Yearly Archives: 2019 Back

Music Online

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Welcome to the first in a series of blogs highlighting State Library of Queensland databases. For music students, teachers and parents of students, finding good music is hard. Finding sheet music is even more of a challenge. Currently music students have a few options. We can go to libraries, buy online, prowl second hand stores, … Read more

Mal Meninga visit

This week, Queensland Library Foundation welcomed one of Queensland’s living treasures, Mr Mal Meninga AM, Head of Performance and Culture at the Gold Coast Titans, and rugby league legend. Mal shared stories of his family’s South Sea Islander heritage with long-term donors, corporate partners, President’s 100 Circle donors and new friends. He also took time … Read more

Crowd Giving 2019: $30,000 raised to support State Library of Queensland projects

On 15 August, donors and library-lovers came together in support of State Library of Queensland at the fourth annual Crowd Giving event. The Queensland Library Foundation fundraiser attracted around 70 donors and raised $30,000. Emceed by Courtney Talbot, Foundation Vice-President, and Andrew Baker, General Manager Private Clients at Perpetual Private, the concept was simple – … Read more

National Geographic Virtual Library available now

For a journey that’s enlightening, often surprising, and unfailingly fascinating, visit National Geographic Virtual Library.  State Library of Queensland now provides free unlimited access to National Geographic Virtual Library for all Queensland Public Library, State Library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre members. Simply join your nearest public library to start exploring. Explore history through a new … Read more