Write Here! Write Now!

Calling all writers. Yarra Plenty Regional Library's Short Story Competition is here! Entires will be accepted from July 1 2015 until September 4 2015. This year there are three categories for entry. The three categories are: Junior (6-11 years) First prize $50.00; second $25.00 Young Adult (12-17 years) First prize $70.00; second $40.00 Open (over…
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Do you ever wunder?

And the theme is Wunderlust! This winter we are taking you on a journey, all across July you will be able to traverse new and unknown terrain with nothing but your library card! Join us for writing workshops, author talks, memoirs, bike tours and more. The 7th Annual Booklovers' Festival, Wunderlust runs from Thursday 2 July to…
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Cure Cancer with a Cuppa!

1 in 2 Australian men and 1 in 3 Australian women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. Whittlesea and Eltham Libraries will be helping to raise money to fund research, prevention and support programmes for victims of cancer by hosting the World's Biggest Morning Tea. Why not help us by dropping in for…
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THIS IS IT

This time you know it's the real thing! The new website is finally here, but BYO bells and whistles (Libraries find loud noises quite startling). Things are looking a little different but rest assured that everything you know and love is still here, with plenty more things for you to discover. THE BORING BIT Yarra…
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The Reading Rover

Read with me Read with me is Yarra Plenty Library’s newest free program for parents/caregivers with their pre-school age children (ages 0-5).  Give your child a great start and enjoy an hour of special time spent reading, playing, laughing and learning together.  The Reading Rover brings Read with me from the library to a venue…
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Press Display

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Free iPad Program for Seniors

SENIORS CONNECT INFORMATION SHEET Seniors Connect is a 12-month pilot program being run by Yarra Plenty Regional Library in partnership with Telstra and the State Government. As part of the program, members of Yarra Plenty Regional Library who have a Seniors Card can borrow an iPad from the library and receive personal training. (It is…
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All Aboard the Mobile at Epping

The Yarra Plenty Regional Library mobile library now stops on the corner of Mossfield Rise and Forum Way, Epping North, next to the new Galada Community Centre on Mondays from 9.00am until 12.00noon. The mobile was previously stopping next to the Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre at that time. Everyone is welcome to visit the state-of-the-art mobile library…
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