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Professional Development opportunity in Gladstone Regional Council

State Library professional development session

Want to learn more about how to engage library users; advocate for your library; and learn to interpret and use data in meaningful ways? Gladstone Regional Council in partnership with the State Library of Queensland (State Library) is hosting Engaging your community with deeply local approaches professional development (PD) on Wednesday 21 November from 9am-3pm. Content … 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

Design-Led Innovation in Public Libraries Professional Development highlights

Amelia Benefield, Tablelands Regional Council.

Amelia Benefield attended Professional Development in Hinchinbrook Shire Council in July and here are her thoughts on the experience: The highlights of the Design-Led Innovation in Public Libraries program were the idea generation sessions between library staff. During one such session, the library staff at my table explored various questions including how we might reach … Read more

Sign up for LEGO Mindstorm webinars!

Lego Mindstorms

Due to overwhelming interest from library staff in the basics of LEGO MindStorm webinar, we have scheduled two additional sessions: Thursday 13 September 10.30am-12pm: Register via Eventbrite Thursday 20 September 2.30-4pm: Register via Eventbrite  (All basics of LEGO MindStorm webinars will have the same content) The LEGO MindStorm EV3 webinar is for absolute beginners. We … Read more

Early literacy in the west

Did you hear about the Western Downs Language to Literacy Conference, held in May this year? On a cool weekend back in autumn, early childhood professionals from near and far, representing libraries, early childhood centres, schools, health and other organisations came to Dalby to learn, share and discuss all things early literacy. A motivated group … Read more