The role that Queensland public libraries play in bridging the digital divide

Digital Divide

Queensland University of Technology Masters in Library and Information Science graduate Will Wood shares his learnings from his recent research into the impact that current library programs and services have on levels of digital inclusion across Queensland. With the support of State Library of Queensland, Will analysed existing digital policy and the major initiatives tailored … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – closing 5pm Friday 31 March

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $25,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of your 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; Incubators … Read more

High five Public Libraries!

First 5 Forever Evaluation Report

First5Forever is creating  positive change for Queensland children under 5 and their families. Findings from a report conducted by Morris Hargreaves McIntyre indicate the early success of this initiative and confirm the important role libraries play in our community and how, together, we are creating a significant legacy for Queensland families. The report highlighted key … Read more

Get fancy with professional development in Bundaberg

Bundaberg professional dveelopment

On Friday 3 March, State Library of Queensland’s Deb Miles and Matt Finch will be visiting Bundaberg’s Fairymead House to deliver a day of library learning about communication, community engagement, obtaining funding, and developing creative programs. Exploring good practice and great ideas for public libraries and their friends, Deb and Matt will be sharing strategies, challenging … Read more