Why not sign up for free library-branded online driver education program?

Students using PCS at the library

State Library of Queensland (State Library) has signed up for a free online library-branded driver education program and your library or Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) can too. Aussie-Driver.com  is an education resource used by over 100 public and academic libraries in Australia (18 in Queensland). The website includes unlimited online access to the Driver’s Handbooks … Read more

Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grant program NOW OPEN

The Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program is now open. This grants program will provide $1 million per annum for three years from 2017-18 to seed fund community projects that involve partnerships between local government, community and not-for-profit organisations, research organisations and the private sector to co-develop, implement and promote innovate age-friendly projects. This … Read more

Professional Development at Maranoa Regional Council

Professional Development for library staff

State Library of Queensland (State Library) is offering a full day of professional development (PD) at Maranoa Regional Council and you are invited. Maranoa was successful in its EOI to host PD and its preference for content is reflected in the PD program. Effective programming and challenging client techniques is a two part workshop. Attendees … Read more

Braille House writing competition for visually impaired

Reading Braille

The Queensland Braille Writing Association (Braille House) writing competition for legally blind, low and no vision writers.is now open. The (Braille House) Dickinson Memorial Literary Competition 2018 theme is Imagine. Entry is restricted to vision impaired Australian residents and entries must be accompanied by an official, completed and signed form. Submissions can be a short … Read more

State Library of Queensland wiki PD

Wiki PD

The Edge, State Library of Queensland (State Library) has spent the past four years developing a platform for the documentation and distribution of programming materials. This platform has been developed to reflect State Library’s commitment to sharing intellectual property developed with public resources, and will be publicly available on 18 June  as the SLQ wiki. … Read more