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The Grinch's Bookshelf The Grinch's Bookshelf

recommended by LibraryPixie
An anti-Christmas, bah humbug, grumpy kind of book list for those who are not so jolly - like the Grinch and Scrooge!
An anti-Christmas, bah humbug, grumpy kind of book list for those who are not so jolly - like the Grinch and Scrooge!

Naughty or Nice? Naughty or Nice?

recommended by LibraryPixie
Sometimes it seems that the naughty characters are having all the fun! These stories are so naughtly good, it's positively sinful.
Sometimes it seems that the naughty characters are having all the fun! These stories are so naughtly good, it's positively sinful.

Summer Reading Club Summer Reading Club

Join our FREE Summer Reading Club for those aged 3-18. As you read, collect fun incentive prizes and go in the draw to win major prizes.
Join our FREE Summer Reading Club for those aged 3-18. As you read, collect fun incentive prizes and go in the draw to win major prizes.

100 Great Reads by Australian Women 100 Great Reads by Australian Women

recommended by LoganLib_Kirra
Readings Magazine has compiled a list of the 100 best novels written by Australian women and published in 2017. Borrow them today.
Readings Magazine has compiled a list of the 100 best novels written by Australian women and published in 2017. Borrow them today.

The Best Australian Books The Best Australian Books

Australian Authors voted and chose 30 of their favourite Australian Books. Now we ask you to vote so we can uncover the best of the best!
Australian Authors voted and chose 30 of their favourite Australian Books. Now we ask you to vote so we can uncover the best of the best!

Explore

12 Library Days of Christmas 12 Library Days of Christmas

So what has the library ever done for you? Let’s take a look using a tried and trusted Christmas formula. On the first day of Christmas…
So what has the library ever done for you? Let’s take a look using a tried and trusted Christmas formula. On the first day of Christmas…

Librarian's Choice: December/ January Librarian's Choice: December/ January

recommended by Library_geek
Librarians across Australia have voted, and these are their top recommendations for December/January books.
Librarians across Australia have voted, and these are their top recommendations for December/January books.

Ka-Ching! The perils of gambling Ka-Ching! The perils of gambling

recommended by hammy28
It's so easy to develop an addiction to gambling - whether it's pokies, sports, or cards. These books can help you find ways of beating it!
It's so easy to develop an addiction to gambling - whether it's pokies, sports, or cards. These books can help you find ways of beating it!

Storytimes sessions released for 2019 Storytimes sessions released for 2019

Help your child's development! Storytimes = early language and literacy skills, memory, socialisation, school readiness & listening skills.
Help your child's development! Storytimes = early language and literacy skills, memory, socialisation, school readiness & listening skills.

Christmas Opening Hours Christmas Opening Hours

See here for our opening hours over the festive time.
See here for our opening hours over the festive time.

Learn

Birds in Backyards Birds in Backyards

Birds in Backyards is a research, education and conservation program focused on the birds that live where people live.
Birds in Backyards is a research, education and conservation program of BirdLife Australia focused on the birds that live where people live. Get involved by becoming a member and taking part in our online surveys. Learn how you can create bird-friendly spaces in your garden and…

Digital Conversion: Retro Technology Digital Conversion: Retro Technology

Dec 17th | 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.

Top Online Learning Tools Top Online Learning Tools

Online learning is available 24/7 and can take place anywhere at any time. all you need is your library card.
Online learning is available 24/7 and can take place anywhere at any time. all you need is your library card.

I want to be a writer! I want to be a writer!

recommended by louii6
Whether it's problems with the plot, developing characters or building the right mood, this list will assist you on your writing journey.
Whether it's problems with the plot, developing characters or building the right mood, this list will assist you on your writing journey.

STEAM Resources: Edison Robots STEAM Resources: Edison Robots

Edison is a small, car-shaped robot aimed at teaching coding and robotics to students from age 4 to 16.  Find out more here.
Edison is a small, car-shaped robot aimed at teaching coding and robotics to students from age 4 to 16.  Find out more here.

Genealogy

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Irish Genealogy

Locate your Irish ancestors birth, death and marriage records by searching free indexes here.

Blogpost

Newspapers and Family History @SLV

By YPRLFamilyHistory

A tour of the new Newspapers and Family History Reading Rooms space at State Library Victoria

Staff List

Welsh Family History

recommended by YPRLFamilyHistory

Resources for your Welsh family history research

Staff List

Genealogy software

recommended by YPRLFamilyHistory

Not sure what kind of genealogy software you would like to purchase for your database? Check out these options.

Staff List

Researching your Italian Family History

recommended by YPRLFamilyHistory

Italians have been migrating to Australia since the First Fleet. This list contains some resources for researching your Italian family…

Families

Christmas To Do List: Library! Christmas To Do List: Library!

In the bustle of December you may not think of the Library as being somewhere to check off your list. Discover all that we have to offer!
In the bustle of December you may not think of the Library as being somewhere to check off your list. Discover all that we have to offer!

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.

Parenting Hacks: Your Child at School Parenting Hacks: Your Child at School

recommended by LibraryPixie
Your child starting primary or secondary school? Anxious about whether they are ready? Will they cope, be bullied, make friends? Help them.
Your child starting primary or secondary school? Anxious about whether they are ready? Will they cope, be bullied, make friends? Help them.

The Wondrous Society of Reading The Wondrous Society of Reading

Why should Book Clubs be only for adults? Wait! They're not! Watsonia Library has a Book Club for kids aged 9-12 years old.
Why should Book Clubs be only for adults? Wait! They're not! Watsonia Library has a Book Club for kids aged 9-12 years old.

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.

Create

Curious Adventures In Illustration Curious Adventures In Illustration

YPRL are thrilled to be hosting a collection of works by author and illustrator Judith Rossell at Eltham Library Community Gallery, this…
YPRL are thrilled to be hosting a collection of works by author and illustrator Judith Rossell at Eltham Library Community Gallery, this…

#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.

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.

Community Creative: Adam Wallace Community Creative: Adam Wallace

Love our School Holiday brochure?! Illustrations are by Adam Wallace, three times New York bestselling...
Love our School Holiday brochure?! Illustrations are by Adam Wallace, three times New York bestselling...

Community Creative: Joel Quinn Community Creative: Joel Quinn

Joel Quinn is a local singer and guitarist. By the time he was 18, Joel had performed over 200 gigs and is now…
Joel Quinn is a local singer and guitarist. By the time he was 18, Joel had performed over 200 gigs and is now…

e-Library

Marvel Villains: Vote for your favourite Marvel Villains: Vote for your favourite

We bid farewell to Stan Lee (December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) but his characters live on. Vote for your favourite Marvel Villain!
We bid farewell to Stan Lee (December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018) but his characters live on. Vote for your favourite Marvel Villain!

Transparent Languages Online Transparent Languages Online

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

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

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!)
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