ALL libraries will be closed (and the Mobile Library will be off the road) for Anzac Day public holiday on Tuesday 25 April. Watsonia Library, including book chute, will be CLOSED for maintenance work from Monday 24 April - Friday 28 April (inclusive). All holds due for pickup in this period will be held until the branch reopens.

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Climbing Mountains from the basement
recommended by BonBon1954
The positives and negatives of life are committed by our minds. Therefore to make things work in the society and in our lives, one need to …
The positives and negatives of life are committed by our minds. Therefore to make things work in the society and in our lives, one need to …
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?"
Fashion Design
recommended by cato_logue
Are you an aspiring fashion designer? Look for inspiration in this collection.
Are you an aspiring fashion designer? Look for inspiration in this collection.
David Baldacci, fact or fiction!!
recommended by BonBon1954
Washington is Baldacci's hunting ground, and he's mined the city's secrets for 17 number-one best-selling crime novels.
Washington is Baldacci's hunting ground, and he's mined the city's secrets for 17 number-one best-selling crime novels.
Library News
Author Fight Club - No 2 Author Fight Club - No 2
The author with the most votes will go through to the next round. The loser is knocked out. Save your favourite and VOTE NOW!
The author with the most votes will go through to the next round. The loser is knocked out. Save your favourite and VOTE NOW!
1000 Books Before School 1000 Books Before School
Is at Yarra Plenty Regional Library! Find out more here.
Is at Yarra Plenty Regional Library! Find out more here.
What's On @YPRL in May/June? What's On @YPRL in May/June?
Check out the latest events and programs available at your local library. We've got something to satisfy everyone's inner Geek.
Check out the latest events and programs available at your local library. We've got something to satisfy everyone's inner Geek.
Kids
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!
20 funniest kids books
recommended by mg_195
Not only are they expanding their minds, but with carefully-chosen hilarious texts they are indulging in the greatest gift of all, laughter.
Not only are they expanding their minds, but with carefully-chosen hilarious texts they are indulging in the greatest gift of all, laughter.
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…
Favourite Authors!
recommended by cato_logue
These are the most borrowed authors this year! Are any of these your favourites?
These are the most borrowed authors this year! Are any of these your favourites?
Awesome Books for Tweens
recommended by waywardangel
From 9 to 12 is the unique phase when children want to both grow up and stay a little kid, often at the same time. Finding books at this age…
From 9 to 12 is the unique phase when children want to both grow up and stay a little kid, often at the same time. Finding books at this age…
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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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Choice Magazine

Get full access to thousands of reviews and reports on products and services. Back issues of CHOICE Magazine are available.

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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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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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Ancestry Ancestry
Anzac Day, we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Siege of Tobruk and remember the ANZACs that held out in Tobruk for 241 days.
Anzac Day, we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Siege of Tobruk and remember the ANZACs that held out in Tobruk for 241 days.
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.
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.
Teens
Before the sun sets on her 16th birthday Before the sun sets on her 16th birthday
There’ll be tall towers and ball gowns, tiaras and bad boys. You’ll still be reading when the clock strikes 12.
There’ll be tall towers and ball gowns, tiaras and bad boys. You’ll still be reading when the clock strikes 12.
What's hot!
recommended by cato_logue
These titles are walking off the shelves!
These titles are walking off the shelves!
A bildungs-what?!
recommended by hohkyo
A bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story; a formative journey beyond adolescence.
A bildungsroman is a coming-of-age story; a formative journey beyond adolescence.
Steampunk
recommended by cato_logue
If you are interested in Steampunk, here are some books for you!
If you are interested in Steampunk, here are some books for you!
Deadly Parties
shared by Bookie__Monster
So much fun, you'll never leave...at least not while you're still alive.
So much fun, you'll never leave...at least not while you're still alive.
Genealogy
Anzac Reads for Teens
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History
Suggested titles for to read over Anzac Day - some of which are recommended by the Australian War Memorial
Suggested titles for to read over Anzac Day - some of which are recommended by the Australian War Memorial
What was the voyage really like?
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History
Resources for researching convict and immigrant voyages to Australia and New Zealand for family history researchers.
Resources for researching convict and immigrant voyages to Australia and New Zealand for family history researchers.
Trove Trove
Trove is a valuable free resource about Australia and Australians, including historical newspapers and photographs.
Trove is a valuable free resource about Australia and Australians. It is constantly growing. It searches resources from its own holdings and those of other Australian institutions, including hundreds of newspaper titles and magazines, journals, books, articles, letters, and more
Rootstech 2017 Rootstech 2017
By YPRLFamilyHistory
One of the major conferences for the Genealogy industry and associated family researchers worldwide: Rootstech – has just concluded in Salt Lake City, Utah, and by all accounts it was another huge success. The international conference featured four days of seminars, presentation…
One of the major conferences for the Genealogy industry and associated family researchers worldwide: Rootstech – has just concluded in Salt…
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