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Great Queensland library stories revealed at LGAQ 2019

Queensland councillors, mayors and council CEOs shared how proud they are of their local libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres at the recent LGAQ Conference in Cairns. The annual LGAQ conference is an important gathering of Queensland councils, providing an opportunity to network and learn and vote on new policy. The 2019 edition, ‘Taking it to … Read more

Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council digitises 1,500 historic images

Hope Valley Aboriginal Mission Station (Muni Day), 1977

The Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council, in partnership with State Library Queensland, has recently completed a Micro Grant Program allowing digitisation of nearly 1,500 historic images held by the Lutheran Church Archives in South Australia. Dating from 1897, the images commemorate the history of the Guugu Yimithirr people and the building of the Hope Vale … Read more

Early Literacy in Action: Play based resources. Order your play-based resources now!

Child sitting on 3D plastic rainbow holding a plastic block

Orders close Friday 11 October. As part of the First 5 Forever Community Literacy Project , State Library of Queensland is making play-based resources available to all Queensland public libraries and IKCs. Libraries can select from a list of more than 200 play based resources including creative and dramatic play, sensory and developmental play, and … Read more