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Upcoming webinar – Explore Eresources

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Eresources complement physical collections and cater for customers who may be unable to visit the library in person. The Explore Eresources webinar on Thursday 21 March aims to provide information and activities to assist library staff understand the eresources available online anytime. Participants will gain confidence in how to promote eresources and support their customers’ … Read more

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

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Want to learn more about Design-led innovation in public libraries? Why not sign up for a free, full-day workshop at Somerset Regional Council on Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 9am-4pm? This workshop is designed for public library staff who would like to innovate targeted programming, learn new communication processes and develop new service ideas. Participants will … Read more

Webinar: Enabling the Vision through grant programs

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Join us online at 1pm on Thursday 13 December for a 45 minute webinar aimed at providing information and activities to assist participants prepare for upcoming grant opportunities. Participants will gain confidence in how to develop and submit grant applications for State Library of Queensland grant programs Grants enable you to effect change, build capacity, … Read more

North Burnett Regional Council champions a future focused workforce

Library staff work on iPads at a professional development workshop

Want to learn practical skills for better customer service? Why not attend Future focused workforce: Rural Libraries Queensland professional development (PD) in North Burnett Regional Council? North Burnett Regional Council is hosting PD in partnership with State Library of Queensland (State Library) on Thursday 29 November 2018. This one-day workshop will engage public library staff … Read more

Professional development and thermocolour t-shirt printing at The Edge

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Isaac Pay participated in the Fun Palace 2018 Professional Development event at State Library of Queensland (State Library) from 3 – 7 October 2018.  Professional Development and thermocolour t-shirt printing at The Edge by Isaac Pay – Logan City Council  Being able to run a program at Fun Palace 2018 was a great experience that I have learnt valuable … Read more

Fun with STEM tech and library core functions at Diamantina Shire Council

Diamantina Shire Council is hosting a three-day professional development (PD) event at Birdsville Library from Tuesday 20 November to Thursday 22 November 2018. During this three-day PD, attendees will explore the fundamentals of day-to-day management of a library branch within the Regional Libraries Queensland (RLQ) network including library collections, circulation, the Aurora library management system … Read more

Whirlwind of excitement, learning and fun − Fun Palace 2018

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Laura Ellul participated in the Fun Palace 2018 Professional Development event at State Library of Queensland (State Library) from 3 – 7 October 2018.  My Fun Palace work placement experience by Laura Ellul – Mackay Regional Council  Travelling to the 2018 Fun Palace was a whirlwind of excitement, learning and fun. The day was filled with action packed activities intended … Read more