Print from Anywhere is finally here!

Print emails, attachments, photos, boarding passes, web pages and more from your smartphone, tablet, laptop or computer to any of the locations below. Download the instruction guide here for more details and instructions. Download the mobile printing apps from the App Store and Google Play. Select a branch to pick up your printing! Diamond Valley Eltham Library Ivanhoe Library…
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Census Information Sessions

The census is the largest form of information gathering in Australia. Census Night is coming (Tuesday 9 August) so make sure you are ready. If you would like more information about the census, have some questions, are new to Australia or have never participated in a census before then come along to a free community-based…
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Stories that are…

Listen. He is going to tell you a tale. She is going to speak to you words. They are going to give you stories like small boxes tightly sealed, taped and bound with ribbon. And inside will be things. Dangerous, funny, taboo, local, scientific, performed, crafted, criminal, oral, historic things. Things great and things small…
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Always…

  Inspired by Plenty Ranges Arts Centre’s tour of Always… Patsy Cline, Yarra Plenty Regional Library invited community members to compose a heartfelt letter to their hero, as part of a competition and exhibition program. Letters were exhibited in the theatre foyer and will be displayed at library branches throughout the year. Many heartfelt recollections…
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Mr Whittles

Whittlesea Library welcomes Mr Whittles to their team. Mr Whittles is an innovative pilot program that involves a telepresence robot on a miniature segway-style base with an iPad mounted on a telescopic pole to engage isolated seniors in their community. Less mobile residents can have access to virtual tours, consultations and events without leaving home…
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Celebrating Long-term Partnerships

Holi Dance Drama - held on Sunday 13 March - was one of the highlights of Cultural Diversity Week for Yarra Plenty Regional Library. This colourful event explored the significance, history and current traditions of the Holi festival in India and was held at the Streeton Room, The Centre Ivanhoe. Northern Region Indian Seniors Association…
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Summer Reading Club Winner

The Yarra Plenty Regional Library annual Summer Reading Club ran through December 2015 – January 2016 encouraging kids to read over the school holidays. For every 10 books read and recorded each child between the ages of 3-12 received a fun trading card and went into the draw to win great prizes. This fun, family-orientated…
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Home Library

                      Do you know someone who would benefit from our Home Library service? This is a free and convenient way for housebound residents to borrow library items. A volunteer selects items to meet each person’s individual needs and interests and delivers them on a monthly…
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Media Release – New CEO

YARRA PLENTY REGIONAL LIBRARY MEDIA RELEASE The Board of Yarra Plenty Regional Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Shaw as the new CEO to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Christine Mackenzie, who has served the community with great distinction and credit to herself over twelve years. Di is currently…
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Drum Roll Please…The Winners of the 2015 Write Now! Short Story Competition

After weeks of reading and re-reading, our judge, Kalinda Ashton, has selected the winning entries for the 2015 Write Now! short story competition. For those who entered the competition this year (or thinking about writing their very first short story) take a look at what Kalinda had to say overall about the short-listed entries. There…
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