Media Releases

Monday 22 October 2018

Local young adults and writers will come together on stage to discuss much loved modern classics that have made an impact on them, at an upcoming literary event at Castlemaine Library.

Wednesday 17 October 2018

The Woodend Library, in partnership with the Woodend RSL, will create a display of community-made poppies at the Woodend Clock Tower to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War.

Wednesday 3 October 2018

Seniors are invited to embrace great Aussie yarns, songs and entertainment from South Australian based acoustic trio Me ‘n Me Mates as they present their unique style of Aussie amusement during Seniors Month.

Tuesday 18 September 2018

WHAT: Aaagh! It’s Pirate Time Storytime with special guest Captain Dirk
WHEN: Wednesday 19 September, 10.30-11.15am
WHERE: Bendigo Library, 251-259 Hargreaves Street


Tuesday 11 September 2018

A shared love of the written word will bring community members and three great local authors together for an intimate Australian Reading Hour event this month.

Thursday 30 August 2018

As part of the library’s science programming, Castlemaine Library will be hatching chickens, and we invite you to come and join in lots of chicken-themed fun!

Monday 20 August 2018

Voting has begun for Pick My Project - a state-wide grant funding process to procure funds for local community projects – and Castlemaine Library is in the running!

The Library’s project idea is a simple one; it aims to fix the floor of the beautiful, historic building, install new carpet, and provide new, movable shelving and wayfinding signage for the entire library.

Thursday 26 July 2018

The search is on for Australia’s next Poetry Slam champion! On Saturday 4 August, Victorians will have the opportunity to witness, first-hand, the excitement of the 2018 Australian Poetry Slam, and compete if they dare!

Woodend Library will host a Victoria heat of this year’s competition at the Woodend RSL.

Tuesday 17 July 2018

Rick Morton is an award winning journalist and social affairs writer for The Australian. One Hundred Years of Dirt is Rick’s memoir. It’s a story of social mobility, class in Australia, childhood trauma, homophobia, mental illness and drug addiction.

Friday 13 July 2018

Do you fancy yourself to be an exceptional speller? Can you recite all those grammatical rules we learned at school – “i before e except after c” – in your sleep? Are you always wondering if embarrassing has one r or two??