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Managing your library

Investigate options for more effective management of your public library. Locate current research on issues affecting libraries and library services.

21st Century public libraries

Selected resources covering future prospects of 21st century Public Libraries including technological change and future visions.

Championing your library

Resources and information to assist public libraries to advocate the positive role their library plays in the community.

Funding and grants

Information about the grants available to Queensland Public Libraries from the State Library of Queensland, including Expanding Horizons family literacy grants, library facilities funding, and from elsewhere.

Library building and design

Useful web-based resources on planning and building library facilities in Australia and internationally.

Policies, standards and protocols

Information and links relating to policies, standards and protocols of use to Queensland's Public Libraries.


Research and initiatives that support innovation and planning within Queensland public libraries.


Data and performance measures for and about Queensland, Australian and international Public Libraries. The Queensland statistics provide both year by year comparison of library services and tracking of state-wide library performance measures over time.

Last updated
11th January 2013