Covid-19 update: Seven YPRL branches, the Hatch at Ivanhoe, and the Mobile Library are now open for Click & Collect services. However, the Mill Park and Ivanhoe branches remain closed for building works.

In the Good Books

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Digital Membership

Becoming a digital member of YPRL is free and instant! Join here now.

In the Good Books

Are you a fan of YPRL's Book Valet service? We have great news for you. We're taking the magic of Book Valet and bringing it to audio format.

Come behind the scenes with YPRL Coordinators Lefa Singleton-Norton, Patrick Jovaras and Sarah Schmidt who have created a dynamic podcast just for you! The art of recommending the right book can be an interesting journey through the nearly and the not-quite-right on the path to the perfect pick.

Our team will take a Book Valet survey and discuss how they selected just the right books to suit each reader and their tastes.

This weekly podcast has been fast-tracked to help solve reader's reading conundrums during the Corona shutdown, with a teaser trailer available shortly.

Your hosts will provide YPRL members with reading recommendations of both new and old books and each episode will be accompanied by a reading list so listeners can find all the great books that they discuss.

Subscribe now via Apple iTunes, Spotify, Podbean, Podtail and your usual podcast places.

Be featured on the Podcast!

Would you like our hosts to provide you with tailored reading recommendations? Fill in our Book Valet survey for your chance to have the team feature your reading requests on air.

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Episode Eight with Kate Mildenhall

Watch or listen to Episode Eight.

Episode Seven

Listen to Episode Seven.

Episode Six

Listen to Episode Six.

Episode Five

Listen to Episode Five.

Episode Four

Listen to Episode Four.

Episode Three

Listen to Episode Three.

Episode Two

Listen to Episode Two.

Episode One

Listen to Episode One.


Listen to the trailer.

Book Valet

Book Valet is a free service where our librarians curate you a personalised reading (or watching!) list.

All you need to do is fill in a short survey about your book and/or film tastes and we'll get to work! Access Book Valet.

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Recommended Reading

Let us help you transition to ebooks and audiobooks with these reading recommendations.

e-Book Biographies for School Assignments

These biography eBooks for primary-aged kids presents life stories of well-known names, highlighting various aspects of their lives.


Downloadable books, audiobooks, and streaming videos all about penguins.

e-Books for School Assignments

Stuck on a topic for a school assignment? Check out this assortment of titles and topics for inspiration, for Primary School aged children.
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Spotlight On: Digital Resources

Streaming Films for Free

With your YPRL membership, you can access both Beamafilm and Kanopy online.

RB Digital: electronic access to magazines free through YPRL

With RB Digital's easy to use app, missing out on the latest magazines and expensive subscriptions are a thing of the past.

Lynda is here to help!

YPRL members have free access to and it's free, easily accessible, and easy to use. The following online tutorials may help.

Story Box Library

An interactive experience! Stories are read aloud by a diverse range of storytellers with varying accents and from different cultures.
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