Media release archive
2 Dec 2010
30 Nov 2010
The Summer Reading Club, www.summerreadingclub.slq.qld.gov.au, is a state-wide program run by the State Library of Queensland, offering children from 0 to 16 years a broad range of activities to inspire and entertain during the holiday period.
State Librarian Lea Giles-Peters said research has shown that children who read for pleasure are the best readers.
25 Nov 2010
16 Nov 2010
11 Nov 2010
3 Nov 2010
28 Oct 2010
The award recognises The State Library’s outstanding commitment to principles of sustainability.
13 Oct 2010
27 Sep 2010
The State Library aims to develop the best publicly accessible collection of design resources in the Asia Pacific, promoting contemporary thought and analysis on design.
Featuring a bespoke Design Lounge, and committed to investing in design collections, design on-line and a rich program of design activities, the Asia Pacific Design Library brings a new focus on design to the region.
27 Sep 2010
After months of slamming their words across the state, 16 finalists will polish their prose and let their words take flight as they vie for cash, prizes and the opportunity to compete in Sydney for the national title.
The national competition, now in its fourth year, has been gaining momentum since its inception, garnering a huge response in communities the state over.
21 Sep 2010
State Library and Nielson Properties have been working together to deliver the annual Nielson Design Lecture series, bringing global leaders in design to Brisbane to speak with design practitioners and organisations from across the state, inspiring creative thinking for the future development of Queensland.
As winners of the Queensland awards, the partnership will now go to the national AbaF Award, to be announced in Sydney on 21 October.
10 Sep 2010
10 Sep 2010
Internationally acclaimed architect to deliver State Library of Queensland's 2010 Nielson Design Lecture
1 Sep 2010
Sarah accepted the award at the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards ceremony, held in late August at the State Library's South Bank building.
6 Aug 2010
19 Jul 2010
State Librarian Lea Giles-Peters said Dr Rickertt, University of Queensland Fryer Library librarian and author of Resistance on the Line, was awarded the fellowship to research and write a biography of Ernest Lane, titled Ernie Lane, Australian Labour’s Resolute Rebel.
10 Mar 2010
The diversity of the State Library of Queensland’s collections will be showcased when the New Treasures exhibition opens on 13 March.
New Treasures brings together more than 40 extraordinary items recently added to the State Library’s collection – revealing how the collection continues to grow in size, scope and diversity.
State Librarian Lea Giles-Peters said the items on display have been selected from over 100,000 acquisitions which were added to the collections in 2008 and 2009. View the virtual exhibition.
8 Feb 2010
A powerful photographic exhibition Bipotaim: Stories from the Torres Strait opens on 13 February at the State Library of Queensland, offering a rich insight into the oral history of the Torres Strait people. View the virtual exhibition now!
15 Dec 2009
25 Nov 2009
Discover an eclectic range of books, gifts, reproduction prints and more at the Library Shop.