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.

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 5 January 2015.

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

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.

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)

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