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National Simultaneous Storytime, 24 May 2017

Celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime 2017 with SLQ

National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is fast approaching and the Literacy and Young Peoples Service are getting excited! Held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), each year a picture book written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator is simultaneously read in libraries, child-care centres, pre-schools, schools, bookstores, homes and many other … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant – closing 5pm Friday 31 March

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant

Grants of up to $25,000 per project are available for public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to deliver strategic initiatives that creatively meet the needs of your local community. The grant focuses on the themes outlined in The Next Horizon: Vision 2017 for Public Libraries (Creative community spaces; Connectors – physical and virtual; Technology trendsetters; Incubators … Read more

From the eyes of kids

Pop-up museum workshop

Ever wondered what to do with all the beautiful creations crafted by kids during school holiday programs or in your children’s space? At the Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKC) workshops held in Brisbane in October, Jarjum’s Life Museum facilitators offered a creative solution. Jarjums Life Museum is a process where jarjums (meaning children), their families, Elders and … Read more

Much more than creativity

Baby Rhyme Time

Pick up any library brochure or log on to any libraries’ social media page and you’re sure to find a myriad of creative activity on offer. Photo and video editing, 3D printing, computer programming, website creation, digital music recording, electronic circuitry, painting, colouring – the list goes on. Libraries are, and have long been, hotspots … Read more