National #widerlocalstudies meeting and invitation

Two librarians at the launch of the First World War Patriotic collection

Queensland’s public librarians interested in developing or expanding Local Studies practice, ideas for  history talks and discussions about collections in their library are welcome to join a video-conference meeting scheduled  for  Thursday 2 May 2019, 2:00 -3.30pm. The first #widerlocalstudies collaboration consisting of Local Studies practitioners from every state and territory of Australia, including Kyla … Read more

There is still time to register for RLQ and Small Libraries Workshop 2019

Librarians in conversation at a PD workshop

Realising our potential – 2019 Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) and Small Libraries Workshop will be held at State Library of Queensland from Tuesday 30 April to Thursday 2 May 2019, with an optional bus tour to two public libraries on Friday 3 May 2019. The workshop is designed for RLQ libraries and small branch libraries … Read more

Queensland Libraries represented in IFLA Marketing Awards

Story Seats 10 seats 10 Stories 10 Parks

Congratulations to Sunshine Coast Libraries for placing third in the coveted IFLA International Marketing Awards with their Story Seats project. The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information … Read more