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A Celebration of Books… and Copyright!

For those who love books (and who doesn’t?), 23 April is World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day, an annual UNESCO event promoting books, reading, publishing, and the protection of intellectual property through copyright. World Book Day is a great time to rediscover the thrill…

National Simultaneous Storytime – 22 May 2019

QUT Library will be participating again this year so save the date! National Simultaneous Storytime is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family…

Longer library opening hours

Extended opening at Gardens Point Library for Semester 1 From Monday 25 February to Friday 21 June 2019 the Gardens Point Library will be open: Monday – Friday: 7am-2am Saturday – Sunday: 9am-2am (* with the exception of the mid-semester break, Saturday 20 – Sunday 28 April) Services…

Everyone is getting ready for Semester One

Explore and discover your Library! Take a tour of the Library. This tour is much more than a walk around a building because QUT Library is so much more than just a building! Your Library has study spaces, services, resources and people to help you, both at your…

Time to get out of here?

The Library has plenty of travel guides to plan your well deserved break  Whether you are heading off on a road trip, flying interstate or internationally we have got you covered.  There are loads of guides at the Kelvin Grove Library as well as online that you can access…

National Nutrition Week

National Nutrition Week (14-20 October #NNW2018) Over two decades ago Nutrition Australia initiated healthy eating week with the aim of promoting greater vegetable intake in Australian homes and diets. National Nutrition Week’s theme for 2018 is Tryfor5. That is, try to eat 5 serves of vegetables a day! Eating…

Save the date!

QUT Vintage Book Sale for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation 17 October, 12pm–3pm, Gardens Theatre Foyer, Gardens Point campus. Hundreds of beautiful books will be available for purchase. All proceeds from the event will go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, to help provide books and literacy programs to remote…

Take a virtual tour of QUT Library

O Week is a great time to explore QUT Library! Library tours will run throughout orientation week. Drop in to HiQ to join the next available tour. HiQ is located at Gardens Point Library (Level 3, V Block) and Kelvin Grove Library (Level 2, R Block). You can also…

Don’t keep history a mystery

This month we celebrate National Reconciliation Week.  The theme for 2018 is Don’t keep history a mystery, and aims to highlight some of the lesser known aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, histories, cultures, and achievements.  It’s calling on all Australians to ask the question:  What are some of the…