Yearly Archives: 2019 Back

Enjoy Animalia (Library Edition) now at your library

State Library of Queensland now provides free access to Animalia (Library Edition), an exciting and engaging online version of the classic picture book by Graeme Base.  The digital interactive resource focuses on language and literacy learning for children. Join your local Queensland public library, Indigenous Knowledge Centre or State Library of Queensland to start enjoying … Read more

Crowd Giving

Replica Tunley globe being examined by person

Part of the Queensland Library Foundation’s annual program since 2016, Crowd Giving invites donations from $100 per person towards a collective fund. With each donation comes the opportunity to attend and vote at a pitch event where three State Library teams present projects seeking community support to bring them to fruition. A fundraising initiative led … Read more

Siganto Digital Learning Workshops

Group photo of workshop participants

Since the beginning of 2019 three Siganto Digital Learning Workshop series have been delivered at State Library, two with Multicultural Development Australia (MDA) and one with Southbank TAFE’s English Language Migrant Education program. The Workshops, generously funded by the Siganto Foundation, engage with recently arrived migrant communities and focus on ICT self-sufficiency. Each series comprises … Read more

Looking for truth, integrity and knowledge? Give up Google and ask a librarian!

Logo for Library and Information Week 2019

Welcome to Library and Information Week 2019, 20-24 May. The theme for this year is truth, integrity and knowledge. So we’re sharing the librarian’s toolbox with you. Learn how to find reliable information without resorting to Google. We’ll show you all the fact finding tools you need and when to use them. The Librarian’s Toolbox … Read more

Privacy Awareness Week 2019 and 10th anniversary celebrations

Privacy awareness week logo

This week is Privacy awareness week (PAW) and the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Information Privacy (IP) Act 2009 and the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2009 in Queensland. PAW also raises awareness within the community more generally about privacy and data protection, and encourages individuals to value and protect their personal information … Read more