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Monday 18 September 2017

Technology news – a device converting text to speech!

This amazing piece of tech promotes independent reading and is great for users with literacy difficulties such as dyslexia, learning to read, people with ESL needs, LOTE users or for… read more

Monday 18 September 2017

Welcoming the homeless: Auckland Central Library

It’s a common experience for libraries to fulfill the role of a ‘lounge’ for the homeless.  It can provide a place that people come for community and relaxation, access to computers… read more

Friday 15 September 2017

Have you got some fabulous neon signs in your community?

Public library staff are invited to get involved with Asia Pacific Design Library’s quest to track the story of neon signs in Queensland via SLQ’s Historypin. As part of The… read more

Wednesday 13 September 2017

5 Minutes with Carmen from Longreach

Carmen Brooke has worked at the Longreach Library in western Queensland since the 1980s. She’s seen massive changes in how regional libraries are operated over the decades. Today the Longreach… read more

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Do you loan or copy State Library items?

State Library of Queensland has updated its Loans and Copies to Libraries Policy.  The policy outlines the types of items available for loan or copy and the conditions of… read more

Monday 11 September 2017

What a conundrum – libraries are the best performers but the least important Council service!

Every two years the Local Government Association of Queensland undertakes a Community Satisfaction Tracking Survey. This research undertakes benchmarking and analysis of community satisfaction with Local Government services in Queensland.… read more

Last updated
4th May 2017