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Good health information on Health and Wellness Resource Centre

Photo of girl with watermelon by Caju Gomes on Unsplash

Health and Wellness Resource Centre is one of the health databases provided for free for State Library of Queensland members. Find the full range of databases on the online catalogue.    Above: Find out about diets, vitamins, exercise and more on Health and Wellness. Photo 1 by Caju Gomes on Unsplash. Photo 2 by rawpixel on Unsplash Health & Wellness Resource … Read more

New Tourist Card locations printable guide

Tourist Reading by Bethany Laird on Unsplash

The Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) Tourist Membership card is available for interstate and international travellers in rural Queensland.  This service is provided by State Library of Queensland and local government. Tourist Card membership gives travellers access to books, DVDs, audiobooks and eresources whilst on the road. Tourist Card members can only borrow and return items … Read more

How Libraries are Contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

As a representative of  State Library of Queensland (State Library) I recently attended Asia Pacific Library and Information Conference (APLIC) and as part of that conference, I was able to participate in one day summit regarding Library engagement in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are the UN’s aims for a better future … Read more

Slam poetry in public libraries amplifies young voices

SlammEd participant performing at the Queensland Poetry Festival

State Library of Queensland and Queensland Poetry Festival have partnered to amplify the voices of young people via SlammED!, a Slam poetry workshop program engaging 9 – 16 year olds, in schools and public libraries across Queensland. What is Slam Poetry? Slam poetry combines performance, writing, competition, and audience participation. It is performed at events … Read more