Libraries Change Lives… Pass It On!

      I’ve never been shy in expressing how libraries (and librarians, for that matter) have changed my life, to anyone who will listen. Often, my passionate and excited words stimulate energetic conversation on shared experiences and new discoveries. At times however, I am surprised by the reactions my sentiments evoke. Though clichéd, an outdated perception…
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Popular magazines on RB Digital

Have you browsed our digital magazine resources lately? We have genres to match all manner of tastes. There is something for everyone. Popular topics covered are:  health, fitness, cooking, current affairs, women’s interest, business, arts and a whole selection of other topics. Digital magazines still continue to be a highly used eresource and of course…
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New Magazine Titles Arriving Soon

                     It's that time again when our library branches start to receive their new magazine titles for the coming year. New titles for 2018 include: Art Almanac BBC Wildlife BBC Good Food Breathe CEO Magazine Caravanning Australia Cruising Newsiscovery Box Fishing World Fortune Freshwater Fishing Get…
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9th Annual Booklovers Festival

As we enter a two week extravaganza of events celebrating all things Booklovers, here's a round up of some key events to whet your appetite: FESTIVAL LAUNCH: Dressing Jane - Watsonia Library - Saturday 15 July Tea Reads - Rosanna Library - Tuesday 18 July Gideon Haigh: Certain Admissions - Whittlesea Library - Wednesday 19…
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1000 Books Before School

Reading just ten minutes a day can instil a lifelong love of books and learning in young children. The more a child is read to in their preschool years, the better prepared they are when they start to learn how to read and write. From 22 March 2017 – 2 April 2018, Yarra Plenty Regional…
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Beware the Reading Rut

It’s a serious literary condition that affect a large part of the population that often isn’t realised until it’s too late: The reading rut. Symptoms include reading the same series, author, genre for a long time (and loving it) only to get the end of the series and are left wondering what to read next…
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Welcome to ‘Flip the Page’

Ivanhoe Reading Coordinators Tina and Mary will introduce you the wonderful world of e-books - lightweight, backlit and instant large print! Each week we will be talking about e-books, reviewing e-books and thinking about e-book-related issues. Did you know… YPRL has extended its downloadable collection by adding e-books from Bolinda, which previously only supplied audiobooks…
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