17 April, 2007

FREE Magazine and Newspaper Databases

Yarra Plenty Library provides FREE access to an extensive range of newspapers, magazines and journals through our major Databases.
Many of the articles are available in Full Text and .pdf which include high quality pictures and diagrams.

Here are a selection of titles found on the ANZ Reference Centre

The Age - 1999+
The Herald Sun - 2000+
Choice Magazine - 1994+
Runners World 1984+ -
Sunday Times _ 2000+
The Australian - 2000+
Geelong Advertiser - 2003+
Wheels - 2002+
Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - 2000+

Have you ever wondered about that 'article' you saw in Sept. 2006 on Learning to crochet in the Australian Women's Weekly?
Find it Online
What about the Reader Recipe for Gluten Free Chocolate Fudge Cakes?
Find it Online

or try ANZ Newstand for:
7.30 Report transcripts - 2003+
Harpers Bazaar - 1999+
National Geographic - 2001+ (currently delayed 3mths)
Lancet - 1990+ (currently delayed 2mths)
Libary Journal - 1996+
and many many more...........

Find out more about our Databases purchased via the Gulliver Consortium
See the list of Victorian Libraries who participate.

Ask your friendly Branch staff to show you the Databases or access them from your home computer.

02 April, 2007

April at Yarra Plenty Library

What a wonderful time of the year Autumn is, watching the leaves change colour as the weather cools and the humidity starts to leave Melbourne.

Australia's native deciduous Beech trees are found in Tasmania and the Otway Ranges in Victoria.

Visit the
Gardens of Melbourne
during the School Holidays and Easter or check out what's on!

Easter Closed Days at Yarra Plenty Library.

Yarra Plenty Libraries Events for April include:

National Healthy Bones Week Programs:
Dr Vivian Lim, Sports Chiropractor and Dr Raphael Lim, Doctor of Chinese Medicine will demonstrate techniques and assess some common health problems, including posture alignment and chronic back pain. Learn about 'Thought Field Therapy'. FREE five minute massages.
Thomastown Library, Monday 2nd April 1-2pm
Lalor Library, Wednesday, 4th April, 1-2pm

Lonely Planet - Travelling on a small planet.
Watsonia Library, Monday 2nd April, 7-8pm.

Smokin' Gun: Come and speak to our 2 resident crime fiction enthusiasts, wine, cheese and chat
Rosanna Library, Wednesday 11th April, 7-8pm.

Digital Photography
Watsonia Library, Tuesday 17th April, 7-8pm. Hear John Spry from the Diamond Valley Photographic Society talk about getting started.

Freaky Friday
Rosanna Library, Friday 23th, 10-11.30am.
Dare to leave the house and browse our selection of new titles. Black cats are under curfew!

Winter worms!
Prepare the garden for winter at Rosanna library, Thursday 19th April 1.30-3pm.

E3A = Entertainment for the Third Age.
Ivanhoe library, Friday 20th April, 10-12noon. Golden oldies, travel hints and tips, morning tea provided.

Easter Egg Raffle and New Book Display
Diamond Valley Library, Wednesday 4th April, 11am.

Keys Please, interactive forum for learner and pre-learner drivers and their parents.]
Diamond Valley Library, Monday 16th April, 6.30-8pm

Buying on E-bay
Eltham Library, Wednesday 18th April 7-8.30pm. Beginners session.

Ride to the Library Day.
Eltham Library, Saturday 21st April, 10am-2pm.
Ride in and hear the NillumBUG's bike maintenance talk. Secure bike parking provided.

World Heritage Day, Wednesday 18th April.
Eltham Library Display. Explore Eltham's rich cultural heritage with displays on Montsalvat and local historical attractions.
Ivanhoe Library, 10-30am-11.30am. Find your family history with online resources. Morning tea included.