Queensland Seniors Week 17-25 August

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Queensland Seniors Week is just around the corner, falling this year on 17-25 August. The week celebrates all things ‘senior’, and seeks to activate community awareness on issues around aging across the board, including seniors of indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Seniors Week provides opportunities for the breaking down of social isolation and … Read more

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with Kanopy

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NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Kanopy the on-demand streaming service has hundreds of Indigenous films and documentaries perfect for screening in NAIDOC Week (7-14 July). Access to Kanopy is available for all Queensland Indigenous Knowledge Centres, public … Read more

Limited time to order reports from Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission)

The Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department is seeking to distribute reports from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) to places where they can be readily accessed by the public. Public libraries, government agencies or non-government stakeholders that can house copies of the Royal Commission reports for public use are asked … Read more

Webinar: Highlights and key ideas from the RLQ and small libraries workshop

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Did you miss the Realising Our Potential – Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) and Small libraries Workshop held in Brisbane, Tuesday 30 April to Thursday 2 May 2019? Or perhaps you did attend and missed some vital information. If so, the 2019 RLQ and small libraries workshop revisit webinar is your chance to revisit what was … Read more

Top tips from the First 5 Forever Sensory Storytime webinar

Last week during the Sensory Storytime webinar we heard from three different library services on the approaches they take to program and facilitate early literacy programs that are inclusive and responsive to children and families who experience sensory challenges. These sensory challenges can include developmental delays, children that live with Autism, children with sensory processing … Read more