Media Releases


Thursday 6 August 2015

The search is on for Australia’s next Poetry Slam champion! Next Friday Bendigo residents will have the opportunity to witness first-hand the excitement of the 2015 Australian Poetry Slam, and compete if they dare!


Tuesday 14 July 2015

Bohemians, grungers, artists and radicals converge on Castlemaine Library for a night of hilarity on Thursday 23rd July.


Thursday 25 June 2015

More than 770,000 Australians have been the victim of identity theft in the past year and the cost to the average victim was $4,000. * What can we do to prevent cybercriminals illegally accessing our personal information?


Tuesday 16 June 2015

Enjoy cool fun these school holidays as we celebrate winters old and new.

Snow Globes
Create your own unique snow globe and capture a bit of winter forever. Ages 5-12 yrs.
Monday 6 July, 2-3pm at Gisborne Library. Bookings required


Tuesday 16 June 2015

Enjoy cool fun these school holidays as we celebrate winters old and new.

WII U On the Big Screen
Join in some active gaming fun on our big screen. Ages 9+ yrs. Drop in activity, no bookings required.
Wednesday 1 July, Thursday 2 July, Friday 3 July, 2-4pm at Castlemaine Library


Tuesday 28 April 2015

Woodend based writer Ilka Tampke will be at the Woodend Library this weekend to discuss her debut novel ‘Skin’.

‘Skin’ is set in England very early in the first century AD when Celtic Britain was on the cusp of Roman Invasion. 


Monday 20 April 2015

TV and movie screening service Netflix recently went live in Australia. Bendigo library will be hosting an information session in April for people to find out about internet streaming sites.

Streaming services such as Netflix are subscription based services offering internet streaming of TV Shows, documentaries and feature films.


Monday 20 April 2015

Distinguished historian Dr Geoffrey Blainey will visit Bendigo Library in April to discuss his latest work The Story of Australia’s People Volume 1: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia.


Monday 13 April 2015

All Goldfields Libraries will be closed for staff training and building maintenance on Wednesday 20 May 2015.

The following Libraries will be closed: 


Monday 13 April 2015

The Woodend Library in conjunction with the Woodend RSL will ‘create’ a field of crafted red poppies at the Woodend Clock tower and Woodend Library to mark the ANZAC Centenary on the 25 April 2015.

The tribute is part of the 5000 poppies project, a nationwide community crafting project that began in Melbourne in 2013.

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