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Skilling Our Futures Grant 2018

A woman using an iPad

Skilling Our Future PD – Darling Downs & Southwest Queensland Following the success of last year’s Robotics Roadshow, SLQ is partnering with Regional Development Australia Darling Downs Southwest (RDA DDSW) to help regional libraries continue building skills in delivering Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) programs to their communities. This year’s program will kick … Read more

5 minutes with Lorraine Gray

Lorraine Gray

Lorraine is a Library Officer from Springsure Library and is a lifelong library lover – she believes the value of libraries lies in their inclusiveness. How did you first come to be part of the libraries? I have always been involved in libraries, from a child to having my own children. I have been employed in … Read more

RLQ Tourist Card enquiries at your library

In collaboration with Councils, State Library of Queensland provides free public library services to people travelling through rural areas. The RLQ Tourist Card is an initiative of SLQ’s Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) service, a network of libraries in regions with populations less than 15,000. The RLQ Tourist Card is available to anyone travelling through outback … Read more

New audio books in a range of formats

1. Finding Hannah by Fiona McCallum. Bolinda Audio*

State Library recently received new audiobooks for loan to all Queensland public libraries. The varied range includes popular titles, award winners, non-fiction and junior titles as well as several formats. Some popular adult fiction titles with multiple CDs in standard format include About a Boy by Nick Hornby, Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen, Die Last … Read more