Southern Downs Libraries pop-up at Rose City Shopping Centre for Library & Information Week
20 May 2019
only offer books? Visit Southern Downs Regional Libraries this week during
Library and Information Week and discover the exciting things happening at our
libraries every day!
This week, Southern
Downs Regional Libraries will host a series of activities as part of the
Australian Library and Information Association’s (ALIA) annual Library and Information
As part of
the week’s festivities, SDRC is also opening a pop-up library at the Rose City
Shopping Centre to help celebrate the important role libraries play in our
for Health, Cultural Diversity and Learning Neil Meiklejohn said libraries have
been an important hub for our region since the Warwick and Stanthorpe Libraries
opened over 50 years ago.
offer everyone a safe space where they can learn and connect with people from
not only our community but globally as well,” Cr Meiklejohn said.
people visit our libraries every day, and these visitors have access to a wide
range of free recreational, educational, technological and cultural services.
come to the library to discover the joys of reading, seniors can learn about
the newest technology, local scholars can do research for their next project or
visitors can relax and read the local news.
library will take advantage of the foot traffic in Rose City to promote all the
excellent services and activities our libraries offer our region.”
on offer at the pop-up library include coding and robotics sessions, activity
table, daily storytime and rhymetimes as well borrowing library books and other
resources. All visitors to the pop-up library can also put their names into a
draw to win a $50 gift voucher.
can visit the pop-up library at Rose City Shopping Centre starting Monday, 20
May until Friday, 24 May from 9am to 5pm.
libraries in Allora, Stanthorpe and Warwick with a mobile library servicing
Dalveen, Karara, Killarney, Leyburn, Maryvale, Pratten, Wheatvale and Yangan.
information on SDRC libraries and Library and Information Week activities, contact
SDRC on 1300 MYSDRC (1300 697 372), visit sdrc.qld.gov.au or follow Southern
Downs Regional Libraries on Facebook.