Springfield Central

Ipswich Libraries are recruiting volunteers now!

Ipswich Libraries offers a dynamic and varied range of events and activities for library members and the Ipswich community.
Volunteers at the library enhance the experience of library visitors and provide support for projects, programs and events.
The Libraries’ volunteer program is currently seeking volunteers for 2 exciting roles:

  • Library Greeters for our new Springfield Library
    Ideal candidates will be friendly and helpful, able to communicate with a wide range of people, and eligible to obtain a Working with Children (Blue card).
    Your commitment:
    • 3-hour shifts
    • Participation in training
    • Standing for long periods
  • Volunteer- Market Place Selector (Teenage fiction)
    Ideal candidates will have a keen love and knowledge of teenage fiction (13-18 years are welcome to apply), be tech savvy and interested in creating an avatar.
    Your commitment:
    • 2 hours per fortnight approximately
    • Contribute to the selection of book titles for Ipswich readers for the Market Place collection.

For further information about these and other volunteer roles contact Library Client Services (Volunteer Coordinator) on (07) 3810 6815 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, or visit our Facebook page.

Please complete the Volunteer Application Form for these and other volunteer opportunities, stating the role that interests you.

Applications to be received by Friday, 8 June 2018.

Artist impression Exterior Main Street

Artist impression Exterior Main Street

Artist’s impression Children’s Area

Artist’s impression Children’s Area

Artist’s impression Interior Lounge Area

Artist’s impression Interior Lounge Area

Gaming areas

Gaming areas


INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL LIBRARY

Located on the corner of Sirius Drive and Main Streets at the Orion Town Centre is 8kms from the Redbank Plains Library. This state-of-the-art library will provide the community with a new space to enjoy and a destination where they can relax, learn and connect with others. It will offer a new hands-on digital experience that will delight, inform and build the Ipswich communities’ digital capacity while supporting the Smart City initiative.
The facilities of the library service are designed to engage and promote self-development, helping users to gain knowledge and have fun. It will offer greater access to public transport with a bus terminal and train station in close proximity.

Regular updates about the new Springfield Central Library can be found on this website – bookmark this page.

Virtual Reality Room

Virtual Reality in the STEAM Powered Makerspace

Family bonding time

Family bonding time

Mum sharing a book with her son

Areas for early literacy

Tech Savvy Seniors

A place for Tech Savvy Seniors

Story Times and Toddler Times

Story Times and Toddler Times