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Stella Prize & Women's Prize Short List Stella Prize & Women's Prize Short List

recommended by YPRLReadingLiteracy
Powerful, fierce, unsettling, eye opening, home truths, secrets, history, radical, universal: you need to read these books right now.
Powerful, fierce, unsettling, eye opening, home truths, secrets, history, radical, universal: you need to read these books right now.

Read Me: Upcoming Author Talks May/June Read Me: Upcoming Author Talks May/June

recommended by NearlyBaird
The authors of these books are visiting YPRL branches in May. This is your chance to meet the author, ask questions and support local talent
The authors of these books are visiting YPRL branches in May. This is your chance to meet the author, ask questions and support local talent

Author Fight Club Author Fight Club

Battle of the Johns! To celebrate Youth Week in April vote for your favourite. Green or Marsden? Vote to see who is in the lead.
Battle of the Johns! To celebrate Youth Week in April vote for your favourite. Green or Marsden? Vote to see who is in the lead.

Seasons: Autumn Seasons: Autumn

recommended by YPRLReadingLiteracy
A book list that speaks to change: of self, society, of things not being as they appear-stories that prepare us for goodbyes & long winters.
A book list that speaks to change: of self, society, of things not being as they appear-stories that prepare us for goodbyes & long winters.

Celebrity Authors Celebrity Authors

recommended by NearlyBaird
Warning: Not Necessarily Safe for Reading. These celebs tried writing, but should they quit their day job for literary pursuits?
Warning: Not Necessarily Safe for Reading. These celebs tried writing, but should they quit their day job for literary pursuits?

Library News

What's On @YPRL May/June EVENTS What's On @YPRL May/June EVENTS

NEW! Find out what is coming up. Download the brochure here or pick one up from your local branch.
NEW! Find out what is coming up. Download the brochure here or pick one up from your local branch.

Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Facebook!

Stay connected. Find out about upcoming events, free resources, new arrivals to the shelves, closure alerts and have some bookish fun.
Stay connected. Find out about upcoming events, free resources, new arrivals to the shelves, closure alerts and have some bookish fun.

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!

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.

Learn

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.

The YPRL Robot The YPRL Robot

What is a NAO robot? How can you get involved? Find out about the latest addition to the YPRL team - Hamilton the humanoid robot!
What is a NAO robot? How can you get involved? Find out about the latest addition to the YPRL team - Hamilton the humanoid robot!

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.

Kokedama Balls Kokedama Balls

May 9th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to make Japanese moss garden. Materials supplied.
Learn how to make Japanese moss garden. Materials supplied.

e-Library

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

RBDigital Magazines

May 9th | 10:00am - 11:30am

Learn how to access, download and read magazines through RB Digital. Knowledge of iPad or Android is required. Bookings essential.

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.

Resource

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.

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

Kids

Inspiring Picture Books for Girls Inspiring Picture Books for Girls

recommended by Mel28
Strong female characters, positive messages and themes of empowerment. Here are some wonderful reads for the young women in your life.
Strong female characters, positive messages and themes of empowerment. Here are some wonderful reads for the young women in your life.

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?

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!

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.

Create

Boomerang Bags Boomerang Bags

Apr 24th | 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.

#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.

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…

Ekphrasis 2018 Ekphrasis 2018

COMPETITION: Be inspired by the work of 7 celebrated Australian artists as part of the Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Award exhibition.
COMPETITION: Be inspired by the work of 7 celebrated Australian artists as part of the Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Award exhibition.

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.

Genealogy

Dusty Docs Dusty Docs

Dustydocs is a 'web-linking site' of English Baptisms, Marriages and Burials records for the years 1538 to 1900.
Dustydocs is a 'web-linking site' of English Baptisms, Marriages and Burials records for the years 1538 to 1900. Information is sourced from freely available church BMB records and validated user contributions. Search via family names and/or locations.

The Family History Guide The Family History Guide

Free learning, research, training centre and starting point for your family history research.
Free learning, research, training centre and starting point for your family history research. Extended information on computers, resources, specific country research, DNA. 1000's of links to articles and video and more

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

State Library Victoria Digitised… State Library Victoria Digitised Collections

Explore SLV's digitised collections. Use the 'Find' function to search all collections or choose the drop down menu to narrow your search.
Explore SLV's popular digitised collections, including Sands and McDougall directories. Use the 'Find' function to search all collections or choose the drop down menu to narrow your search.

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
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