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Robot in the Region!

By Corinna from Moranbah Library I recently travelled the Isaac region with the NAO humanoid robot called Monty who was provided by the State Library Queensland. During that time I was able to visit 15 schools and had the pleasure to introduce Monty to over 900 children. Monty seemed to spark an interest for robotics … Read more

RoomRecess

RoomRecess.com

RoomRecess.com provides primary school aged children with free learning games. Essential learning concepts in maths, reading, spelling, language, arts, and basic problem solving are reinforced. There are also mouse skills and typing games to provide a variety of ways for children to become more comfortable with computers. Many of the typing games encourage accuracy and … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – Closing 5pm Thursday 29 March 2018

Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $30,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of their 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; … Read more

Tech Savvy Workshop with QCWA – Design…Create…Promote!

QCWA Bay Belles

22 women from 10 Queensland Country Womens Association (QCWA) Greater Brisbane Division Branches participated in a fun hands-on workshop at State Library of Queensland (SLQ) on the 10thFebruary.   The workshop was to develop skills to design and create their own dynamic QCWA Branch posters and flyers to promote upcoming events and activities…..Design…Create….Promote! Workshops participants got … Read more

Skilling Our Futures Grant 2018

A woman using an iPad

Skilling Our Future PD – Darling Downs & Southwest Queensland Following the success of last year’s Robotics Roadshow, SLQ is partnering with Regional Development Australia Darling Downs Southwest (RDA DDSW) to help regional libraries continue building skills in delivering Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) programs to their communities. This year’s program will kick … Read more

Deadly Digital in Townsville Libraries

Deadly Digital Communities (DDC)  is a new digital literacy program which is being delivered to Queensland’s remote and regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) and selected public libraries are facilitating the program whereby participants can learn about everything from searching the internal to using social media. Townsville City Libraries is … Read more