Media Releases

Thursday 15 February 2018

Gisborne Library will be closed for public safety reasons for one day only on Thursday 22 February during upgrade works.

The works are part of the planned $500,000 upgrade to Gisborne Library funded by the Victorian Government, Macedon Ranges Shire Council and Goldfields Library Corporation.

Monday 5 February 2018

Works to improve and upgrade Gisborne Library so it better meets the needs of the town’s growing population are about to begin.

The Gisborne Library upgrade will begin on Monday 19 February and works are expected to continue for four months.

Tuesday 30 January 2018

The Chinese New Year of the Dog will go off with a bang at Bendigo Library on Thursday 15 February!

In classic Bendigo style, the Central Victorian Lion Team and the Fu Wa Team will bring the library to life with a noisy and spectacular traditional welcome inside the library. The performance is from 5.30-6pm and is not to be missed!

Monday 29 January 2018

Navigating the world of screen time and internet use can be pretty tricky when it comes to your kids. Children can tap, swipe and pinch before they can talk or tie their shoelaces, and understandably, parents are worried about the effect it will have on their child’s physical health and development growing up.

Monday 29 January 2018

Romance novel lovers are in for a treat with best-selling Australian author Nicole Hurley-Moore featuring in this year’s Library Lovers’ Day celebrations at Goldfields Libraries.

Monday 29 January 2018

Melbourne-based author, commentator and master speaker Ken Piesse will visit Elmore Library Agency and Bendigo Library to speak about his new book Heroes of the Hour. Ken has written, edited and published more than 70 sports books with a special interest in cricket and Australian Rules football. ­

Monday 29 January 2018

The new Storytime year is about to begin! Children and their parents or carers are invited to join in the fun of Storytime sessions at Inglewood, Boort and Elmore Library Agencies and Wedderburn and Serpentine Playgroups. Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs presented by a skilled library staff member, tailored for young children up to the age of 5.

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Children aged 5-12 years are invited to unleash their imaginations at Goldfields Libraries these school holidays in the annual Summer Reading Club!

Friday 1 December 2017

Things are warming up at Goldfields Libraries this Summer with a range of fun, free and educational activities available to keep all age groups cool!

Monday 27 November 2017

In a world dominated by screens and social media, libraries are the architecture of community connection.

“We have dramatically transformed into becoming so much more than a home for a book collection,” says Kath Waugh, Manager of the Bendigo Library. “We are Bendigo’s shared lounge room for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.”