James Michael Phillip Charles

  I'd put my money on James Michael Phillip Charles but in case you need more suggestions...  Available from Overdrive. TS 26/7 Well I would have lost my money on that!  But if you don't fancy George (though I do like Georgiana) and still want some suggestions for baby names these are the books for you…
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Overdrive now in Chinese!

YPRL’s Overdrive service now offers you the ability  to switch the screen language from English to Chinese by choosing Chinese as an option from the drop down menu in the top right of the screen YPRL offers a small selection of eBooks in Chinese but this isn’t the only language available. You’ll also find a…
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Books for all – Worldreader

Their Mission - To unlock the potential of millions of children through the use of digital books in places where access to reading materials is very limited Worldreader is a global non-profit organization that provides access to eBooks to children and families in the developing world using e-reader and mobile phone technology. (Phones? How does…
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What a ride!

As the Tour de France reaches its conclusion and you find your sleep pattern has been ruined consider these four offerings from our Overdrive service to keep you entertained between 10.00pm in the evening  and 1.45am the next morning. The Telegraph Book of the Tour de France : The Life and Times of Federico Bahamontes…
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eBooks for Dummies

Are you trying to..... choose a good wine, find your way around Europe, learn yoga, lose weight, operate your new camera, solve your cash flow problem or cook with a pressure cooker... and feel like a complete 'Dummy'? Don't worry, Wiley produces the popular 'For dummies' instructional books, one of the most popular reference series…
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eBooks in the news

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/ebooks The Guardian (a UK daily newspaper) compiles articles from its pages and those of its associated publications relating to eBooks onto a specific page on its website. It’s even possible to set up a RSS feed of the webpage if you are keen to keep track. A recent interesting article titled “A more affordable…
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Take a chance!

Are you stuck in a rut with your reading?  I know I am unadventurous when it comes to choosing books to read. But hey, it's never too late to step out and try something new. I've taken to browsing the "Newly Added eBooks" listed in Overdrive. Before I know it, my iPad finger has tapped…
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Westgarthtown Heritage Walk

Subsumed by the modern suburbs of Thomastown and Lalor, Westgarthtown’s surviving buildings are of national significance for their illustration of German migration to Victoria.  A heritage walking trail has been produced.  It will take you on a unique journey through time and uncover a hidden history of early European settlement in Australia. Pick up your…
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Congratulations Lucy!

Well done Lucy L. for winning the Booklovers Festival Sir Francis Bacon competition. Lovely, smiling Lucy is pictured here collecting her wonderful prize! In case you were wondering the characters were: Monday – Superman Tuesday - Harry Potter Wednesday - Count Dracula Thursday - The Cat in the Hat Friday - Wilbur from Charlotte’s web…
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Some Pig.

It’s Friday and the last day of our competition and here is Sir Francis with his friend Charlotte. Do you think you know who he might be today? He's some pig! Come in to Ivanhoe Library for the last chance to enter the guessing competition and a chance at the wonderful prize…
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