Find My Past - Ireland

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 08:37

Findmypast Ireland  is now available for family history researchers at Yarra Plenty Regional Library.

Christmas Hamper Raffle!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 18:29


Buy your raffle tickets from Ivanhoe! Only 50c each or three for $1

Our lucky first prize winner will receive a plate with chocolates, champagne and more! (pictured).

There is also a fab second prize!

Raffle will be drawn Thursday 22 December.

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Monday, November 28, 2011 - 13:59

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

Write Now! Short Story Competition - The Winners

Monday, November 28, 2011 - 13:50

Congratulations to all who entered YPRL's Write Now! short story competition. We held the awards ceremony at the Eltham Library on Sunday 27 November. It was standing room only as we celebrated our great writers from all over Victoria.

So, without further ado, here is the list of winners:


Bug Crazy?

Friday, November 25, 2011 - 13:52

At Mill Park Library we are getting just a little excited about the Summer Reading Club starting next week.

Come and visit us for the launch party on Thursday 1st December  4.00pm - 5.00 pm where you can sign up, get a Chupa Chup, help us make a bug mural and get a bug 'tattoo".

Pre Christmas Booksale

Friday, November 25, 2011 - 13:44

Our very special, never to be repeated, bargains galore booksale starts on Monday 28th of November. You'll never see bargains like these again!!!


All books from our (discarded) non fiction collection are HALF price and everything else will be priced at 20 cents!!! You can see that we are absolutely serious about making sure that you get some real bargains before Christmas. Rush in soon.


Italian Night!

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 19:24

JaOOnce again Jack our intrepid Community Librarian hosted a fabulous Italian night at Mill Park Library.

Here is what Jack thought of the evening:  "Italian night was a success once again with over 100 people coming along.The performers were Duo Combo and James Liotta.

Book of the Week: Unpolished Gem by Alice Pung

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 15:46

Now that the voting has begun for the Our Story project as part of the National Year of Reading in 2012, we've deceded to feature one of the six books per week, to help you choose.


Teddy Bears and Stories around the campfire

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 13:54

Children and teddy bears had great fun last night listening to stories, going on a Bear Hunt and munching teddy bear biscuits.

Our next fantastic evening story time will be around a (pretend) campfire!

Please take note of the date: the correct date is on Dec 19 and not as it is advertised in the events brochure on Dec 5.