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State Library of Queensland celebrates Queensland Seniors Week

State Library of Queensland volunteers L-R Rhoda, Christine and Wendy. Image taken by SLQ staff member

One of the objectives of Queensland Seniors Week is to celebrate the many contributions older people make in their communities. As a number of State Library’s large volunteer community are older Queenslanders we thought it only fitting that we celebrate some of our fantastic volunteers; Christine, Wendy and Rhoda. Christine: I was born in Brisbane … Read more

We love our volunteers!

SLQ volunteers, Billie and Sarah, at our Volunteers' morning tea on Tuesday.

11-17 May 2015 is National Volunteer Week, providing an opportunity to highlight the important role of volunteers in our society, and particularly here at State Library of Queensland. More than six million people volunteer each year in Australia, including 1.2 million Queenslanders. SLQ’s volunteer program has been running for nearly 26 years, with a steady … Read more