Monthly Archives: March 2018 Back

Come along to the Q ANZAC 100 Conservation talk and clinic at State Library of Queensland

SLQ Conservator, Rachel Spano discussing conservation techniques for Anzac treasures

Who would like to learn more about how to preserve heritage collection items? Who has heritage items in their collections that they would like to know how to better look after them. Here is an opportunity not to be missed. Come along to the Conservation talk and clinic at State Library of Queensland where our … Read more

Cherbourg IKC Staff visit State Library of Queensland

Sophia Jacobs, Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC)  Coordinator and Martina Jacobs, IKC Manager from the Winifred Fisher IKC, Cherbourg recently took the opportunity to take part in a one day professional development opportunity organised by Indigenous Services at State Library of Queensland, South Bank. It was Sophia’s first visit to South Bank to meet with staff … Read more

Grant opportunity in celebration of National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week is a national campaign with the aim of celebrating respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians. ‘Don’t Keep History a Mystery’ is the theme for 2018, which gives all Australians the opportunity to celebrate and reflect on our shared history. It is in this spirit of celebration … Read more

Robot in the Region!

By Corinna from Moranbah Library I recently travelled the Isaac region with the NAO humanoid robot called Monty who was provided by the State Library Queensland. During that time I was able to visit 15 schools and had the pleasure to introduce Monty to over 900 children. Monty seemed to spark an interest for robotics … Read more

Reminder – Strategic Priorities Grant Round closes 5pm Thursday 29 March

Reminder: Strategic Priorities Grant round closes 29 March

Apply now for a Strategic Priorities Grant from the State Library of Queensland and your council could receive funding up to $30,000. Councils operating public library services or Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) are encouraged to apply for funding for projects that encourage participation and learning opportunities in their community. Participation and learning projects such as … Read more