Introducing Swindon Visitor Information

  Visit Swindon Information Centre is based in Central Library and we offer a wide range of services and assistance to both visitors and residents. Here’s just a sample of what we do;… Continue reading

Quantumology – author talk by Kathy Ratcliffe

7.15pm Tuesday 24th February 2015 Central Library – 2nd Floor Reading Room Quantumology – Bridging Quantum and Human Worlds Known to her fans as ‘The Quantumologist’, Kathy Ratcliffe describes her book as ‘an… Continue reading

Local Studies at Swindon Central Library: A 2014 Roundup

2014 was another busy year in Local Studies. Here’s a quick summary of our activities in the last year: We staged the latest 4 meetings of the Swindon & District History Network (also… Continue reading

New DVD and Blu-ray films for January 2015.

The following DVDS and Blu-ray films are either already on shelf or on order and will be coming to Swindon Libraries soon! Check our catalogue for availability. [Fast Film DVDs: Fastfilms are new… Continue reading

Banned books in Swindon Libraries!

Across the world and over the many years of publishing, there are numerous titles that have found themselves banned from schools, libraries, and even from publication by government decree. Times however change, and… Continue reading

Get IT when you want it @ SwindonLibrary!

Did you get an e-reader, tablet or smartphone for Christmas? Or have you bought one for someone else? Do you want to read books on your device or access a world of information… Continue reading

NaNoWriMo 2014

During the month of November, every Saturday, the Central Library metamorphosed into a creative hub of eager writers. It was a pleasure to have them working away on their novels – they were… Continue reading

Seasonal Community Event at Central Library

The frantic build-up to Christmas usually starts in earnest from the beginning of December and Central Library invites you to drop-in on Saturday 6th December to escape the rush and experience what’s happening… Continue reading

Wroughton Library to celebrate it’s 40th Birthday!

To celebrate 40 years since the opening of Wroughton Library we will be holding a very special coffee morning with Birthday cake as well as giving away £40 of book tokens! Friday 28th… Continue reading

Mythical Maze Volunteer Celebration Event 2014.

Each year The Reading Agency’s annual Summer Reading Challenge helps get three quarters of a million children into libraries to maintain their reading skills and confidence. The challenge is for children to read… Continue reading