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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…

Our Dreaming: Animating Country

QUT Library is lucky enough to be hosting the Our Dreaming: Animating Country exhibition. It is currently on display at Kelvin Grove Library on Level 4, within the Curriculum Collection, until the end of March. Our Dreaming: Animating country allows you to experience the colourful culture and history…

Rainbow Families Storytime 2015

Pride Month at QUT is all about celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer culture. We understand families come in all shapes and sizes so to celebrate the diverse families in the community why not bring the kids along and join us at QUT Kelvin Grove Library…

Mythbuster Series: Shhhhhhh!

Myth #1: You can’t talk in the library. Not-A-Librarian: “You must love telling people to be quiet all the time.” Librarian: “Only when people ask that question.” Contrary to popular belief librarians don’t revel in shushing people all day. The days of the library being a silent place of study are…

Sibling rivalry in riotous rhyme!

Blog post by Education students, Catherine Ayres and Jessica MacLeod. Last Wednesday, QUT Kelvin Grove Library held a National Simultaneous Storytime event with enthusiastic attendance from forty children (aged from three to five!) belonging to C&K, Herston Road and C&K, School Street. National Simultaneous Storytime is an annual…