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. Something…

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Library Survey 2017

Hello! We want you to have your say in shaping our Strategic Vision! We’d like you to tell us what you think of us. Yes, we really do! We are commencing our first region-wide survey of our library services and would be very pleased if you could take the time to contribute your opinions. The…

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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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