Culinary Inspiration

Are you seeking some inspiration in the kitchen? Are your family saying ‘not THAT again!’ when you serve up the same old recipe for the fourth time in a two week period? There is nothing wrong with tried-and-true recipes that the whole family love, but sometimes it’s nice to venture into uncharted territory and make something…
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Computers and more

Are you a ‘tech head’ who likes all things computer-related? Do you want to know the latest in technology, or are seeking a ‘how to guide’ to fix computers, install programs and the like? YPRL holds an array of computer magazines including PC and Tech Authority, TECHlife Australia (formerly Australian PC User), Australian Personal Computer, Computer…
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Your new local bookshop

We love the library. It's a place where a whole world of opportunity awaits, where you can explore books and ideas to your hearts content. But what about those books you come across that you'd like a copy of yourself? And what a perfect thing to give someone, to share in your love of reading. In this year, the National Year…
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Women’s Interest

If you are a fan of the Australian Women’s Weekly, you may also like the UK magazines Woman and Home and Good Housekeeping. Both these titles have a similar mix of recipes, fashion, inspiring stories, beauty, health, wellbeing and more. Please check the catalogue for the branches where these magazines are held…
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Fashionista

Are you a fashion follower who likes to keep abreast of the best in cutting-edge fashion, beauty and glamour?  Have you discovered the wonderful mix of fashion magazines held in our collection? We currently hold titles including  Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, (both the UK and Australian editions), Shop til you Drop and Tatler. Please check the catalogue or…
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The Evolution of Library Cards

This is the story of how far the library card has come since it rose out of the primordial ooze! From its simple origins as a wallet Trilobite the humble library card shed its plastic exoskeleton and the dominant 'laminate' gene took over. Many eons later, plastic's magnetism asserted its superiority and the laminate was almost thrust into extinction. However, the reign of the house of green…
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The Avengers reviewed

What do you get when you put Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, Incredible Hulk, Ironman and Thor into the one movie? And let’s not forget Nick Fury of course. That’s the question that everyone has been asking and for me, that question has been answered. Directed by Joss Whedon (most known for his work writing…
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Me and My Cookbooks

Cookbooks. I love them. I have more than I can jump over at home, but hey, it's cheaper than crack cocaine but twice as addictive. Not only do I have a large selection of cookbooks at  home, and let me say they have gone 'viral' in every bookshelf there, I can't resist borrowing them from…
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