Summer Reading Club: GAME ON! Get ready, join in and read on for more ideas

This year’s Summer Reading Club theme is GAME ON. Libraries across the country are looking forward to a summer celebration of sports, games, technology and team spirit as they encourage their young library patrons to play, solve, participate and read. Did you know that as a Queensland public library you could receive 1 promotional kit … Read more

RLQ Tourist Card enquiries at your library

In collaboration with Councils, State Library of Queensland provides free public library services to people travelling through rural areas. The RLQ Tourist Card is an initiative of SLQ’s Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) service, a network of libraries in regions with populations less than 15,000. The RLQ Tourist Card is available to anyone travelling through outback … Read more

New audio books in a range of formats

1. Finding Hannah by Fiona McCallum. Bolinda Audio*

State Library recently received new audiobooks for loan to all Queensland public libraries. The varied range includes popular titles, award winners, non-fiction and junior titles as well as several formats. Some popular adult fiction titles with multiple CDs in standard format include About a Boy by Nick Hornby, Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen, Die Last … Read more

A picture is worth… a million lines of data

Data Visualisation presents data in a pictorial form

State Library of Queensland has commissioned the development of a prototype Data Visualisation Tool which incorporates data from the Queensland Public Libraries Statistical Bulletins from 2011-2016. Data visualization is the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format which enables you to see information presented visually, so you can more clearly understand patterns or … Read more