Library & Information Week 2019

Library and Information Week 2019 is all about recognising the ways libraries support and further the ideals of Truth, Integrity and Knowledge. At Yarra Plenty Regional Library, we're celebrating this theme by highlighting some of the moving stories received from our communities as part of the the #LibrariesChangeLives advocacy campaign.    'The library changed my…
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Community Creatives: Pencil Case Creative Art Collective

The crew from the Pencil Case Creative Art Collective work on a range of projects including graphic design, paste up murals and multimedia at Lalor Library. All creatives aged 12-25 years are welcome to attend and explore their creativity. This Wednesday 15 May, participants can create an artwork or rainbow ribbon to be displayed on…
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Community Creative: Nathan Onias

Nathan Onias is an illustrator, comic creator and educator, originally from the USA. He is the founder and festival director of Indie Comic Con, a festival celebrating independent Australian comics. Nathan has created and self-published his own comics including superhero comedy, Commander Canine. He represents Copic Marker Australia as a lifetime ambassador. Nathan will be…
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Community Creative: Mandy Ord

Mandy Ord is a Melbourne-based illustrator and cartoonist, her passion for comics inspiring talks and workshops at schools, universities, festivals and community groups across Australia and internationally. Mandy's books include Sensitive Creatures, Rooftops, NY, Galapagos  and When One Person Dies The Whole World Is Over. Mandy's first book for children Chalk Boy, written by Margaret Wild has been…
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Seeking EOIs: YPRL Exhibition Program 2020

Yarra Plenty Regional Library is seeking Expressions of Interest for exhibition period Thursday 9 January to Monday 10 February 2020 at Eltham Library Community Gallery. Reflecting contemporary library collections, these exhibitions engage community members of all ages through artwork and activities linked to literature and storytelling.  Successful exhibitors are assisted with: Gallery hire and equipment Project promotions…
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Library Lovers’ Day

Happy Library Lovers' Day folks! What better way to celebrate than to share #LibraryLoveStories from our amazing community partners as part of the Libraries Change Lives campaign? Take a peek and see how love can be found at the library, through work, play and collaboration... 'Araluen participants can improve their literacy and social abilities, let their imaginations fly…
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