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ANZAC Day 2022

ANZAC Day, 25 April, is a day of national remembrance. “Australians commemorated the first Anzac Day on 25 April 1916, which was 12 months after the first landings on Gallipoli. The anniversary has been observed every year since. With few exceptions – when Australians felt themselves threatened by…

Show the love

It’s Library Lovers’ Day 14 February 2022 About Library Lovers’ Day Today is a day that celebrates love, yes, but it’s also Library Lover’s Day on February 14, dedicated to book lovers across the globe. The day honours libraries and the amazing life-changing books they hold within them.…

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…

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…