Media Releases

Thursday 27 June 2019

If you like the idea of sharing information about your life with generations to come, make sure you drop into the Castlemaine Library and add your contribution to their time capsule.

“Works to replace the library floor will start in July so we’re taking this opportunity to bury a time capsule while the floor is removed,” said Jess Saunders, Castlemaine Library Manager.

Thursday 13 June 2019

In recognition of Refugee Week (16-22 June), trauma counsellor Christine Cummins will visit Gisborne, Bendigo and Castlemaine libraries to talk about her latest book Dignity in a Teacup – detailing her experiences working with asylum seekers on Christmas Island.

Thursday 30 May 2019

Works to upgrade the Castlemaine Library will begin in July to make the space more accessible, safer and flexible for patrons.

The upgrade includes renewal of the structural floor, replacement of old shelves, installation of mobile shelves and other works.

Castlemaine Library Manager Jess Saunders said the team is very excited about the upcoming changes.

Monday 27 May 2019

Goldfields Libraries, in collaboration with Telstra and Public Libraries Victoria Network, are pleased to offer a new series of social media workshops designed for people over the age of 60. Social Seniors is a series of free workshops designed around using technology to socialise and make connections with others.

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Young families are invited to join in the fun of National Simultaneous Storytime ­­‑ Australia's biggest storytelling session! The same book will be read across Australia and New Zealand at the same time.

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Goldfields Libraries is excited to launch Contours of Our Lives: reflections from the kitchen table. The result of four writing workshops held at the Dingee Library Agency, Contours of Our Lives is a journey through the memories and recollections of seniors living in the country communities of the Shire of Loddon.

Tuesday 15 January 2019

eSmart, an initiative of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation, uses a cultural change approach to improve cyber safety and reduce cyber bullying.

Wednesday 19 December 2018

Goldfields Libraries are very happy to announce that the Summer Reading Club is back this year!

Tuesday 4 December 2018

There’s plenty happening at Goldfields Libraries this summer with a huge range of free and fun events to keep everyone inspired and cool.

Thursday 25 October 2018

The Libraries Change Lives initiative will be launched at 11am on Thursday 8 November at Castlemaine Library to highlight the economic and social benefits public libraries bring to the state, and to our region.