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Literary Locations Literary Locations

recommended by Mel28
From Beatrix Potter's Hill Top House to Hemingway's Paris, read about the places that have inspired great works of literature.
From Beatrix Potter's Hill Top House to Hemingway's Paris, read about the places that have inspired great works of literature.

Author Fight Club - No. 6 Author Fight Club - No. 6

Classic author vs a completely different type of classic author. Epic author showdown for September. Save your favourite and VOTE NOW!
Classic author vs a completely different type of classic author. Epic author showdown for September. Save your favourite and VOTE NOW!

Footy Finals Fever! Footy Fever!

recommended by cato_logue
Finals time! Which team will win that elusive Cup? Read about the teams and champions of winners past.
Finals time! Which team will win that elusive Cup? Read about the teams and champions of winners past.

The Fashion Age The Fashion Age

recommended by bookishdl
Take a look at some of our fashion and beauty books that show fashion is far from static; it evolves, regenerates and inspires.
Take a look at some of our fashion and beauty books that show fashion is far from static; it evolves, regenerates and inspires.

Ripper Street Ripper Street

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History
The BBC Drama "Ripper Street" has inspired this selection of titles. Go beyond the fictional stories to find out about the reality of life in Victorian London, policing and crime on the streets of London's East End and the infamous Jack the Ripper case,
The BBC Drama "Ripper Street" has inspired this selection of titles. Go beyond the fictional stories…

Library News

Chancez Cafe at Mill Park Library Chancez Cafe at Mill Park Library

We are very excited to welcome Chancez Cafe to the library. Find out more here.
We are very excited to welcome Chancez Cafe to the library. Find out more here.

September School Holidays September School Holidays

Looking for something for the kids these holidays? Check out the activities we have to offer here!
Looking for something for the kids these holidays? Check out the activities we have to offer here!

Which Villain do you LOVE to HATE?

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What's On @YPRL in September/October? What's On @YPRL in September/October?

Check out the latest events and programs available at your local library. September is all about eLearning and Technology!
Check out the latest events and programs available at your local library. September is all about eLearning and Technology!

Book Launch Book Launch

MIGRATION: Stories from Banyule reveals 14 personal journeys of migration by people who came by ship and disembarked at Port Melbourne.
MIGRATION: Stories from Banyule reveals 14 personal journeys of migration by people who came by ship and disembarked at Port Melbourne.

Learn

Online Self-Defence: White Belt Online Self-Defence: White Belt

Sep 29th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn the basics of cybersecurity, including how to create secure passwords and avoid getting scammed.
Learn the basics of cybersecurity, including how to create secure passwords and avoid getting scammed.

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.

e-Library

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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?

Online Resource

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.

Online Resource

Driving with Bolinda

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

Online Resource

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.

Resource

Digital Age - Library Edition

The Library Edition is an archive of true to print digital copies of The Age newspapers from 2006.

Kids

And I kicked the winning goal! And I kicked the winning goal!

recommended by cato_logue
Footy Finals are here and you may also be playing finals for your team. You may find yourself in one of these great reads!
Footy Finals are here and you may also be playing finals for your team. You may find yourself in one of these great reads!

What's On After School What's On After School

There's so many choices for after school activities but they can be so expensive! Why not give your wallet a rest? We offer FREE activities.
There's so many choices for after school activities but they can be so expensive! Why not give your wallet a rest? We offer FREE activities.

Backyard Fun Backyard Fun

recommended by cato_logue
Our school holiday activities for kids are all about Backyard Fun in September. Here are some books of Backyard fun ideas you can take home.
Our school holiday activities for kids are all about Backyard Fun in September. Here are some books of Backyard fun ideas you can take home.

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yprlibrary What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary? A thesaurus. Dinosaur puns will never be extinct at the library! #bookfacefriday …

Lalor Toy Library Lalor Toy Library

Did you know that Lalor Library also has a Toy Library? Come down and check it out, we would love to see you.
Did you know that Lalor Library also has a Toy Library? Come down and check it out, we would love to see you.

Create

Scrabble Club Scrabble Club

Sep 28th | 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Join in to play and learn something new. Tips and Pointers for all abilities.
Join in to play and learn something new. Tips and Pointers for all abilities.

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yprlibrary We had so much fun last week making instruments with #makeymakey and #recycled goods in our #Makerspace.

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 skills…

Breaking out of the Slush Pile: Workshop Breaking out of the Slush Pile: Workshop

Oct 14th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come and use our writing tools and technologies to work on your own writing projects.
Come and use our writing tools and technologies to work on your own writing projects.

Genealogy

Researching your Victorian family histor… Researching your Victorian family histor…

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History
Resources available to research your ancestors located in Victoria, Australia
Resources available to research your ancestors located in Victoria, Australia

Trove Tips Trove Tips

Sep 27th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Find your family, their stories and places in over 500 million items. Learn how to explore historical newspapers, photos, websites and more…
Find your family, their stories and places in over 500 million items. Learn how to explore historical newspapers, photos, websites and more with this powerful, ever-growing free resource focusing on Australia and Australians.

Publish your Family History

This looks interesting. Added to a list! There a lots of options family history researchers can incorporate to publish their family history… More
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

Historic England Viewfinder Historic England Viewfinder

Use ViewFinder to find historic photographs of England from the 1850's, representing the places your ancestors lived
Use ViewFinder to find historic photographs of England, held in the Historic England Archive. They date from the 1850's and are a resource for people interested in England's social, industrial, architectural & archaeological history. Look for photos of where your ancestors lived

Soldier Settlement Soldier Settlement

In order to repay the sacrifice and help returned servicemen return to domestic life, men were offered to opportunity to farm. The nationwi…
In order to repay the sacrifice and help returned servicemen return to domestic life, men were offered to opportunity to farm. The nationwide Soldier Settlement Scheme was established providing blocks of land on which it was hoped that families could rebuild their lives. Across …
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