Monthly Archives: November 2018 Back

Apply now for Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program 2019

Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program 2019 poster

The Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program encourages all Queenslanders to participate in National Reconciliation Week and commemorate two significant milestones in our national history—the successful 1967 Referendum and the 1992 High Court Mabo decision. National Reconciliation Week (27 May ̶ 3 June) is a national campaign that celebrates and builds on respectful relationships shared by … Read more

North Burnett Regional Council champions a future focused workforce

Library staff work on iPads at a professional development workshop

Want to learn practical skills for better customer service? Why not attend Future focused workforce: Rural Libraries Queensland professional development (PD) in North Burnett Regional Council? North Burnett Regional Council is hosting PD in partnership with State Library of Queensland (State Library) on Thursday 29 November 2018. This one-day workshop will engage public library staff … Read more

Good health information on Health and Wellness Resource Centre

Photo of girl with watermelon by Caju Gomes on Unsplash

Health and Wellness Resource Centre is one of the health databases provided for free for State Library of Queensland members. Find the full range of databases on the online catalogue.    Above: Find out about diets, vitamins, exercise and more on Health and Wellness. Photo 1 by Caju Gomes on Unsplash. Photo 2 by rawpixel on Unsplash Health & Wellness Resource … Read more

Professional development and thermocolour t-shirt printing at The Edge

Printing a logo on a Tshirt

Isaac Pay participated in the Fun Palace 2018 Professional Development event at State Library of Queensland (State Library) from 3 – 7 October 2018.  Professional Development and thermocolour t-shirt printing at The Edge by Isaac Pay – Logan City Council  Being able to run a program at Fun Palace 2018 was a great experience that I have learnt valuable … Read more

Fun with STEM tech and library core functions at Diamantina Shire Council

Diamantina Shire Council is hosting a three-day professional development (PD) event at Birdsville Library from Tuesday 20 November to Thursday 22 November 2018. During this three-day PD, attendees will explore the fundamentals of day-to-day management of a library branch within the Regional Libraries Queensland (RLQ) network including library collections, circulation, the Aurora library management system … Read more

Whirlwind of excitement, learning and fun − Fun Palace 2018

People putting together a Maker Kit using instruction sheet

Laura Ellul participated in the Fun Palace 2018 Professional Development event at State Library of Queensland (State Library) from 3 – 7 October 2018.  My Fun Palace work placement experience by Laura Ellul – Mackay Regional Council  Travelling to the 2018 Fun Palace was a whirlwind of excitement, learning and fun. The day was filled with action packed activities intended … Read more

Queensland Literary Awards 2018 winners announced

The Elephant by Peter Carnavas

The Queensland Literary Awards are managed by State Library of Queensland to honour outstanding books by Australian authors and champion new writing from young and emerging Queensland writers. Prizes are awarded across 14 categories in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and published and unpublished works. Adult awards go to non-fiction titles Beth Wilson won The Courier-Mail People’s Choice … Read more