Black Saturday Anniversary

The Black Saturday bushfires were a series of bushfires that ignited or were burning across Victoria on and around Saturday, 7 February 2009 and were among Australia's all-time worst bushfire disasters. Areas within the City of Whittlesea and Shire of Nillumbik were directly impacted including Kinglake West and Strathewen. Local historian and photographer Matt Dickinson…
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Food for Fines: Thank You

YPRL’s Food for Fines amnesty ran in the lead up to Christmas last year. Recognising that overdue fines can create a significant hardship, Food for Fines was our way of giving everyone the chance to wipe their slate clean while also helping those in need in our local community. During Food for Fines, we invited…
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The Australian Libraries You Need to Follow on Instagram

     With over 1 billion active users worldwide, Instagram needs no introduction. Book lovers on the social media site gravitate towards the millions of posts to be found on the #Bookstagram hashtag – where reviews, gossip, book talk and of course gorgeous photos are being shared every second. Or #bibliophile, #booknerd and #bookworm… the…
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Keep Reading Kids!

Hey Kids, I hope you have been having the best time reading over the summer and attending some of the awesome activities that have been happening at your library.  I have seen many curious creatures created, discoveries being made in treasure hunts and people learning how to draw monsters and mazes. I have also seen…
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