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How public libraries can help: bushfire recovery

Silhouetted tress with red sky behind

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has compiled information to support public libraries in their response to the ongoing bushfire crisis. The ALIA team has been monitoring the situation over several weeks, reporting that libraries have been used as evacuation centres, as refuges for those avoiding smoke, as community hubs where people can access … Read more

Great Scott, you can recycle a lot!

Scott engages with adults at Cairns Libraries

The Waste Education program at Cairns Libraries last year taught young and old how to ‘Recycle Right’. Sessions delivered by Cairns Regional Council’s Waste Education Officer Scott Paterson are so popular the public are looking for more. Scott’s engaging presentations are tailored to ensure age appropriate content for everyone: from kindy groups to seniors. An … Read more