Keep Reading Kids!

Hey Kids, I hope you have been having the best time reading over the summer and attending some of the awesome activities that have been happening at your library.  I have seen many curious creatures created, discoveries being made in treasure hunts and people learning how to draw monsters and mazes. I have also seen…
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NGV Kids on Tour 2019

  Do you like to play make believe?  Are you a curious creature?  Close your eyes and imagine - transform, fly, or travel through infinite worlds. Your creativity can take you anywhere with activities and workshops exploring the National Gallery with upcoming NGV Kids on Tour 2019 activities at your local library this January! NGV…
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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 Though clichéd, an outdated perception…
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Curious Adventures In Illustration

YPRL are thrilled to be hosting a collection of works by author and illustrator Judith Rossell at Eltham Library Community Gallery this summer. Supported by Nillumbik Shire Council, Adventures in Illustration will showcase and celebrate the curious creatures, colourful characters and cautionary tales in Judith’s puzzles, mazes, picture books and award-winning illustrated novels Withering-by-Sea, Wormwood MireandWakestone Hall.  The exhibition will be launched at Eltham Library Community Gallery on Saturday 15…
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Summer Reading Club Winner

The Yarra Plenty Regional Library annual Summer Reading Club ran through December 2015 – January 2016 encouraging kids to read over the school holidays. For every 10 books read and recorded each child between the ages of 3-12 received a fun trading card and went into the draw to win great prizes. This fun, family-orientated…
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SRC 2012-2013 Prize Winner!

Congratulations to one of Ivanhoe's Lucky Winners! Here is Wilco (and his mum) celebrating after receiving his book pack prize. Wilco enjoyed reading lots of books this summer. We hope he will read even more in the next Summer Reading Club - maybe even win the big prize!?! Thanks for taking part Wilco ... and…
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Focused on Shadows

  There is a little shadow That dances on my wall. Sometimes it's big and scary, Sometimes it's very small. Sometimes it's oh, so quiet And doesn't move at all. Then other times it chases me Or bounces like a ball. I'd love to meet that shadow Who dances in the night, But it always…
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