Connecting blind and partially sighted people with books and reading – 4 to 17 June 2018 Make a Noise in Libraries (MANIL) is an annual campaign designed to bring public libraries and blind… Continue reading

Feel Write Reading & Writing Group

National Bookstart Week 2018

National Bookstart Week 4 – 10 June 2018 Bookstart Bird Boogie The theme for BookTrust’s National Bookstart Week 2018 is Bookstart Bird Boogie with a beautiful book, A Busy Day for Birds, written… Continue reading

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Free IT Courses in your Library!

Courses will be running as follows; Exploring the Internet for Beginners   Central Library : 7th,14th, 21st and 28th June (10:30-14:30) in the Learning Zone   Ipad for Beginners   West Swindon Library:… Continue reading

Extended Access to your Library

You can now gain access to our Core Libraries outside of staffed hours! Extended Access uses technology to allow you to access the libraries outside of staffed hours. You must be registered and… Continue reading

A Swindon Time Capsule

New local history book; “A Swindon Time Capsule: Working Class Life 1899-1984”. (160 pages, colour ills., ISBN: 9781527221734) This fantastic new book is the result of a HLF project by Swindon Heritage magazine… Continue reading

Swindon Festival of Literature at the Central Library

Swindon Libraries are very pleased to be hosting four events as part of the Swindon Festival of Literature 2018. Tickets are available from the Central Library or by phoning 01793 466454 Mark Fisher… Continue reading

World Health Day – 7th April

Celebrate World Health Day with us at the Central Library. Come and have a chat with the Health Ambassadors for advice on healthy life choices and stopping smoking or simply browse or range… Continue reading

Our Stories with Cat Weatherill

Once upon a time, on a dark and stormy night, in November last year international storyteller Cat Weatherill  came to the Central Library and talked about the Art of Storytelling and we offered… Continue reading