How To Organise a Book Club Catch-up Online

Books enrich our lives in many ways and having a lively discussion with other readers via traditional methods may be something that is not possible due to current restrictions. 

Taking a step onto the digital stage will allow book groups to meet, chat and keep their connection. Here is a way your library service may be able to help with 'how-to' information on setting up a digital platform.

YPRL members have free access to Lynda.com courses which includes Learning Zoom or Learning Skype both are presented via easy to follow online video tutorials that takes about one hour to complete, delivered to your computer, tablet or mobile device, all you need is your library membership to get started. These programs allow you to host virtual meetings and chat about your favourite books from the comfort of your own home.

And the best news is, it’s all free! Simply log in with your library card details to start learning. Don’t have a library card? Become a digital member and receive access straight away.

Tech Help

Have a question about technology or online services?

YPRL's technical wizards and digital mentors are available to work through the problem with you in real time. 

Call Tech Help on 03 9408 7888, leave a voicemail and we will call you back to help.

E-Library resources

Borrow Box eBooks/eAudio Titles:

The Reading Life

The Sunday Story Club / by Kerry Cue and Doris Brett  

Libby download eBook titles:

The Jane Austen Book Club
The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires
A Book to Love

Favourite Guests of ABC TV's First Tuesday Book Club Share Their Most Loved Books

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