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Kangaroo Flat Library is on the move to Lockwood Road in 2020

In June 2020, the Kangaroo Flat Library will relocate from its present High Street address to the former Senior Citizens building at 21 Lockwood Road.

The Lockwood Road premises will undergo a $1.38M redevelopment to provide a 50 per cent larger, centrally located library facility to service Kangaroo Flat’s growing community for many years to come.

The Lockwood Road site:

  • Increases the current Library space by almost 50 per cent
  • Is close to public transport
  • Is close to Kangaroo Flat shopping strip
  • Is close to the Kangaroo Flat site of the Bendigo Community Health Service
  • Is close to local schools
  • Has good access for all
  • Has sufficient car parking on site and is in close proximity to other public car parking
  • Has the Bendigo Creek walking trail running down the side of the site which provides good access for residents to the site by bike or foot
  • The City also owns land on both sides of the site
  • Has potential to develop into a new community hub

For more information view the Community Bulletin.

The move to Lockwood Road is a strong commitment and investment by both the City of Greater Bendigo and Goldfields Libraries to provide improved and expanded library services to the community.

What services would you like to see at the new Library?

Complete our online survey and tell us what types of new services you would like to see provided at the new Library facility.

Greater Bendigo libraries

There are four public libraries in the Greater Bendigo area – Bendigo, Kangaroo Flat, Heathcote and Eaglehawk – as well as a mobile library service, and Goldfields Research Centre Bendigo Regional Archives Centre.

These library services are part of the Goldfields Library Corporation, which serves The City of Greater Bendigo, Loddon Shire Council, Macedon Ranges Shire, and Mount Alexander Shire.

The City of Greater Bendigo is a member of the Goldfields Library Corporation. We are represented on the library's board and provide funding to the library.

Become a library member

Library membership is free and members can borrow books, magazines, audio books on cassette, CD and MP3, DVDs and music CD collections from the 10 member libraries. You can reserve and renew via the website. Free Internet and computer access is available at all Goldfields Libraries for members.

Library locations and hours

Bendigo Library

The Library includes an exciting children's zone, a lounge and café, a performance space, new exhibition and community spaces and technology, including Wi-Fi.

259 Hargreaves Street Bendigo
Phone 03 5449 2700 
[email protected]
More information and Bendigo Library hours

Goldfields Research Centre

Specialised collections of books, CD-ROMs, microforms and databases covering Bendigo, the Goldfields, Australiana, genealogy and children's literature. Extensive local history resources and skilled staff are available.

Located 1st floor Bendigo Library

259 Hargreaves Street
Phone 03 5449 2700
[email protected] 
More information and Goldfields Research Centre hours

Bendigo Regional Archives Centre 

Access to government and non-government historic records for the region.

Located 1st floor Bendigo Library

259 Hargreaves Street Bendigo
Phone 03 5449 2700

Bendigo Regional Archives Centre website.

Kangaroo Flat Library  

267 High Street Kangaroo Flat
Phone 03 5447 8344
[email protected]    
Goldfields Library website: Kangaroo Flat Library.

Please note in June 2020, the Kangaroo Flat Library will relocate from its present High Street address to the former Senior Citizens building at 21 Lockwood Road. 

Heathcote Library

125 High Street Heathcote
Phone 03 5433 3734 
[email protected] 

Goldfields Library website: Heathcote Library.

Eaglehawk Library

Mechanics Institute Building, Peg Leg Road, Eaglehawk
Phone 03 5446 7577

Goldfields Library website: Eaglehawk Library.

Library Agencies in Axedale and Elmore

Goldfields Library website: Library Agencies.

Contact us

For more information about our Goldfields Library Corporation membership contact us on 03 5434 6000.

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