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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…

Happy Reads

QUT Library staff are sharing some recent reads that made us happy. Hello, I’m Mimy. I work as an Administration Officer for QUT Kelvin Grove Library. My role is to provide administrative support to the Kelvin Grove Branch Library and Manager, Library Service. I love books,…

Summer Reading 2020

Remember the joys of reading for pleasure? If you’re keen to get stuck into a good book these holidays, QUT Library has a great selection–including these overlooked contemporary Australian gems: Profound and mysterious, Shaun Prescott’s  debut novel The Town documents an unnamed…

GIF IT UP 2020

Voting is now open for the 7th edition of GIF IT UP, an annual GIF-making competition for the most creative reuse of digitised cultural heritage material. GIF IT UP is run by Europeana in cooperation with Digital Public Library of America, Digital NZ, Trove in Australia, and (as of…

Pride Month at QUT

September is Pride Month and QUT is celebrating! Pride at QUT We’re proud to support our students and staff who identify as lesbian; gay; bisexual; transgender; intersex; queer or questioning; asexual, agender or aromantic; and those with other diverse genders and sexualities (LGBTIQA+). Find out more here The…

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.” -…

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…