Category Archives: Programs Back

Flexible approaches to learning at Zillmere Library

Chatter play session

Zillmere Library is a small library within the Brisbane City Council library network. The library is focused on building literacy and fostering lifelong learning for future success through welcoming, flexible and responsive library services and programs. Led by a passionate team, this approach engages individuals and families across different generations and diverse communities, delivering on … 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

Share your good news stories

Kids Sing-Along

Social media is awash with examples of the ways Queensland’s network of public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) is providing access to learning, supporting community-led initiatives, sharing the love for libraries and more. A scan of Facebook in the past few weeks reveals a new Storytime for Banana Shire’s Theodore Library, mindfulness sessions in … Read more

Press Reader – another Queensland Multicultural Month resource

Press Reader displayed on a mobile phone screen

There are more resources available at State Library of Queensland than Languages other than English (LOTE) to help your library and IKC members get into Queensland Multicultural Month this August. Become a State Library member for online access to Press Reader; a digital newspaper distribution and publishing operator with thousands of recent top newspapers and magazines, … Read more

Seniors Week- celebrating a Queensland for all ages

Seniors week celebrations

Seniors Week is an opportunity for Queenslanders of all ages to celebrate the valuable contributions of older people. In 2018, we celebrate Queensland Seniors Week from 18–26 August. Seniors Week aims to connect communities, providing opportunities for people to share and learn new experiences, discover services and support, and assist in reducing social isolation. Seniors … Read more

National Family History Month

Group of women posing in their swimming costumes

National Family History Month is held in Australia every August. It’s celebrated with events that focus on genealogy, family history heraldry and related subjects and conducted across Australia and online. National Family History Month is an initiative of Australian Federation of Family History Organisations. Family history is one of the most popular hobbies around the … Read more