Proposed Budget 2019–2020

Residents of the Cities of Banyule and Whittlesea and the Shire of Nillumbik are advised that the Board of the Yarra Plenty Regional Library (YPRL) will consider adopting the proposed 2019/20 Regional Library Budget at its next meeting to be held at Nillumbik Council Offices, Civic Drive, Greensborough at 6:00 pm on 20 June 2019…
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Mill Park Library Closure

Mill Park Library is closing from Monday 6 May and will reopen on Monday 22 July.  Changes to YPRL service during this time: Mill Park Library holds will be diverted and can now be picked up from Thomastown Library. Alternatively, borrowers can choose the preferred pick up location manually.  Mill Park Library after hours return chute will…
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Comic Con: Expression of Interest

            Ever been to Comic Con? Why not come to Yarra Plenty Regional Library? We are hosting three Comic Con events in 2019. Each event will feature a full day of workshops, activities, cosplay dress-up, stalls, food, competitions, exhibitors, fan clubs, video games, technology and more! Would you like to…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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