Exhibitions and Displays | Goldfields Library Corporation

Exhibitions and Displays 

Respite Despite

An exhibition featuring the idea of pausing for those in need of respite despite circumstances - 'Care B n'n B'.

Architecture students from RMIT were challenged to design respite cabins responding to different conditions of decline ebabling dignified living in place, in this instance Heathcote.

Wednesday 1-Thursday 30 September
Heathcote Library

Respite Despite

Surprise! The story of pop-up books

For 40 years, Ken and Jane Rookes have collected over 2000 pop-up books and cards, spanning more than 100 years, from the late 19th century to present day. Enjoy a very special selection showcasing the story of pop-up and moveable books, with themes including history, science, the natural world, fairy tales, classic stories, education, pop culture and art.

Monday 4-Saturday 30 October
Bendigo Library

the story of pop up books

Indigenous artwork at Kangaroo Flat Library

This learning piece for all ages, created by local Dja Dja Wurrung artist Daikota Nelson, recognises the ancient and ongoing power of language and culture in a modern space and reflects upon the importance of celebrating knowledge, storytelling and learning today. On display at Kangaroo Flat Library.

Kangaroo Flat Library


child looking at Kangaroo Flat First Nations artwork on counter

Bendigo Possum Skin Cloaks

See the magnificent Possum Skin Cloaks made by Bendigo's Aboriginal community for the knowledge and enjoyment of all.

Bendigo Library


Possum Skin Cloaks

Blurry Borders Photographic Exhibition

Click here for the slideshow and stories.See the world through the lens of vision impaired photographer and traveller Kristan Emerson. The colour, clarity and beauty he finds is astounding. 


Celebrating Dorothy Steele

Dorothy Steel was a dedicated educator and library supporter. Mementos and photos from her life are on exhibition in the Dorothy Steel Cabinet at Bendigo Library.

Bendigo Library, Upstairs in Meeting Room 4


Dorothy Steele