The crime novelist PD James, who wrote more than 20 books died peacefully at home in Oxford this week - she was aged 94. The author's books, many featuring sleuth Adam Dalgliesh have sold millions of books around the world and have been adapted for television and film numerous times.
Only a month to go. If you are planning a family Christmas and haven't a clue have a look at some of the offerings in our Overdrive service including this one:
The Weekly is loved for its engaging features, delicious recipes and the best in beauty, fashion, homes, books and so much more. This month's issue is loaded with lots of ideas for the festive season.
Additional eBooks,outside your Overdrive quota are always available from the Overdrive site via Project Gutenberg.
Please note the Christmas and New Year opening hours for all Yarra Plenty Regional Library branches, the Mobile Library and Outreach Vehicle:
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.
It's Watsonia Library's turn to get a makeover. The library will be CLOSED from Monday 17 November until Monday 5 January 2015.
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
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.
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.