Webinar: Highlights and key ideas from the RLQ and small libraries workshop

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Did you miss the Realising Our Potential – Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) and Small libraries Workshop held in Brisbane, Tuesday 30 April to Thursday 2 May 2019? Or perhaps you did attend and missed some vital information. If so, the 2019 RLQ and small libraries workshop revisit webinar is your chance to revisit what was … Read more

My Brisbane Trip: A rural librarian reflects on the RLQ and Small Libraries workshop

It will never cease to amaze me how quickly the years go by. Once again, I found myself boarding a flight from Townsville to Brisbane on my way to attend the State Library’s Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) and Small Libraries workshop. The three-day event provides a wealth of knowledge and I was eager to gather … Read more

Sphero SPRK+ robotics add new dimension to Maker Space at Cannonvale library

KIds and an adult playing with spheros in a library

The introduction of Sphero SPRK+ robotics have added a new and exciting dimension to Maker Space activities at Cannonvale Library and were given an enthusiastic thumbs-up by kids, parents, and staff when launched at the after-school maker session on Thursday 16 May 2019 in the lead up to Library and Information Week. The Sphero brings … Read more

Last chance to register for the full two-day Heritage leaders workshop

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Thursday 30 May and Friday 31 May 2019, 9am – 5pm (Book online). Engage with your peers and build your professional practice as you learn from and network with leading local, national and international historians, creative thinkers and heritage professionals. Highlights from this year’s program include a keynote address from Jenny Waldman CBE, Director of … Read more

National Reconciliation Week 2019 and Kanopy

National Reconciliation Week 2019 (NRW2019) is just around the corner. So, what are you planning to do during NRW2019 at your library? State Library of Queensland (State Library) provides access to the on-demand streaming service Kanopy through all public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKC) throughout Queensland, as well as through State Library membership. Libraries … Read more

Celebrations, Connections and Collaboration

Attendees at the YPLG meeting

The Young People’s Libraries Group meeting (YPLG) was a time for celebrating, connecting and collaborating with my colleagues from around the state. It is an infrequent opportunity to participate in face-to-face conversations and network with like-minded colleagues and I appreciated that my participation was made possible through the bursary provided by State Library of Queensland. … Read more