RoomRecess provides primary school aged children with free learning games. Essential learning concepts in maths, reading, spelling, language, arts, and basic problem solving are reinforced. There are also mouse skills and typing games to provide a variety of ways for children to become more comfortable with computers. Many of the typing games encourage accuracy and … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – Closing 5pm Thursday 29 March 2018

Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $30,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of their 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; … Read more

Tech Savvy Workshop with QCWA – Design…Create…Promote!

QCWA Bay Belles

22 women from 10 Queensland Country Womens Association (QCWA) Greater Brisbane Division Branches participated in a fun hands-on workshop at State Library of Queensland (SLQ) on the 10thFebruary.   The workshop was to develop skills to design and create their own dynamic QCWA Branch posters and flyers to promote upcoming events and activities…..Design…Create….Promote! Workshops participants got … Read more

Cairns Hour of Code

Image of Minecraft Hour of Code session at Cairns Libraries

Cairns Libraries held a Minecraft Hour of Code session at the Edmonton library as part of their Samsung STEM engagement program on Tuesday 20th February, and State Library of Queensland staff supported the event. In partnership with Headspace Cairns and Cairns Minecraft, the program runs across the region until 19th June, teaching kids aged 8-15 … Read more

Host an author at your library

Image of a book club

Hachette Australia is offering exciting events and exclusive content for libraries, Indigenous Knowledge Centres and regional audiences. This could be a book club event via Skype where an author joins you to do a short reading from their new book after which you can hold a Q&A. For more information please contact: Lydia Tasker – Senior Publicist, … Read more