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 library. To see the activities specific to your local library, select the location within the calendar.
Reopening of the refurbished Clifton Library
You're invited to the official opening of the refurbished Clifton Library. The library features new carpet, upgraded lighting, new dedicated reading spaces, integration of the public internet access area into the main library floor, new shelving and poster boards.
Councillor Joe Ramia and libraries manager Kent Stroud will be present for the official opening, with light refreshments on offer during the cake cutting ceremony. A coding and robotics play area will be set up for the public to come and interact with, and our full range of library services will also be available on the day for those wishing to browse our collections or just enjoy the general library space.
When: Thursday 21 March, 3.30 pm
Where: Clifton Library, 8 Meara Place Clifton.
Highfields Library book sale
Join us for a book sale at the Highfields Fitness & Recreation Centre.
- Saturday 23 March - 8 am to 4 pm
- Sunday 24 March - 8 am to 2 pm
Bring your own bag and fill it for $5 – don’t miss out on a bargain!
For more information contact Highfields Library on 07 4699 6519.
The book sale is facilitated by Friends of the Library - Highfields.
Date claimer: Author Jessica Rowe at The Annex, Wednesday 3 April 2019
Due to the large interest received, this event will now take place in The Annex.
Jessica Rowe will be at The Annex (located at the back of the City Hall building, 541 Ruthven Street) at 6pm on Wednesday 3 April to talk about her new book 'Diary of a Crap Housewife'. She writes honestly about her talent (or lack thereof) for cooking, about what's really important when it comes to mothering and family, and about her many and varied views, musings and common-sense advice on other #craphousewife matters. Jessica Rowe is a mum of two small girls, three-time bestselling author, television host, mental health ambassador, crazy cat lady and a terrible cook! In 2015 Jessica was honoured as a Member of the Order of Australia for her contribution to Australian media and mental health advocacy work.
Jessica is passionate about advocating for better mental health awareness and support for new mums. Jessica is a notorious over-sharer, much to her husband's frequent horror and her daughters' embarrassment. Jessica shares her amusing misadventures on craphousewife.com and is co-host of the comedy podcast 'One Fat Lady' and 'One Thin Lady' with Denise Drysdale.
Bookings are essential on 4688 6670. Please see library staff and the event calendar for more information.
April School Holiday Activities
It's that time of year again! Your library has lots of activities for all ages during the holiday break. View our calendar of holiday activities, download the schedule or alternatively contact your library to make an enquiry and/or booking.
Out and About: 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. Proudly funded and supported by the Queensland Government and the State Library of Queensland.
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. Movies of a G, PG, and M rating will be shown.
Times: Held on the last Friday of the month during term time only, 4 to 5.30pm
Ages: Anime Club is open to ages 12 to 18 only.
Bookings: Not required.