Media Releases

Thursday 2 November 2017

Christine Nixon, former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, will visit Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries to speak about her new book Women Leading, co-written with Amanda Sinclair.

Friday 20 October 2017

Mini scientists aged 4-5 and their parents are invited to join in the Little Bang Discovery Club, a free, four week program which introduces science the fun way! Based around STEM concepts (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), the program focuses on developing ideas and skills that inspire scientific exploration, discovery and learning. 

Thursday 19 October 2017

Children’s Week will be loads of fun this year at Goldfields Libraries with dynamic musical duo The Mudcakes performing for kids aged 2-6! Come along for a free and interactive concert with original songs, quirky instruments and seriously cool kindie rock!

Thursday 19 October 2017

Claire Halliday has been a popular feature writer for dozens of publications across Australia for more than 20 years. Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries look forward to welcoming her to share insights into her recently released book, Things My Father Taught Me.

Wednesday 18 October 2017

The face of job seeking has changed significantly in recent years with the advent of the digital age. Anyone finding themselves in the situation of seeking a job is now faced with a myriad of options online, and knowing where to start can be challenging.

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Close to Remembrance Day and as the Anzac Centenary commemoration continues, Goldfields Libraries welcomes author Ross McMullin to share his latest book about Australia’s most famous fighting general – Pompey Elliott At War: In His Own Words.

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Sylvia Plath fans will be delighted to have the opportunity to commemorate her 85th birthday at this very special literary event, featuring award winning author, journalist and playwright Barry Dickins, who will reflect upon Sylvia’s life and writings.

Thursday 5 October 2017

Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries are looking forward to warmly welcoming award-winning author and psychologist Dr Debra Campbell, who will be interviewed by Cate Mercer, editor and publisher of national health and wellbeing magazine The Art of Healing, as part of Mental Health Week.  

Tuesday 12 September 2017

Your local Goldfields Library is the perfect place to broaden your technological horizons! Free Online Learning Workshops are run on a wide range of relevant and interesting technology topics each season in small groups, with friendly library staff.

Wednesday 6 September 2017

Any regular library visitor knows that there is something special about books, libraries and reading, but author Stuart Kells has taken this concept to the next level. An authority on rare books, Stuart will visit Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries to share insights into his latest book The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders.