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Training Calendar

All events listed below are open for public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff.

Travel Bursary

State Library of Queensland is offering travel bursaries to Councils to allow individuals from regional Queensland public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to participate in the regional Professional Development events offered by State Library of Queensland (or in partnership with State Library) being held in locations across Queensland.

To apply for a bursary, please complete the relevant application form:

For more information contact lgc@slq.qld.gov.au

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2018

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January

February

Skilling our Future

Skilling Our Future − Western Downs Regional Council

5th Feb 2018

Develop killer grant application ideas, create technology action plans and deliver public STEAM programs

Skilling our Future

Skilling Our Future − Western Downs Regional Council

7th Feb 2018

Develop killer grant application ideas, create technology action plans and deliver public STEAM programs

Skilling our Future

Skilling Our Future − Western Downs Regional Council

9th Feb 2018

Develop killer grant application ideas, create technology action plans and deliver public STEAM programs

Workshop

Searching for early NSW & Moreton Bay baptism, burial and marriage records (pre 1856) − State Library of Queensland

12th Feb 2018 11:00am-12:00pm

Learn how to search and use the early NSW and Moreton Bay baptism, burial and marriage records in your family history research

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: Planning library programs for families and children 0-5

22nd Feb 2018 1:00pm-2:00pm

First 5 Forever one hour Webinars designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years on a range of topics  

March

Promote and share event

Share your precious World War I collections online − State Library of Queensland

6th Mar 2018

All public library staff are invited to attend this workshop to gain an understanding using a range of social media applications to share our First World War stories

Treasures Event

First World War Treasures: a white gloves experience and Caring for your First World War collections − State Library of Queensland

7th Mar 2018

All public library staff are invited to attend this workshop to gain an understanding of first World War heritage materials held by State Library of Queensland and how to look after heritage materials in your own collection

SLQ First 5 Forever

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones Workshop − State Library of Queensland

9th Mar 2018 8:00am-4:00pm

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones is a First 5 Forever workshop designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years

Workshop

Finding Australian birth, death & marriage details outside registry dates − State Library of Queensland

13th Mar 2018 2:00pm-3:00pm

Discover the range of resources you can use to identify your family’s major life events

SLQ First 5 Forever

First 5 Forever workshop − Bundaberg Regional Council

20th Mar 2018 8:00am-4:00pm

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones is a First 5 Forever workshop designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years

April

Managing library collections

Managing library collections − Burdekin Shire Council

11th Apr 2018 8:45am-4:45pm

Digitise and describe your collections to improve discoverability

Q ANZAC Conservation talk

Q ANZAC 100 conservation talk − State Library of Queensland

18th Apr 2018 9:30am-11:00am

This event is for those interested in learning how to look after heritage items regardless of the age of the item

Q Anzac Diary

Q ANZAC 100 conservation clinic − State Library of Queensland

18th Apr 2018 11:30am-1:00pm

This clinic follows the Q ANZAC 100 Conservation talk

RLQ and Small Libraries Learning Program

RLQ and Small Libraries Learning Program − State Library of Queensland

17th Apr 2018 - 19th Apr 2018

Rural Libraries Queensland staff are invited to participate in a free learning program to explore the concepts and ideas in providing vibrant public library services to your community

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: Talk PLAY sing read. Play and Libraries - exploring the connection through First 5 Forever

26th Apr 2018 1:00pm-2:00pm

First 5 Forever one hour Webinars designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years on a range of topics   

May

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: Inclusive library early literacy programs - a focus on diversity, culture and language

24th May 2018 1:00pm-2:00pm

First 5 Forever one hour Webinars designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years on a range of topics   

Bringing Local History to Life

Bringing your local history to life − Toowoomba Regional Council

31st May 2018 9:15am-12:00pm

Learn how to use digital local history collections to create and deliver programs that meet the needs of your community

June

SLQ First 5 Forever

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones Workshop − Tablelands Regional Council

4th Jun 2018 9:00am-4:00pm

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones is a First 5 Forever workshop designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years

Travel Calendar

Effective programming and challenging client techniques − Maranoa Regional Council

5th Jun 2018 9:15am-4:45pm

Explore approaches for dealing with challenging client behaviour and how to use the WELCOME toolkit to plan, develop and evaluate community programming

SLQ First 5 Forever

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones Workshop − State Library of Queensland

15th Jun 2018 8:00am-4:00pm

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones is a First 5 Forever workshop designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years. This interactive workshop focusses on the delivery of library programs, baby time, rhyme time and story time

SLQ Wiki Square

How to use the SLQ Wiki in your library − State Library of Queensland

18th Jun 2018 - 19th Jun 2018

Learn how to use the State Library of Queensland’s (State Library) Wiki for the documentation and distribution of programming materials

July

Family History

Getting started in Family History − Goondiwindi Regional Council

12th Jul 2018 9:15am-4:30pm

Discover some of the resources, especially what is available online, that can be used to start family history research

People sitting at a desk

Design-led innovation in public libraries − Hinchinbrook Shire Council

25th Jul 2018 9:00am-4:30pm

This workshop is designed for public libraries who would like to innovate targeted programming, new communication processes, development of new service ideas

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: Connecting with Collections

26th Jul 2018 1:00pm-2:00pm

First 5 Forever one hour Webinars designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years on a range of topics

August

SLQ First 5 Forever

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones Workshop − State Library of Queensland

17th Aug 2018 8:00am-4:00pm

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones is a First 5 Forever workshop designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years. This interactive workshop focusses on the delivery of library programs, baby time, rhyme time and story time

Lego Mindstorms

*Webinar*: The basics of Lego Mindstorm for library staff

27th Aug 2018 10:30am-12:00pm

Learn the basics of building and programming the EV3 kit using a tablet

Lego Mindstorms

*Webinar*: The basics of Lego Mindstorms for library staff

30th Aug 2018 2:30pm-4:00pm

Learn the basics of building and programming the EV3 kit using a tablet

Cardboard Kaiju

Creation and innovation in libraries: Wikis and Free and Open Source Software − Moreton Bay Regional Council

31st Aug 2018 9:15am-4:45pm

Learn how to use Free and Open Software (FOSS) to boost your library’s creativity and a wiki to create a collaborative community project

September

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: The power of props when sharing stories

6th Sep 2018 1:00pm-2:00pm

Harness the power of props to enhance your early literacy sessions

Lego Mindstorms

*Webinar*: The basics of Lego Mindstorms for library staff

13th Sep 2018 10:30am-12:00pm

Learn the basics of building and programming the EV3 kit using a tablet

Lego Mindstorms

*Webinar*: The basics of Lego Mindstorms for library staff

20th Sep 2018 2:30pm-4:00pm

Learn the basics of building and programming the EV3 kit using a tablet

October

Fun Palace

Fun Palace work placement − State Library of Queensland

3rd Oct 2018 - 7th Oct 2018

Get involved in a unique professional development opportunity with The Edge

SLQ First 5 Forever

Talk, Read, Sing, Play, Share! Early Literacy Forum

19th Oct 2018 8:30am-4:00pm

Share strategies and discuss how State Library of Queensland can support those working with families across Queensland

November

SLQ Wiki Square

Introduction to State Library Wiki and Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies − Isaac Regional Council

5th Nov 2018 10:00am-3:00pm

Explore the State Library Wiki and learn how to adapt the 2018 Fun Palace program for delivery in your community

SLQ Wiki Square

Introduction to State Library Wiki and Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies − Mackay Regional Council

6th Nov 2018 10:00am-3:00pm

Learn how to edit and create content on the State Library Wiki and explore Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technology

Workshop attendees watching presentation on big screen

LEGO Education workshop − State Library of Queensland

7th Nov 2018 3:00pm-7:00pm

Get hands on at a LEGO Education workshop, hear an inspiring talk by the creator of the globally renowned coding platform Scratch, and attend the 2018 ALIA QLD Mini Conference

SLQ First 5 Forever

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones Facilitator Workshop − State Library of Queensland

8th Nov 2018 8:00am-4:00pm

This interactive, hands on workshop is designed specifically for library staff working directly with children under 5 years

IKC Forum Cairns

IKC Coordinator’s Workshop − Cairns

5th Nov 2018 - 9th Nov 2018

The bi-annual Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) Coordinators Workshop is planned for November 2018 and is targeted to all IKC staff and their managers

Professional Development Workshop

Engaging your community − Gladstone Regional Council

21st Nov 2018 8:45am-3:00pm

Explore how to align your library offer to meet community needs and use data in meaningful ways

State Library workshop

Coding, robotics and library core − Diamantina Shire Council

20th Nov 2018 - 22nd Nov 2018

Explore the fundamentals of day-to-day management of a library branch and get hands on with STEM technologies to inspire future programming innovations

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: recap of the Talk, Play, Sing, Read, Share! forum

22nd Nov 2018 1:00pm-2:00pm

First 5 Forever one hour Webinars designed specifically for library staff working directly with families and children under 5 years on a range of topics

Professional Development Workshop

Future focused workforce: Rural Libraries Queensland − North Burnett Regional Council

29th Nov 2018 9:00am-4:00pm

Learn practical skills for better customer service

December

Workshop

*Webinar*: Enabling the Vision through winning grant applications

13th Dec 2018 1:00pm-1:45pm

Learn to develop and submit grant applications for State Library of Queensland grant programs

Last updated
19th September 2018