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Flexible approaches to learning at Zillmere Library

Chatter play session

Zillmere Library is a small library within the Brisbane City Council library network. The library is focused on building literacy and fostering lifelong learning for future success through welcoming, flexible and responsive library services and programs. Led by a passionate team, this approach engages individuals and families across different generations and diverse communities, delivering on … Read more

Grant opportunity in celebration of National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week is a national campaign with the aim of celebrating respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians. ‘Don’t Keep History a Mystery’ is the theme for 2018, which gives all Australians the opportunity to celebrate and reflect on our shared history. It is in this spirit of celebration … Read more

Digital technologies can unite, but they can also divide

Uniting with digital technologies

The epitome of digital technologies, according to National Year of Digital Inclusion Champion Pino Migliorino, is the facilitation of inclusion, and the addressing of barriers that create exclusion. Pino shared his insight into the needs for digital literacy in culturally and linguistically diverse communities (CALD) at the National Year of Digital Inclusion Festival in Sydney, … Read more

Human Library

Why not run a Human Library in your community? Human Libraries let you borrow people instead of books, for a short conversation with someone you might not ordinarily meet in your day-to-day life.  These might be people with unusual life experiences or special skills, people who are marginalised or stigmatised in society, people who are … Read more