Media Releases


Wednesday 17 February 2021

Imagine your ideal library. What would it look like? What would it offer? Where would it be located?

Goldfields Libraries are working to develop a plan for library services across our region for the next ten years and are seeking community input to ensure our libraries continue to deliver services that cater to ever-changing needs, wants and expectations.


Wednesday 10 February 2021

The new Kangaroo Flat Library is now open, and we want you to come and celebrate with us! The library opened in June last year, but due to Covid-19 restrictions, celebrations haven’t been possible, until now!


Tuesday 9 February 2021

Forget Valentine’s Day, February 14 is all about libraries!

Library Lovers’ Day, also held on February 14 each year, celebrates all the work that libraries do for the community, and is especially important following the unsettling year that was 2020.


Wednesday 27 January 2021

Goldfields Libraries are excited to announce a new and unique partnership that will support regional LGBTIQA+ youth in the Loddon Mallee region. Allied 4’em aims to engage young LGBTIQA+ people to share their stories in creative and empowering ways through youth-led theatre and innovative online engagement. 


Thursday 10 December 2020

Beat the heat this summer and check out what’s on offer at your local library. If you haven’t set foot in a library recently, you might be surprised that modern libraries offer so much more than books!


Wednesday 2 December 2020

In this strange old year, Victorian Youth Week has arrived!

After being postponed earlier in the year due to Coronavirus, the festival is now moving online, with a special month-long celebration. And Goldfields Libraries are joining in the fun!


Thursday 5 November 2020

How do public libraries fight racism? Can you be addicted to books? What’s it really like to be a librarian?

The new Castlemaine-made podcast and radio series Meet Me at the Library, aims to find out.


Wednesday 21 October 2020

Community members who love their local library will be thrilled by the recent State Government announcement that libraries can re-open for up to 20 people at a time.   


Wednesday 30 September 2020

Goldfields Libraries are inviting community members to share their experience of life in lockdown. Contributions will be included in an online blog, printed book and a travelling exhibition.


Wednesday 16 September 2020

Following recent announcements from the State Government, Goldfields Libraries are excited to once again be able to offer a pick-up service for reserved items.

Through ‘Reserve + Collect’, library members can reserve items online or over the phone and collect them at their local library when they’re ready.

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