Media Releases


Wednesday 5 October 2016

The first Mental Health Week was in 1985, and since then, hundreds of individuals, groups and organisations have embraced the opportunity to raise awareness across Victoria and Australia with a variety of events, exhibitions and activities.


Thursday 22 September 2016

Castlemaine Library is delighted to launch its new Seed Library on Thursday 6 October, with guest speakers including journalist Genevieve Barlow of The Weekly Times.

The Seed Library initiative makes it possible for library patrons to “borrow” up to three packets of vegetable seeds to take home and grow in their gardens.


Wednesday 14 September 2016

Goldfields Libraries are going all-out for National Bird Week this year with a range of bird-brained events for all ages! 


Tuesday 13 September 2016

With Seniors Week fast approaching in October, over 55s will find a hands-on range of interactive events coming up at Goldfields Libraries throughout Spring.


Tuesday 6 September 2016

One of Australia’s most loved storytellers, Arnold Zable, will be visiting Castlemaine Library to talk about his latest book The Fighter: A True Story on Thursday 15 September at 5:30pm.


Wednesday 31 August 2016

An evening with popular Aussie actor and author William McInnes is a highlight of the action packed Goldfields Libraries Spring program. The program features an exciting range of activities and events for all ages to enjoy this season.


Thursday 11 August 2016

‘Hock Loong’ the Learning Dragon will be officially welcomed into Bendigo Library this Saturday morning with a traditional Chinese Eyes Open Ceremony performed by the Golden Dragon Museum.


Wednesday 10 August 2016

The Reading Hour is coming up with the simple message: ‘Share a book for 10 minutes a day, an hour a week, and give the gift of reading’. Hundreds of Reading Hour celebrations will take place during August in libraries, schools, businesses and homes across the country!


Wednesday 10 August 2016

Goldfields Libraries is delighted to welcome Orchestra Victoria back for three free chamber concerts at Bendigo Library from Tuesday 23 – Thursday 25 August.

The concert series is part of the week-long Orchestra Victoria Bendigo Festival and is earmarked as a major classical music highlight for regional Victoria this winter.


Monday 8 August 2016

Science films may not immediately conjure up the word “festival” for you, but the Discovery Science and Technology Centre and Goldfields Libraries are keen to prove otherwise with a free screening of internationally awarded science films for 2016.

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