Tag Archives: Children Back

FREE online coding classes for librarians and teachers

Are you looking at ways to integrate Digital Technologies into programing? Learn how to incorporate coding into activities with this four part webinar series. Create an animation with Scratch Jr, explore computational thinking with Prep to year 2 students Create a Geography Quiz with Scratch, explore branching (decision making) with year 3-4 students Create a … Read more

Interested in hosting a workshop for Young Writers in your regional community?

State Library’s Young People and Families team is excited to open an Expression of Interest seeking two regional public libraries to host the Young Writers Camp, an intensive creative writing working for young people aged 15-17. Young Writers Camp is three inspired days of creativity and collaboration, where participants will explore and develop their love … Read more

Tech Review – VIVE VR

Redlands libraries wanted to finish their three Code Clubs with a bang, so they were loaned SLQ’s VIVE Virtual Reality (VR) equipment and Google goggles to test in their Cleveland, Victoria Point and Capalaba libraries. Here are the top five learning points from Redlands libraries: There are a lot of cords involved with this equipment … Read more

New Children’s Card for Whitsunday Regional Libraries

Whitsunday New Children’s Membership Card Good things come in small (and very cute) packages as Whitsunday Libraries have demonstrated by announcing the launch of a new children’s card during Children’s Book Week. The new membership card, generously designed and donated by cartoonist and children’s author Dave Hackett, represents each facet of the Whitsunday region. Dave … Read more

Celebrate Book Week with High Tea in Brisbane!

High tea for book week

Teacher librarians and librarians are invited to join the team at the Department of Education and Training Reading Centre for high tea and presentations from guest speakers in celebration of this year’s Book Week– ‘Escape to Everywhere’ and celebrate the positive impact reading has on people’s everyday lives. Guest speaker Christine Bongers, former radio and … Read more

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day: 4 August

Warraber IKC - Torres Strait Island Regional Council

This day celebrates the strength and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and highlights the 20th anniversary of the Bringing them Home Report which is reflected in this year’s theme: Value Our Rights, Respect Our Culture, Bring Us Home.     Get involved and start planning your activities and events today! Visit the … Read more