Meeting Procedure Amendment

Notice is given pursuant to section 119 of the Local Government Act 1989 that Yarra Plenty Regional Library (YPRL) proposes to amend its Meeting Procedure Local Law 2012 to accommodate out of session Board resolutions for use in extraordinary circumstances. A draft of the proposed amendment is available for review here or at any of YPRL's…
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Toy and Learning Library

Lalor Library is excited to announce an initiative to enhance the outcomes of our coding and robotics programs by extending learning into the home. The new Toy and Learning Library will include a collection of educational resources with a focus on science and technology that will be available for library members to borrow like any…
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Automatic Renewals

On Monday 13 August automatic renewals came into operation. This means that items on a borrowers card, due on the day the report is run, will be renewed automatically. Borrowers will receive an email notice advising that items have been renewed and give an updated due date. Borrowed items that are ‘on hold’ or items that…
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Author Fight Club

Who gets your vote? Want to see results from the previous author fight club rounds? See here! Why not borrow one of these amazing author's books? Put one on hold today.  I want to see more Lois Lowry books. I want to see more Patrick Ness books.…
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Are you a Local History Buff?

Test your knowledge with this true/false quiz! Visit Wikinorthia for more stories of our local history and explore the multi-touch tables in Eltham and Diamond Valley Libraries. This quiz was created by our Local and Family History Librarian July 2018. Ask a Librarian Do you have a local history question? Throughout October, for Local History Month…
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Positive Ageing Reference Group

Nillumbik Shire Council is seeking expressions of interest from community members to join the Positive Ageing Reference Group (PARG). PARG aims to actively promote and support positive ageing across the wider Nillumbik community. The purpose of the group is to provide a mechanism for Council to consult with community representatives in seeking advice and guidance…
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Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt: librarian, writer, mother, daughter, sister, Reading and Literacy Coordinator, author – can now add ‘award-winning’ and ‘best-selling’ to the list. See What I have Done, published in 2017, has already sold over 25 thousand copies within Australia and is published in eight different languages worldwide. The novel published by Hachette is available in hard…
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