PD James

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 13:25

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 before Christmas...

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 17:08

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:

Zinio Title of the Month - Australian Women's Weekly

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 13:19

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.

Addtional eBooks Always Available

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 15:58

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 - 10:09

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 - 14:49

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 - 15:43

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 - 08:54

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 - 15:35

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 - 10:10

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.