Calling artists, writers, crafters and creators!

Yarra Plenty Regional Library is calling for entries to new social media project Community Creatives. Local artists, writers and creators will be featured on the YPRL website and social media pages, highlighting the diverse creative practices within our communities, including links to upcoming events, exhibitions and opportunities. So... tell us about yourself or your group! Promote…
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Tablo

What is Tablo? Tablo is a social self-publishing platform that allows authors to write books that can then be discovered by a large global community of readers. Authors can build a following as well as explore and follow emerging writers and books across many genres. Write! Publish and share a little or a lot. It's up…
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Local Anzac Stories

To acknowledge the Anzac centenary Yarra Plenty Regional Library will gather and publish local World War One Stories telling the stories of our men and women from Whittlesea, Nillumbik and Banyule who served in any capacity in World War One. Do you have a story to tell?  Have you researched a local story?  We are looking…
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The Winning Writers

So many hopeful authors came to Watsonia Library on Saturday 23 November to find out if they had won the writing competition. We were fortunate to have the judge, Paul Collins, attend to give out the awards and to talk about writing. The biggest advice is that just because you don't win a competition, don't be…
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Celebrating the Writes of Spring

I n spring 2012, as part of Australia's National Year of Reading, the State Library of Victoria and Victorian public libraries invited adults and children from around the state to tell a story on a postcard, inspired by an original illustration. More than 2400 entires were received from all ages, from which 35 winners were…
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Emergency Art

 Endless Black by Megan Burke A short story that was written for Emergency Art as part of Winter in Banyule 2012. The girls walked to the tank at dusk. Ava snuck out, jumping over the fence and gave Buster a bone to keep him quiet; Jilly banged the front wire door shut behind her as she…
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