Addtional eBooks Always Available

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 16:58

Additional eBooks,outside your Overdrive quota are always available from the Overdrive site via Project Gutenberg.

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours 2014-2015

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 11:09


Please note the Christmas and New Year opening hours for all Yarra Plenty Regional Library branches, the Mobile Library and Outreach Vehicle:

December 2014

Celebrate Dutch St Nicholas

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:49


Bring the whole family for a special celebration at Diamond Valley Library on Saturday 29 November from 2.00pm - 5.00pm. Celebrate Dutch St Nicholas at the library. Pepernoten will be scattered, Pete will do his tricks and St Nicholas will be greeting young and old.
Everyone welcome.

Write Now! Short Story Competition Short List Announced

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 14:26

After months of reading and rereading,
Yarra Plenty Regional Library is pleased to announce the short list for the 2014 Write Now Short Story Competition. We had a great response this year and it was fantastic to read so many diverse entries.

Watsonia Library CLOSED For Renovations

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 16:43


It's Watsonia Library's turn to get a makeover. The library will be CLOSED from Monday 17 November until Monday 29 December.

Sensitive Santa for Children on Autism Spectrum

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 09:54


Children on the Autism Spectrum can have their photo taken with Santa in a calm and sensory friendly environment at Mill Park Library.

There will be four sessions on:
Saturday 22 November
Sunday 23 November
Saturday 29 November
Sunday 30 November

To book, contact Sherridan Bourne.
Phone 9457 9940 (Monday to Thursday 8.00am-3.00pm) or
email sherridan.bourne@banyule.vic.gov.au

eBooks – what did I borrow?

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 16:35

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 upper left of the screen.

Exciting New Titles on Zinio

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:10

An assortment of new titles have arrived at Zinio which can be accessed through the library homepage. These titles can be downloaded to many electronic devices for reading.

 

The new titles include: Australian Women's Weekly, English Woman's Weekly, Australian Diabetic Living, English Good Housekeeping, Good To Know Recipes, Recipes +, SBS Feast and Australian Woman's Day.

 

Stay tuned for any other new titles in the coming months.

Gough Whitlam 1916-2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 16:32

Australia's 21st Prime Minister, Gough Whitlam led the Labour Party to power for the first time in 23 years before being controversially dismissed by the Governor General, Sir John Kerr.