Yearly Archives: 2018 Back

Doing something innovative in your library? Why not nominate for a National Award for Local Government?

National Awards for Local Government

Entries open 22 January and close on 2 March, 2018 Queensland public libraries are encouraged to submit a nomination for the Awards for Local Government. About the Awards The Awards recognise the important role of local governments in delivering services to Australians in urban and regional communities and celebrate projects that demonstrate leading practice, deliver improved outcomes, … Read more

Review panel EOI for Queensland public library standards and guidelines

Expression of Interest Are public library standards and guidelines important to you? Do you think you can make a valuable contribution to the review of these planning and development tools? Then consider nominating as a representative for the upcoming review of Queensland’s Standards and Guidelines Between January and April 2018 State Library of Queensland will … Read more

Skilling Our Futures Grant 2018

A woman using an iPad

Skilling Our Future PD – Darling Downs & Southwest Queensland Following the success of last year’s Robotics Roadshow, SLQ is partnering with Regional Development Australia Darling Downs Southwest (RDA DDSW) to help regional libraries continue building skills in delivering Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) programs to their communities. This year’s program will kick … Read more

New Year – new training calendar!

The 2018 training calendar for public library staff has been launched on Public Libraries Connect and has a new look. The training calendar is your one stop shop for regional professional development as well as training opportunities at State Library of Queensland (State Library). Upcoming training events include the IKC Coordinator’s workshop, the RLQ and … Read more

Deadly Digital in Townsville Libraries

Deadly Digital Communities (DDC)  is a new digital literacy program which is being delivered to Queensland’s remote and regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) and selected public libraries are facilitating the program whereby participants can learn about everything from searching the internal to using social media. Townsville City Libraries is … Read more