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Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant round now open

Section of poster: Realising our potential: A vision for Queensland public libraries

Grant funding of $400,000 is available to Councils to deliver strategic initiatives through public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) across Queensland that reflect one or more of the objectives outlined in Realising our potential: A vision for Queensland public libraries: Realising our potential Recognising the diversity of Queensland public libraries as they progress in … Read more

What does Queensland’s creative future look like to you?

The arts generates civic pride, community identity

Does your library have a creative community? The Queensland Government is developing a ten year Roadmap for the arts cultural and creative sectors, encouraging all Queenslanders to have their say. The arts, cultural and creative sector has great potential to connect communities, drive cultural tourism, create employment opportunities and affect positive change in all areas … Read more

Funding opportunities for Language Projects

Pages from William Ridley Notebook 1855

The Australian Government Department of Communication and the Arts has announced a funding opportunity that may be to your community for language work or projects, especially in light of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019. Indigenous Languages and Arts Program The Department of Communications and the Arts is pleased to announce that the 2019-20 … Read more

Final days to apply for unique professional development opportunity at State Library of Queensland

Workshop at State Library of Queensland

State Library of Queensland (State Library) is offering public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff the chance to attend a unique day of professional development (PD) at State Library on Wednesday 7 November. Professional development will include: LEGO Education workshop (Beginners LEGO Education EV3 workshop / LEGO Education WeDo2.0 workshop) 3-5pm ACS ICT Educators’ … Read more

Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 – free tickets up for grabs

Image of the entrance to the New York Public Library

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. Documentary virtuoso Frederick Wiseman’s Ex Libris … Read more

One-of-a-kind Professional Development opportunity at State Library of Queensland this November!

LEGO Education ACS Educator's Global Leaders Series with Professor Mitchel Resnick

Want to get hands on at a LEGO Education workshop, hear an inspiring talk by the creator of the globally renowned coding platform Scratch, and attend the 2018 ALIA QLD Mini Conference, all in one day?  State Library of Queensland (State Library) is offering up to 20 public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff … Read more

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