The Queensland School Library Association Inc. (QSLA) is committed to advocating for school libraries and emphasising their critical role within education. The work of the library staff goes far beyond just books. Library staff are vital to the development of students as lifelong learners.

Through the objectives of advocacy, communication, professional development and partnerships, QSLA aims to enhance and develop professional knowledge and skills amongst Queensland library staff and advocate the critical role these professionals play within the education sector.


QSLA Membership

Don't forget to renew your membership. If you require an invoice to generate payment, or if you are unsure of your membership status, please contact our Secretariat, Angie, via email.
Please kindly note that the password for the members section of our website will be changed this month prior to the 2017 AGM. 

Professional Development **DATE CHANGE**
Behind-the-Scenes Tour of SLQ Digital Futures

Date & Time:     Thursday, 18 May starting at 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm **DATE CHANGE**
Venue:  State Library of Queensland
RSVP:     11 May   Shirl Roser email:  sroser@abpat.qld.edu.au
Cost:   FREE for QSLA members
Join SLQ Curators for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Digital Futures Hub.  Explore and play in the hybridised laboratory, studio, game space and exhibition. This immersive space is designed to make you think and maybe even look twice. 
Discover smart cities and digital bodies, real life robots and risky algorithms. Immerse yourself in virtual worlds, learn mindfulness from a machine, and share your dreams and predictions for the future.   Not to be missed!!


QSLA has negotiated a 10% EduTECH discount on any of the EduTECH congress or masterclass!

Use discount code ‘QSLA10’ to save on your EduTECH tickets today. 

EduTECH offers a dedicated congress for ALL librarians, see the Future Library Congress here. Find out who’s speaking and see the full agenda here: http://edutech.net.au/futurelibrary_agenda.html

 

save the date

  • Readers Cup Regional Competitions throughout Term 2 - http://readerscup.org.au/   
  • Future Libraries Conference - Friday 13th October.  Further details will be available soon.

BILBY - Children's Choice Awards
Nominations are now open - Invite children to
nominate their own "Book I Love Best'

The CBCA QLD Branch are again offering children the chance to have their say about what is the best book to read in 2017. Involving a child in their own award is one of the best ways to encourage them to read. Nominations are open until the end of March.  Click here for nomination information.

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Narelle Oliver Memorial Library - Bhutan

To find out more information about this great cause, click here.