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Be part of discussion – Minya Birran: what now for Indigenous Language?

Minya Birran: What now for Indigenous languages?

Do you want to harness the goodwill and energy of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages in your Community? We invite public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff, and staff across the galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM) sectors to gain hands-on skills and knowledge in the preservation, revival and transmission of Aboriginal … Read more

Next Library Satellite 2020 — Call for proposals now open

Next library satellite 2020 Brisbane Australia.

Get ready for bold thinking as Next Library Satellite makes its way to State Library of Queensland in 2020! Next Library Satellite 2020 will be an exciting place to share ideas for new library futures. It is a co-created event and we’re calling on all forward-thinking library professionals, innovators and decision-makers to apply to contribute … Read more

Are you interested in becoming a Digital Mentor?

Be Connected. Every Australian Online. Australian Government.

Help your community Be Connected by becoming a Digital Mentor! State Library of Queensland is excited to announce the Be Connected Digital Mentor training dates and locations for February and March 2020. Be Connected Digital Mentor train-the-trainer workshops will focus on up-skilling library staff to be Digital Mentors, enabling them to confidently deliver Be Connected … Read more

Apply for a Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grant

Australian Aboriginal artwork

Public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres are eligible to apply for a small grant to support a 2020 National Reconciliation Week event. National Reconciliation Week is a national campaign, 27 May to 3 June, celebrating and building on respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and non-Indigenous Australians. The dates commemorate … Read more

Contribute to the NextGen Leadership Scorecard

What’s the future of library leadership in Australia? Does your library have a plan to ensure staff have the skills and opportunities to be the next generation of library leaders? Robert Knight OAM, President of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), has taken leadership as the theme for his presidential year. ALIA is investigating … Read more

Early Literacy in Action: Play based resources. Order your play-based resources now!

Child sitting on 3D plastic rainbow holding a plastic block

Orders close Friday 11 October. As part of the First 5 Forever Community Literacy Project , State Library of Queensland is making play-based resources available to all Queensland public libraries and IKCs. Libraries can select from a list of more than 200 play based resources including creative and dramatic play, sensory and developmental play, and … Read more

Advanced Queensland Engaging Science Grants now available

Libraries are encouraged to apply for the Science grants of up to $10,000 under the next round of the Advance Queensland Engaging Science Grants to support STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) activities and programs in your library. Aimed at providing an event or research activity involving students, parents and scientists, this is a … Read more