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Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 – 5 free tickets up for grabs

Ex-Libris: The New York Public Library, screening as part of the Brisbane International Film Festival.

State Library of Queensland (State Library) is pleased to offer five free tickets to public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff to the special screening of Ex-Libris: The New York Public Library, screening as part of the Brisbane International Film Festival. Sunday 21 October 2018 at State Library. Vicki McDonald, State Librarian and Chief … Read more

Fun Palace at The Edge: unique professional development opportunity, 3-7 October 2018

Fun Palace work placement − State Library of Queensland

Help promote libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKC) as the natural home for budding artists and scientists. The 2018 Fun Palace at State Library of Queensland (State Library) is being delivered at The Edge on the 6 October from 10am-3pm and we want to offer a unique professional development (PD) opportunity to four public library … Read more

Share your good news stories

Kids Sing-Along

Social media is awash with examples of the ways Queensland’s network of public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) is providing access to learning, supporting community-led initiatives, sharing the love for libraries and more. A scan of Facebook in the past few weeks reveals a new Storytime for Banana Shire’s Theodore Library, mindfulness sessions in … Read more

Indigenous Literacy Day 2018

Reading opens doors poster

A national celebration! 5 September 2018 Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. It is organised by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation which aims to reduce the disadvantage experienced by children in remote Indigenous communities across Australia. The day aims to focus attention on the disadvantages experienced in remote … Read more

Free Bookmark – First 5 Forever celebrates children’s book week

Find your treasure

CBCA Children’s Book Week 18-24 August It’s not long now until the start of Children’s Book Week 2018. Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children, families and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. This year’s theme is “Find your treasure”.  The First 5 Forever team are celebrating book week … Read more

Kanopy – films with a global perspective

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Kanopy is available for all Queensland public library, Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) and State Library of Queensland members. Offering  what  the  New  York  Times  calls  a  garden  of  cinematic  delights,   Kanopy  showcases  more  than 30,000  of  the  world’s  best  films. The world in film With  the  motto  of  “thoughtful  entertainment,”  Kanopy  provides  patrons  with  access  … Read more

Press Reader – another Queensland Multicultural Month resource

Press Reader displayed on a mobile phone screen

There are more resources available at State Library of Queensland than Languages other than English (LOTE) to help your library and IKC members get into Queensland Multicultural Month this August. Become a State Library member for online access to Press Reader; a digital newspaper distribution and publishing operator with thousands of recent top newspapers and magazines, … Read more