Check out the results so far.
Have you been voting? Check out the results so far.

Learn

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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?

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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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Driving with Bolinda

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

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 next year? Is your child starting school next 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.

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.

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

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yprlibrary Look what was made in the #makerspace! Chalkboard planners to help start the new year. #yprl #design #designmakerspace #ivanhoelibrary #mad…

The Boy Who Drew Dragons Launch The Boy Who Drew Dragons Launch

Dec 16th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
You're invited to celebrate the opening of The Boy Who Drew Dragons exhibition with illustrator Marc McBride. Launched by Leigh Hobbs.
You're invited to celebrate the opening of The Boy Who Drew Dragons exhibition with illustrator Marc McBride. Launched by Leigh Hobbs.

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.

An Instagram post by: yprlibrary


yprlibrary Learning about electricity in our #Makerspace today

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

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.

Sands and McDougall Directories of Victo… Sands and McDougall Directories of Victoria

The Historic Sands and McDougall directories have been released. One in every five directories, dating from 1860 to 1974 are available.
The Historic Sands and McDougall directories have been released. One in every five directories, dating from 1860 to 1974 are available.

Digtial Panopticon Digtial Panopticon

Tracing London Convicts in Britain & Australia, 1780-1925. Search millions of records from about 50 collections.
Tracing London Convicts in Britain & Australia, 1780-1925. Search millions of records from about 50 collections.

Tracing your Family History

A good starting guide but be mindful it relates particularly to a British audience
recommended by Infolass

Victorian Female Prison Registers Victorian Female Prison Registers

Victorian Male and Female Prison Registers from 1855-1934 are now available to view online through Public Record Office Victoria.
Victorian Male and Female Prison Registers from 1855-1934 are now available to view online through PROV. The files comprise registers created by the Penal and Gaols Branch to record the registration number , name and personal details of prisoners in custody in Victorian gaols.
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