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Tea Reads Tea Reads

recommended by bookishdl
Tea and books are a perfect match! Sample this list of tasty books and curl up with your favourite brew for a journey to quench your thirst.
Tea and books are a perfect match! Sample this list of tasty books and curl up with your favourite brew for a journey to quench your thirst.

Booklovers Festival 2017 Booklovers Festival 2017

recommended by NearlyBaird
Here are a few titles from the amazing authors and events in the 9th annual Booklovers Festival. Read the book, then come & meet the author.
Here are a few titles from the amazing authors and events in the 9th annual Booklovers Festival. Read the book, then come & meet the author.

The Jane Austen novels ranked by you! The Jane Austen novels ranked by you!

It’s a fact that more women read Jane Austen than men. Men might scratch their heads when it comes to understanding her appeal, but there …
It’s a fact that more women read Jane Austen than men. Men might scratch their heads when it comes to understanding her appeal, but there …

Bibliomysteries for Bibliophiles Bibliomysteries for Bibliophiles

recommended by mg_195
A bibliophile's nightmare... All these mysteries feature libraries and librarians.
A bibliophile's nightmare... All these mysteries feature libraries and librarians.

Great Authors in your Backyard Great Authors in your Backyard

recommended by NearlyBaird
Did you have any idea that such talent was so close by? We are surrounded by wordsmiths galore. Support local writers, read their books.
Did you have any idea that such talent was so close by? We are surrounded by wordsmiths galore. Support local writers, read their books.

Library News

Author Fight Club - No 5 Author Fight Club - No 5

A big battle for July. These are two heavy weights in their genres. Which author will be left standing? Save your favourite and VOTE NOW!
A big battle for July. These are two heavy weights in their genres. Which author will be left standing? Save your favourite and VOTE NOW!

Library Survey 2017 Library Survey 2017

Tell us what you think and help us to improve our library service and go into the draw to win! There are 100 cinema passes up for grabs!
Tell us what you think and help us to improve our library service and go into the draw to win! There are 100 cinema passes up for grabs!

Subscribe to our E-Newsletter Subscribe to our E-Newsletter

For information about events, including author visits, health and wellbeing, arts and culture, technology and school holiday programs.
For information about events, including author visits, health and wellbeing, arts and culture, technology and school holiday programs.

What's On @YPRL in July/August? What's On @YPRL in July/August?

Check out the latest events and programs available at your local library. August is Family History Month!
Check out the latest events and programs available at your local library. August is Family History Month!

Learn

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...

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.

I got the interview! So now what? 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.

e-Library

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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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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 OverDrive app

Meet Libby, a new Overdrive app built for readers to discover and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks. Get reading quickly and seamlessly now.

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Driving with Bolinda

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

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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.

Kids

Gothic Books for Kids Gothic Books for Kids

recommended by mg_195
Too old for Goosebumps and too young for Stephen King? Try these spine-tingling titles for young readers.
Too old for Goosebumps and too young for Stephen King? Try these spine-tingling titles for young readers.

Coding Books for Super Kids! Coding Books for Super Kids!

recommended by EmmilioEstevez
Here's a collection of books to get you excited about coding and help build on your awesome coding skills!
Here's a collection of books to get you excited about coding and help build on your awesome coding skills!

Fantastical Fabulous Lift the Flap Fantastical Fabulous Lift the Flap

recommended by ReadingRover
Why do little ones LOVE lift the flap books? Find out why here...
Why do little ones LOVE lift the flap books? Find out why here...

Lego Rules! 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!

Create

Saturday Makers Club Saturday Makers Club

Jul 29th | 11:00am - 12:30pm
Get hands-on with raspberry pi computers and electronics.Participants will be loaned a Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit to take home and continue…
Get hands-on with raspberry pi computers and electronics.Participants will be loaned a Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit to take home and continue…

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.

Unfinished Business Unfinished Business

Do you have unfinished projects? A half-knitted jumper, half-sewn skirt... Why let them go to waste? Donate them and see them transformed!
Do you have unfinished projects? A half-knitted jumper, half-sewn skirt... Why let them go to waste? Donate them and see them transformed!

Local History

Montsalvat

The colourful history of the legendary Melbourne artists' colony, Montsalvat, Eltham and the story of its founder Justus Jorgensen as told b… More
recommended by YPRLLocalHistory

Victorian Indigenous History Victorian Indigenous History

recommended by YPRLLocalHistory
List of resources - books and websites for Victorian indigenous history
List of resources - books and websites for Victorian indigenous history

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Search Historical Images Search Historical Images

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