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.

Like Us on Facebook and WIN

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:33

Be the 1,000th person to like the Yarra Plenty Regional Library Facebook page and WIN a signed copy of a Matthew Reilly novel.

(library staff members are excluded from this promotion)

Donnybrook Cemetery Tour

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 15:12

Enjoy an informative walk and talk on a tour of this ten acre rural cemetery led by cemetery historian David Weatherill on Saturday October 25 as part of the Royal Historical Society of Victoria's History Week and the City of Whittlesea Cultural Heritage Program.

Celebrate the New Whittlesea Library

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 15:53

Come along to the Whittlesea Library this Saturday 18 October from 9.00am - 1.00pm for some special activities as part of the official opening of the Whittlesea Community Activity Centre.

Meeting Room 1
9.00am – 9.30am

Face Painting

Check Out the New-Look Lalor Library

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 13:51

Spike our Genealogy stats!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 13:15
Do you have family history research in the UK? Have you looked at the Discovery portal via The National Archives?  The public archives of the UK government contains over 1000 years of history with over 5% of its collection digitised.

More Victorian World War 1 newspapers have been digitised and are accessble via Trove

Monday, October 13, 2014 - 10:12

Another 47 local Victorian newspapers covering the 1914-18 period are now accessible via Trove.

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  • The Mitfords : Letters between six sisters

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 18:07

    Letters between six sisters edited by Charlotte Mosley is now available as an eBook from YPRL’s Overdrive service. It features a selection of unpublished letters between the six legendary Mitford sisters and has been compiled by Diana Mitford's daughter-in-law, Charlotte Mosley.

    Who were the Mitford sisters?

    Eltham Mud Brick Tour

    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 09:36

    The annual Eltham Mudbrick Tour held  each October is on again for 2014.  This project raises funding for the Eltham High School Music program.

    High on Hawthorn?

    Monday, September 29, 2014 - 14:34

    High on Hawthorn : the road to the 2013 premiership by Phillip Taylor

    Still good for 2014 and available from our Overdrive service!