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Inspired by The Ghan Inspired by The Ghan

recommended by Infolass
Are we there yet? Slow TV's #TheGhan has inspired some slow reading. Let these reading suggestions further inspire you to travel the outback from the comfort of home.
Are we there yet? Slow TV's #TheGhan has inspired some slow reading. Let these reading suggestions further inspire you to travel the…

Would You Like a Book With That? Would You Like a Book With That?

Hot beverage + book = Happiness! Place your hot beverage order and we have a matching book recommendation for you.
Hot beverage + book = Happiness! Place your hot beverage order and we have a matching book recommendation for you.

Relaxing Reads Relaxing Reads

recommended by NearlyBaird
January is the time to relax. These reads are guaranteed to make you chortle, titter or LOL... unless you have a terrible sense of humour?
January is the time to relax. These reads are guaranteed to make you chortle, titter or LOL... unless you have a terrible sense of humour?

Author Fight Club Author Fight Club

These two heavy weight contenders have so many titles to offer! Mystery and murder or action and intrigue? Which author will get your vote?
These two heavy weight contenders have so many titles to offer! Mystery and murder or action and intrigue? Which author will get your vote?

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.

Library News

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yprlibrary “Note to Self” ... Friday is #bookface time! #bookfacefriday #somanypencils #notetoself #yprl @alinasimone

Indie Book Awards 2018 Shortlist Indie Book Awards 2018 Shortlist

recommended by NearlyBaird
The shortlist has been announced: 24 books across 6 categories. The best Aussie writing of 2017 as chosen by Aussie Independent booksellers.
The shortlist has been announced: 24 books across 6 categories. The best Aussie writing of 2017 as chosen by Aussie Independent booksellers.

Upcoming Cancellations and Closures Upcoming Cancellations and Closures

We apologise for any inconvenience. See here for more details.
We apologise for any inconvenience. See here for more details.

Two Living Libraries Grant Announcements Two Living Libraries Grant Announcements

Funding from the Andrews Labor Government will enable YPRL to continue to evolve and meet the changing needs of the community.
Funding from the Andrews Labor Government will enable YPRL to continue to evolve and meet the changing needs of the community.

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!

Learn

New Year Health and Fitness Inspiration New Year Health and Fitness Inspiration

By Sylph
A hearty Happy New Year to all our readers. Did your New Year resolutions involve gems such as 'get healthy' and 'get fit'? If so, see here.
A hearty Happy New Year to all our readers. Did your New Year resolutions involve gems such as 'get healthy' and 'get fit'? If so, see here.

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.

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.

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!

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...

e-Library

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Popular magazines on RB Digital

By Sylph

Did you know that once downloaded, digital magazines from the library are yours to keep? That's right, no expiry! Why not browse through?

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Transparent Languages Online

Your library membership gives you access to this resource online or through the app. 99 languages available and interactive audio lessons!

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Driving with Bolinda

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

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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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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?

Kids

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yprlibrary Art in the garden #ngv #ngvkidsontour #summer

7-9 Year Old ADVANCED Readers 7-9 Year Old ADVANCED Readers

recommended by NearlyBaird
Is your child a reader? Are you looking for a recommendation that will advance their reading skills AND they will enjoy?
Is your child a reader? Are you looking for a recommendation that will advance their reading skills AND they will enjoy?

Is your child starting school this year? Is your child starting school this 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.

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.

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.

Create

What’s Your Name? Where are My Keys? What’s Your Name? Where are My Keys?

Your brain – like your body – is not something you should wait till it breaks and then try and fix it. Exercise your brain now!
Your brain – like your body – is not something you should wait till it breaks and then try and fix it. Exercise your brain now!

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yprlibrary #screenprinting #makerspace #boomerangbags

Boomerang Bags Boomerang Bags

Feb 6th | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join our volunteers as we upcycle and make shopping bags to reduce the use of plastic bags for a community bag-share program.
Join our volunteers as we upcycle and make shopping bags to reduce the use of plastic bags for a community bag-share program.

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 NearlyBaird
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…

Genealogy

H.M. Gaol Beechworth H.M. Gaol Beechworth

Criminal in the family tree? Search this database of prisoners who served time in the Beechworth Gaol, from 1860-1940
Criminal in the family tree? Search this database of prisoners who served time in the Beechworth Gaol, from 1860-1940

Signed by hand Signed by hand

The National Library of Australia’s recent publication Signed by Hand is a lovely snapshot of Australian history highlighting the handwriting and signatures of famous Australians and others who we know from the past such as authors Jane Austen and Charles Dickins. Personal paper…
The National Library of Australia’s recent publication Signed by Hand is a lovely snapshot of Australian history highlighting the handwriti…

Making Australia Home Making Australia Home

Access twentieth century migration records from the National Archives of Australia.
If you or your family migrated to Australia in the twentieth century, the National Archives of Australia is likely to hold records about your migration. Records are progressively being made available online to give you easier access. You can also purchase a copy of your records.

Interview Questions and tips Interview Questions and tips

Every family has a story to tell—what could you learn from yours? Questions to start the conversation this Christmas via Ancestry
Every family has a story to tell—what could you learn from yours? Questions to start the conversation this Christmas via Ancestry

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.
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