The Toowoomba community is invited to vote from October 14th, on the exterior façade options for a new library and community facility that is planned at Highfields. It’s up to you to have your say on what you prefer.

Toowoomba Regional Council Environment and Community Services Committee chair Cr Geoff McDonald said the new facility would replace the existing temporary library which supports around 52,600 visitors each year.“The current Highfields library is a demountable structure and does not have the space or facilities required to accommodate the growing number of library users in Highfields and its surrounding communities,” Cr McDonald said.

“The new facility will be a modern, purpose-built library, customer service centre and community meeting facility to meet the current and future needs of the Highfields community. It will provide a secure outdoor area for children’s activities, dedicated reading spaces including an outdoor reading area facing the Charles and Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve, computer facilities and free wi-fi access.”

The two options are both sleek in design and both have large glass windows that invite natural light into the space. Option one is smaller in size and contains less outdoor shaded areas in comparison to option 2. However the designs for both are exquisite, and each contain their own unique sense of character.

Please view the options online or in hard copy at the Highfields Library. You can find more information on the Highfields Library project here.

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