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Libraries are open later

As we welcome everyone for Semester One 2020 we are happy to announce later library opening hours! Student feedback indicates they love having longer opening hours so we are all pleased that Gardens Point Library will be open to 2am from Monday 24 February to Friday 19 June…

GIF IT UP

GIF IT UP is an annual gif-making competition for the most creative reuse of digitised cultural heritage material. This year’s 6th edition is run by Europeana in close cooperation with Digital Public Library of America, Digital NZ and Trove. QUT Library Digital Collections has three submissions created from digitised cultural heritage material. If you like…

November 11 is Remembrance Day

November 11 is Remembrance Day, which commemorates those who lost their lives in war, conflict and military service for Australia. Traditionally, a silence is observed at 11am on the 11th of November, which comes from the “the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month”: the…

Exam time in the Library

Exam time already and the library is here to help  The library is the ideal place to study and is open extended hours again during Swot Vac and Exams. Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove Library opening hours Monday – Saturday: 7am-2am Sunday: 9am-2am. Both Libraries will close at 10pm…

Anti-Poverty Week

Anti-Poverty Week 13 – 19 of October  Anti-Poverty Week supports the Australian community to have an increased understanding of poverty and to take action collectively to end it. For more information about poverty in Australia visit the Anti-Poverty website. QUT library also has a large number of resources about…

R U OK?

R U OK? Day is Thursday 12 September – Get involved! R U Ok? Day is dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is the day to ask, “Are you ok?” and support those struggling with life’s ups and down . This year the message is for everyone…

Children’s Book Week

CONGRATULATIONS to the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) 2019 Book of the Year Award winners and honour books! Gritty, contemporary themes are tackled by many books, challenging their readers to contemplate a range of important social issues. You can access the CBCA website for the Winners,  CBCA Short list and Notables list. The…

Children’s Book Week is coming!

Reading is my secret power The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) presents annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children’s literature. The winners are announced Friday 16 August with CBCA Book Week following from 17-23 August. The QUT Kelvin Grove Library supports…