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Melbourne Maps Melbourne Maps

The University of Melbourne have added new digitised maps to their online map collection.  In addition to their Melway Street directories series, maps from the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works has been added.  Recent coverage includes the suburbs and towns of Whittlesea…
The University of Melbourne have added new digitised maps to their online map collection. 

Book Launch Book Launch

MIGRATION: Stories from Banyule reveals 14 personal journeys of migration by people who came by ship and disembarked at Port Melbourne.
MIGRATION: Stories from Banyule reveals 14 personal journeys of migration by people who came by ship and disembarked at Port Melbourne.

How a Book Club changed a life How a Book Club changed a life

By Donna
Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a…
Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a…

The Corner Store The Corner Store

The Corner Store is becoming a thing of the past, but memories from residents of Eltham will be invoked with a painting recently hung at Eltham Library.  The Corner Store by Ted Dalton was painted in oil about 1980 and has been identified as  the view of the old Burgoyne store l…
The Corner Store is becoming a thing of the past, but memories from residents of Eltham will be invoked with a painting at Eltham Library

Rosanna Down My Street Project Rosanna Down My Street Project

They say a picture paints a thousand words and we want to prove that true by creating a comprehensive collection of photographs of Rosanna,
They say a picture paints a thousand words and we want to prove that true by creating a comprehensive collection of photographs of Rosanna,

New Magazine Titles in 2017 New Magazine Titles in 2017

By Sylph
New magazine titles have arrived! Adore, Home, Australian Guitar, Glamour, Donna Hay, Yoga, Holidays with Kids, Simply Knitting and more...
New magazine titles have arrived! Adore, Home, Australian Guitar, Glamour, Donna Hay, Yoga, Holidays with Kids, Simply Knitting and more...

Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Bri… Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

Family History researchers have access to a brand new resource which is part of the Genealogy Reference Collection at Ivanhoe Library. The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland contains detailed information about the linguistic origins of more than 45,600 comm…
Family History researchers have access to a brand new resource which is part of the Genealogy Reference Collection at Ivanhoe Library. The …

See what [she] has done.... See what [she] has done....

By Donna
What's NEW to our shelf? It's YPRL staff member Sarah Schmidt's debut novel!. Will it claw under your skin then seep out of your every pore?
What's NEW to our shelf? It's YPRL staff member Sarah Schmidt's debut novel!. Will it claw under your skin then seep out of your every pore?

The Course of Love: Does it Run True? The Course of Love: Does it Run True?

By Donna
The Course of Love by Alain de Botton. Mo The Cat has his opinions. What does Mo's owner think? Read her review here.
The Course of Love by Alain de Botton. Mo The Cat has his opinions. What does Mo's owner think? Read her review here.

Geography of Surnames Geography of Surnames

The Geography of surnames is a new resource devoted to the study of English, Scottish and Irish surnames and should be of interest to family history researchers. Surnames are examined from a geographic perspective, focusing on their distribution, patterns and origins. Examples a…
The Geography of surnames is a new resource devoted to the study of English, Scottish and Irish surnames and should be of interest to famil…

Harry Potter and the cursed child Harry Potter and the cursed child

By Tina
In case you didn’t know the new Harry Potter book Harry Potter and the cursed child is available from our Overdrive service.
In case you didn’t know the new Harry Potter book Harry Potter and the cursed child is available from our Overdrive service.

Rootstech 2017 Rootstech 2017

One of the major conferences for the Genealogy industry and associated family researchers worldwide: Rootstech – has just concluded in Salt Lake City, Utah, and by all accounts it was another huge success. The international conference featured four days of seminars, presentation…
One of the major conferences for the Genealogy industry and associated family researchers worldwide: Rootstech – has just concluded in Salt…

Are there any Good People in this book? Are there any Good People in this book?

By Donna
The Good People by Hannah Kent A review by Mo the cat's owner Mo may not have liked this book... but he is a cat, after all!
The Good People by Hannah Kent A review by Mo the cat's owner Mo may not have liked this book... but he is a cat, after all!

Ryerson Index update Ryerson Index update

The Ryerson Index is a free index resource to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers, datng back in some cases to 1831 (Sydney Morning Herald). While most of the entries relate to death occuring since 1970. The index is completely managed and contributed to by voluntee…
The Ryerson Index is a free index resource to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers, datng back in some cases to 1831 (Sydney Mo…

Dictionary of Biography Dictionary of Biography

The Australian Dictionary of Biography was once a well thumbed addition to our Reference collections.  Today the ADB is a valuable free onl…
The Australian Dictionary of Biography was once a well thumbed addition to our Reference collections.  Today the ADB is a valuable free onl…

New Titles for family history New Titles for family history

The following new titles have been added to the collection, just in time for the lead up of our Region wide program for National Family His…
The following new titles have been added to the collection, just in time for the lead up of our Region wide program for National Family His…
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