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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…

Holiday reading and viewing

It’s holidays and we have plenty of recreational reading and viewing for you! The Library is still open if you want to borrow physical items or you can search online anytime for ebooks, audiobooks,  or movies, film and documentaries! We currently have  a lovely display of new books…

Children’s Book Week

2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards The Children’s Book Council of Australia has announced its 75th Book of the Year Awards. Congratulations to all the Winners…  Authors, Illustrators and Publishers! This year the theme for the CBCA Book Week is OLD WORLDS, NEW WORLDS, OTHER WORLDS. Shaun Tan’s…

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 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…

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…

Summer Reading

You’ve finished all the course readings for your studies for the year or you’re winding up those work projects and now, it’s time for you to do some recreational reading and have a little ‘me time’. QUT Library has fiction and non-fiction books for all ages for your recreational…

Children’s Book Week 2017

The theme for Children’s Book Week 2017 is Escape to Everywhere. Each year in Australia, The Children’s Book Council of Australia brings children and books together in celebrating Children’s Book Week. Kelvin Grove Library is supporting this event with a wonderful display of all the shortlisted and winning…