Media Releases


Thursday 6 May 2021

Bendigo Library is showcasing the lives, abilities, and awesomeness of children with disabilities this month with an inspiring and heart-warming photographic exhibition by award-winning photographer and author Rachel Callander.


Monday 3 May 2021

Over 60s will be encouraged to pick up a hoop and get wiggling in one of the free classes offered as part of an eight-week exercise program at local libraries.

Goldfields Libraries have teamed up with the City of Greater Bendigo to deliver a program of fun and fitness for older adults.


Thursday 22 April 2021

The Sydney Writers' Festival Live and Local program returns to Goldfields Libraries following the post-Covid hiatus! Located in both Bendigo and Castlemaine Library, Bendigo will be bringing Sydney Writers Festival via Livestream from Friday 30th April-Sunday 2nd of May. Livestream sessions across the libraries and their addresses are as listed below.


Wednesday 17 March 2021

After 13 wonderful years with Goldfields Libraries, Lulu Cockram will be stepping down from her role as Woodend Library Manager.

Lulu joined the Goldfields Libraries team in 2008 as a casual at the Kyneton branch before moving on to become the Manager at Woodend in 2010.


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!

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