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Realising our potential – 2019 Rural Libraries Queensland and small libraries workshop − State Library of Queensland

6 librarians holding discussion around a table

Date: 30th Apr 2019 - 2nd May 2019

Venue: State Library of Queensland


via Eventbrite (please RSVP by Thursday 18 April 2019)

Realising our potential - 2019 Rural Libraries Queensland and Small Libraries Workshop will be held at State Library of Queensland Tuesday 30 April to Thursday 2 May 2019, with an optional bus tour to two public libraries on Friday 3 May 2019. The workshop focuses on building participant’s skills and capabilities, as well as providing information and program/project ideas related to the four objectives from Realising our potential – A vision for Queensland public libraries:

  1. Realising our potential - Recognising the diversity of Queensland public libraries as they progress in their journeys toward becoming fully realised 21st century libraries. Becoming active players in Queensland communities by investing in citizen wellbeing for long-term prosperity. A state-wide and cohesive network.
  2. Extending our reach - Influencing beyond the library by creating new pathways to connect and advocate to stakeholders and all levels of government.
  3. Deeply local outcomes - Deeply local approaches to outcomes for Queensland communities. Providing access to information; supporting learning, community wellbeing and recreation activities. An inclusive place to access the past, present and future
  4. Future focused workforce - Responsive and diverse services shaped and inspired by skilled staff that strives to innovate.

Please note:

  • Venues are air-conditioned. Please be prepared & bring a jacket
  • Bring a device if you have one

Program: Download the program


Day One

Realising our potential

Vision in action

Regional libraries in action

State Library in action

Day Two

Realising our potential through Collections

Collections available 24/7:  Everything you need to know about eresources

Day Three

Connecting with Young People and Families

Locally connected - responding to local needs

General courses

More information:

Last updated
11th June 2019