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…
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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…
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Automatic Renewals

On Monday 13 August automatic renewals came into operation. This means that items on a borrowers card, due on the day the report is run, will be renewed automatically. Borrowers will receive an email notice advising that items have been renewed and give an updated due date. Borrowed items that are ‘on hold’ or items that…
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Are you a Local History Buff?

Test your knowledge with this true/false quiz! Visit Wikinorthia for more stories of our local history and explore the multi-touch tables in Eltham and Diamond Valley Libraries. This quiz was created by our Local and Family History Librarian July 2018. Ask a Librarian Do you have a local history question? Throughout October, for Local History Month…
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Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt: librarian, writer, mother, daughter, sister, Reading and Literacy Coordinator, author – can now add ‘award-winning’ and ‘best-selling’ to the list. See What I have Done, published in 2017, has already sold over 25 thousand copies within Australia and is published in eight different languages worldwide. The novel published by Hachette is available in hard…
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Appointment of New CEO

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                          The Board of Yarra Plenty Regional Library is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Cowell as its new CEO, commencing 28 May 2018. Jane comes to the YPRL having recently finished a seven-year tenure at the State Library of Queensland, where she was the Executive Director of Information and…
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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…
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It’s Festival Season!

If you’re looking for free, family-friendly opportunities to connect with others, experience new things and celebrate your community, make sure you check out the City of Banyule Kids ArtyFarty Fest and City of Whittlesea Community Festival this Sunday 18 March. Yarra Plenty Regional Library will be out and about this weekend, popping up at both…
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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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