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.

Stuck for ideas?

With Book Week just around the corner, why not take advantage of this very topical and timely webinar, hosted by our partners, EduWebinar.

‘Find Your (Story) Treasure this Book Week’
with Megan Daley, Teacher Librarian, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School & Director at Children’s Books Daily.                                                           Thursday, 26 July 2018 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm, AEST                                                                             

Book Week celebrations provide the perfect opportunity to have books shine as treasures and Megan will share a wide range of innovative online and offline activities, many aligned with the curriculum, which will transform your library for one of those weeks in the year that libraries truly shine.

This webinar provides a personal overview of the shortlisted titles in each category and pathways to supporting resources to enrich the reading experience and provide inspiration for the 2018 theme, ‘Find Your Treasure’.                                                                                                                                                                This webinar is relevant for primary and secondary teachers, teacher librarians and library staff, as well as anyone with an interest in children’s literature and the wonders of Book Week.

Click here for more information  or Register online here   - 50%  of your registration fee will be donated to the CBCA Gift Fund. 

This webinar addresses the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
3.3.2 – Using teaching strategies
3.4.2 – Select and use resources
6.2.2 – Engage in professional learning and improve practice

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Book Week 2018

To coincide with the beginning of            Children's Book Week, The Reading Centre is hosting a High Morning Tea                              with special guest speaker James Moloney, on Friday 17th August.

This is a free event open to teacher librarians and librarians, but spaces are limited, so don't delay.    Visit                           to secure your place.

The High Tea will finish in time for the Awards announcement –  11.30am in Auditorium 1,        State Library of Queensland

Booking links:, and Facebook                     


Future Libraries Reference Group Annual Conference Date Claimer!

Professional development opportunity for teacher-librarians and all library staff.

Save the date: Friday October 19th 2018 

Venue: Brisbane Technology Park,                                                                                                                                                                                                            BTP Conference Centre,                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1 Clunies Ross Court                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Eight Mile Plains QLD

Information on how to book will be available in the coming weeks. 

Kids' Lit Quiz Australia (KLQA) 

For young readers aged 10-13 Kids' Lit Quiz Australia (KLQA)                      is Not-For-Profit and is run by a small team of volunteers.
Please contact the National Coordinator, Nicole at to get involved, help out with KLQA        or bring it to your community. More information, as well as lots of sample questions, is available at: