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Engage young library members with multimedia

Young person using an iPad

Join us on Thursday 24 October 1-1.45pm to explore online resources that engage young library members with multimedia and develop literacies. Resources and apps available to all public libraries in Queensland will be presented, including Animalia, Kanopy and National Geographic Kids. Build your confidence promoting these resources and their benefits to young people and their … Read more

Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards 2019

Pig the Grub by Aaron Blabey book cover

Winners Announced 1 November 2019 The Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards promote children’s books as literacy tools and raise awareness of the role speech pathologists play helping children develop language and literacy skills. The awards honour quality Australian children’s literature and encourage a love of reading. Literacy Literacy is based on good … Read more

National Children’s Week Saturday 19 – Sunday 27 October 2019

Child laughing and running under a water sprinkler

Children’s Week™ is a national celebration of children’s rights, talents and citizenship. In Australia it is held around Universal Children’s Day which is the fourth Wednesday of October. Universal Children’s Day calls society to a greater response to the plight of children around the world and to consider conditions in Australia which affect the lives … Read more