Case studies

Libraries and community organisations across Australia are working with their multicultural communities to promote literacy, digital inclusion, cultural maintenance, and community participation. Find out what others are doing, make connections – and submit your own program as a case study!

Burnside celebrating special days


Burnside Library, SA


401 Greenhill Road Tusmore

Project description and objectives

The programs allow people to participate in true cultural experiences from around the world. Events have included Robert Burns Day, State Tartan Day and St Patrick's Day

Staffing and volunteers

I staff and volunteers


Scottish Association of SA

Funding sources

library budget

Consultation strategy

Gave Robbie Burns Day a try as the Scottish Association had nowhere to go at the last minute. It has been booked out ever since.


library newsletter and via the associations


The program has provided a friendly and safe place for peopel to celebrate their special days and share them with others.

Contact Name

Sharon Downing


Useful tips

Voluneteers to help during the day