Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Red Hot Reads - January 2017

Welcome to the first Red Hot Reads selection of 2017! The library team hope you love the following titles. Click them to place free reservations:

Happy new year!

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Red Hot Reads - December 2016

Here's some inspiration for your reading list over the festive season!

Click the titles to place free reservations:

The award - Danielle Steel
Complete Gut Health Cookbook - Pete Evans
Turbo Twenty-three - Janet Evanovich
The Wrong Side of Goodbye - Michael Connelly
Paris for One - Jojo Moyes
The Cook’s Table - Stephanie Alexander
Night School - Lee Child
Secrets of a Happy Marriage - Cathy Kelly
The Whistler - John Grisham
Four Legendary Kingdoms - Matthew Reilly


Friday, October 28, 2016

Red Hot Reads - November 2016

Check out the latest books from your library team. Click them to place free reservations:

Cold earth - Ann Cleeves
The good people - Hannah Kent
Christmas cookbook - Jamie Oliver
Born to run - Bruce Springsteen
Pushing up daisies - M C Beaton
Small great things - Jodi Picoult
Precious and Grace - Alexander McCall Smith
Pharoah - Wilbur Smith
This was a man - Jeffrey Archer
A distant journey - Di Morrissey

Happy reading!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Red Hot Reads - October

Check out this month's fabulous new additions to our collection.

The best of Adam Sharp - Graeme Simsion
Closed Casket - Sophie Hannah
Out of Bounds - Val McDermid
Working Class Boy - Jimmy Barnes
Apprentice in Death - J D Robb
Home - Harlan Coben
Nutshell - Ian McEwan
A Great Reckoning - Louise Penny
The Fence - Meredith Jaffe
The Autumn Throne - Elizabeth Chadwick


Thursday, August 25, 2016

Top 10 Reads - September 2016

Fresh from your library's head librarian, these are September's Top 10 Reads. Click on them to place free reservations.
  1. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - J K Rowling
  2. Three Sisters, Three Queens - Philippa Gregory
  3. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo - Amy Schumer
  4. The Bertie Project - Alexander McCall Smith
  5. Magic Danielle Steel
  6. Curious Minds Janet Evanovich
  7. Southern RubyBelinda Alexandra      
  8. Bullseye -  James Patterson
  9. The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead
  10. The Black Widow - Daniel Silva
Happy reading!

Monday, August 01, 2016

Red Hot Reads - August 2016

Spring is just around the corner! In the meantime, get stuck into one of these amazing August Reads!

Click on the titles below for more information and to place free reservations:

The woman next door - Liz Byrski
Super food family classics - Jamie Oliver
Truly madly guilty - Liane Moriarty
The course of love - Alain De Botton
The Cavendon luck - Barbara Taylor Bradford
The daredevil snared - Stephanie Laurens
Sleeper’s castle - Barbara Erskine
Dead to me -  Lesley Pearse
Someone always knows - Marcia Muller
The pursuit - Janet Evanovich

Happy reading!

Friday, June 24, 2016

Top 10 Reads - July 2016

July has brought a stack of fantastic reads! Click on the titles below for more information and to place free reservations:
  1. This Must be the Place - Maggie O’Farrell
  2. The Dry - Jane Harper
  3. Bay of Sighs - Nora Roberts
  4. End of Watch - Stephen King
  5. Vinegar Girl - Anne Tyler
  6. A Time to Rejoice - Anna Jacobs
  7. Love you Dead - Alexander McCall Smith
  8. Life as I Know It -  Michelle Payne
  9. Barkskins - Annie Proulx
  10. The City of Mirrors - Justin Cronin
Happy reading!

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Top 10 Reads - June

Stay cosy with our latest selection of top reads. Click on the titles below for more information and place free reservations:

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos - Dominic Smith
The Apartment - Danielle Steel
A Buccaneer at Heart - Stephanie Laurens
The One Who Got Away - Caroline Overington
Our Tiny, Useless Hearts - Toni Jordan    
The Last Mile - David Baldacci
A Time of Torment - John Connolly
Life as I Know It -  Michelle Payne
Fellside - M R Carey
The One-in-a-million Boy - Monica Wood                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Happy reading!

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Extended hours for Yarra Glen Reading Room

The Yarra Glen Memorial Hall Community Reading Room is now open the following hours:

Monday-Friday 9:30am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 12noon

45 Bell Street, Yarra Glen VIC 3775
Phone: 9730 2625

Library members are able to pick up holds, check out items from popular fiction and return items during opening hours only.

All ERL membership, collections and loans policies apply.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

New resource - measure your energy use at home

Would you like to measure your energy use at home? Our Knox Library have five Power Mate energy use meters available for a 3-week loan to library members.

The Power Mate measures the amount and cost of energy used and greenhouse gases produced by different electrical appliances around the home and office. It can help to understand how much energy is used in operating and standby modes, helping to reduce energy use and power bill costs.

Please enquire on your next visit to Knox, or place a hold via the catalogue - Energy Cut Book/Power Mate Meter.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Red Hot Reads! February edition

Browse through our top picks for the month. Click on the links to place a hold.

Coffin Road - Peter May
Scandalous Behaviour - Stuart Woods
NYPD Red 4 - James Patterson
The bitter season Tami Hoag
Rain dogs Adrian McKinty
Spark joy Marie Kondo
That empty feeling Peter Corris  
Star Wars : the force awakens Alan Dean Foster
A mindfulness guide for the frazzled Ruby Wax
The microbiome solution Robynne Chutkan

Top 10 Reads Poster (February)

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Printing on Library WiFi now via iPad and iPhone

We are now able to offer printing via Library WiFi on iPads and iPhones.

For iPad/iPhone (iOS)
Printing from Library WiFi brochure (now includes ipad/iphone instructions)
  1. Tap on the Share button and then tap on the Print button.
  2. Select the correct printer and tap Print. The print job will be sent to the photocopier print queue.
  3. Swipe your library card at the photocopier swipe unit to pay for your print job.

  • All iOS Print jobs are charged for colour printing
  • iOS print jobs are charged at colour pricing, username displayed is SYSTEM
  • If you do not get a list of branch printers, try turning WIFI off and back on again in the device.

Extended opening hours at The Yarra Glen Memorial Hall Community Reading Room

The Yarra Glen & District Living & Learning Centre will now oversee the The Yarra Glen Memorial Hall and Reading Room in partnership with Yarra Ranges Council.

Hours *New* From Monday 1 February - Friday 26 February

Monday 9:30am-12noon, 3-5pm
Tuesday 9:30am-12noon
Wednesday 3-5pm
Thursday 9:30am-12noon
Friday 9:30am-12noon, 3-5pm
Saturday 10am-12noon

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Update for Zinio for Libraries

A recent update to the Zinio for Libraries app has included a Checkout magazines link at the bottom of the screen, visible upon opening the app.

Tapping this link will open up a browser and transport you to the library's Zinio Magazine Collection page to select the magazines you would like to borrow (checkout). You will also be asked to sign in with your Zinio account login the first time.


GET THE NEW APP to read offline:
iPad | iPhone | Android | Kindle HD/HDX