Library Survey 2017

We had some initial issues with the survey but it is NOW up and running! 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…

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Coding at the Library

Code Club sounds so cool, adults want to check it out. Sorry folks, this is a kids zone! Parents are bringing their enthusiastic coders to the library and trying to sneak in too! You can find many levels of coding offered at our different library branches. We cover the basics with Hopscotch and Scratch (ages…

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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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Have Your Say

Me Before You Book by Jojo Moyes Film starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin. Tell us if you read it, watched it or both?

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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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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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Doggy Tales – Read to a Dog

Does a little reluctant reader live at your house? Doggy Tales might be what you have been looking for. What is it? The YPRL Doggy Tales program provides children with a non-judgemental, comforting and safe canine audience as they practise their reading.  It also encourages and develops children’s verbal communication skills and presents reading as…

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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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Write Now Because You Love It

The Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s annual Write Now! Short Story Competition is closing soon so don't miss out! This year we’re trying something slightly different: Entries for the OPEN category are to be based around the theme of Home. Think home, homecomings, belonging, departing or the idea of local. Use the idea of Home to…

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