Comic Con-versation: celebrating the best of local comic culture with events, exhibitions and talks across Sydney libraries

Ashfield Library Graphic Novel Genre room

Karen Dwarte is a librarian at Ashfield Library located in Sydney’s Inner-West, and has an interest and passion for graphic novels. Karen has developed significant children’s, youth and adult graphic novel collections over the past 10 years for the library, and is most proud of the extensive resources she has sourced for the Adult Graphic … Read more

Southwest Robot Roadshow

Male student uses a laptop to program a robot

Libraries across southwest Queensland came face to face with the latest technologies in February to engage their communities through programming robots and coding.  The Robot Roadshow, supported by SLQ in partnership with Regional Development Australia, visited Charleville, Cunnamulla, Thargomindah and Quilpie libraries and engaged over 500 library staff, teachers, students and community members. Technologies featured … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – closing 5pm Friday 31 March

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $25,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of your local community. The grant focuses on the themes outlined in The Next Horizon: Vision 2017 for Public Libraries (Creative community spaces; Connectors – physical and virtual; Technology trendsetters; Incubators … Read more