Special collections & services

We offer a homebound and mobile library service, to allow us to bring our collection to you where necessary. There is is also a Theology library, local history collection and toy library for those looking for something a little different.

Old black and white photo of Ruthven Street
If you're interested in the history of our region or tracing your family tree, visit the local history section at your local library, or at the Toowoomba City Library. The Local History Library in Toowoomba has a valuable archival collection and is of local, state and national significance. The impressive collection holds records from local identities, businesses and many community organisations. The Robinson Collection holds over 5000 items and has more than ...
Home library service van
If you, or someone you know, is unable to access the library (either permanently or temporarily), the Home Library service operates within the Toowoomba City and Highfields boundaries. This is a free service and to be eligible a doctor’s certificate is required. Receiving library materials from the Home Library service Once membership has been approved, library staff will contact you and ask you for your reading preferences. Library staff will then choose books and other ...
We have a mobile library service catering to communities otherwise disadvantaged by distance. The Mobile Library currently visits the communities of Meringandan West, Gowrie Junction, Kingsthorpe, Bowenville, Jondaryan, Mt. Tyson, Kulpi, Cooyar, Wyreema, Westbrook Cambooya, and Greenmount. Opening hours are available for each town. ...
The Southern Queensland Theology Library (SQTL) holds books on comparative religion, and includes some books donated by the Jewish community. We currently have some 2,000 books for loan and a reference section. Apart from the reference books, the books may be borrowed directly, or through inter-library loan. Guides to both collections are available from the secretary. You may contact the secretary at PO Box 3151, Toowoomba 4350, or the vice-president on cartert8@bigpond.com. We ...
A free toy library operates at both Pittsworth and Millmerran libraries. Visit the libraries to view, borrow or place a reservation. For more information about the toys and how to borrow and return them, contact our staff at Pittsworth (4693 1223) and Millmerran libraries (4695 5619). ...

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