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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Sensitive Santa

At this time of year, things can get hectic, a little louder and brighter. Santa's ho ho ho's and bell ringing bring delight to the nearby children in the shopping centres. Everything is blingy, noisier and the chaotic rush of present buying, grocery shopping and the endless activities from morning to night, permeates the air…
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Curious Adventures In Illustration

YPRL are thrilled to be hosting a collection of works by author and illustrator Judith Rossell at Eltham Library Community Gallery this summer. Supported by Nillumbik Shire Council, Adventures in Illustration will showcase and celebrate the curious creatures, colourful characters and cautionary tales in Judith’s puzzles, mazes, picture books and award-winning illustrated novels Withering-by-Sea, Wormwood MireandWakestone Hall.  The exhibition will be launched at Eltham Library Community Gallery on Saturday 15…
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Book Review: Digby & Claude

A recent publication out of the National Library of Australia Digby & Claude is written and illustrated by Emma Allen and Hannah Sommerville as a picture book. It touches on a common theme of constant change within the urban environment. Digby and Claude feel connected to their neighbourhood and community. This is a story about friendship…
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What We Discussed: The Wondrous Society of Reading

GENRE (a style or category of art, music or literature)  At The Wondrous Society of Reading the top five genre's favoured by our members were: Horror Fantasy Adventure Mystery Thriller The Wondrous Society of Reading Book Club encourages children to read for pleasure, however, we would like to gently introduce children to other genres such as Historical, Dystopia…
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