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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

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?

Author Fight Club - No. 9 Author Fight Club - No. 9

Are you a Maisy fan or a Spot fan? Is it generational, gender specific or just animal preference? Which author will get your vote?
Are you a Maisy fan or a Spot fan? Is it generational, gender specific or just animal preference? Which author will get your vote?

Librarian's Choice - October 2017 Librarian's Choice - October 2017

recommended by tara10
Meet your local librarian & voracious reader. She is first to get her hands on all the new arrivals and these are her top picks for October.
Meet your local librarian & voracious reader. She is first to get her hands on all the new arrivals and these are her top picks for October.

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!

Library News

Apology Apology

Joint MEDIA STATEMENT from CEO Yarra Plenty Regional Library and City of Whittlesea Mayor Cr Kris Pavlidis.
Joint MEDIA STATEMENT from CEO Yarra Plenty Regional Library and City of Whittlesea Mayor Cr Kris Pavlidis.

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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!

Chancez Cafe at Mill Park Library Chancez Cafe at Mill Park Library

We are very excited to welcome Chancez Cafe to the library.
We are very excited to welcome Chancez Cafe to the 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.

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.

Resource

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?

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.

Online Resource

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

Structure your Story Workshop Structure your Story Workshop

Nov 21st | 10:30am - 12:30pm
In this introductory session Lynne Siejka addresses the basics of pacing and plotting your story.
In this introductory session Lynne Siejka addresses the basics of pacing and plotting your story.

Scrabble Club Scrabble Club

Nov 23rd | 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Join in to play and learn something new. Tips and Pointers for all abilities.
Join in to play and learn something new. Tips and Pointers for all abilities.

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.

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.

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yprlibrary Learning about electricity in our #Makerspace today

Genealogy

Starstruck Australian Movie Portraits Starstruck Australian Movie Portraits

View this collection of casting books of aspiring stars from the 1930's. Do you recognise any one?
Check out this new online exhibition from the National Film and Sound Archive. This collection of digitised casting books from the 1930s, includes photographs of young aspiring stars. Do you recognise any one? The NFSA would love to hear from you,

State Library of Victoria Catalogue State Library of Victoria Catalogue (Beta)

SLV have been working on a new and improved catalogue to help you search our vast collection of more than five million items, including book…
SLV have been working on a new and improved catalogue to help you search their collection of more than five million items, including books, maps, manuscripts, newspapers and photographs. The new catalogue is easier to navigate, especially if using a phone or tablet.

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.

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
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