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Whittlesea Library Now Open

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 16:11 by ADMIN_MANDM

The new Whittlesea township library is now open. Come along to the library at the redeveloped Whittlesea Community Activity Centre at 57-61 Laurel Street Whittlesea. The library is open: Monday 10.00am – 5.00pm Tuesday 10.00am – 8.30pm Wednesday, Thursday 10.00am – 5.00pm Friday 10.00am – 8.30pm Saturday 10.00am - 1.00pm (Sunday CLOSED) Parking for the library is at the rear and the entrance is to . . . more »

Author Talk - Tania Cooper!

Posted on Monday, September 8, 2014 - 16:39 by Mel28

Come along to this exciting author talk - with fabulous giveaways! You're invited to meet author Tania Cooper at the Diamond Valley Library this Wednesday. 10th September @ 7pm!! There will be exciting giveaways and books to purchase - signed by the author! Click on the link below to book in to this unmissable event! Hope to see you there! . . . more »

Mobile Library to Stop in Epping From Monday 8 September

Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 11:17 by ADMIN_MANDM

The Yarra Plenty Regional Library mobile library will stop in Redding Rise, Epping, adjacent to the Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre on Mondays from 9.00am until 12.00noon from Monday 8 September. Everyone is welcome to visit the state of the art mobile library to borrow any of the 14,000 items in stock, including an extraordinary range of books, videos, DVDs, magazines, talking books and . . . more »

Whittlesea Library to Open on Monday 8 September

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 14:51 by ADMIN_MANDM

Artist's impression Whittlesea Township get ready for your new library. The library will open its doors to the public on Monday 8 September at 10.00am. The library will be open at the following times: Monday 10.00am – 5.00pm Tuesday 10.00am – 8.30pm Wednesday, Thursday 10.00am – 5.00pm Friday 10.00am – 8.30pm Saturday 10.00am - 1.00pm Sunday CLOSED The library is part of the new Whittlesea Community Activity . . . more »

NEW at the e-Library

Posted on Monday, August 4, 2014 - 16:20 by ADMIN_MANDM

STREAM MUSIC FOR FREE If you're into music downloading through the e-Library you may have already discovered this fabulous development... You can now stream music. Music can now be streamed for a maximum of three hours per day per library card. And you can still download and keep three songs per week. Start your Freegal journey here... . . . more »

Lalor Library to Undergo $1 million Upgrade

Posted on Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 16:05 by ADMIN_MANDM

Lalor Library is undergoing a $1 million upgrade. While the upgrade takes place the library will be closed to the public from: Monday 25 August to mid-late September 2014. The upgrade is funded by the State Government ($300,000) and the City of Whittlesea ($700,000) and will include: · Replacement of out-of-date and inefficient climate control system · A relocated and updated children’s library . . . more »

Write Now! Writing Competition

Posted on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 10:40 by ADMIN_MANDM

The fourth annual Yarra Plenty Regional Library Write Now! Short Story Competition will be open for entries from Tuesday 1 July until Tuesday 30 September. Award-winning author Kirsty Murray (pictured) will judge winners from three categories. The winning stories will be published in an anthology to be launched in November. Competition details and entry form available from your local branch or click here to download.

Outreach Van Off-road

Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 14:13 by 523_8

Please be advised that the Outreach Van will be off-road from Monday June 16 until Thursday June 19 inclusive for scheduled maintenance. The van will resume normal duties on Friday June 20. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. . . . more »

Booklovers' Festival Beckons With Author Talks and Workshops

Posted on Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 10:24 by ADMIN_MANDM

A story begins! It's time for the sixth annual Booklovers' Festival from Wednesday 2 July until Wednesday 30 July. 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 new beginning by taking an inspiring creative workshop or learn what makes a successful crowd funding campaign to make . . . more »

Collections Survey Thank You

Posted on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 09:55 by ADMIN_MANDM

Thank you for your response to our 2014 Collections survey. Yarra Plenty Regional Library conducts an annual Collections survey to give library patrons an opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions on how our collections can be developed and improved. This year’s survey was available online via our website and print copies which could be accessed at the branches. We received 1,194 responses. While many respondents . . . more »

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