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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Lalor Library is Turning 40

  Lalor Library first opened on 11 November 1976 and to celebrate we are hosting a Family Day with lots of FREE activities and entertainment on Saturday 12 November 2016 from 11.00am - 4.00pm. Don't miss out on this great day! What's On? A Sausage sizzle, animal farm, face painting, henna tattoos, craft activities, storytime…

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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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Love the Arts, Create the Crafts

1 November – 30 November Try something new this year and experience our November festival of arts, craft and culture. Meet an artist, view an exhibition, see a performance, board a tour, create an artwork, enjoy a film or participate in a workshop.   Check out the Love the Arts, Create the Crafts brochure…

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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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Pokemon Go @ Your Library

Pokemon Go fever has hit everyone and your local libraries are no exception. What we love about Pokemon Go is that it encourages people to get out into the community. Here is the lowdown on what you need to know about catching Pokemon, collecting items and battling Gyms at our libraries. Lalor and Mill Park…

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Early Years Expo

DIAMOND VALLEY LIBRARY Early Years Expo Saturday 30 July 2016 10.00am – 1.00pm This is the second annual Early Years Expo for Diamond Valley Library. As you can see it is going to be a flurry of activities, stalls and information. So, come along and see what your community has to offer parents, caregivers and…

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Census Information Sessions

The census is the largest form of information gathering in Australia. Census Night is coming (Tuesday 9 August) so make sure you are ready. If you would like more information about the census, have some questions, are new to Australia or have never participated in a census before then come along to a free community-based…

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