Get Started in Family History at Goondiwindi

Librarian conducting a training session

This free one day workshop at Goondiwindi Regional Council is for Queensland public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff.  Getting Started in Family History, will help you gain skills and an understanding of family history services, resources and concepts so that you can support your library clients in their family history research. Clients begin … 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

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

Robot in the Region!

By Corinna from Moranbah Library I recently travelled the Isaac region with the NAO humanoid robot called Monty who was provided by the State Library Queensland. During that time I was able to visit 15 schools and had the pleasure to introduce Monty to over 900 children. Monty seemed to spark an interest for robotics … Read more

Host a volunteer fair at your library

Are you looking for new ways to attract members of your community into your library? Consider hosting a Volunteer Fair. The model of a volunteer fair is straightforward: prospective volunteers and non-profit organisations in need of volunteers come together. All your library needs is space, tables, and chairs. Benefits for your library include developing closer … Read more