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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Marvel Villains – Tribute to Stan Lee

Stan Lee December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018 He co-created numerous popular fictional characters, including superheroes Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Black Panther, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, and Ant-Man. These are now some of the most iconic and popular figures and the inspiration for 86 released films - that’s 67 live-action films and 19 animated films - released - with another 15+ in production.…
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The Best Australian Books

Thanks to Better Reading  BORROW ME! The Secret River Seven Little Australians The Sound of One Hand Clapping The Engagement Amnesia Mateship With Birds The Man Who Loved Children The Pleasures of Leisure The World Beneath Golden Boys The Great World Five Bells Burial Rites The Bodysurfers Drylands The Turning The Book Thief Questions of…
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Prime Minister’s Literary Award Shortlist 2018

The Awards recognise Australia’s literary talent across six categories: fiction, non-fiction, Australian history, young adult literature, children’s literature and poetry. The judging panels received more than 500 entries this year across the six categories, with 30 titles shortlisted. This year saw entries to the Awards from some of Australia’s most prominent and distinguished authors, as…
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