Open Library

Yarra Plenty is now part of the Internet Archive’s Open Library  e-lending book program.  There is a growing lending e-library of over 200,000 books, including two local titles we have contributed:  The Olympic Games, Melbourne, 1956 and Heidelberg : the city of streams, 1834-1934 centenary : its story.

After creating an account users can browse or search a title and borrow up to 5 titles for 2 weeks each, either via your browser or as a PDF or ePub. Titles are mainly from the 20th Century and include fiction and non-fiction books for children through to adults.

The Link is at


Links are also on our website under local and genealogy e-resources and there will also be a link under e-books

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