Australia’s most borrowed…

Every year, Library & Information Week is held during the last week of May Today for the first day of Library & Information Week, the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has released two lists – one adult and one for children of Australia’s favourite or most borrowed books. Here at Flip the Page we…
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The new BorrowBox app

You can now update to the new Bolinda BorrowBox app. Useful new features include the ability to return borrowings early and cancel reserves. This feature enables you to increase your available loans immediately by returning finished items or changing your mind about reserves. You can also filter your search by availability when browsing the catalogue…
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Ruth Rendell

Over the weekend British crime writer Ruth Rendell died at the age of 85.You can read an obituary from The Telegraph here. Ruth Rendell wrote more than 60 novels with her best-known creation being Inspector Wexford.  She has been credited with bringing a social and psychological dimension to crime fiction. Ebooks and eAudiobooks by Ruth…
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Dark Discworld Days

“This book was written using 100% recycled words.” ― Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters By now we all know that the writer Sir Terry Pratchett, who took millions of readers on a journey to Discworld, has died aged 66. He first created Discworld in 1983 because he wanted to "have fun with some of the cliches…
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Addtional eBooks Always Available

Additional eBooks,outside your Overdrive quota are always available from the Overdrive site via Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg (PG) is a volunteer effort to digitise and archive cultural works, to encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks.  It was founded in 1971 by Michael S Hart and is the oldest digital library. Most of the items in its…
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eBooks – what did I borrow?

Did you know that you can see your eBook borrowings as well as your physical book borrowings on the YPRL website? Once logged in go to the My YPRL tab, choose My Borrowing then Checked Out. You can choose to display All items, Physical items or Digital items only by using the buttons towards the…
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To Kill A Mockingbird is now available as an eBook and downloadable audio!

In a rare public statement released through her publisher, HarperCollins, Lee said: "I'm still old-fashioned. I love dusty old books and libraries. I am amazed and humbled that Mockingbird has survived this long. This is Mockingbird for a new generation." First published in July 1960, Mockingbird has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, and…
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Booklovers Festival – Don’t forget eBooks!

Yarra Plenty Regional Library proudly presents The Sixth Annual Booklovers' Festival Wednesday 2 July to Wednesday 30 July These exciting events will be held in Yarra Plenty Regional Library branches. Celebrate new beginnings. Hear stories of sea changes,immigration, starting over, new approaches, new ways of thinking,historic discoveries, adaptations, and famous beginnings. Embark on your own…
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