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2016 News

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Advance Queensland STEM.I.AM Grant

Apply now for a grant of up to $25,000 to support STEM activities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in your community.

Tuesday 11 October 2016

Keep up to date with research

Read the latest research projects that promote the value of public libraries and the importance of providing a quality library service to local communities.

Wednesday 5 October 2016

Win a $500 Ozobot prize pack for your library

Win a $500 Ozobot prize pack for your library State Library and Education Technology Specialists are giving all public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres the chance to win a $500 Ozobot prize pack by improving the simple game, OzoFarm.

Friday 9 September 2016

Libraries As Creative Spaces Research

State Library of Queensland commissioned researchers at the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to explore the impact of libraries as creative spaces.

Tuesday 9 August 2016

Advancing Queensland Public Libraries Consultation Findings

We asked your input on the priorities and needs of future libraries and collated all responses into a Summary of Findings.

Friday 5 August 2016

Promotional items for Summer Reading Club

Library Activation Kits and Promotional Items are now available to order for the 2016 SRC Heroes and Villains program.

Friday 5 August 2016

Fun Palace 2016

A description of what Fun Palaces are and reasons why libraries should get involved.

Monday 1 August 2016

Born Digital 2016

Celebrating the digital collection and preservation activities of our libraries.

Friday 15 July 2016

Advancing Queensland’s Public Libraries Research

Advancing Queensland’s Public Libraries, a research report by QUT for SLQ, aims to identify the common goal that Queensland public libraries are working towards; the enablers and barriers in reaching that goal; and the role of SLQ the transformation.

Tuesday 28 June 2016

Library Innovations Forum Townsville

State Library of Queensland is offering travel bursaries of up to $750 per person to staff from regional Queensland public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to attend the Innovation in Public Libraries Professional Development event to be held in Townsville on Thursday 18 August 2016.

Wednesday 1 June 2016

eSmart Libraries Evaluation

New findings show eSmart Libraries supports library staff and users to stay safe online.

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Coding and Robotics Grant - recipients announced

Over $300,000 has been awarded to 33 councils to support coding and robotics programming across the state!

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Simple Community Engagement Framework

Use this simple checklist to plan, develop and evaluate community outreach and engagement strategies aimed at hard-to-reach groups and non-members.

Monday 11 April 2016

Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland update

The Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland (TSSQ) Program is almost in full swing across the state, with 21 of the 38 Councils participating (55% of recipients) providing State Library of Queensland with first quarter reports containing data and outcomes of the Program in their local government area.

Sunday 10 April 2016

Diverse Voices

Registrations are now open for Diverse Voices: the 12th Australian Library History Forum from July 7-8, hosted by State Library of Queensland.

Friday 8 April 2016

Indigenous Fellowships

State Library of Queensland is hosting an Indigenous Languages Residency at the State Library in Brisbane from 6-10 June, 2016.

Friday 1 April 2016

Belonging in Queensland mural

Contribute to Belonging in Queensland mural SLQ is looking for photographs that best express the connection we have to the diverse landscapes and places of Queensland and to each other.

Thursday 3 March 2016

Apply for a bursary to attend Professional Development at SLQ this April!

State Library of Queensland is offering travel bursaries of up to $500 to individuals from Queensland public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres to participate in the Rural Libraries Queensland professional development and Future Libraries professional development events to be held in Brisbane across 4 days in April (11-14 April 2016).

Wednesday 17 February 2016

Broadband for the Bush Forum

Showcase your library’s digital inclusion projects at the 5th annual Broadband for the Bush Forum, to be held at State Library from 7 to 9 June, 2016

Thursday 4 February 2016

Improve your digital literacy online

Become confident in digital spaces with a new self-paced online course for library staff

Tuesday 12 January 2016

Free LEGO® kits for libraries

LEGO® Mindstorms kits and support are being provided to public libraries to deliver workshops to young people in 2016

Tuesday 12 January 2016

Why libraries are better than McDonald's

As State Library seeks feedback on the Advancing Queensland Public Libraries Discussion Paper, Executive Manager Regional Partnerships, Deb Miles, shares her thoughts from 2014.

Last updated
9th January 2017