Media Releases

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!

Thursday 19 October 2017

Claire Halliday has been a popular feature writer for dozens of publications across Australia for more than 20 years. Bendigo and Castlemaine Libraries look forward to welcoming her to share insights into her recently released book, Things My Father Taught Me.

Wednesday 18 October 2017

The face of job seeking has changed significantly in recent years with the advent of the digital age. Anyone finding themselves in the situation of seeking a job is now faced with a myriad of options online, and knowing where to start can be challenging.

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Close to Remembrance Day and as the Anzac Centenary commemoration continues, Goldfields Libraries welcomes author Ross McMullin to share his latest book about Australia’s most famous fighting general – Pompey Elliott At War: In His Own Words.

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Sylvia Plath fans will be delighted to have the opportunity to commemorate her 85th birthday at this very special literary event, featuring award winning author, journalist and playwright Barry Dickins, who will reflect upon Sylvia’s life and writings.