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Happy Reads: Part 5

QUT Library staff are sharing some reads that make us Happy! We hope you enjoy some more insights from QUT Library staff as we share our favourite reads and reading spots. 1. NICOLE Hi, I’m Nicole. I’m currently the Associate Director, Library.  I’m part of the…

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…

Happy Reads: Part 2

QUT Library staff are sharing some reads that make us Happy! With the sun going down earlier, we’re finding we have extra time for reading!  Here are some more of our favourite reads… 1. MARCEL Hi, I’m Marcel I work at QUT Library KG in Collection…

Library and Information Week

Next week is Library and Information Week, an annual event organised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). The various events and activities scheduled for this week, including National Simultaneous Storytime (details in a forthcoming post), celebrate the invaluable contribution libraries make to our lives–and this contribution is particularly evident…

Happy Reads

QUT Library staff are sharing some reads that make us Happy! The library is not just about study.  There are so many great reads to keep you entertained as well.  Here are some of our favourite reads and reading places… 1. EMMA I’m Emma – I’m a…

Brisbane Writers Festival

Celebrate the written word at this year’s Brisbane Writers Festival, 5-8 September. Hosted by the State Library of Queensland, the Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), and various public libraries around Brisbane, the BWF features an impressive program of panel discussions, workshops, performances, and meet-the-writer sessions.…

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…

World Poetry Day 2019

“Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.” So said eighteenth-century English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. If Shelley were alive today, he would no doubt be gearing up for World Poetry Day, an…

Australian Reading Hour

Australian Reading Hour What is Australian Reading Hour? Australian Reading Hour is an initiative supported by the Australian Government, Better Reading and the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund to encourage all Australians across the country to pick up a book and read for one hour on your own or…