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Deeply Local Refurb Success

Large poster of a creek with images of local wildlife

The recent refurbishment of the Albany Creek library beautifully reflects the local environment, community feedback and input from across the 10 library branches of Moreton Bay Region libraries. The focus of the renovation was the creation of a welcoming space that reflected the uniqueness of Albany Creek. The development process included a workshop with senior … Read more

Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 – free tickets up for grabs

Image of the entrance to the New York Public Library

State Library of Queensland (State Library) is pleased to offer five free tickets to public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff to the special screening of Ex-Libris: The New York Public Library, screening as part of the Brisbane International Film Festival, Sunday 21 October 2018 at State Library. Documentary virtuoso Frederick Wiseman’s Ex Libris … Read more

Brisbane International Film Festival 2018 – 5 free tickets up for grabs

Ex-Libris: The New York Public Library, screening as part of the Brisbane International Film Festival.

State Library of Queensland (State Library) is pleased to offer five free tickets to public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff to the special screening of Ex-Libris: The New York Public Library, screening as part of the Brisbane International Film Festival. Sunday 21 October 2018 at State Library. Vicki McDonald, State Librarian and Chief … Read more

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

2018 Public Library Strategic Priorities grants announced

Megaphone

Exciting new programs and events will be coming to 18 councils throughout Queensland following the awarding of the 2018 Public Library Strategic Priorities grants. Total funding of $448,440 has been allocated to deliver projects across Queensland in the 2018–2019 financial year, through the Barcaldine, Brisbane, Burdekin, Cassowary Coast, Charters Towers, Cook, Douglas, Gold Coast, Ipswich, … Read more

Share our new Vision

Geoff Strempel

Realising our potential: A vision for Queensland public libraries (the Vision) is an exciting way forward for Queensland public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre staff. Developed in consultation with library managers and staff, as well as representatives from key government and library associations, the Vision conveys libraries’ role in a network that strives to realise … Read more