Media Releases

Monday 16 May 2016

Young families are invited to join in the fun of National Simultaneous Storytime – Australia’s biggest storytelling session! The same book will be read to children across Australia at the same time.

This year’s selected book is ‘I Got this Hat’ by Kate and Jol Temple, a playful picture book about hats of all shapes and sizes.

Tuesday 10 May 2016

A number of Goldfields Libraries branches will host Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea to raise funds and awareness for those affected by

Friday 15 April 2016

Goldfields Library Corporation is planning significant improvements to service delivery in the Loddon Shire and northern areas of the City of Greater Bendigo.

Planning is about to begin on the introduction of seven ‘bricks and mortar’ library agencies aimed at replacing and increasing the level of service provided by the mobile library truck service.

Thursday 31 March 2016

Calling young adults: National Youth Week belongs to you! Get involved in the celebrations at Goldfields Libraries with some exciting, free activities.

Tuesday 22 March 2016

Kids are invited to hop into their local library these school holidays to join in the fun! There are loads of free activities to keep 4-13 year olds occupied.

Thursday 10 March 2016

Goldfields Libraries is delighted with the tremendous response to its inaugural Mindfulness Colouring Competition held in January. A range of colourful, high quality entries was submitted by a variety of age groups.

The competition was split into three categories, with two winners in each plus a Regional Champion. Results were as follows:

Thursday 3 March 2016

Goldfields Libraries will join forces with Loddon Campaspe Multicultural Services to offer a vibrant range of multicultural themed events as part of the 2016 Bendigo Festival of Cultures, to be held during Cultural Diversity Week from Saturday 12 – Sunday 20 March.

Tuesday 1 March 2016

The fabulous 50s will come to life at Goldfields Libraries this Autumn with the new seasonal program just launched. More than 100 fun, free events for adults and children will be rolled out over the season. 

Thursday 25 February 2016

Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries are excited to welcome ‘The Dressmaker’ author Rosalie Ham and movie producer Sue Maslin to the Goldfields Region on Thursday 28 April.

Rosalie and Sue will discuss the inspiration, characters, cast, costumes and landscapes that brought the book to life on page and screen. What has life been like for them since the film’s outstanding success?

Tuesday 16 February 2016

With the new school year underway, three of Bendigo’s most popular destinations have re-launched their suite of free and low cost children’s programs. Storytimes, Gallery Giggles and Cushion Concerts all translate to lots of fun activities in reading, music and art for local children.