BrisMakerFest June 3rd @ State Library

BrisMakerFest 3 June 2017

BrisMakerFest  is an event to showcase advanced manufacturing and emerging technologies; promote STEM skills and their importance for advanced manufacturing; sharing of ideas and techniques between industry and makers; and promote opportunities for attracting younger people into a manufacturing role.   Come and join State Library of Queensland and Department of State Development for this … Read more

AR and VR action – 26/27 June @ SLQ

The Digital Inclusion Forum is your chance to get hands-on with virtual reality

The Digital Inclusion Forum will let you explore new technologies with founder of Think Digital Coach Tim Gentle – digital crusader, educator, entrepreneur and advocate for regional, rural and remote living. Learn through virtual reality and augmented reality and create your own immersive experience using your smartphone.   Step on board the Think.Digital Coach – … Read more

National Simultaneous Storytime, 24 May 2017

Celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime 2017 with SLQ

National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is fast approaching and the Literacy and Young Peoples Service are getting excited! Held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), each year a picture book written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator is simultaneously read in libraries, child-care centres, pre-schools, schools, bookstores, homes and many other … Read more

Name That Robot!

Unnamed red NAO robot

Libraries and communities across Queensland have fallen in love with the NAO robot, and SLQ wants to make sure everyone – from Birdsville to Bundy to Bloomfield – has a chance to interact with this cutting edge technology. State Library has purchased a NAO robot that will be loaned just like other collection items to libraries … Read more

Want to host a business networking event in your community?

Wayne Denning will share his business insights with inspiring Queensland entrepreneurs on Thursday 31 August

Expressions of Interest now open for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to host a business livestreaming and networking event supported by State Library of Queensland. On Thursday August 31, State Library will host Game Changers: In conversation with Queensland business leader Wayne Denning onsite at South Bank. We want to open up the event … Read more

A picture is worth… a million lines of data

Data Visualisation presents data in a pictorial form

State Library of Queensland has commissioned the development of a prototype Data Visualisation Tool which incorporates data from the Queensland Public Libraries Statistical Bulletins from 2011-2016. Data visualization is the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format which enables you to see information presented visually, so you can more clearly understand patterns or … Read more