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Seniors Week- celebrating a Queensland for all ages

Seniors week celebrations

Seniors Week is an opportunity for Queenslanders of all ages to celebrate the valuable contributions of older people. In 2018, we celebrate Queensland Seniors Week from 18–26 August. Seniors Week aims to connect communities, providing opportunities for people to share and learn new experiences, discover services and support, and assist in reducing social isolation. Seniors … Read more

Celebrating a Queensland for All Ages – 18-26 August

Celebrating a Queensland for all ages August 18-26

Applications for Queensland Seniors Week subsidies are now open – why not apply for some funding to help celebrate seniors in your library? Queensland Seniors Week provides opportunities to promote positive community attitudes towards older people and ageing, facilitate community participation, and enhance community connections. This year celebrations continue for A Queensland for All Ages … Read more

Tech Savvy Workshop with QCWA – Design…Create…Promote!

QCWA Bay Belles

22 women from 10 Queensland Country Womens Association (QCWA) Greater Brisbane Division Branches participated in a fun hands-on workshop at State Library of Queensland (SLQ) on the 10thFebruary.   The workshop was to develop skills to design and create their own dynamic QCWA Branch posters and flyers to promote upcoming events and activities…..Design…Create….Promote! Workshops participants got … Read more

SLQ grants closing dates extended!

The Next Horizon

Due to adverse weather conditions which may have affected some public libraries across Queensland, SLQ has extended the closing date of both the Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant and the Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland Grant to Tuesday 18th April 2017. Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant Funding totalling $400,000 will be available to Queensland Local Government … Read more

Tech Savvy Seniors – let’s do it again this year!

Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland

This is the second year of the Tech Savvy Seniors program, which is an ongoing partnership between the Queensland Government (through State Library of Queensland) and Telstra, to deliver technology training to seniors through public libraries across Queensland. The continuation of the program will enable participating libraries to reach more seniors across the state, to … Read more