John Oxley Library Discovery Day 2012

Discovery Day

This event is now in the past.

Join us as we celebrate and explore the diversity of migration to Queensland with personal stories from our migrant communities and the discovery of photos, documents and oral histories in the John Oxley Library.

Learn more about the experiences of Australian South Sea Islanders and Italian, Russian, Greek and German migrants in Queensland whose cultures have influenced our state. Explore the everyday treasures of many people born afar who now call Queensland home.

Enjoy international food from The Library Café, music, talks and exhibition tours or bring in your personal treasures for advice at our Conservation Clinic.

A Queensland Week event

Venue:
Various venues at State Library, Stanley Place, South Bank, South Brisbane
Cost:
Free
More information:
Events
07 3840 7768
learningparticipation@slq.qld.gov.au

Program of events

Migrant heritage research

Migrant Heritage Research

Fox Family White Gloves Room, level 4, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 10am -

Do you need help researching your migrant heritage?
Tea&Me

Tea & Me cup display

Queensland Terrace, level 2, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 10am -

Admire the unique collection of tea cups!
Donation Station

Donation Station

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 12pm -

Our donation station will be open to accept selected items for the State Library collection.
Digital stories of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Digital stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 10am -

Involve yourself in some stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

Migrant heritage and stories

John Oxley Library on show: Migrant heritage and stories

John Oxley Library Reading Room, level 4, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 10am -

Listen to some stories of migrant heritage.

 

Digital stories of migration to Queensland

Digital stories of Queensland's migrant communities

John Oxley Library Reading Room, level 4, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 10am -

Listen to some stories of migration to Queensland

Damper Station morning tea

Damper Station morning tea

Talking Circle, level 1, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 10am -

Join us for morning tea
Dale Kerwin

Aboriginal contributions to Queensland with Dale Kerwin

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 12:30pm -

Listen to Dale Kerwin as he details the many contributions that Aboriginal people have made to Queensland
Italians in Queensland

In-focus session: Italians in Queensland

John Oxley Library Reading Room, level 4, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 10:30am -

Members of Queensland’s Italian community groups will discuss their unique cultures and how they have made their stamp upon our state’s history.

 

In-focus sessions

In-focus session: Russians in Queensland

John Oxley Library Reading Room, level 4, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 11:15am -

Join members of Queensland’s Russian community for an intriguing discussion about their unique experiences and diverse history as they explore the treasures of the John Oxley Library.
Greeks in Queensland

In-focus session: Greeks in Queensland

John Oxley Library Reading Room, level 4, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 12:45pm -

Join members of Queensland’s Greek community for an intriguing discussion about their unique experiences and diverse history as they explore the treasures of the John Oxley Library.
In-focus sessions

In-focus session: Germans in Queensland

John Oxley Library Reading Room, level 4, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 1:30pm -

Join members of Queensland’s German community for an intriguing discussion about their unique experiences and diverse history as they explore the treasures of the John Oxley Library.
Musical and dance performances

Musical and dance performance

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 11:30am -

Enjoy watching some of Queensland’s diverse cultures in action with traditional music and dance performances
Musical and dance performances

Musical and dance performances

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 12:30pm -

Enjoy watching some of Queensland’s diverse cultures in action with traditional music and dance performances
Musical and dance performances

Musical and dance performance

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 1:30pm -

Enjoy watching some of Queensland’s diverse cultures in action with traditional music and dance performances
South Sea Islanders in Queensland

In-focus: Australian South Sea Islanders in Queensland

Fox Family White Gloves Room, level 4, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 12pm -

Join members of Queensland’s Australian South Sea Islander community as they explore the treasures of the John Oxley Library.
Community Collecting Workshop

Community collecting workshop

Bank of Queensland Heritage Collections Learning Room, level 4, State Library
Starts 2nd Jun 2012, 1pm -

Learn how to develop documents and stories to preserve and share unique local Queensland content.

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