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Sustainability and Eco-Friendly Living Sustainability and Eco-Friendly Living

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We have picked these best Sustainability and Eco-friendly living books to compliment some of our themes at this years Fun Palaces.
We have picked these best Sustainability and Eco-friendly living books to compliment some of our themes at this years Fun Palaces.

Amazing YA Fiction by Australian Authors Amazing YA Fiction by Australian Authors

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These inspired reads are for anyone that love YA books by Australian authors.
These inspired reads are for anyone that love YA books by Australian authors.

Readings Prize: New Australian Fiction Readings Prize: New Australian Fiction

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This shortlist recognises exciting and exceptional new contributions to local literature based on literary merit.
This shortlist recognises exciting and exceptional new contributions to local literature based on literary merit.

Wayward Women Wayward Women

recommended by YPRLFamilyHistory
Stories of women who either intentionally or through force of circumstances transgressed society's rules.
Stories of women who either intentionally or through force of circumstances transgressed society's rules.

Who else writes like an Aussie? Who else writes like an Aussie?

Because YA books are best consumed on the veranda, dunked in a cuppa, with a lamington on the side. A list of top Aussie reads #LoveOzYA
Because YA books are best consumed on the veranda, dunked in a cuppa, with a lamington on the side. A list of top Aussie reads #LoveOzYA

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Staying Safe Online Staying Safe Online

Oct 24th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Nervous about using online services? Discover some great tips on how to stay safe online. Book Now.
Nervous about using online services? Discover some great tips on how to stay safe online. Book Now.

Harry Potter Quiz: People & Objects Harry Potter Quiz: People & Objects

By Helen
Challenge yourself with one of our Harry Potter quizzes!
Challenge yourself with one of our Harry Potter quizzes!

Karen Viggers: Coming to Ivanhoe Library Karen Viggers: Coming to Ivanhoe Library

YPRL is delighted to host the hugely talented Karen Viggers as she discusses her latest release, The Orchardist’s Daughter. Book Now!
YPRL is delighted to host the hugely talented Karen Viggers as she discusses her latest release, The Orchardist’s Daughter. Book Now!

YA Books: Who is it for? What is it? YA Books: Who is it for? What is it?

By Lefa
Young Adult fiction isn't a genre, it's a marketing term. It's not meant to indicate books are only suitable for reading by…
Young Adult fiction isn't a genre, it's a marketing term. It's not meant to indicate books are only suitable for reading by…

Instant Library for Digital Members Instant Library for Digital Members

We have a new way for the public to reap the benefits of a library membership - and all without entering a library building.
We have a new way for the public to reap the benefits of a library membership - and all without entering a library building.

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How to: Find a Good Book Recommendation How to: Find a Good Book Recommendation

There are lots of ways you can find great book recommendations! Here are our Top 6 ways find your next read.
There are lots of ways you can find great book recommendations! Here are our Top 6 ways find your next read.

Better Reading: Most Exciting Reads 2018 Better Reading: Most Exciting Reads 2018

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Did you miss the most exciting reads of 2018? Now that the holds lists have died down, you can see what the talk is about and borrow them!
Did you miss the most exciting reads of 2018? Now that the holds lists have died down, you can see what the talk is about and borrow them!

Animalia is here! Animalia is here!

Much loved Animalia by Graeme Base has transformed into digital! Digital read-throughs, levelled activities, games, puzzles and more!
Much loved Animalia by Graeme Base has transformed into digital! Digital read-throughs, levelled activities, games, puzzles and more!

NEW to YPRL: Story Box Library is here! NEW to YPRL: Story Box Library is here!

You can look and listen to a range of celebrated stories read aloud by a diverse range of storytellers. Free with your library card!
You can look and listen to a range of celebrated stories read aloud by a diverse range of storytellers. Free with your library card!

The Library Cup The Library Cup

YPRL has a beautiful keep cup for sale. We wanted to provide an eco-friendly alternative and encourage our community to be more sustainable
YPRL has a beautiful keep cup for sale. We wanted to provide an eco-friendly alternative and encourage our community to be more sustainable

Local History

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Local History Titles you can borrow now

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Interested in where you live? The library maintains local history collections in addition to these books which can be borrowed now

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Local History Month 2019

By YPRLFamilyHistory

Connect with where you live this October as we present a range of events as part of our local history month program.

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Wikinorthia

The Wikinorthia website is an open source collaborative project that collects and collates local community stories and photographs …

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Search Historical Images

Search historical, contemporary images and more in our local history collection

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YPRL Local History Flickr

View historical photos on our Flickr portal including photos of our libraries, the Fay Thomas and Alice Broadhurst Collections

Families

Picture Books that Celebrate Diversity Picture Books that Celebrate Diversity

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If you’re looking for picture books that break the mould and celebrate difference then you’re in the right place.
If you’re looking for picture books that break the mould and celebrate difference then you’re in the right place.

The Magic of Reading! The Magic of Reading!

Early literacy is about developing a relationship with books and reading, find some tips here on how to find time to nurture this.
Early literacy is about developing a relationship with books and reading, find some tips here on how to find time to nurture this.

Why bother sharing books with your baby? Why bother sharing books with your baby?

Books for 0-3 month old babies... why are we even talking about this? Aren't they too little to understand? Find out here.
Books for 0-3 month old babies... why are we even talking about this? Aren't they too little to understand? Find out here.

Don't tell my bump I'm clueless! Don't tell my bump I'm clueless!

So you are pregnant and you are awash with advice from other mothers, aunts and sometimes the woman on the street. Tips about pregnancy…
So you are pregnant and you are awash with advice from other mothers, aunts and sometimes the woman on the street. Tips about pregnancy…

Great STEAM Books for Kids Great STEAM Books for Kids

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Do you know what STEAM is and why it is important for kids? These books will help your child learn new skills while having fun!
Do you know what STEAM is and why it is important for kids? These books will help your child learn new skills while having fun!

e-Library

Kanopy FAQs Kanopy FAQs

By Yprl
Kanopy is a video streaming service featuring movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films & educational…
Kanopy is a video streaming service featuring movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films & educational…

New to Beamafilm: LIFE New to Beamafilm: LIFE

Young photographer Dennis Stock tries to pin down rising actor James Dean for a LIFE magazine assignment. Inspired by true story.
Young photographer Dennis Stock tries to pin down rising actor James Dean for a LIFE magazine assignment. Inspired by true story.

Marvel & DC Comics in your Pocket! Marvel & DC Comics in your Pocket!

By Rosa
We're excited to announce that you can now download and read Marvel and DC Comics straight to your preferred device using the app Libby!
We're excited to announce that you can now download and read Marvel and DC Comics straight to your preferred device using the app Libby!

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?

Commuting with Kids Commuting with Kids

In my family I am the kid-taxi. Find out how we use the time in the car together. (Book reviews from kids found here too!)
In my family I am the kid-taxi. Find out how we use the time in the car together. (Book reviews from kids found here too!)

Learn

Learn new skills with Lynda at YPRL Learn new skills with Lynda at YPRL

By Yprl
When I want to learn a new skill, I head to YouTube but videos can be patchy. I seem to be trying to learn from people as confused as me.
When I want to learn a new skill, I head to YouTube but videos can be patchy. I seem to be trying to learn from people as confused as me.

Suss Out Fake News Suss Out Fake News

Welcome to the world of Fake News, misinformation techniques & bad information courtesy of the Internet. How can you find your way…
Welcome to the world of Fake News, misinformation techniques & bad information courtesy of the Internet. How can you find your way…

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.

Digital Literacy Digital Literacy

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Having a hard time getting by in this modern age? Have a question about technology?
Having a hard time getting by in this modern age? Have a question about technology?
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