Tag

books

Browsing

World Book and Copyright Day 2021

The late Argentine short-story writer, poet, and essayist Jorge Luis Borges famously wrote that he imagined paradise as a kind of library (he was also a librarian). If Borges were here today, he would no doubt be looking forward to 23 April, the official date of World Book…

Happy Reads

QUT Library staff are sharing some recent reads that made us happy. Hello, I’m Mimy. I work as an Administration Officer for QUT Kelvin Grove Library. My role is to provide administrative support to the Kelvin Grove Branch Library and Manager, Library Service. I love books,…

Happy Reads

QUT Library staff are sharing some recent reads that made us happy. Emma: Reading in the Brisbane Lockdown In lockdown at home for 3 days, when I was planning to visit Sydney and leave the state for the first time in almost a year, has helped…

Summer Reading 2020

Remember the joys of reading for pleasure? If you’re keen to get stuck into a good book these holidays, QUT Library has a great selection–including these overlooked contemporary Australian gems: Profound and mysterious, Shaun Prescott’s  debut novel The Town documents an unnamed…

Happy Reads: Part 6

QUT Library staff are sharing some reads that make us Happy! We hope you enjoy one more insight from QUT Library staff as we share our favourite reads and reading spots. SALLY “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” -…

Happy Reads: Part 5

QUT Library staff are sharing some reads that make us Happy! We hope you enjoy some more insights from QUT Library staff as we share our favourite reads and reading spots. 1. NICOLE Hi, I’m Nicole. I’m currently the Associate Director, Library.  I’m part of the…

Happy Reads: Part 4

QUT Library staff are sharing some reads that make us Happy! We’re back … and we hope you enjoy some more insights from QUT Library staff as we share our favourite reads and reading spots. 1. KIM Hi, my name is Kim and I am currently the University…

Happy Reads: Part 3

QUT Library staff are sharing some reads that make us Happy! With the cooler weather and shorter days we are relishing our reading time!  Here are some more of our favourite reads… 1. THU I am a Library Adviser with the Creative Industries team, supporting QUT’s community…

Happy Reads: Part 2

QUT Library staff are sharing some reads that make us Happy! With the sun going down earlier, we’re finding we have extra time for reading!  Here are some more of our favourite reads… 1. MARCEL Hi, I’m Marcel I work at QUT Library KG in Collection…