Media Releases

Wednesday 19 January 2022

Calling all writers!

Goldfields Libraries and the Eaglehawk Dahlia & Arts Festival are calling for entries from writers all over Australia for the annual Mulga Bill Writing Awards.

The 2022 festival celebrates 50 years of the Dahlia + Arts, and writers are encouraged to take inspiration from the theme ‘celebration’ and submit a poem or short story.

Thursday 25 November 2021

Kids are encouraged to keep reading over the summer for a chance to win some great prizes as part of the new state-wide BIG Summer Read program!

Thursday 16 September 2021

Kangaroo Flat will receive its biggest street art project to date this September thanks to a joint project between Goldfields Libraries, Anglicare, Bike Bendigo and local street artist collective Nacho Station. Funding has been provided by Healthy Heart of Victoria.

Monday 17 May 2021


What: National Simultaneous Storytime

When: Wednesday 19 May, from 10.45am (reading begins at 11am)

Where: at the libraries listed below.


Thursday 6 May 2021

Bendigo Library is showcasing the lives, abilities, and awesomeness of children with disabilities this month with an inspiring and heart-warming photographic exhibition by award-winning photographer and author Rachel Callander.

Monday 3 May 2021

Over 60s will be encouraged to pick up a hoop and get wiggling in one of the free classes offered as part of an eight-week exercise program at local libraries.

Goldfields Libraries have teamed up with the City of Greater Bendigo to deliver a program of fun and fitness for older adults.

Thursday 22 April 2021

The Sydney Writers' Festival Live and Local program returns to Goldfields Libraries following the post-Covid hiatus! Located in both Bendigo and Castlemaine Library, Bendigo will be bringing Sydney Writers Festival via Livestream from Friday 30th April-Sunday 2nd of May. Livestream sessions across the libraries and their addresses are as listed below.

Wednesday 17 March 2021

After 13 wonderful years with Goldfields Libraries, Lulu Cockram will be stepping down from her role as Woodend Library Manager.

Lulu joined the Goldfields Libraries team in 2008 as a casual at the Kyneton branch before moving on to become the Manager at Woodend in 2010.

Wednesday 17 February 2021

Imagine your ideal library. What would it look like? What would it offer? Where would it be located?

Wednesday 10 February 2021

The new Kangaroo Flat Library is now open, and we want you to come and celebrate with us! The library opened in June last year, but due to Covid-19 restrictions, celebrations haven’t been possible, until now!