Category Archives: Opportunities Back

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

Multicultural Event Grant Funding 2018 – 2019 Now Open

Woman at Multicultural Celebration

Applications close Friday, 14 September 2018. The funding round for multicultural events under the 2018-19 Celebrating Multicultural Queensland (CMQ) program is now open. The CMQ program promotes multiculturalism and supports communities to celebrate diversity and connect and welcome migrants and refugees into a wide range of community activities. What funding is available? Funding of up … Read more

Learn how to use the SLQ wiki and Free and Open Software to boost your library’s creativity!

Workshop

Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) in partnership with State Library of Queensland (State Library) is offering a one day workshop for public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff on 31 August 2018. Wikis and Free and Open Source Software will explore the history and purpose of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) software and … Read more

Connecting with Collections

Baby sitting on books laughing

Webinar July 26 1pm “While other early childhood professionals acknowledge the importance of reading as part of the learning experience, only libraries open up a world of books, a lifetime’s supply of free reading materials and other resources. Public libraries are the only government-funded agency available to children from babyhood, providing year-round, free access to … Read more

Want to learn more about design-led innovation in public libraries?

Design Minds workshop

Hinchinbrook Shire Council in partnership with the State Library of Queensland (State Library) is hosting a Design-led innovation in public libraries professional development (PD) workshop on 25 July 2018 and you are invited. This free, full-day workshop is designed for public library staff who would like to innovate targeted programming, new communication processes, development of … Read more