Media Releases

Wednesday 13 January 2016

Bendigo Library will soon be open until 3pm on Saturdays in response to public demand! The new hours will take effect on Monday 1 February, and fulfil a long standing request from the community.

Goldfields Library Corporation CEO, Chris Kelly, said that the longer Saturday hours at Bendigo Library make sense as it is the largest library service in the region. 

Wednesday 16 December 2015

Every year, students across the Goldfields region are composing, performing and recording music both as part of their creative interest in music and as part of their school curriculum.

This year, Goldfields Libraries has developed and launched an album that captures some of the amazing musical talent of secondary school students across the region.

Monday 14 December 2015

Goldfields Libraries invites children aged 5-12 to discover underwater worlds, alternate universes and more as part of the Summer Reading Club over the January school holidays.

Wednesday 9 December 2015

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

The Summer Read is a program of the State Library of Victoria and Public Libraries Network Victoria that celebrates the diversity of Victorian writing and encourages Victorians to take time out with a good read.

Monday 7 December 2015

Cool off this Summer at your local Goldfields Library! The Summer seasonal program is now available, featuring a range of Christmas and Summer activities coming up for all ages.

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Bendigo Library will welcome Dawne Chorus, bird caller extraordinaire, for her stunning ‘Dawne at Dusk’ performance this Friday evening. Dawne’s repertoire of Australian bird calls, stories and avian information promises to delight all ages.

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Bendigo Library is delighted to present an evening with Michael Leunig to celebrate the release his new book, ‘The Wayward Leunig: Cartoons That Wandered Off’. This special event will be held on Friday 13 November at The Capital.

Leunig will spend an hour in conversation with Dr Susan Gillett, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at La Trobe University in Bendigo.

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Bioacoustic researcher and Newstead local Andrew Skeoch presents a fascinating sonic journey at Castlemaine Library on Thursday 5 November.

Monday 12 October 2015

This Saturday 24th October Mayor Christine Henderson will be officially opening a new exhibition called Women Of The War at Castlemaine Library.

Women Of The War is a collection of photographs and stories of women who worked during the war, paying tribute to all women who served their nation both at home and abroad.

Tuesday 6 October 2015

Goldfields Libraries are going all-out for National Bird Week this year with a range of bird-brained events for both children and adults.