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Contribute to the NextGen Leadership Scorecard

What’s the future of library leadership in Australia? Does your library have a plan to ensure staff have the skills and opportunities to be the next generation of library leaders? Robert Knight OAM, President of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), has taken leadership as the theme for his presidential year. ALIA is investigating … Read more

Engage young library members with multimedia

Young person using an iPad

Join us on Thursday 24 October 1-1.45pm to explore online resources that engage young library members with multimedia and develop literacies. Resources and apps available to all public libraries in Queensland will be presented, including Animalia, Kanopy and National Geographic Kids. Build your confidence promoting these resources and their benefits to young people and their … Read more

Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards 2019

Pig the Grub by Aaron Blabey book cover

Winners Announced 1 November 2019 The Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards promote children’s books as literacy tools and raise awareness of the role speech pathologists play helping children develop language and literacy skills. The awards honour quality Australian children’s literature and encourage a love of reading. Literacy Literacy is based on good … Read more

Queensland leaders realise the potential of library services in their community

Library Orientation PD attendees and facilitators

Fourteen Community and Cultural Services Leaders from around Queensland attended Library Orientation professional development (PD) at State Library of Queensland last month. State Library supports Queensland’s network of public libraries to realise the Vision with a range of services and initiatives, including providing PD opportunities. This PD opportunity was tailored to Community and Cultural Services … Read more

Reading is My Secret Power 2019 Children’s Book Week Theme

Woman holding up a selection of children's picture books

Book Week is an annual celebration across Australia encouraging a love of reading and literature for children. The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) leads Book Week to: • promote quality literature for young Australians; • support and encourage a wide range of Australian writers and illustrators of children’s books and; • engage the community … Read more

Indigenous Matters Seminar, Cairns

Logo if Indigenous Matters Seminar

Explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander influence and involvement in the library, gallery and information sector, at the Australian Library and Information Association’s (ALIA) Cairns Seminar. Enjoy a full day of presentations and networking based around the ALIA priority ‘Indigenous Matters’, covering topics relating to the wider galleries, libraries, archives and museum (GLAM) sector, including: … Read more