YPRL Staff Member awarded the 2018 Margery C Ramsay Scholarship

Yarra Plenty Regional Library staff member Scott Mundell has been awarded the 2018 Margaret C Ramsay scholarship. The scholarship was announced today at the State Library of Victoria. Joint applicants Scott Mundell, a Library Technician at Ivanhoe Library, and his brother Steven Mundell, from Whitehorse Manningham Libraries accepted the award. Their winning project, Augmenting Libraries…
View More about YPRL Staff Member awarded the 2018 Margery C Ramsay Scholarship

OverDrive Update

Thank you for your understanding and patience whilst the Overdrive platform was being updated. We are aware that there have been a few problems and we apologise for the inconvenience. The Yarra Plenty/Brisbane library Overdrive consortia commenced in January 2008. Since that time, access to digital content has evolved and improved markedly and therefore a…
View More about OverDrive Update

OverDrive Overhaul

If you borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from Overdrive, here is some news: There will be a temporary outage overnight on Wednesday 14 November to the Overdrive website, Overdrive app and Libby app. From Thursday 15 November Brisbane City Council Library and Yarra Plenty Regional Library will be using separate platforms.  If you have any eBooks or…
View More about OverDrive Overhaul

Food For Fines

Yarra Plenty Regional Library wants you to get back to borrowing. Is something stopping you? Do you have overdue fines? Maybe you still have an item at home that you need to return, but it has been a really long time? It’s time to wipe the slate clean. DONATION GUIDE Most needed items: Canned fruit…
View More about Food For Fines

Meeting Procedure Amendment

Notice is given pursuant to section 119 of the Local Government Act 1989 that Yarra Plenty Regional Library (YPRL) proposes to amend its Meeting Procedure Local Law 2012 to accommodate out of session Board resolutions for use in extraordinary circumstances. A draft of the proposed amendment is available for review here or at any of YPRL's…
View More about Meeting Procedure Amendment

Toy and Learning Library

Lalor Library is excited to announce an initiative to enhance the outcomes of our coding and robotics programs by extending learning into the home. The new Toy and Learning Library will include a collection of educational resources with a focus on science and technology that will be available for library members to borrow like any…
View More about Toy and Learning Library

Libraries Change Lives

New economic modelling demonstrates that every dollar invested in public libraries generates $4.30 of benefits for the state. At the local level, every dollar invested in Yarra Plenty Regional Library is delivering $3.50 of benefits to its communities of Banyule City Council, Nillumbik Shire and City of Whittlesea. YPRL delivers $36.7 million in net benefits…
View More about Libraries Change Lives

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…
View More about Diamond Valley Library is Growing

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…
View More about Yarra Plenty Regional Library removes fines to encourage children’s literacy
1 - 10 of 80