Explore new reading ideas or lifelong learning opportunities. Learn about our community language collection and resources for kids and youth.



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Learn how we support early literacy development through a range of educational and recreational programs and resources.

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Find out what's on offer in our libraries for young adults including young adult books, magazines and graphic novels, and free computers and wifi.

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Check out Darebin Deadly Reads, our celebration of the excellent and important work of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authors and illustrators.

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Learn more about our current services, collections and programs supporting climate action.

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We offer a range of community language materials at all of our library branches.

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Find out about the lifelong learning opportunities available at our libraries and in the wider Darebin community.

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Our local history website, Darebin Heritage, has over 1000 articles on Darebin's history, historic photographs, newspapers, oral histories, and more.