What's on in our libraries

Mum reads book to child

An exciting range of activities, special events and competitions are held in Toowoomba Region libraries. Check out our online calendar to find what's on at your libraryTo see the activities specific to your local library, select the location within the calendar. 

 

Star Wars Day - 13 January

Feel the force and prepare for an epic day of Star Wars goodness! Bring your family of troopers down to the Toowoomba City Library Precinct on 13 January from 9.30am to 3pm. The event is perfect for all ages. Remember to make a booking by emailing us or calling 131 872.

Free activities

  • Star Wars escape room challenge
  • Face painting
  • DIY stencil tees (BYO t-shirt)
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Lightsaber battle show
  • Craft bar
  • X-Wing tabletop gaming demo
  • Special appearance by the 501st Legion and Redback Garrison

Cost activities

  • Green screen instant prints with Lightscape Studios ($5 per person)
  • Lightsaber classes with Sons of Obiwan ($5 per person, ages 10 and older)
  • Friends of the City Library comic book sale
  • Geek and unique markets hosted by Eclectic Emporium

For full details on activities throughout the day, see the Toowoomba Libraries on Facebook.

 

Summer Reading Club Holiday Program

It's that time of year again! Your local library has lots of activities for all ages during the holiday break. Click to view the calendar of holiday activities or click here to download the holiday program.  Alternatively contact your local library to make an enquiry and/or booking.

 

First 5 Forever: Summer Holiday Program

Click here to view the calendar of events or click here to download the First 5 Forever Summer Holiday program.

 

First 5 Forever: Baby Rhyme Time and Story Time 

Babies and young children learn best by listening and interacting with the important adults in their lives during everyday activities – whether that’s talking about what you can see on the way to the park, singing nursery rhymes, pointing out something you both view out the window or learning new words while shopping for groceries. Free Baby Time and Story Time sessions are now being run at various locations throughout Toowoomba. First 5 Forever is an initiative of the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland.

Click here for session times

 

Anime Club at the Toowoomba City Library

Join us as we watch anime, talk manga, eat food, do a little gaming and host cosplay and trivia competitions. Anime Club is open to ages 12 to 18 only. Bookings are not required. The club runs from 4 to 5.30pm on the last Friday of the month during term time only. Movies of a G, PG, and M rating will be shown.

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