On Friday 1 March all Library Branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will be off the road for an all staff development and planning day. 

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What's Best - Book or Movie? What's Best - Book or Movie?

If you’re as passionate about reading as I am, there have bound to be times when your favourite book has been made into a movie...
If you’re as passionate about reading as I am, there have bound to be times when your favourite book has been made into a movie...

2019 Stella Prize Longlist 2019 Stella Prize Longlist

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Be surprised, educated and entertained by these exceptional books by Australian Women.
Be surprised, educated and entertained by these exceptional books by Australian Women.

Best Historical Fiction of 2018 Best Historical Fiction of 2018

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Love historical fiction, but can't choose what to read? Here are some of the most popular titles from 2018.
Love historical fiction, but can't choose what to read? Here are some of the most popular titles from 2018.

Books We Love: Librarians' Choice @ Feb Books We Love: Librarians' Choice @ Feb

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Librarians across Australia have been reading over the summer break to bring you their 10 favourite reads for February.
Librarians across Australia have been reading over the summer break to bring you their 10 favourite reads for February.

2019 Superhero movie rumours 2019 Superhero movie rumours

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You can't sling a web without hitting a Marvel or DC movie. These comics contain characters & storylines rumoured for the big screen in 2019
You can't sling a web without hitting a Marvel or DC movie. These comics contain characters & storylines rumoured for the big screen in 2019

Explore

Better Reading Top 100 of 2018 Better Reading Top 100 of 2018

recommended by so_it_goes
Australia has voted and the top 100 favourite books of 2018 have been announced! CHALLENGE! How many have you ready already?
Australia has voted and the top 100 favourite books of 2018 have been announced! CHALLENGE! How many have you ready already?

Comic Con: Expression of Interest Comic Con: Expression of Interest

 Comic Con is coming! 3 Comic Cons over 3 weeks at 3 library locations. If you want to be involved, fill in this form before 1 March.
 Comic Con is coming! 3 Comic Cons over 3 weeks at 3 library locations. If you want to be involved, fill in this form before 1 March.

Celebrating Lunar New Year & Tet Celebrating Lunar New Year & Tet

What is Lunar New Year? How is it celebrated? Why is it important? How can you celebrate with the library?
What is Lunar New Year? How is it celebrated? Why is it important? How can you celebrate with the library?

Aussie Reads Aussie Reads

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Aussie culture - what even is it? These books dive deep into race, identity and belonging. Ask yourself, what does it mean to be Australian?
Aussie culture - what even is it? These books dive deep into race, identity and belonging. Ask yourself, what does it mean to be Australian?

Doggy Profile Doggy Profile

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

Learn

Gamers Edition Gamers Edition

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Whether you create your own or just like to play, we have some fantastic books about gaming. Game on!
Whether you create your own or just like to play, we have some fantastic books about gaming. Game on!

Aussie Driver Aussie Driver

Preparing to sit the VicRoads learners test? Practise with simulated learners tests.
Preparing to sit the VicRoads learners test? Practise with simulated learners tests.

2019 VCE Reading List 2019 VCE Reading List

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Students: spending the school holidays binge-watching Netflix or beach-bumming? Save yourself the stress later and get a head-start now!
Students: spending the school holidays binge-watching Netflix or beach-bumming? Save yourself the stress later and get a head-start now!

Business Tools Business Tools

Attention entrepreneurs, start-up dreamers, artistic hobbyists & small business owners. Build your business with our resources & workshops.
Attention entrepreneurs, start-up dreamers, artistic hobbyists & small business owners. Build your business with our resources & workshops.

HealthDirect HealthDirect

Free Australian health advice provides introductory information about a range of common health concerns, including over 1,250 health…
Free Australian health advice provides introductory information about a range of common health concerns, including over 1,250 health topics, plus information about medicines. Further information is provided by links to leading Australian health organisations.

Genealogy

Staff List

Research your New Zealand family history

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In Honour of February 6 when New Zealand marks the 179th anniversary of the signing of the treaty of Waitangi in 1840, we look at resources…

Staff Pick

Hell Ship

Melbourne historian and writer Michael Veitch presents the story of his ancestor, an assistant surgeon for the ship "Ticonderoga" full of... More

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

Resource

Really Useful Information Guides

Really useful information guides for researching your family history in Australia, UK and North America via the UK Federation of Family…

Staff Pick

The Maddest Place on Earth

In the 19th century, Victoria had the highest rate of what was then referred to as insanity in Australia. Jill Giese’s book reveals amid… More

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

Resource

Ryerson Index

The Ryerson Index is a free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers. From 1803 to last week. Search by surname or place

Families

Movie Night In: Missed on the Big Screen Movie Night In: Missed on the Big Screen

recommended by LibraryPixie
Going to the cinema can be expensive! So, if your family missed these recent movies, borrow them and have your own free in-house movie night
Going to the cinema can be expensive! So, if your family missed these recent movies, borrow them and have your own free in-house movie night

Why bother sharing books with your baby? Why bother sharing books with your baby?

Books for 0-3 month old babies... why are we even talking about this? Aren't they too little to understand? Find out here.
Books for 0-3 month old babies... why are we even talking about this? Aren't they too little to understand? Find out here.

LGBT Pride Books for Teens LGBT Pride Books for Teens

recommended by mg_195
Read more about the LGBT experience in these young adult titles
Read more about the LGBT experience in these young adult titles

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.

Roadtrip with a Reluctant Reader Roadtrip with a Reluctant Reader

recommended by LibraryPixie
Does your child think reading's a chore/boring? Stuck in a car? Here's some audiobooks to encourage them to love stories and won't bore you!
Does your child think reading's a chore/boring? Stuck in a car? Here's some audiobooks to encourage them to love stories and won't bore you!

e-Library

Fahrenheit 11/9 Stream NOW on Beamafilm! Fahrenheit 11/9 Stream NOW on Beamafilm!

'I hope he never does one on me,' said Trump. Moore’s latest documentary examines current US politics. Stream free with your library card.
'I hope he never does one on me,' said Trump. Moore’s latest documentary examines current US politics. Stream free with your library card.

Get your Tech on with RB Digital 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?
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?

Choice Magazine Choice Magazine

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

Commuting with Kids Commuting with Kids

In my family I am the kid-taxi. Find out how we use the time in the car together. (Book reviews from kids found here too!)
In my family I am the kid-taxi. Find out how we use the time in the car together. (Book reviews from kids found here too!)

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

Create

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

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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…

#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.

Brain Health Brain Health

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Brain Health spans 4 categories: physical health, diet, cognitive activity and social engagement. Learn more @ Rosanna Library's Maker Space
Brain Health spans 4 categories: physical health, diet, cognitive activity and social engagement. Learn more @ Rosanna Library's Maker Space
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