Skilling Our Futures Grant 2018

A woman using an iPad

Skilling Our Future PD – Darling Downs & Southwest Queensland Following the success of last year’s Robotics Roadshow, SLQ is partnering with Regional Development Australia Darling Downs Southwest (RDA DDSW) to help regional libraries continue building skills in delivering Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) programs to their communities. This year’s program will kick … Read more

Deadly Digital in Townsville Libraries

Deadly Digital Communities (DDC)  is a new digital literacy program which is being delivered to Queensland’s remote and regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) and selected public libraries are facilitating the program whereby participants can learn about everything from searching the internal to using social media. Townsville City Libraries is … Read more

Imagine a world where every librarian added one more reference to Wikipedia – #1Lib1Ref

Wikipedia is the 5th most viewed website on the internet. It receives over 500 million views a day. While there are over 5,500,000 articles in the English Wikipedia, many are incomplete or missing references. More references will make Wikipedia a better reference tool and provide you an opportunity to expose your library’s collections. Launching in … Read more

Cleveland Christmas tree lighting a shining success

Loads of smiles and excitement greeted the Redland Libraries First 5 Forever team on Friday 1 December when local community celebrated the annual Christmas tree lighting in Cleveland’s Library Square. The First 5 Forever sponsored event included a performance by local children’s theatre group “Rock it”, Christmas craft activities, a Santa letter writing station and … Read more