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Get your NAIDOC Week Activity started with a Grant

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet invites schools, community groups, organisations and other eligible applicants to apply for grant funding to contribute to your 2019 NAIDOC event. The 2019 NAIDOC Grant Funding round is now open to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous legal entities with the costs of local and regional NAIDOC activities across Australia. The NAIDOC … Read more

Montage live on 1 February 2019

The Rural Libraries Queensland online catalogue will have a new look, feel and experience from 1 February 2019. Montage is the new catalogue for resources in the public library collections managed by State Library of Queensland delivering search results with a user friendly display. State wide collections in Montage include Languages Other than English (LOTE), … Read more

Moreton Bay libraries renew focus on community engagement

Increased membership and engagement are common library goals, and at Moreton Bay Regional Council libraries we hope that a renewed focus on community engagement will help us achieve this, as well as deliver on some of our other priorities which include increasing access to our collections and attracting new and diverse audiences. Across our ten … Read more

Want to learn more about Design-led innovation in public libraries?

POst it notes used in Design thinking workshops

Want to learn more about Design-led innovation in public libraries? Why not sign up for a free, full-day workshop at Somerset Regional Council on Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 9am-4pm? This workshop is designed for public library staff who would like to innovate targeted programming, learn new communication processes and develop new service ideas. Participants will … Read more

Competition, posters, bookmarks and more for Library Lovers’ Day 2019

Library Lovers day poster, white and red with silhouettes of book characters

Get Involved Library Lovers’ Day is an annual event organised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Held on February 14 this year’s theme is ‘library love stories’. The theme highlights all the love that can be found in the library and the ways your library can celebrate. Library Lovers’ Day activities  There are lots … Read more