Mont Park Hospital

A collection of unique photos are now in the local history collection here at YPRL.  The Alice Elizabeth Broadhurst collection includes over 255 photos from about 1918-1920 depicting the 16th Australian General Hospital, Mont Park (Macleod West, now part of LaTrobe University and the Springthorpe Community). The albums were compiled and owned by Australian Red…
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Fine Spirit and Pluck

Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s Fine Spirit and Pluck was launched on August 6 along with the formal opening of the Writing the War exhibition (currently open till Monday August 29). Copies are now available for loan and will also be available as an e-book in coming weeks. Launched by Dr Janet Butler, she said: …
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Family History Month

August is family history month. Be inspired by personal stories and learn tips for your own family history research with our free program of events across the Region this month. We have a number of events to support our Writing the War exhibition at Eltham Library including Research an Anzac, Researching WW1 Victorian Ancestors and…
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Letters from World War One come to Yarra Plenty Regional Library

To commemorate the centenary of World War One, Yarra Plenty Regional Library in partnership with Nillumbik Shire Council is presenting a touring exhibition from State Library Victoria exploring the personal stories of ordinary Australians told through their own photographs, letters, diaries and writings. Writing the war: Personal stories from WWI tells the story of Australia’s…
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