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By Administrator | 7 January 2017

What is the future going to look like for public libraries across Queensland, and across Australia?

Last year was one of political surprises around the word; how do we prepare for turbulent times and the things we didn’t expect to happen?

Who gets to dream up the future, to plan, design, and shape it?

State Library’s Creative-in-Residence Matt Finch finished last year by providing a keynote at New South Wales’ SWITCH 2016 public library conference, putting Australian challenges into an international context, and thinking about what 2017 holds in store.

You can read his speech “Science Fiction Double Feature” (PDF download) here.

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