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What does the Queensland public library vision mean to you?

Around the world, public libraries are undergoing a period of transformation and change. Accelerated by the progression of digital technologies, library programs and services are evolving in response to a range of community, cultural and political factors. As we all get caught up in our day-to-day work, it can be difficult to reflect on our … Read more

5 minutes with Kate from Noosa Library Service

Librarian holding megaphone and sign stating 'I don't do ssshhh! (I'm louder than the cutomers )'

Kate Landsey is a librarian at Noosa Library Service and co- manages the nooslibraryservice Instagram account. Kate presented Vision in Action: Using Social Media at Realising our potential – 2019 Rural Libraries Queensland (RLQ) and small libraries workshop at State Library of Queensland, on Tuesday 30 April 2019. Above: Kate Landsey. Image from @noosalibraryservice (Instagram) … Read more

Public Library Strategic Priorities Grant round now open

Section of poster: Realising our potential: A vision for Queensland public libraries

Grant funding of $400,000 is available to Councils to deliver strategic initiatives through public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) across Queensland that reflect one or more of the objectives outlined in Realising our potential: A vision for Queensland public libraries: Realising our potential Recognising the diversity of Queensland public libraries as they progress in … Read more

The Vision in practice

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The objectives and enablers of Realising our potential: A vision for Queensland public libraries (the Vision) are evident in practice across Queensland’s network of public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs). Events such as Western Downs Libraries’ Language to Literacy Conference and Rockhampton Regional Library’s CapriCon Steampunk and Pop Culture Convention are establishing leadership and … Read more

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