What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Monday 26 Jun, 2017

Calendar of SLQ events, exhibitions and more, at our South Bank building and around Queensland today.

Lego Mindstorms

Story Lab Winter 2017

Story Lab ramps up for another action packed program of hands on, minds on fun and creativity!

When 26 Jun - 7 Jul 2017

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library

Prices vary, see booking links for more information.

Bookings required

Origami box

Library Shop craft workshops — winter 2017

Enjoy a relaxing evening of crafting and creating with local artists in these hands-on workshops.

When Thursday evenings, 1 Jun – 24 Aug 2017

Where Library Shop, level 1, State Library

$35–$45

Bookings required.

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forums 2017

Each fortnight, hear from inspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders as they share their insights on a variety of business related topics.

When Every second Wednesday, 12.30pm–1.15pm, Feb–Nov 2017

Where Business Studio, level 1, State Library

Free

Bookings required

Kaylah Truth

Don't Just Count Us, Let Us Count!

50 years after the 1967 referendum, reflect on this historic milestone through the eyes of performing arts students and their creative responses.

When 5 May 2017 - 1 Oct 2017

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library

Free

Digital Futures Lab

Digital Futures Lab

Discover the Digital Futures Lab, a free interactive experience which is part studio, part game space, part exhibition.

When 11 Feb 2017 - 5 Nov 2017

Where SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library

Free

Freedom Then, Freedom Now

Freedom Then, Freedom Now

From citizenship, censorship and the collective good to marriage, miniskirts and mortgages — this reflective exhibition explores freedoms won and lost in Queensland.

When 5 May 2017 - 1 Oct 2017

Where Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, level 4, State Library

Free

Wed Play Day

Wednesday Play Day

Come along to Wednesday Play Day for a deeper experience of the Digital Futures Lab.

When 10 May 2017 - 25 Oct 2017

Where SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library

Free

Sir Timothy Gowers

An afternoon with Sir Timothy Gowers

Join renowned mathematician Sir Timothy Gowers for an afternoon of discussion about the role libraries play in access to knowledge, the open access agenda and the commercialisation of information in the age of digital citizenship.

When Thu 29 Jun, 03:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

Free

Bookings required

Dr Catherine Ball

Game Changers: In conversation with business leader Dr Catherine Ball

Join Queensland business leader Dr Catherine Ball for an evening of insightful and inspiring conversation.

When Thu 29 Jun, 06:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

Free

Bookings required

Awards and competitions

Awards and competitions

SLQ proudly hosts a number of awards and competitions, including Young Writers Award, Queensland Literary Awards and Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowships.

Major events and exhibitions

Major events and exhibitions

Find out more about our exhibitions and other major events – festivals, workshop and talk series, open days and children's holiday programs.

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