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Queensland Seniors Week 17-25 August

Queensland Seniors Week 2019 logo

Queensland Seniors Week is just around the corner, falling this year on 17-25 August. The week celebrates all things ‘senior’, and seeks to activate community awareness on issues around aging across the board, including seniors of indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Seniors Week provides opportunities for the breaking down of social isolation and … Read more

Queensland Libraries represented in IFLA Marketing Awards

Story Seats 10 seats 10 Stories 10 Parks

Congratulations to Sunshine Coast Libraries for placing third in the coveted IFLA International Marketing Awards with their Story Seats project. The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information … Read more

Become a digital springboard delivery partner

Group of people at a table using Ipads

The Digital Springboard program is seeking partners for its initiative aimed at assisting people in learning digital skills. Libraries can apply for free on the website to become a partner. Digital Springboard is a program by Infoxchange and Google to help people learn the digital skills they need to thrive in work and life. It comes with a suite … Read more

Heritage Leaders Workshop for GLAM employees and volunteers

Attendees examining objects at a Heritage Leaders Workshop

Are you an employee or volunteer in the heritage or galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) sector? Join a free two-day Heritage Leaders Workshop in May as we reflect on the outcomes, successes and challenges of the Anzac centenary commemorations. Engage with your peers and build your own professional practice as you learn from and … Read more

Queensland Local Studies Group update

Members of the Queensland Local Studies Group with exhibition of art works by Sam Cranstoun in the background at Museum of Brisbane

The 2018 Minutes Queensland Local Studies Group 6 December Meeting, are now available online. The day was a very full one visiting two small exhibition spaces in Brisbane CBD, both linking to different aspects of Brisbane’s history and early settlement. Each provided the opportunity to re-interpret collections in Libraries and to reveal the narratives the … Read more