Projects and partnerships

State Library of Queensland champions various programs and projects to deliver new services, enrich existing services and provide Queenslanders with greater access to collections.

These programs and projects may be funded by State Library or they may be jointly funded through sponsorship and partnership arrangements.


Pitch in!

Pitch in! is a call to digital volunteers. Help us digitise some of the fascinating collections held at SLQ.

Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation

A five-year program of legacy initiatives that will commemorate 100 years of First World War and Anzac history.

Ideas Box

The Ideas Box is a portable media centre providing vulnerable and isolated populations access to books, technology, and information.

Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland

Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland is a partnership between the Queensland Government (through State Library) and Telstra, to deliver training to seniors through public libraries across Queensland.

First 5 Forever

Talk, read, sing, play so growing brains get what they need. Find out more about free activities for families with children aged 0-5 at your local Queensland public library, on Facebook or at First 5 Forever is an initiative of State Library of Queensland and the Queensland Government.

Deadly Digital Communities

The Deadly Digital Communities program is a partnership with Telstra to reduce the digital divide in Indigenous communities in Queensland.

STEM.I.AM Coding and Robotics program

The Advance Queensland STEM.I.AM Program is a coordinated program of activities to increase STEM engagement for Indigenous students from grades 5 to 12.

Even Greener

Through our Climate Change and Energy Action Plan, we are improving the environmental footprint of State Library's operations and reducing carbon emissions.

Tea and Me

SLQ, in partnership with Cancer Council Queensland's Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, is seeking special tea cups and tea-related stories from individuals and communities across Queensland.


black&write! is a national project developed to foster a significant Indigenous writing community.


Libraryhack was a national mashup and apps competition designed to encourage the creative and innovative re-use of library data and digital content.


SLQ champions initiatives and projects to deliver new services, enrich existing services and provide Queenslanders with greater access to collections and information. See our current initiatives.

Award Programs

SLQ encourages and recognises the talents and skill of Queenslanders through a number of Awards programs. The programs include: Young Writers Award, Queensland Memory Awards, and the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame. For more information visit Awards and Competitions.

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Library Shop online

Discover an eclectic range of books, gifts, reproduction prints and more at the Library Shop.