1000 Books Before School

Reading just ten minutes a day can instil a lifelong love of books and learning in young children. The more a child is read to in their preschool years, the better prepared they are when they start to learn how to read and write. From 22 March 2017 – 2 April 2018, Yarra Plenty Regional…
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Summer Reading Club 2016/17 Winner

Winner Announcement! The Summer Reading Club (SRC) is a program designed to encourage children (ages 3-12) to read during the summer holidays. It has been operating for many years at YPRL; this year 2400 children took part in the competition.  Our theme this year was MAMMOTH READS and it was an enormous summer of reading…
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Tablo

What is Tablo? Tablo is a social self-publishing platform that allows authors to write books that can then be discovered by a large global community of readers. Authors can build a following as well as explore and follow emerging writers and books across many genres. Write! Publish and share a little or a lot. It's up…
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New Year, New Look

Introducing What's On @ YPRL It is a new year and we are having a fresh start to the year with a NEW LOOK brochure to tell you about all our events, activities, courses, exhibitions and much more. At all of our nine library branches we have so much going on! Our new brochure is…
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Write Now! Winners 2016

Winner Announcement! We would like to congratulate the many talented writers who entered this year’s Write Now! contest. To all of our writers, well done and thank you for taking the time to share your stories with us. Winners were announced by our judge, Lyndel Caffrey and Mayor Tom Melican of Banyule City Council in…
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Lalor Library is Turning 40

  Lalor Library first opened on 11 November 1976 and to celebrate we are hosting a Family Day with lots of FREE activities and entertainment on Saturday 12 November 2016 from 11.00am - 4.00pm. Don't miss out on this great day! What's On? A Sausage sizzle, animal farm, face painting, henna tattoos, craft activities, storytime…
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Tech Savvy Seniors

Yarra Plenty Regional Library is offering a series of free computer classes aimed at Seniors Card holders. These classes are part of the Victorian Tech Savvy Seniors program supported by Seniors Card and Telstra. The classes offer hands-on practice in a range of computer skills including internet, email, cyber safety and online shopping. Students don’t…
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Love the Arts, Create the Crafts

1 November – 30 November Try something new this year and experience our November festival of arts, craft and culture. Meet an artist, view an exhibition, see a performance, board a tour, create an artwork, enjoy a film or participate in a workshop.   Check out the Love the Arts, Create the Crafts brochure here…
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Intergenerational Storytime

  Intergenerational  storytime brings  together three generations: seniors, children and their parents. Sunlight Aged Care, Whittlesea Lodge Aged Care, Whittlesea Library, Whittlesea Community Engagement, TRY Childcare, Whittlesea Kindergarten and Whittlesea Playgroup are conducting specialised storytime sessions to provide seniors, children, their parents and/or caregivers with opportunities to interact through play, song, craft and stories. The…
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