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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What’s Happening Write Now?

After much deliberation, the shortlist for this year’s Write Now! Short Story Competition has been decided. Congratulations to the following writers and best of luck! Junior Category Allie by Mia Douglas-Muller Trapped by Macey Cooper The Swap by James Arnall Do you think it’s easy being Santa’s Elf? By Ruchini Rupasinghe Miss Molly and the…
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Calling all writers and poets

It’s that time in Banyule again, In Space - The 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper exhibition is on and they are inviting writers to compose a piece of prose or poetry in response to the theme in space or finalist exhibition artwork. Entries will be displayed in the Banyule community and presented live…
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Write Here! Write Now!

Calling all writers. Yarra Plenty Regional Library's Short Story Competition is here! Entires will be accepted from July 1 2015 until September 4 2015. This year there are three categories for entry. The three categories are: Junior (6-11 years) First prize $50.00; second $25.00 Young Adult (12-17 years) First prize $70.00; second $40.00 Open (over…
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Do you ever wunder?

And the theme is Wunderlust! This winter we are taking you on a journey, all across July you will be able to traverse new and unknown terrain with nothing but your library card! Join us for writing workshops, author talks, memoirs, bike tours and more. The 7th Annual Booklovers' Festival, Wunderlust runs from Thursday 2 July to…
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