We asked some of our Booklovers Festival authors to describe their latest books for us in six words. Now it's time to put you, our readers, to the test. Can yo
The online world is full of opportunity - it’s a great place to connect with like-minded people, an incredible research tool, and offers a more convenient way t
Professional genealogist Joy Roy recently presented at Diamond Valley Library as part of our Family History Month program 2019. In Searching for John Smith, Joy discussed her research journey to find her man in Scotland. Her challenge? SMITH is the most common name in Scotland. General tips from her discussion included: Names. Look for a…
Not every child finds reading easy. The thought of opening a book and getting to the end can be overwhelming. Imagine the frustration of every page feeling like a sea of words with nothing on the page to break them up. At YPRL, we want to make reading more accessible to readers of all levels…
Les Zig is from Banyule and is the author of Song of the Curlew (Pinion Press 2019), The Shadow in the Wind (Pinion Press 2019), August Falling (Pantera Press 2
Good Money was shortlisted for the 2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript and I can certainly see why now that I have read this hard-boiled take on Melbourne’s western suburbs.
Magazines are my favourite indulgence. They’re the special treat you buy when you’re feeling a bit rich, something to grab while you’re out, to read on the trai