What’s On After School

   There are so many choices for after school activities: football, swimming, dancing, karate, basketball, gymnastics, soccer, art, cookery, drama, scouts, music... the list goes on. What do your kids do? Parents are always on the look out for activities that will give their kids an advantage, entertain them, educate them, help them, upskill them…
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It’s Festival Season!

If you’re looking for free, family-friendly opportunities to connect with others, experience new things and celebrate your community, make sure you check out the City of Banyule Kids ArtyFarty Fest and City of Whittlesea Community Festival this Sunday 18 March. Yarra Plenty Regional Library will be out and about this weekend, popping up at both…
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An update from RBdigital

IMPORTANT SERVICE UPDATE Zinio will be discontinued in the near future. As a result, we need you to download the RBdigital app on your mobile device to access magazines. Many library members have already made the switch from the Zinio for Libraries app to the RBdigital app — over 70%! To provide additional time for…
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Book-It List

    Challenge yourself. Read something a little different and you could WIN a $100 book voucher. That's right. We want to reward your reading.  How do you enter? Visit Rosanna Library. Pick up a Book It List bookmark. Mark off and write down the 5 books you have read from the list of categories.…
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Look out for the Mobile Library!

Today YPRL’s mobile library returns to the road with a new look and improved facilities. Join us for the launch celebration on Monday 26 February at Galada Community Centre! (More details) Across December and January YPRL’s mobile library underwent much-needed repairs and refurbishment. The outer shell of the mobile library has also undergone a transformation…
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Read more easily

Nothing replaces the feel of a real book in your hand, but eBooks can offer extra features – including ones that make reading a little easier! Just a few taps on your tablet / phone and you can instantly change text size, colour contrast, line spacing and even display a book using a dyslexic-friendly font.…
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Two Living Libraries Grant Announcements

Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz visited Ivanhoe Library on 14 December 2017 to announce Living Libraries Infrastructure Program (LLIP) grant.  $750,000 has been awarded toward the development of the Ivanhoe Library Cultural Hub. The $23.8 million Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub redevelopment will deliver a new library and ensure the site is fully accessible…
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The Boy Who Drew Dragons

The Boy Who Drew Dragons Saturday 16 December 2017 – Monday 15 January 2018 Exhibition & Public Program: Eltham Library Community Gallery, Eltham Library, Diamond Valley Library, Ivanhoe Library, Lalor Library and Rosanna Library The Boy Who Drew Dragons explored the transformation of Marc McBride’s creative practice – from traditional painting and airbrush to digital art…
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Extreme Weather Conditions: Changes to Library Events/Services

A number of events have been rescheduled in response to the weather conditions. Please check the individual event details on the website before attending in case there are any last minute changes.  Some events have already been cancelled and/or postponed.  Please NOTE: Rosanna Library is now CLOSED. At this stage it will reopen as usual…
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Apology

JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT FROM CEO YARRA PLENTY REGIONAL LIBRARY AND CITY OF WHITTLESEA MAYOR CR KRIS PAVLIDIS  On Friday 17 November, staff at Yarra Plenty Regional Library (YPRL) directed City of Whittlesea Mayor Cr Kris Pavlidis to park in a designated disabled parking space when she arrived for the Launch of Chancez Cafe at Mill…
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