Great Queensland library stories revealed at LGAQ 2019

Queensland councillors, mayors and council CEOs shared how proud they are of their local libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres at the recent LGAQ Conference in Cairns. The annual LGAQ conference is an important gathering of Queensland councils, providing an opportunity to network and learn and vote on new policy. The 2019 edition, ‘Taking it to … Read more

Are you interested in becoming a Digital Mentor?

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Help your community Be Connected by becoming a Digital Mentor! State Library of Queensland is excited to announce the Be Connected Digital Mentor training dates and locations for February and March 2020. Be Connected Digital Mentor train-the-trainer workshops will focus on up-skilling library staff to be Digital Mentors, enabling them to confidently deliver Be Connected … Read more

Has your library considered a Queensland Government sponsorship?

Sponsorship is available to businesses, associations, local councils and not-for-profits to deliver significant initiatives and events in Queensland that help: • create jobs in a strong economy • give all our children a great start • keep Queenslanders healthy • keep communities safe • protect the Great Barrier Reef • be a responsive government. To … Read more

Great Queensland Literature wins at Queensland Literary Awards

Winners of the Queensland Literary Awards were announced last night at State Library of Queensland. The awards honour outstanding books by Australian authors and champion new writing from emerging Queensland writers. The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award for 2019 is Adani, Following Its Dirty Footsteps: A Personal Story by Lindsay Simpson. … Read more