Diamond Valley Library is Growing

Yarra Plenty Regional Library (YPRL) is pleased to launch its sustainable Garden Maker Space at Diamond Valley Library on Monday 17 September. Diamond Valley Library’s Garden Maker Space is equipped to facilitate hands-on learning about gardening and food for all ages. The Garden Maker Space is a living extension of the library collection and is…
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Yarra Plenty Regional Library removes fines to encourage children’s literacy

Yarra Plenty Regional Library (YPRL) takes the bold step to remove all fines from children’s books in its libraries. YPRL recognises that literacy is an essential skill for success and investing in youth literacy starts with ready access to books and other learning materials. Regular reading leads to increased confidence, empathy, creativity and knowledge for…
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Appointment of New CEO

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                          The Board of Yarra Plenty Regional Library is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Cowell as its new CEO, commencing 28 May 2018. Jane comes to the YPRL having recently finished a seven-year tenure at the State Library of Queensland, where she was the Executive Director of Information and…
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What’s On After School

   There are so many choices for after school activities: football, swimming, dancing, karate, basketball, gymnastics, soccer, art, cookery, drama, scouts, music... the list goes on. What do your kids do? Parents are always on the look out for activities that will give their kids an advantage, entertain them, educate them, help them, upskill them…
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Book-It List

    Challenge yourself. Read something a little different and you could WIN a $100 book voucher. That's right. We want to reward your reading.  How do you enter? Visit Rosanna Library. Pick up a Book It List bookmark. Mark off and write down the 5 books you have read from the list of categories.…
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Two Living Libraries Grant Announcements

Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz visited Ivanhoe Library on 14 December 2017 to announce Living Libraries Infrastructure Program (LLIP) grant.  $750,000 has been awarded toward the development of the Ivanhoe Library Cultural Hub. The $23.8 million Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub redevelopment will deliver a new library and ensure the site is fully accessible…
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The Boy Who Drew Dragons

The Boy Who Drew Dragons Saturday 16 December 2017 – Monday 15 January 2018 Exhibition & Public Program: Eltham Library Community Gallery, Eltham Library, Diamond Valley Library, Ivanhoe Library, Lalor Library and Rosanna Library The Boy Who Drew Dragons explored the transformation of Marc McBride’s creative practice – from traditional painting and airbrush to digital art…
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Libraries After Dark

What is it? The library will be open late (till 10.00pm to be exact) to provide a safe, welcoming space for the community to connect and participate in free activities in the evening.   Where is it? Mill Park Library 394 Plenty Road, Mill Park   What is happening? Every Thursday night you can access…
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