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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…

World Book Day, Yay!

On the 23rd April get off Netflix and grab yourself a book. Not just because you know you should, but to celebrate our freedom to do just that. It’s World Book Day, so time to think about how books make our lives better.  The Director General of UNESCO…

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…

World Refugee Day

Today is World Refugee Day and coincides with celebrations for Refugee Week in Australia. This year Refugee Week runs from Sunday 18 June to Saturday 24 June 2017 and provides an opportunity for us all to experience and celebrate the rich diversity of refugee communities. UNHCR, the UN…

National Simultaneous Storytime 2017

National Simultaneous Storytime will be held on Wednesday 24 May 2017, as part of Library and Information Week. An annual event, National Simultaneous Storytime provides an opportunity for libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country to promote the value of…

Reading at University

Week 1 is over and university work is starting to kick in, this includes readings for each of your units. The best place to access your readings is through your Blackboard Unit site. Under the Learning Resources tab you should be able to see QUT Readings. This will…

National Simultaneous Storytime

Today is National Simultaneous Storytime! It is the part of Library and Information week and promotes reading and enjoying books to young Australians. Every year a picture book is chosen from an Australian author and illustrator and read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centers, homes, bookshops and…

Reading for the holidays

Did you know now that semester is over you can actually read for fun? QUT Library subscribes to some fantastic online resources which you can read on your mobile device when you take a break from uni. Whether you are jetting-off on an overseas adventure or relaxing by the pool, our…