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By George St George!

Regional PD took place in St George in April

18 RLQ library staff traveled from neighbouring councils to the St George Cultural Centre for a full day of professional development in April. Community outreach and developing community partnerships were the focus, and the training encouraged participants to spend time exploring the five key questions outlined in the We Love Community Outreach Model of Engagement … Read more

My recent experience of SLQ’s Professional Development ….

Karen Hewett

Karen Hewett works at Noosa Library Service as the First5Forever Project Officer.  She recently attended the SLQ Innovation in Libraries professional development in North Lakes at Moreton. Read on to hear her summary of the day’s highlights as well as some insights from the sessions. Design Thinking For Libraries By Chenoa Pettrup, Program Coordinator, Asia … Read more

Southwest Robot Roadshow

Male student uses a laptop to program a robot

Libraries across southwest Queensland came face to face with the latest technologies in February to engage their communities through programming robots and coding.  The Robot Roadshow, supported by SLQ in partnership with Regional Development Australia, visited Charleville, Cunnamulla, Thargomindah and Quilpie libraries and engaged over 500 library staff, teachers, students and community members. Technologies featured … Read more