Murri Claus’ little helpers are busy at work getting ready for his arrival from 2pm tomorrow! Come along and make some Christmas decorations and design your own lanterns. There will also be iPad activity workshops, singing and dancing…all in Murri Claus’ winter wonderland!
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Come together with friends and strangers for a night of hearing and telling stories. To celebrate the launch of Our Dreaming: animating country, ABC RN’s NOW HEAR THIS has asked five local storytellers to share the story of a special family photo. Sharing their funny, sad, silly, moving and surprising stories with us this evening … Read more
SLQ is busy setting up an Animation Studio for the Our Dreaming: animating country exhibition, officially opening this Saturday, 14 December. You’ll be able to find the Animation Studio in the Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery on level 4. Explore the making of The Dreaming series from Aboriginal Nations Australia and test your own animation skills … Read more
Here are some of the responses we received when we asked visitors to complete the sentence “The library of the future will provide me with…” How would you complete the sentence?
With freshly painted walls and rainbow colours spreading across each floor, SLQ is only one week away from launching Our Dreaming: animating country. Look for the trees throughout the library to follow the children’s Kurilpa trail and discover a world of animation and stories and fun!
Appreciation of culture is always subjective, what speaks to the core of one of us might fall flat on another. For me though, the art of film has always stood as the meeting point where literature, design, music and photography combine to produce a medium of almost limitless possibilities. I take great joy in knowing … Read more
Pic of bound book spines – Level 4 Repository, SLQ
Here is Bodie Van Den Berg’s entry in the #YLibrary Writing Competition. The library of the future will be a signpost, a repository, and a fortress. It will exist in virtual space and physical, even more than it does now. It will direct and inform, it will be active and reactive, and it will stand … Read more
Live! Queensland Band Culture officially closed its doors to the public this month and faster than we could say “jazz hands”, artwork was removed, vinyl prints were peeled off, walls were pulled down and the music collections were returned. Seven days later the SLQ Gallery is an explosion of colour in preparation for something new … Read more
The winner of the #YLibrary of the Future Writing Competition is Sophie Manion. Sophie will receive an iPad mini. Congratulations Sophie! Here is her winning entry: I want to hear the voices of a million lives. I want to brush their hearts with the tips of my fingers and feel as they feel, with their … Read more