Monthly Archives: August 2018 Back

Free Bookmark – First 5 Forever celebrates children’s book week

Find your treasure

CBCA Children’s Book Week 18-24 August It’s not long now until the start of Children’s Book Week 2018. Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children, families and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. This year’s theme is “Find your treasure”.  The First 5 Forever team are celebrating book week … Read more

Multicultural Event Grant Funding 2018 – 2019 Now Open

Woman at Multicultural Celebration

Applications close Friday, 14 September 2018. The funding round for multicultural events under the 2018-19 Celebrating Multicultural Queensland (CMQ) program is now open. The CMQ program promotes multiculturalism and supports communities to celebrate diversity and connect and welcome migrants and refugees into a wide range of community activities. What funding is available? Funding of up … Read more

Tumble Book Library has titles in Spanish and French

Tumble Book Library logo

Tumble Book Library is a database especially for children and available for free for all Queensland public libraries, Indigenous Knowledge Centres and State Library of Queensland members. Tumblebooks is another great featured resource for Queensland Multicultural Month with more than 120 ebooks in Spanish and French. There are over 1000 titles for grades K-6, including animated, talking picture … Read more

Kanopy – films with a global perspective

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Kanopy is available for all Queensland public library, Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) and State Library of Queensland members. Offering  what  the  New  York  Times  calls  a  garden  of  cinematic  delights,   Kanopy  showcases  more  than 30,000  of  the  world’s  best  films. The world in film With  the  motto  of  “thoughtful  entertainment,”  Kanopy  provides  patrons  with  access  … Read more

Press Reader – another Queensland Multicultural Month resource

Press Reader displayed on a mobile phone screen

There are more resources available at State Library of Queensland than Languages other than English (LOTE) to help your library and IKC members get into Queensland Multicultural Month this August. Become a State Library member for online access to Press Reader; a digital newspaper distribution and publishing operator with thousands of recent top newspapers and magazines, … Read more