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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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2019

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January

People sitting at a desk

Design-led innovation in public libraries − Somerset Regional Council

30th Jan 2019 9:00am-4:00pm

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

February

eresources webinar

*Webinar*: Enabling the Vision through a future focused workforce - explore RLQ eresources

20th Feb 2019 1:00pm-1:45pm

Webinar aimed at providing information and activities to assist RLQ library staff understand the eresources available online

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: International Year of Indigenous Languages

28th Feb 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

Activities and strategies that support the use and promotion of local Indigenous languages in early literacy programs targeting children aged 0-5 and their families

March

eresources webinar

*Webinar*: Enabling the Vision through a future focused workforce - explore eresources

21st Mar 2019 1:00pm-1:45pm

Webinar aimed at providing information and activities to assist library staff understand the eresources available online anytime

People at conference around board table

Young People’s Libraries Group Meeting (YPLG) − State Library of Queensland

28th Mar 2019 9:30am-3:00pm

A day of rewarding and vigorous discussion on young people’s services in public libraries

SLQ First 5 Forever

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones Workshop

29th Mar 2019 8:15am-4:00pm

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

April

Storytelling with Scratch Jr

*Webinar*: Storytelling with Scratch Jr

18th Apr 2019 1:00pm-1:45pm

This webinar will provide information and activities to assist library staff to develop Scratch Jnr storytelling activities in libraries

6 librarians holding discussion around a table

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

30th Apr 2019 - 2nd May 2019

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

May

6 librarians holding discussion around a table

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

30th Apr 2019 - 2nd May 2019

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

Libraries, Literacy and Little Ones Workshop − North Burnett Regional Council

15th May 2019 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

eresources webinar

*Webinar*: Explore eresources − RBdigital Magazines

23rd May 2019 1:00pm-1:45pm

Increase your knowledge of RBdigital Magazines and help your customers get the most out of your library’s online magazine collection

SLQ First 5 Forever

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

24th May 2019 8:15am-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

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: Sensory storytime

30th May 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

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

Heritage Leaders Workshop 2019

Heritage leaders workshop: pause, reflect and learn − State Library of Queensland

30th May 2019 - 31st May 2019

Join a free two-day Heritage leaders workshop in May as we reflect on the outcomes, successes and challenges of the Anzac centenary commemorations.

June

The vision

*Webinar*: The Vision 101

11th Jun 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

This webinar is designed for staff new to the library, or those that wish to deepen their understanding of the state-wide Vision for public libraries and IKCs and how it relates to their work

6 librarians holding discussion around a table

*Webinar*: Realising our potential – 2019 Rural Libraries Queensland and small libraries workshop revisit

13th Jun 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

This webinar will revise the concepts and ideas explored during the Realising our potential – 2019 Rural Libraries Queensland and small libraries workshop at State Library of Queensland, 20 April to 2 May 2019.

July

Family History

*Webinar*: Getting started in family history − Australian births, deaths and marriage indexes

2nd Jul 2019 1:00pm-1:45pm

Learn why births, deaths, and marriage indexes are so important and to see a step by step demonstration of how to access and search these online indexes

Lego Mindstorms

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

16th Jul 2019 1:00pm-2:30pm

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

Storytelling with Scratch Jr

*Webinar*: Storytelling with Scratch Jr

25th Jul 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

This webinar will provide information and activities to assist library staff to develop Scratch Jr storytelling activities in libraries

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: Advocacy for First 5 Forever – programs, staffing and philosophy, marketing

31st Jul 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

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

August

Exploring the moons with Edisons

*Webinar*: Exploring the Moon with Edisons

15th Aug 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

Library orientation

Library Orientation PD for Community and Cultural Services Leaders − State Library of Queensland

21st Aug 2019 - 22nd Aug 2019

This professional development opportunity is tailored to Community and Cultural Services leaders who manage library services in their portfolio

eresources webinar

*Webinar*: Explore eresources for young people

23rd Aug 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

Explore online resources that engage young library members such as storytelling, ebooks and eaudiobooks

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: Early literacy in action

29th Aug 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

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

September

Workshop

*Webinar*: Mining the Moon with Edisons

17th Sep 2019 1:00pm-2:30pm

Learn how to complete and deliver an Edison coding activity

October

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: STEM storytimes

31st Oct 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

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

November

December

SLQ First 5 Forever

*Webinar*: Forum revisit

5th Dec 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm

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

Last updated
7th February 2019