Media Releases

Tuesday 28 June 2016

Jenny Yates, author of ‘The Vine Bleeds’, will speak at Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries about her first-hand experiences of domestic violence growing up in 1940s Melbourne.

Tuesday 14 June 2016

Young writers aged 13-18: put pen to paper these Winter holidays and enter the inaugural Goldfields Libraries Flash 300 Writing Competition! Good news – the closing date has been extended until Friday 15 July!

Entrants will be in the running to win cash prizes and book vouchers, plus the prestige of being named the inaugural Goldfields Flash 300 Competition winner! 

Wednesday 8 June 2016

As part of Refugee Week, Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries will welcome Christine Cummins to share her first-hand accounts of working with asylum seekers and refugees.

Tuesday 7 June 2016

In the lead up to this year’s Write on the Fringe Festival, Bendigo Library will hold dragon decorating workshops to bring ‘Hock Loong’ the Learning Dragon to life.

Local artists Leanne Monteith and Robbie Buckman will lead the workshops, and adults and children alike are invited to participate.

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Goldfields Libraries has just released its new seasonal program, with a wide range of events and activities to keep the whole family out of the cold all Winter long! 

Thursday 19 May 2016

Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries were delighted to welcome Rosalie Ham and Sue Maslin, the author and film producer of the highly successful Australian novel and film, ‘The Dressmaker’, to present at both libraries on Thursday 28 April.

Both events booked out quickly, with a crowd of 300+ at the Bendigo Town Hall and 200+ at Castlemaine’s Phee Broadway Theatre.

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.