Category Archives: Programs Back

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

A fantastic marriage of history and digital literacy in Ipswich!

Minecraft 1893 - 2017

Like many ideas, this Ipswich Libraries project started with questions: How can the library bring the younger generation of Ipswich closer to the city’s history? How can we ignite an interest in local history building on what is being taught in schools? The Public Programming team felt technology might provide the answer and, while looking … Read more

The role that Queensland public libraries play in bridging the digital divide

Digital Divide

Queensland University of Technology Masters in Library and Information Science graduate Will Wood shares his learnings from his recent research into the impact that current library programs and services have on levels of digital inclusion across Queensland. With the support of State Library of Queensland, Will analysed existing digital policy and the major initiatives tailored … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – closing 5pm Friday 31 March

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $25,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of your local community. The grant focuses on the themes outlined in The Next Horizon: Vision 2017 for Public Libraries (Creative community spaces; Connectors – physical and virtual; Technology trendsetters; Incubators … Read more

High five Public Libraries!

First 5 Forever Evaluation Report

First5Forever is creating  positive change for Queensland children under 5 and their families. Findings from a report conducted by Morris Hargreaves McIntyre indicate the early success of this initiative and confirm the important role libraries play in our community and how, together, we are creating a significant legacy for Queensland families. The report highlighted key … Read more