Monthly Archives: August 2017 Back

Sing me a library

Want to bring more musicality into your library? Interested in inviting a community choir through your doors, working with a digital artist, or using sound as part of your digital programming? Sing Me A Library, from our 2016 Creative in Residence Dr Matt Finch, has some case studies from Queensland and around the world to … Read more

New Children’s Card for Whitsunday Regional Libraries

Whitsunday New Children’s Membership Card Good things come in small (and very cute) packages as Whitsunday Libraries have demonstrated by announcing the launch of a new children’s card during Children’s Book Week. The new membership card, generously designed and donated by cartoonist and children’s author Dave Hackett, represents each facet of the Whitsunday region. Dave … Read more

Happy Speech Pathology Week!

If  Children’s Book Week isn’t big enough, this week is also Speech Pathology Week. The theme is Communication Access: Everyone gets the message! which has close links to First 5 Forever where libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres across Queensland are working with families to enhance young children 0-5’s communication and early literacy skills. Libraries are engaged … Read more

What does the future public library look like? We need you to tell us!

VISION 2017 review

State Library of Queensland (SLQ), in collaboration with the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), and the Queensland Public Library Association (QPLA) are undertaking a review of The Next Horizon: VISION 2017 for Queensland public libraries. The review is being undertaken by researchers at the Digital Life Lab  at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ). We … Read more