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Ipswich District Teacher-Librarian Network

The IDTL Network is made up of staff from primary schools and public libraries around Ipswich, Queensland. They coordinate regional CBCA Readers Cup competitions, host a Kids Lit Quiz heat, run writing camps and competitions and organise professional development workshops. Each year they publish a book of ideas on how to celebrate CBCA Book Week with children. A Biennial Festival of Children's Literature, StoryArts Festival Ipswich, is also organised by the Network.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Friday 22 July 2022
    General meeting - Agenda: Report from CBCA Conference - Jenny Stubbs and final festival planning
    Blair State School
  • Sunday 31 July 2022
    You are invited to join us to celebrate the launch of the Exhibition of Mr Chippa The Woodblock Carver of Bagru by Lee FullARTon on Sunday 31 July from 3pm 
at the Ipswich Community Gallery, d’Arcy Doyle Place, Nicholas Street, Ipswich. Officially attended by Queensland MP Jennifer Howard The exhibition is accompanied by works created through an Artist in Residence project with students from Blair State School Ipswich. RSVP 20 July.
    Ipswich Community Gallery
  • Saturday 13 August 2022
    Come along for chai and an artist floor talk by author and Illustrator Lee FullARTon. Lee will share the story of Mr Chippa the Woodblock Carver of Bagru as well as the back story of her journeys to India, inspiration for the story and her collaboration with Kamlesh Vyas, Ranu Khan and the woodblock carvers of Bagru (Rajasthan India). Lee will also share her art practices and influences from Indian art and culture.
    Ipswich Community Gallery