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Learn how to use the SLQ wiki and Free and Open Software to boost your library’s creativity!

Workshop

Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) in partnership with State Library of Queensland (State Library) is offering a one day workshop for public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff on 31 August 2018. Wikis and Free and Open Source Software will explore the history and purpose of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) software and … Read more

Connecting with Collections

Baby sitting on books laughing

Webinar July 26 1pm “While other early childhood professionals acknowledge the importance of reading as part of the learning experience, only libraries open up a world of books, a lifetime’s supply of free reading materials and other resources. Public libraries are the only government-funded agency available to children from babyhood, providing year-round, free access to … Read more

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

Design Minds workshop

Hinchinbrook Shire Council in partnership with the State Library of Queensland (State Library) is hosting a Design-led innovation in public libraries professional development (PD) workshop on 25 July 2018 and you are invited. This free, full-day workshop is designed for public library staff who would like to innovate targeted programming, new communication processes, development of … Read more

Get Started in Family History at Goondiwindi

Librarian conducting a training session

This free one day workshop at Goondiwindi Regional Council is for Queensland public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff.  Getting Started in Family History, will help you gain skills and an understanding of family history services, resources and concepts so that you can support your library clients in their family history research. Clients begin … Read more

Calling all Australian public library staff!

Professional Development conference

Participate in an online survey that seeks to explore and understand the professional development experiences and needs of public library staff. The online survey is estimated to take 20 minutes to complete. Your participation is completely anonymous and confidential. You will be asked to reflect upon your professional development experiences, including your capacity and motivations … Read more

Professional Development at Maranoa Regional Council

Professional Development for library staff

State Library of Queensland (State Library) is offering a full day of professional development (PD) at Maranoa Regional Council and you are invited. Maranoa was successful in its EOI to host PD and its preference for content is reflected in the PD program. Effective programming and challenging client techniques is a two part workshop. Attendees … Read more

State Library of Queensland wiki PD

Wiki PD

The Edge, State Library of Queensland (State Library) has spent the past four years developing a platform for the documentation and distribution of programming materials. This platform has been developed to reflect State Library’s commitment to sharing intellectual property developed with public resources, and will be publicly available on 18 June  as the SLQ wiki. … Read more

Reflections on attendance at the RLQ and Small Libraries Learning Program

Julie Guteridge

Julie Guteridge attended the RLQ and Small Libraries Learning Program: Big Ideas for Small Libraries at State Library of Queensland (State Library) from 17 to 19 April. Big Ideas for Small Libraries has led us to Small Libraries doing Big Things! by Julie Guteridge − Cloncurry Shire Council library service The WELCOME toolkit opened up many ideas … Read more