The eLibrary resource 'Ancestry' will be undergoing maintenance and unavailable for use on Sunday 19 August from 12.00noon until 8.00pm. Apologies for the inconvenience. 

Rosanna Library will be opening late on Saturday 18 August for a special event. Doors open at 11.00am. 

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Author Fight Club Author Fight Club

August? Patrick Ness and Lois Lowry do battle. There can only be one winner.
August? Patrick Ness and Lois Lowry do battle. There can only be one winner.

Rainbow Reads Rainbow Reads

recommended by louii6
This is a list of YA literature that features important LGBT+ characters, relationships, themes and challenges. Excellent reads.
This is a list of YA literature that features important LGBT+ characters, relationships, themes and challenges. Excellent reads.

Booklovers Festival Upcoming Authors Booklovers Festival Upcoming Authors

recommended by louii6
Booklovers Festival 2018 is full of events that will feed your curiosity. Before you meet the authors, make sure you read their latest book!
Booklovers Festival 2018 is full of events that will feed your curiosity. Before you meet the authors, make sure you read their latest book!

Over the Moon Over the Moon

recommended by Infolass
It is 60 years since NASA was established and set the scene for the Space Age we know today. Be inspired by the history of space travel, exploration and discovery and what is in store for the future.
It is 60 years since NASA was established and set the scene for the Space Age we know today. Be inspired by the history of space travel

Two Generations Two Generations

Aug 25th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Upcoming Author Talk for Family History Month. Read it first. An intimate retelling of the lasting effect of secrets on a family through WW2
Upcoming Author Talk for Family History Month. Read it first. An intimate retelling of the lasting effect of secrets on a family through WW2

Library News

Automatic Renewals Automatic Renewals

We want to make things as easy for you as possible. Now your items will renew themselves. Some conditions apply.
We want to make things as easy for you as possible. Now your items will renew themselves. Some conditions apply.

National Science Week August 2018 National Science Week August 2018

Science Week is an opportunity to show everyone that Science (and STEM) is fun, interesting and an important part of everyday life.
Science Week is an opportunity to show everyone that Science (and STEM) is fun, interesting and an important part of everyday life.

Children's Book Week 2018 Children's Book Week 2018

By M82
Saturday 18 August - Friday 24 August 2018. How is the library celebrating?
Saturday 18 August - Friday 24 August 2018. How is the library celebrating?

What's On @ YPRL Sept/October EVENTS What's On @ YPRL Sept/October EVENTS

Highlighted events for September and October. Download our program here or pick one up from a branch.
Highlighted events for September and October. Download our program here or pick one up from a branch.

Learn

Digital Conversion: Retro Technology Digital Conversion: Retro Technology

Aug 20th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
A demonstration session to learn how to convert VHS tapes, cassette tapes, 3.5 floppy disks and photo slides to digital.
A demonstration session to learn how to convert VHS tapes, cassette tapes, 3.5 floppy disks and photo slides to digital.

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.

Research Guides Research Guides

Explore the many research guides at State Library Victoria. There are 70 guides that cover a wide range of research topics. The guides are not restricted to the library's resources but identify the best resources wherever they are located.
Explore the many research guides at State Library Victoria. There are 70 guides that cover a wide range of research topics.

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.

e-Library

Resource

Transparent Languages Online

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

Event

eLibrary Help

Aug 22nd | 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

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

Resource

Choice Magazine

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

Event

Download Free Magazines

Aug 31st | 10:00am - 11:30am

Why buy magazines when your library membership allows you to download the latest issues for free? Find out how!

Kids

Do Not Lick This Book - Idan Ben-Barak Do Not Lick This Book - Idan Ben-Barak

A humorous, interactive book introducing children to the unseen world of microbes. Idan is coming in September for our Booklovers Festival.
A humorous, interactive book introducing children to the unseen world of microbes. Idan is coming in September for our Booklovers Festival.

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!

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.

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: Mat Vaughan Community Creative: Mat Vaughan

Mat Vaughan is one half of Inking Kombi, a dynamic creative duo with one goal: to bring art to all ages in unusual ways...
Mat Vaughan is one half of Inking Kombi, a dynamic creative duo with one goal: to bring art to all ages in unusual ways...

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…

Genealogy

Why you should do a DNA test for family… Why you should do a DNA test for family history

Guest blogger Jean describes the successes she has had in her family history research following her DNA test
Guest blogger Jean describes the successes she has had in her family history research following her DNA test

Education Records Education Records

Researching schools and education records? Check these resources
Researching schools and education records? Check these resources

The Family Tree Cemetery Field Guide

Although American in focus and examples, this is a good resource for the researcher looking to use cemeteries and their records to further… More
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

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

Cemetery Research Cemetery Research

Lee Anthony from Friends of Coburg Cemetery recently spoke at Diamond Valley Library as part of the monthly Family History Fest program.  Tips for your family and local history research
Lee Anthony from Friends of Coburg Cemetery recently spoke at Diamond Valley Library as part of the monthly Family History Fest program. …
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