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Flexible approaches to learning at Zillmere Library

Chatter play session

Zillmere Library is a small library within the Brisbane City Council library network. The library is focused on building literacy and fostering lifelong learning for future success through welcoming, flexible and responsive library services and programs. Led by a passionate team, this approach engages individuals and families across different generations and diverse communities, delivering on … Read more

Vision artwork now available

Realising our potential

To support your work with Realising our potential: A vision for Queensland public libraries (the Vision), artwork of the Vision objectives, enablers and imagery is now available. The Vision objectives and enablers are designed to be aspirational but also attainable for all public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) services. Your library or IKC service … Read more

Share your good news stories

Kids Sing-Along

Social media is awash with examples of the ways Queensland’s network of public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) is providing access to learning, supporting community-led initiatives, sharing the love for libraries and more. A scan of Facebook in the past few weeks reveals a new Storytime for Banana Shire’s Theodore Library, mindfulness sessions in … 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

Braille House writing competition for visually impaired

Reading Braille

The Queensland Braille Writing Association (Braille House) writing competition for legally blind, low and no vision writers.is now open. The (Braille House) Dickinson Memorial Literary Competition 2018 theme is Imagine. Entry is restricted to vision impaired Australian residents and entries must be accompanied by an official, completed and signed form. Submissions can be a short … Read more