Media Releases


Friday 20 March 2015

The Goldfields Library Corporation is inviting the community to have their say about library services in the Loddon Shire and City of Greater Bendigo throughout March.

The Corporation is currently reviewing how best to deliver services to remote and rural communities in a way that suits people’s needs.


Friday 20 February 2015

Castlemaine Library will be hosting a free e-book expo on Saturday 28 February.

The expo will include information sessions on the different types of eBook readers available plus demonstrations on how to use them and how to access Goldfields Libraries online resources.


Friday 6 February 2015

Alzheimer’s Australia’s Carolyne Taplin will present two sessions at the Bendigo Library in February exploring how memory works and what you can do to maximise your brain health.

CEO for the Goldfields Library Corporation, Chris Kelly says that libraries are great place to ‘work out’ to keep your brain healthy.


Tuesday 27 January 2015

The redeveloped Bendigo Library will celebrate its first birthday on Wednesday January 28.

The library has been a hit with residents, with staff processing 6,744 new memberships and 4,406 people reactivating their memberships by the end of last year. 


Thursday 22 January 2015

Melbourne writer Alice Pung will visit Bendigo in February to present a free writing workshop and an author talk about her latest novel ‘Laurinda’.


Wednesday 21 January 2015

A new online historic rates index is now available on the Goldfields Library website giving access to rates records from the years 1856-1903.


Monday 15 December 2014

Choose your own adventure at the Goldfields Libraries this summer

Goldfields Libraries invite children and families to participate in the Summer Reading Club from Monday 15 December 2014 to Friday 30 January 2015.


Friday 12 December 2014

Goldfields Libraries invite you to take a break with a great Victorian book this summer

The Summer Read is on again at the Goldfields Libraries and with the warm weather already here, it’s time to sit back, relax and lose yourself in a great Victorian book.


Thursday 6 November 2014

Thanks to funding from the State Government and Macedon Ranges Shire Council, Woodend Library will be made more comfortable with air-conditioning, fans, new blinds and new carpet. 

The library and Council Customer Service will close from Wednesday 19 to Monday 24 November 2014 while these improvements are made.  The book chute will be open for returns. 


Tuesday 28 October 2014

Mobile Library users in the Goldfields Region are set to benefit from a new Mobile Library vehicle which is now on the road.

The Mobile Library has been providing service to communities in the Goldfields Library region for over forty years.

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