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All of us are LYING All of us are LYING

recommended by NearlyBaird
A book list of liars. Books of deception, secrets and intrigue. Can you unravel the truth?
A book list of liars. Books of deception, secrets and intrigue. Can you unravel the truth?

Author Fight Club Author Fight Club

Are you a Captain Underpants fan or perhaps a Tom Gates one? Liz Pichon and Dav Pilkey are battling it out throughout June!
Are you a Captain Underpants fan or perhaps a Tom Gates one? Liz Pichon and Dav Pilkey are battling it out throughout June!

Staff: I Recently Read Staff: I Recently Read

White Night. Here's my review. Have you read it? I'd love to hear your thoughts.
White Night. Here's my review. Have you read it? I'd love to hear your thoughts.

Comfort Food Comfort Food

By Sylph
Warm up this winter with soups, stews, casseroles and indulgent hot desserts. Recipes for experienced cooks and those just starting out.
Warm up this winter with soups, stews, casseroles and indulgent hot desserts. Recipes for experienced cooks and those just starting out.

Season: Winter Season: Winter

recommended by YPRLReadingLiteracy
Author's are reaching toward Winter and the cold heart of earth. Here's a list of novels that are explicitly Wintery. Have you read them?
Author's are reaching toward Winter and the cold heart of earth. Here's a list of novels that are explicitly Wintery. Have you read them?

Library News

Doggy Profile Doggy Profile

Meet one of our Reading Dogs: Carita!
Meet one of our Reading Dogs: Carita!

School Holiday Program - July School Holiday Program - July

Just released! Check out all the Goin' Green activities as the library brings the outdoors in. Explore the world of nature and environment.
Just released! Check out all the Goin' Green activities as the library brings the outdoors in. Explore the world of nature and environment.

What's On @ YPRL July/August EVENTS What's On @ YPRL July/August EVENTS

July is coming fast! And there's more than just school holidays to look forward to! Download our program here or pick one up from a branch.
July is coming fast! And there's more than just school holidays to look forward to! Download our program here or pick one up from a branch.

Crimson Lake

A fast paced read with super characters. The ending was exciting and am looking forward to picking up the story in the follow-on novel,…
recommended by bookishdl

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

Flora of Victoria Flora of Victoria

What plant is that? Check out this new local online encyclopedia on 8700 different types of plants which grow in south-eastern Australia.
A new online guide removes the guesswork when it comes to identifying flora. The Royal Botanical Gardens Victorian this month unveiled the world's first online "horticultural flora" a compendium of information on the 8700 different types of plants being cultivated in…

How much screen time? How much screen time?

We're often asked how much time children should spend watching TV, using iPads, etc. This TED talk may help you to answer that question.
We're often asked how much time children should spend watching TV, using iPads, etc. This TED talk may help you to answer that question.

Looking for a job? Looking for a job?

Finding a job is not always easy. But there are resources and tools available to assist you. Do you need to update your skills? Or see if…
Finding a job is not always easy. But there are resources and tools available to assist you. Do you need to update your skills? Or see if…

Want to learn another language? Want to learn another language?

We can help with classes, conversation groups, bilingual storytimes, eResources, online databases and our large language collections.
We can help with classes, conversation groups, bilingual storytimes, eResources, online databases and our large language collections.

Learning with Lynda Learning with Lynda

This 'educational professional You Tube' means you can learn at your own pace at home. If you haven't tried it yet - you are missing out.
This 'educational professional You Tube' means you can learn at your own pace at home. If you haven't tried it yet - you are missing out.

e-Library

Blogpost

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?

Resource

Freegal: Free+Legal Music

STOP! Changes to Freegal music! Upgraded website, New app, Increased to 5 downloads per person per week, Unlimited (24/7) streaming

Event

eLibrary Help

May 2nd | 10:00am - 1:00pm

Need a bit of help with eBooks, eMags, Music, Movies, Newspapers or any other digital collection? Make a booking for a one-to-one session.

Staff Pick

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

This book was recommended to me by the lovely Cherry at Ivanhoe Library. It is incredible! I listened to it on Borrow Box as an audio which… More

recommended by NearlyBaird

Resource

Choice Magazine

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

Kids

Goin' Green Goin' Green

recommended by NearlyBaird
As seen in the July School Holiday Program. Books that focus on nature, crafts, re-use and recycling, animals, and outdoor adventures.
As seen in the July School Holiday Program. Books that focus on nature, crafts, re-use and recycling, animals, and outdoor adventures.

Cosy Children's Classics Cosy Children's Classics

recommended by Mel28
Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a timeless story. The library has a wide selection of classic children's literature.
Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a timeless story. The library has a wide selection of classic children's literature.

Busy Things Busy Things

Quirky, colourful, fun, educational online games for 3-6 year olds.They won't even know they're learning! FREE with your library membership!
Quirky, colourful, fun, educational online games for 3-6 year olds.They won't even know they're learning! FREE with your library membership!

Early Literacy: What? Is it important? Early Literacy: What? Is it important?

Parents! Do you want to give your child a great start in life? Discover how to best help your child's development here.
Parents! Do you want to give your child a great start in life? Discover how to best help your child's development here.

The Benefits of LEGO The Benefits of LEGO

LEGO: we have all heard about it and possibly played with it. Most of us grew up with it. Have you ever thought of the educational benefits?
LEGO: we have all heard about it and possibly played with it. Most of us grew up with it. Have you ever thought of the educational benefits?

Create

Community Creative: Eleanor Blythman Community Creative: Eleanor Blythman

Eleanor Blythman is an Australian soprano, currently touring Victoria with Opera Australia's 'By the Light of the Moon'...
Eleanor Blythman is an Australian soprano, currently touring Victoria with Opera Australia's 'By the Light of the Moon'...

Community Creative: Rebecca Johnson Community Creative: Rebecca Johnson

An inspiring creator in our community, Rebecca Johnson works from her sunny studio in Banyule amongst the trees…
An inspiring creator in our community, Rebecca Johnson works from her sunny studio in Banyule amongst the trees…

Community Creative: Fabiana Grimaldi Community Creative: Fabiana Grimaldi

Fabiana Grimaldi is a passionate folkloric dancer, choreographer and teacher...
Fabiana Grimaldi is a passionate folkloric dancer, choreographer and teacher...

Calling artists, writers and creators! Calling artists, writers and creators!

Be featured in our new social media project…
Be featured in our new social media project…

Community Creative: Hazel Edwards OAM Community Creative: Hazel Edwards OAM

We recently caught up with Hazel to learn more about her creative practice...
We recently caught up with Hazel to learn more about her creative practice...

Genealogy

An Unconventional Addiction An Unconventional Addiction

By Sylph
I don't drink. I don't smoke. BUT, I am addicted to my family history/genealogy pursuits.
I don't drink. I don't smoke. BUT, I am addicted to my family history/genealogy pursuits.

Vagrants and Murderesses Presents 7000 digitised female prison records held by Public Records Office Victoria. Search and…

Presents 7000 digitised female prison records held by Public Records Office Victoria. Search and compare data.
Presents 7000 female prison records held by Public Records Office Victoria. Search and compare data.

A Timeline of Australian Food

Beautifully presented, fact filled little book for the whole family! Profusely illustrated with nostalgic advertisements and heritage…
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

Destination Australia Destination Australia

Between 1946 and 1999 government photographers snapped 22,000 images of people arriving and living in Australia. Read migrants' memories
Share your story, read about other migrants' memories and explore the photos – to see if you recognise someone you know. Between 1946 and 1999 government photographers snapped 22,000 images of people arriving and living in Australia.

Gale News Vault Gale News Vault

Search across historical US and UK newspapers with over 400 years of content with your library card
Search across historical US and UK newspapers with over 400 years of content with your library card
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