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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Cancellations and Closures

We apologise for any inconvenience. Please note the following: Upcoming Closures   Rosanna Library on Tuesday 6 March is closed for building maintenance ALL DAY. It will re-open Wednesday 7 March.   All Library Branches will be closed on Monday 12 March for the Labour Day Public Holiday. They will re-open Tuesday 13 March. …
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Author Fight Club

These two two Aussie blokes both have stories that pack a punch. Which author will deliver that knock out blow? Which author will get your vote? Want to see results from the previous rounds? See here…
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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

  Exhibition: The Boy Who Drew Dragons Eltham Library Community Gallery Exhibition: Saturday 16 November 2017 – Monday 15 January 2018 Experience the transformation of Marc McBride’s work from traditional painting and airbrush to digital art through the eyes of The Boy Who Drew Dragons. Marc McBride is an internationally featured illustrator, best known for…
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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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Chancez Cafe at Mill Park Library

In partnership with Araluen (Araluen is one of the biggest support services for adults with disabilities in Melbourne’s north-east suburbs), Yarra Plenty Regional Library and Bunnings Mill Park. Success is brewing! Cappuccino with your Jane Harper? Bryce Courtenay with your soy latte? However you take your coffee, your favourite brew will be served with a…
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Libraries After Dark

What is it? The library will be open late (till 10.00pm to be exact) to provide a safe, welcoming space for the community to connect and participate in free activities in the evening. Where is it? Mill Park Library 394 Plenty Road, Mill Park What is happening? Every Thursday night you can access all the…
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Author Fight Club Results

Have you been voting? Do you want to know if your favourite made it through and who has been knocked out?  See the latest results here: Fight (Round ONE) Winner Graeme Base VS J.R.R Tolkein Graeme Base Stephen King VS J.K Rowling Stephen King Tim Winton VS Enid Blyton Enid Blyton Jane Austen VS Danielle…
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