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2021 FLRG Annual Conference

Registration now open!

Future Libraries Reference Goup invites you to register for our 2021 Annual Conference

Friday, October 22nd

Note – Date change due to public holiday in Brisbane
8:30am – 3:30pm
Brisbane Technology Park

Tickets $75 (Students $50)

Program Includes:

Kevin Hennah: Maintaining Relevant Libraries and Inspired Learning Spaces
Gurion Ang: How Teacher Librarians Can Support Scientific Research Skills
Pauline McLeod: Children’s Literature
Michael Dezuanni: Discovering a “Good Read”

Register Here

Download Flyer (Full program on page 2)

2020 0nline Conference!

Be aware – some schools may have filters that block this registration link – you should be able to register from your own device or outside your school network:

2020 Save the Date!

and the time…

Future Libraries Reference Group presents:

2020 Professional Learning Webinar

Thursday, October 15, 7:00pm AEST (Queensland)

Future Libraries Reference Group – Annual Conference 2019 – Bookings OPEN!

Have your Corporate Credit Card at the ready and any attending work colleagues’ details handy when you book tickets:


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FLRG Annual Conference 2019 – Program Update

The full 2019 conference program will be released shortly – for now here is a teaser of some of the sessions that have been booked in:

Libraries and the Future – Tony Ryan

Creating a Reading Culture and Engaging the Wider Community – Megan Daley

Children’s Literature – Pauline McLeod

Future Learning Technologies and Spaces – Tamara Sullivan

Author Panel – watch this space!

Creating Future Libraries Conferences

Teacher Librarian of the Year – 2017, Cathy Oxley and Highly Commended recipient, Sandra Mannion with QSLA president, Carey Leahy

Principal of the Year – 2017 – Lee MacMaster, St Andrew’s Catholic College

BCC presentation, 2017

Bob Rogers, The Dream Factory – 2017

Literature Panel Discussion – 2017

High functioning teams in schools…

Steve Francis.  Educator, author and professional speaker – 2017

Rebecca Sparrow. Keynote speaker – 2017

Jenny Luca. Keynote speaker – 2015

James Henri. Keynote speaker – 2014

Keynote session 2014
Morning session – 2014

Workshops in action
Workshops – 2014

Future Libraries Reference Group Annual Conference 2019

Date Claimer

Friday October 25th 2019

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

A professional development opportunity for Teacher Librarians and all library staff

2019 Ticket Prices:
$95 (inc GST)
Tertiary Students $50 (inc GST)

(Please note: Online booking charge: $0.50. You will also need to pay with a credit card when you do register so please obtain any necessary approvals now)

We are also currently seeking expressions of interest and suggestions for people who can provide a booth in the Learners’ Playground which will be held during lunchtime at the conference.  We try to include activities from a range of library areas in the Learners’ Playground. Areas could include:

  • Reading
  • Information Literacy and research
  • Makerspace
  • Library promotion and advocacy
  • Evidence based practice
  • Library programs
  • Curriculum support,Wellbeing
  •  Other 😊

… across a range of year levels, so that we have activities of interest for both primary and secondary school libraries

Presentations can be done by one person or a team from one, or from multiple schools. Discounted conference tickets are available to presenters. For more information please contact Learners’ Playground coordinator Anne Weaver (

2017 Creating Future Libraries Conference

The Creating Future Libraries Reference Group conducted our annual professional development opportunity, the Creating Future Libraries Conference on Friday October 13, 2017.

The venue was the new Centenary Library at The Anglican Grammar School (Churchie).

2017 FLRG Conference Program

2017 Introductory PowerPoint

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