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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

Finding our way Home

St Aidan's students rehearsing for their performance

St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School has been exploring the Home exhibition at State Library to inspire assessment pieces for a “Museum Theatre” class. Here Drama Teacher Nicole Jones reflects on what the process has been like, and how a creative investigation of State Library’s collection items has inspired deep and engaged learning. February As we boarded … Read more

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