Orwell: Spain and the road to 1984

Events that influenced George Orwell to write the classic novel ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ A Talk by Ron Bateman (The Orwell Society) Thursday 6th March 2014 – 7.00pm Central Library, 2nd Floor Reading Room In… Continue reading

Manga/Graphic Novel/ Comic Swap and quiz!

Central Library– Saturday 8th February 1.30-3.00pm Highworth Library – Tuesday 18th February 3-4.30pm Pinetrees Library – Thursday 20th February 3-4.30pm Looking for something new to read? Have a great book that you want… Continue reading

Self Help Book Club

Next meeting Tuesday 7th January 1-2pm at Swindon Central Library. Have you read a book which has helped you through challenging and emotional times. Would you like to share your experience with others… Continue reading

Speed Dating #FindaNewLove!!!!

 *****THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED***** It started out in Belgium, and has spread to be a popular regular activity in US libraries (as reported in the New York Times )…now speed dating with… Continue reading

Apply now to be a World Book Night Book Giver!

Swindon Libraries & Information Service will once again be spreading the word and supporting World Book Night on 23rd April, 2014. We are encouraging as many people in Swindon as possible to apply… Continue reading

Joe and Jenny recommend: From Up on Poppy Hill

Jenny and I have decided we have reviewed quite a few manga series for you to get on with for now so we thought we would guide you through the wonderful world of… Continue reading

The Mystery of Agatha Christie – a talk by Lynda Warren

Wednesday 26th February, 2014 7.15pm – Central Library, 2nd Floor Reading Room Area Agatha Christie is the world’s best-known mystery writer, recognised throughout the world as “The Queen of Crime”.  Lynda Warren will… Continue reading

DVDs now in stock and ready to entertain you!….

We have a great selection of the latest DVDs (some not yet available from Lovefilm!)…check out our catalogue for availability! Here are just a few of the latest titles added to our stock:… Continue reading

Joe and Jenny’s Manga Mascot Competition display

“Thanks to everyone who entered the competition! We have now finished our display of all the fantastic entries we received from the competition, if you fancy a look just come down to the… Continue reading

Get into the Community Spirit at Central Library!

SATURDAY 7th DECEMBER – FREE All-day Event: All Welcome! Take time-out from the rush to Christmas and come along to Central Library where we will be getting into the Community spirit. On the… Continue reading