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Fun Palace at The Edge: unique professional development opportunity, 3-7 October 2018

Fun Palace work placement − State Library of Queensland

Help promote libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKC) as the natural home for budding artists and scientists. The 2018 Fun Palace at State Library of Queensland (State Library) is being delivered at The Edge on the 6 October from 10am-3pm and we want to offer a unique professional development (PD) opportunity to four public library … Read more

Design-Led Innovation in Public Libraries Professional Development highlights

Amelia Benefield, Tablelands Regional Council.

Amelia Benefield attended Professional Development in Hinchinbrook Shire Council in July and here are her thoughts on the experience: The highlights of the Design-Led Innovation in Public Libraries program were the idea generation sessions between library staff. During one such session, the library staff at my table explored various questions including how we might reach … Read more

Want to learn more about design-led innovation in public libraries?

Design Minds workshop

Hinchinbrook Shire Council in partnership with the State Library of Queensland (State Library) is hosting a Design-led innovation in public libraries professional development (PD) workshop on 25 July 2018 and you are invited. This free, full-day workshop is designed for public library staff who would like to innovate targeted programming, new communication processes, development of … Read more

Short Form Video is the future

You don’t need expensive software to create effective library tutorials. Quick, unedited tutorials created on social media, such as on Instagram or Snapchat, may be just as effective. These short form videos (SFVs) combine the advantages of animated GIFs with the advantages of screencasts: modularity, repetition of steps, and animated visuals supported by pertinent audio. … Read more

Libraries are everywhere – this one is at the Airport!

Rockhampton Regional Library Service’s newest “library branch” is the Anytime Library, which provides travellers to and from the region the perfect opportunity to indulge their passion for reading at the Rockhampton Airport. Supplied by FE Technologies the Anytime Library is the first for Australia and New Zealand, offering library members even more convenience to find … Read more