Media Releases

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.

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Children aged 5-12 years are invited to unleash their imaginations at Goldfields Libraries these school holidays in the annual Summer Reading Club!

Friday 1 December 2017

Things are warming up at Goldfields Libraries this Summer with a range of fun, free and educational activities available to keep all age groups cool!

Monday 27 November 2017

In a world dominated by screens and social media, libraries are the architecture of community connection.

“We have dramatically transformed into becoming so much more than a home for a book collection,” says Kath Waugh, Manager of the Bendigo Library. “We are Bendigo’s shared lounge room for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.”

Thursday 2 November 2017

Christine Nixon, former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, will visit Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries to speak about her new book Women Leading, co-written with Amanda Sinclair.

Friday 20 October 2017

Mini scientists aged 4-5 and their parents are invited to join in the Little Bang Discovery Club, a free, four week program which introduces science the fun way! Based around STEM concepts (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), the program focuses on developing ideas and skills that inspire scientific exploration, discovery and learning. 

Thursday 19 October 2017

Children’s Week will be loads of fun this year at Goldfields Libraries with dynamic musical duo The Mudcakes performing for kids aged 2-6! Come along for a free and interactive concert with original songs, quirky instruments and seriously cool kindie rock!