Nadine’s picks!

11 year old Nadine likes to visit Thomastown Library, and she has very kindly given us her top favourite reads: The Cabinet of Wonders by Marie Rutkoski ( The Kronos Chronicles series Book 1) The Celestial globe by Marie Rutkoski (The Kronos Chronicles series Book 2) Destination Earth by Ali Sparkes Ironheart by Allan Boroughs…
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busythings

      We know how to make learning fun for kids! busythings is a wonderfully quirky online educational resource! Filled with fun, humourous characters and lively colourful settings, children love to play our fun educational games & activities. Proven to Educate AND Entertain – busythings is trusted by thousands of schools, nurseries and homes…
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Home Library Service

Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s Home Library Service is a free and convenient way for housebound residents to borrow library items. The service is available to anyone who is unable to visit the library branches. Items are selected to meet each person’s individual interests and needs and delivered directly to their home. A friendly volunteer visits…
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Online eMagazines

Popular and current digital magazine publications that you can read on your computer or download to your mobile device.  Always available: no checkout periods, no limit on downloads. Read magazines on your device anytime, anywhere with no return dates — and keep them as long as you like. Click here to access Zinio Magazines. Library…
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Press Display

Instant access to 3000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages. Current Newspapers and Magazine issues from all over the world plus coverage of the last 90 days in 60+ languages. Please note: Only seven users can browse at any one time. If you receive a "database busy" message, please try again later. Download the…
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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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Learn At YPRL

Learn something new at the library this year. We are offering hundreds of free classes and programs covering technology, brain health, craft, writing, gardening and genealogy, and more. Look out for the quarterly Learn @ YPRL brochure at you local branch, or download it, or view all the events on this website here…
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e-Magazines – An Update

e-Magazines have been very popular since being introduced to our e-library last year. The good news is we have renewed our subscription to the service (called Zinio). Check it out here.The bad news is some magazine publishers have chosen to remove their titles from the list of magazines available to libraries through Zinio. Unfortunately, several of these magazines…
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