A sustainable Future | Goldfields Library Corporation

Goldfields Libraries' Sustainable House KitsA Sustainable Future

At Goldfields Libraries, sustainability is at the heart of what we do. We are dedicated to working towards a positive and sustainable future with our communities. Our commitment is reflected in our actions and initiatives designed to promote environmental care, foster sustainability education, and empower our community to combat climate change and protect our natural environment.

Educating and empowering

Join us for programs and events that will help you to understand the local and global environment, learn about sustainability and take action against climate change.

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Community Initiatives

Seed Libraries: Available at our branches in Castlemaine, Eaglehawk, Kangaroo Flat, Kyneton, Romsey and Woodend. Read more here.

Community Gardens: Located at libraries in BendigoKangaroo FlatRomsey and Pyramid Hill

Plant and produce swaps: Held at Kangaroo Flat and Axedale Library Agency, with occasional events at Dingee Library Agency.

Sustainable House Kits: Available to borrow from all libraries. Reserve one here.

Sports Equipment Library: Available at Heathcote Library. Read more here.

eWaste Collection Bins: Located at Bendigo, GisborneKangaroo FlatRomsey and Woodend libraries. Gisborne and Woodend libraries are also dedicated TerraCycle collection points. Read more about eWaste in the City of Greater Bendigo, Loddon ShireMacedon Ranges Shire and Mount Alexander Shire.

Aquariums: Linked to sustainability initiatives at Bendigo Creek at Bendigo and Kangaroo Flat libraries. Read more here.

Sustainable Operations

Solar Panels: Installed at BendigoCastlemaineGisborneKangaroo FlatRomsey and Woodend libraries

Resource Management: Implementing energy-efficient practices and reducing waste where possible at all libraries.


To read more about our other priorities, view our Strategic Plan.