Eltham Library

Due to a public event, this branch will be CLOSED Saturday 5 November. Normal hours will resume on Sunday 6 November. Your nearest branch is located at Diamond Valley…
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Tech Savvy Seniors

Yarra Plenty Regional Library is offering a series of free computer classes aimed at Seniors Card holders. These classes are part of the Victorian Tech Savvy Seniors program supported by Seniors Card and Telstra. The classes offer hands-on practice in a range of computer skills including internet, email, cyber safety and online shopping. Students don’t…
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Write Now! Competition 2016

Ten judges were involved in the preliminary judging process; each story was read by at least two different judges. This process has resulted in a shortlist of 24 entries which have now been passed on to judge Lyndel Caffrey who will select the winning stories. A note from the preliminary judges: Overall, the judges were…
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Hindsight

If given the chance, what would you say to your younger self?     Hindsight Exhibition Watsonia Library Saturday 1 October to Friday 14 October Hindsight represents the changing faces and voices of senior Yarra Plenty Regional Library community members. In 2016, Hindsight participants shared stories, reflections, values and wisdom through photography and interview. The…
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FEASTival

Do you like food? Then you need to find out more about FEASTival. FEASTival? What is that? I hear you asking. Well the library is celebrating cultural diversity and bringing flavours of the world to you. There are food-inspired events of all sorts including progressive cooking demonstrations and tastings. Don’t miss out on these foodie…
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New Titles for family history

The following new titles have been added to the collection, just in time for the lead up of our Region wide program for National Family History Month in August. Getting Started Family First The Family History Web Directory Australia People Arriving in Australia, 1788-1828 The Forgotten Australians Treasures in Australian Government Gazettes Making A Home…
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Children’s Book Week

Children’s Book Week Australia! Story Country Saturday 20 August – Friday 26 August Each year, across Australia, The CBCA brings children and books together celebrating Children’s Book Week. During this time Schools, Libraries, Booksellers, Authors, Illustrators and children celebrate Australian Children's Literature. Generally,  the Book of the Year winner's announcement is always the third Friday in…
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National Science Week

Saturday 13 August - Sunday 21 August It is National Science Week is Australia's annual celebration of science and technology with events taking place across the nation for anyone and everyone to join in and participate. Make sure you check out these YPRL events happening on Wednesday 17 August:  Whittlesea Library Read to Mr Whittles…
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