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Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program 2019 poster

The Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program encourages all Queenslanders to participate in National Reconciliation Week and commemorate two significant milestones in our national history—the successful 1967 Referendum and the 1992 High Court Mabo decision. National Reconciliation Week (27 May ̶ 3 June) is a national campaign that celebrates and builds on respectful relationships shared by … Read more

Professional development and thermocolour t-shirt printing at The Edge

Printing a logo on a Tshirt

Isaac Pay participated in the Fun Palace 2018 Professional Development event at State Library of Queensland (State Library) from 3 – 7 October 2018.  Professional Development and thermocolour t-shirt printing at The Edge by Isaac Pay – Logan City Council  Being able to run a program at Fun Palace 2018 was a great experience that I have learnt valuable … Read more

Fun with STEM tech and library core functions at Diamantina Shire Council

Diamantina Shire Council is hosting a three-day professional development (PD) event at Birdsville Library from Tuesday 20 November to Thursday 22 November 2018. During this three-day PD, attendees will explore the fundamentals of day-to-day management of a library branch within the Regional Libraries Queensland (RLQ) network including library collections, circulation, the Aurora library management system … Read more

Whirlwind of excitement, learning and fun − Fun Palace 2018

People putting together a Maker Kit using instruction sheet

Laura Ellul participated in the Fun Palace 2018 Professional Development event at State Library of Queensland (State Library) from 3 – 7 October 2018.  My Fun Palace work placement experience by Laura Ellul – Mackay Regional Council  Travelling to the 2018 Fun Palace was a whirlwind of excitement, learning and fun. The day was filled with action packed activities intended … Read more

Queensland Literary Awards 2018 winners announced

The Elephant by Peter Carnavas

The Queensland Literary Awards are managed by State Library of Queensland to honour outstanding books by Australian authors and champion new writing from young and emerging Queensland writers. Prizes are awarded across 14 categories in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and published and unpublished works. Adult awards go to non-fiction titles Beth Wilson won The Courier-Mail People’s Choice … Read more

Free Stream! Using digital technology for learning

LEGO Education ACS Educator's Global Leaders Series with Professor Mitchel Resnick

Wed 7 November, 6-7pm | State Library of Queensland (State Library) or via free live stream State Library welcomes Professor Mitchel Resnick as the next speaker in Australian Computer Society’s ICT Educators’ Global Leaders’ Series, in collaboration with LEGO Education Australia. Professor Resnick will look at how educators can create successful learning environments with digital … Read more

FUN PALACE 2018

Fun Palace Minecraft session at The Edge

On Saturday 6 October, Fun Palace 2018 rolled into The Edge at State Library of Queensland (State Library), giving hundreds of kids the opportunity to be an artist and scientist for the day. From crafting cardboard claws to painting with water bombs, from a battle bot championship to shooting marshmallows from catapults, there was something … Read more