New research by The Research Unit in Public Cultures at The University of Melbourne in association with State Library of Queensland investigates how public libraries are redefining their role in the face of a rapidly changing digital culture.
Deadline extended for feedback on the Advancing Queensland Public Libraries Discussion Paper, which aims to stimulate discussions on the future of libraries by Queensland’s Councils and the public libraries they operate.
Do you have a project idea, but aren't sure where the money will come from to pay for it? We can help!
Win €2000, plus registration and travel to IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Columbus, Ohio, USA! Apply for the 2016 IFLA - BibLibre International Library Marketing Award
The successful Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland Grant Applicants have been announced.
Little Free Libraries (LFLs) is making an appearance around the Bundaberg streets, thanks to a project between Bundaberg Regional Libraries, Bundaberg East Rotary and the Bundaberg Woodworkers Guild.
Expression of interest for libraries to obtain free resource kits for workshops exploring the science of light
Call for nominations: Dromkeen Librarian's Award for achievement in supporting children's and YA literature
The new Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland Program aims to encourage more seniors to embrace information technology through the delivery of training through selected public libraries across Queensland.
Download the draft program or register to attend.
Join in the fun with MAKEIT workshop plans from The Edge, now available online for free.
ALIA Queensland would love to hear from you if you are interested in presenting a paper or workshop at the Together We Are More 2015 mini-conference, Tuesday 10th November 2015, at the Queensland Cricketers Club.
Julia Creek Library receives new internet infrastructure following Telstra visit
Five grants of $8000 each are now available to Queensland Public libraries to host their own Fun Palaces on the weekend of 3-4 October 2015.
Congratulations is extended to the 15 councils across Queensland who are set to embark on exciting projects embedding the use of 21st century technologies in library services after being awarded 2015 OPAL Technology Trendsetter grants.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Digital Media Research Centre is undertaking research with State Library of Queensland to understand the impact of public libraries as creative spaces in the community and articulate opportunities for Queensland's public libraries to further embed creativity within the library space.
Do you have a Queensland First World War story to tell? Historypin grants of up to $10,000 are now on offer.
Discussing digital literacy and public libraries. Book your tickets now.
Find out more about the Kids Only card membership initiative for RLQ libraries.
Two new online short courses are now available from the Australian Library and Information Association.
Take a look at SLQ's new-look Digitisation Toolkit for ideas on how to make your collection more accessible!
See our Queensland history come to life with home front and war front stories of courage, resilience, sacrifice and duty from the State Library of Queensland collection.
Interested in nominating for an office with the Queensland Public Libraries Association?
Small grants for rural communities available. Closing soon!
Forever Stories selected to be screened at the opening night of KidzFlicks, the Sydney International Festival of Films by Children!
Applications are now open for the 2015 OPAL Grants Program with this year's theme being Technology Trendsetters. Applications close 29 April.
Lynda.com, an exciting new video online learning resource is now available to all Queenslanders from library computers or their own desktop, mobile or tablet devices.
Join award winning international experts as they discuss recent innovations in the world of libraries.
Find out the what, why, how, and who of business support and advisory services, and the distinct role of the library in the business community.
Registrations are now open for the Small Rural and Regional Libraries Program, Brisbane, 23-27 March 2015.
SLQ is seeking expressions of interest to participate in an education program, and receive funding of $5000, to support organisations in digitising and making accessible heritage material from their own collections and those of other local groups.
The Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is seeking the participation of Queensland librarians to undertake a brief interview in regards to their experience of information use within their public library setting.
Have you ever wondered how to combine the physical with the virtual in public spaces? Do you want to encourage people to engage with learning, ideas, and literature in your library? Then book now for the Changing Spaces Workshop with Liz McGettigan!
The Libraries as Creative Spaces Evaluation Project looks to highlight and evaluate the impact of creative programs within libraries for local Queensland communities.