Seniors are always welcome at Goldfields Libraries! | Goldfields Library Corporation

Seniors are always welcome at Goldfields Libraries!


There are plenty of free activities, events and services on offer for over 55s at Goldfields Libraries including:

Events and Activities

A range of events and activities such as author talks, hands on creative and digital workshops (eg. photo books, robotics, paper marbling, book binding), Alzheimer’s Australia presentations, chess, bridge and Bendigo Volunteer Centre workshops. There are also plenty of activities to keep the grandkids busy! 

IT Help

One-on-one IT help sessions to assist you with electronic devices and eResources. Tech Savvy Seniors, a short course to assist seniors to develop their computer skills, covering a variety of topics.

Family and Local History 

Family history and local history research services and assistance and an extensive range of family history eResources, free for library members to access.

Book Clubs

A variety of Book Club resources are available to loan. The library can also put you in touch with an existing club to join.

Craft Groups

Craft groups can meet at the library tables, the Red Well Café (in Bendigo Library), or in a meeting room (chargeable). 


The eLibrary offers a range of online newspapers, magazines, eBooks, eAudio books, puzzles, computer courses, language learning tools, music and film.


The Red Well Café offers delicious lunch, coffee and snack options at Bendigo Library.

Browse the Library Catalogue

The library catalogue has over 300,000 books, dvds and magazines to loan.

Check your local library's opening hours and other details.