Monthly Archives: May 2017 Back

STEAMing into the future

ALIA STEAM agenda

Public libraries have long been supporting the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) agenda in interesting and innovative ways. Now, the ALIA Australian Public Library Alliance has created an advocacy document to show everyone just what can be achieved through local government investment and library staff skills and creativity. How Public Libraries Contribute to … Read more

The Robots are Coming!

Rockhampton student interacting with a NAO robot

Empowering library staff to deliver STEM programming and build digital literacy skills for all Queenslanders is a key objective of State Library’s regional outreach services.  As a presenter at the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation’s Digital Skills for All Queenslanders tour, SLQ is providing hands-on robotics workshops for five key communities across regional … Read more

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