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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…

Get back into study…. again!

Need to brush up on referencing? Received feedback that you need to find more academic or scholarly articles for your assignments? The Library is gearing up for our next round of workshops and we are here to help! Library workshops include: Researching made easy – After this session, you…

National Simultaneous Storytime – 22 May 2019

QUT Library will be participating again this year so save the date! National Simultaneous Storytime is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family…