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Safer Internet Day 2019

Logo for Safer Internet Day 2019

Tuesday 5 February 2019 is Safer Internet Day, a worldwide event raising awareness about internet safety. It is a great opportunity for individuals and communities to connect with tools to help them achieve a more positive online experience. This year’s theme, “Together for a better internet”, encourages Australians and their communities to work together and … Read more

Cardboard Castles now on in The Corner at State Library of Queensland

There’s play, there’s fun, there’s plenty to do, themed activities and a safe environment. Families, children under 8 and their carers are invited to The Corner, the play based learning environment at State Library, to experience all the fun of the new theme Cardboard Castles. Cardboard Castles provides the opportunity for young people to come … Read more

Fun Palace returns to State Library

  Everyone’s a scientist, everyone’s an artist! Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into a one-day-only celebration of arts and sciences, learning, play, and adventure on Saturday 6 October. Fun Palaces are about all of us making things together: a public event where arts and sciences meet. Inventors, researchers, artists, performers, storytellers, and adventurers … Read more

Free film streaming with Kanopy

Kanopy database

State Library of Queensland now provides free access to the on-demand film streaming service Kanopy. Kanopy showcases over 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, hard-to-find titles, film festival favourites, indie and classic films and world cinema. There is a wide array of foreign language films and material of cultural value. Many films … Read more