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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…

Week One in the Library

Here a few tips to get you started in the Library! Opening hours During semester the library has longer opening hours and you can always check details  here QUT ID card Make sure you have your Identification card as this gives you access to student services and you…

Children’s Book Week

2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards The Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards have recognised thought-provoking and uplifting stories that allow young people to take on all challenges.  Congratulations to all the authors, illustrators, creators and publishers! A list of all winners (as…

WEAR IT PURPLE DAY

Happy WIP Day! 28/08/2020 You can browse and borrow from our display on Level  3 of the Kelvin Grove Library! For more information about Wear it Purple day visit here

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…

National Simultaneous Storytime 2020

This year NSS takes place on Wednesday 27 May 2020 at 11:00am and the book is Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas written and illustrated by Lucinda Gifford. Everyone can join NSS, it doesn’t matter whether you are at home, a school, a public library or even a university library! National Simultaneous…

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…