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Heading away for the long weekend? Heading away for the long weekend?

Don't forget to download before you go! Prepare before you relax... lighten your load and take your library with you in just a few taps.
Don't forget to download before you go! Prepare before you relax... lighten your load and take your library with you in just a few taps.

Easter Cooking Easter Cooking

recommended by cathalogue
Cooking for family and friends at Easter doesn't have to be stressful. Here are some great recipe ideas for your Easter celebrations.
Cooking for family and friends at Easter doesn't have to be stressful. Here are some great recipe ideas for your Easter celebrations.

Great reads: ABIA Awards Great reads: ABIA Awards

recommended by lisadempster
The Australian Book Industry Awards are the perfect way to find your next great.
The Australian Book Industry Awards are the perfect way to find your next great.

10 Adaptations Of "Alice’s Adventures" 10 Adaptations Of "Alice’s Adventures"

shared by Bookie__Monster
“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
“It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Bedtime Stories for Adults Bedtime Stories for Adults

recommended by mg_195
50 Shades of Read-Alikes!
50 Shades of Read-Alikes!

Explore

French Films French Films

recommended by RosaS
If you missed out on seeing any of the 2019 French Film Festival selections recently, we have some them for your viewing pleasure!
If you missed out on seeing any of the 2019 French Film Festival selections recently, we have some them for your viewing pleasure!

Mill Park Library is TRANSFORMING! Mill Park Library is TRANSFORMING!

The new deck is just the beginning of the journey! As of Monday, 6 May, Mill Park Library will be closed for the biggest changes.
The new deck is just the beginning of the journey! As of Monday, 6 May, Mill Park Library will be closed for the biggest changes.

Comic Con @ YPRL Comic Con @ YPRL

Heard the term Comic Con but don't know what it is? 3 Comic Cons are coming to YPRL so see these FAQs to help figure out if it’s for you.
Heard the term Comic Con but don't know what it is? 3 Comic Cons are coming to YPRL so see these FAQs to help figure out if it’s for you.

Check out our Blogs! Check out our Blogs!

Check out the blogs of library staff to see what they are reading, listening to and watching!
Check out the blogs of library staff to see what they are reading, listening to and watching!

Australia for Preschoolers Australia for Preschoolers

recommended by hollyhock25
Picture books about Australia - folk tales, animals, habitats, people.
Picture books about Australia - folk tales, animals, habitats, people.

Learn

Gamers Edition Gamers Edition

recommended by Library_geek
Whether you create your own or just like to play, we have some fantastic books about gaming. Game on!
Whether you create your own or just like to play, we have some fantastic books about gaming. Game on!

Spotlight On... LOTE Spotlight On... LOTE

LOTE stands for Languages Other Than English. What is new on the library shelves? We are launching a new Hindi and Punjabi Collection.
LOTE stands for Languages Other Than English. What is new on the library shelves? We are launching a new Hindi and Punjabi Collection.

Aussie Driver Aussie Driver

Preparing to sit the VicRoads learners test? Practise with simulated learners tests.
Preparing to sit the VicRoads learners test? Practise with simulated learners tests.

HealthDirect HealthDirect

Free Australian health advice provides introductory information about a range of common health concerns, including over 1,250 health…
Free Australian health advice provides introductory information about a range of common health concerns, including over 1,250 health topics, plus information about medicines. Further information is provided by links to leading Australian health organisations.

Garden Books for Inspiration and Envy Garden Books for Inspiration and Envy

recommended by MsAnnabelle
It's not always possible to replicate exactly what you see in these books but you can make small changes to your garden to make a difference
It's not always possible to replicate exactly what you see in these books but you can make small changes to your garden to make a difference

Genealogy

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Share your photos this Anzac Day

By YPRLFamilyHistory

Help to build Australia’s archive of war memorials by sharing your photos this Anzac Day. Visit Places of Pride to get started.

Staff List

Researching Cemeteries

recommended by YPRLFamilyHistory

The final resting place of your ancestor can provide rich information for your family history

Resource

Sands and McDougall Directories of…

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

Staff List

Free Genealogy Websites

recommended by YPRLFamilyHistory

Australian websites to assist family history researchers on their research journey. Search now!

Online Resource

British Newspapers Archive

29 million newspaper pages from over 600 titles available from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Access in the library for free

Families

20 funniest kids books 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.

Interactive Books Interactive Books

recommended by MissRoslyn
Books that require participation from the readers in some way. Great for reluctant readers and one-on-one reading
Books that require participation from the readers in some way. Great for reluctant readers and one-on-one reading

Disability in Picture Books Disability in Picture Books

recommended by MissRoslyn
Books that portray disabled characters respectfully and realistically. Some make no point of the characters disability.
Books that portray disabled characters respectfully and realistically. Some make no point of the characters disability.

Picture Books that Rhyme Picture Books that Rhyme

recommended by Library_geek
Books that rhyme teach children how language works, helps to understand sounds and recognise patterns and make predictions.
Books that rhyme teach children how language works, helps to understand sounds and recognise patterns and make predictions.

Great Books for Girls Great Books for Girls

recommended by MissRoslyn
Cant stand another sickly sweet picture book of gender norms and useless heroines? Try these.
Cant stand another sickly sweet picture book of gender norms and useless heroines? Try these.

e-Library

Choice Magazine Choice Magazine

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

Confessions From a True Crime Fanatic Confessions From a True Crime Fanatic

I love listening to the cruel and twisted world of murder and mayhem. But I hate waiting for the weekly episodes to drop. What do I do?
I love listening to the cruel and twisted world of murder and mayhem. But I hate waiting for the weekly episodes to drop. What do I do?

Jean Hailes - For Women Jean Hailes - For Women

Jean Hailes is a leader in women’s health. They believe in physical and emotional health and wellbeing for all women in Australia…
Jean Hailes is a leader in women’s health. They believe in physical and emotional health and wellbeing for all women in Australia throughout their lives. This resource provides fact sheets and more with a Health A-Z on topics including bladder & bowel, bone health, breast…

Dallas Buyers Club Dallas Buyers Club

Stream this award-winning film through Beamafilm. Free with your library card.
Stream this award-winning film through Beamafilm. Free with your library card.

Get your Tech on with RB Digital Get your Tech on with RB Digital

By Sylph
Need a bit of a reboot with your computer & tech skills? Why not flick through a mag like: Computer Arts, Macworld Australia or PC Magazine?
Need a bit of a reboot with your computer & tech skills? Why not flick through a mag like: Computer Arts, Macworld Australia or PC Magazine?

Create

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.

Design Maker Space Design Maker Space

recommended by LibraryPixie
The Design Maker Space at Ivanhoe offers programs to unleash your creativity using Adobe Creative Cloud. These books will extend your skills…
The Design Maker Space at Ivanhoe offers programs to unleash your creativity using Adobe Creative Cloud. These books will extend your…

#Bookface? #Bookface?

What is Bookface? How is it done? And where can you see more? Find out here.
What is Bookface? How is it done? And where can you see more? Find out here.

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
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