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2017 QPLA Conference: three great opportunities available

Registrations are now open for the 2017 QPLA Conference:  libraries colour my life. The Local Government Authority Award recognises the Queensland Local Government Authority that most demonstrates outstanding community service through delivery of an individual program or service. The Award winner will receive $1,000 for their Library service. Applications close 1 September 2017.  The winner will … Read more

Keeping up-to-date

In the Libraries

Do you like to be in the know with what other Australian public libraries are doing? Subscribe to the NSW public libraries update (which is like PLConnect) In the Libraries e-newsletter. Sent by email four times a year, the e-newsletter features short articles and photos, giving an up-to-date snapshot of what’s happening in NSW public … Read more

It’s time to review some library standards!

Library standards

Standards and guidelines are designed to assist Queensland public library staff and local governments in the planning and development of their library services. State Library of Queensland will shortly begin a rolling review of the standards and guidelines in consultation with public libraries which will continue on an annual basis. State Library plans on reviewing … Read more

Reading Tips for Story Time

Piranhas don't eat bananas book cover

Local newspapers across Queensland will be participating in the Great Australian Storybook collection and 15 different children’s books are available. This is a great opportunity to promote shared reading with families. The First 5 Forever website and Facebook page provides tips and ideas for how families can share these books with children aged 0-5. These are … Read more