Skills for Modern Librarians

Libraries are about more than books. From galleries and Maker Spaces to Storytimes and STEAM learning, the modern library can have it all. And of course, the modern librarian (already a superhero!) has to be able to do it all, too. The following courses on Lynda.com are ideal for librarians looking to boost their skills…
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Business Bootcamp

Got a side hustle? A great idea for a business? Perhaps you're looking to monetise your hobby. YPRL has everything you need to jumpstart your business this summer. Across January and Feburary 2019, YPRL is proud to be presenting free Business Minded workshops. Learn how to transform your hobby into a side hustle with Turn your passion…
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YPRL Top Books of 2018

We asked our Book Clubs to tell us their favourite reads...   All the Light We Cannot See A Man Called Ove The Last Painting of Sara De Vos Big Little Lies The Light Between Oceans Then we looked at ALL the borrowing that's been happening throughout the year and found... The Most Borrowed Adult…
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Take the fun (and learning!) home

  For years now libraries have pushed themselves to engage with new technologies and provide programming that complements the school curriculum in preparing kids for the coming challenges of the future. YPRL has met this challenge through many successful programs, such as our Code Clubs, Maker Spaces and regular workshops in Science, Technology, Engineering and…
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YPRL @ Whittlesea Tech School Makers Faire

Whittlesea Tech School’s inaugural Mini Maker Faire was held on the 4th December and attended by upper primary school students from the area, where they had the opportunity to get their hands dirty with science and creative arts activities. Wobble bots, electronic synthesizers, vortex cannons and cryptography were just some of the activities enthusiastically taken…
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