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Behind the scenes of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at City of Gold Coast Libraries

City of Gold Coast Libraries presents 2018 Inside Scoop – seven exclusive events taking the community behind the scenes of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, bringing them the inside scoop from the people in the know. It’s a unique chance to get the lowdown on the city’s preparations to host its biggest ever international … Read more

The “Daintree Blockade” wins a 2017 Queensland Literary Award

The Daintree blockade: the battle for Australia's tropical rainforests by Bill Wilkie, Mossman, Queensland Four Mile Books, 2017.

Congratulations to Bill Wilkie, long-serving staff member of Mossman Library, who this week was awarded the Queensland Premier’s Award for a work of State Significance for his outstanding debut work The Daintree Blockade: The Battle for Australia’s Tropical Rainforests. Bill spent eight years on the book which involved more than four years of research, over 80 … 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