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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…

National Youth Week!

Are you young or young at heart? This year’s National Youth Week runs from April 10-19 and there are a bunch of great events happening around Queensland. Here in the Library, we’ve got heaps of resources to help you bring out your inner child: Hire out a Wii,…

Summer Series Four – For the kids

For any littlies in your care this Summer, the Curriculum Collection can provide some much needed distraction and provide ‘new’ activities, books and toys without a price tag! Books just for small ones – including big books – as well as puppets, puzzles, costumes and more. Any current…

Rainbow Families Storytime

September is Pride Month in Brisbane and an opportunity to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer culture and community at QUT. To help celebrate, QUT Library is hosting Rainbow Families Storytime, an event for QUT families, students and staff. Rainbow Families Storytime is a QUT Library and…

Forever young

Discussions around beloved childhood books brings out the best in people. To-ing and fro-ing regarding the merits of Spot VS Clifford; whether the means to an end justified Harriet’s spying habit; whether the rabbit hole is equal parts philosophy and mathematics and indeed, did Hermione ‘settle’? You never…

Help us reimagine the curriculum collection

Are you in the faculty of education? Do you have opinions about cool stuff the Library should have in the curriculum collection and the sort of space that it ought to be? Faculty of Education students are invited to join a small focus group discussion Each participant will…

Cooee education students

QUT Library needs your help to create a groovy new library space and cool stuff to put in it. We are already pretty proud of our collection: heaps of books, puppets, maps, games, rocks, construction sets and more. But we want to be even more spectacular (is that…