Media Releases

Friday 23 February 2018

Maura the Clairvoyant Cruise Ship Librarian is a baby boomer and feisty to boot!  Maura performs at libraries world-wide, but has taken a break from cruising the seas to perform her comedy show chock-full of characters, stories and observations about ageing, caring for elderly family and friends and doing what we can not to get ‘old’!

Monday 19 February 2018

Goldfields Libraries participate in the national Summer Reading Club each year with the aim of encouraging school aged children to read for pleasure over the long summer break.

All members receive a Summer Reading Club pack and become eligible to win prizes upon reading 10 books.

Friday 16 February 2018

A recent meeting between community members and Goldfields Libraries has seen some welcome changes in the children’s area at the Library.

Thursday 15 February 2018

Gisborne Library will be closed for public safety reasons for one day only on Thursday 22 February during upgrade works.

The works are part of the planned $500,000 upgrade to Gisborne Library funded by the Victorian Government, Macedon Ranges Shire Council and Goldfields Library Corporation.

Monday 5 February 2018

Works to improve and upgrade Gisborne Library so it better meets the needs of the town’s growing population are about to begin.

The Gisborne Library upgrade will begin on Monday 19 February and works are expected to continue for four months.

Tuesday 30 January 2018

The Chinese New Year of the Dog will go off with a bang at Bendigo Library on Thursday 15 February!

In classic Bendigo style, the Central Victorian Lion Team and the Fu Wa Team will bring the library to life with a noisy and spectacular traditional welcome inside the library. The performance is from 5.30-6pm and is not to be missed!

Monday 29 January 2018

Navigating the world of screen time and internet use can be pretty tricky when it comes to your kids. Children can tap, swipe and pinch before they can talk or tie their shoelaces, and understandably, parents are worried about the effect it will have on their child’s physical health and development growing up.

Monday 29 January 2018

Romance novel lovers are in for a treat with best-selling Australian author Nicole Hurley-Moore featuring in this year’s Library Lovers’ Day celebrations at Goldfields Libraries.

Monday 29 January 2018

Melbourne-based author, commentator and master speaker Ken Piesse will visit Elmore Library Agency and Bendigo Library to speak about his new book Heroes of the Hour. Ken has written, edited and published more than 70 sports books with a special interest in cricket and Australian Rules football. ­

Monday 29 January 2018

The new Storytime year is about to begin! Children and their parents or carers are invited to join in the fun of Storytime sessions at Inglewood, Boort and Elmore Library Agencies and Wedderburn and Serpentine Playgroups. Enjoy rhymes, stories and songs presented by a skilled library staff member, tailored for young children up to the age of 5.