Meet the staff! Anish Noble-Harrison

Where do you work: Across Swindon Libraries, but I’m based at the Central Library What do you do: My job title is ‘Joint Lead, Outreach’, which means I am responsible for promoting our… Continue reading

Swindon Festival of Literature 2014

Swindon Libraries and Information Service are proud to be supporting the Swindon Festival of Literature once more and will be stocking books by festival speakers. The festival, now in its 21st year, runs… Continue reading

Make a difference this summer!

Are you looking for something to do this summer? Want to give back to your community? Do you like reading? Looking for great skills and experience for your personal statement or CV? Children’s… Continue reading

Meet the staff! Leah Bevan

What is your name:   Leah Bevan Where do you work:  I have a desk at Central Library but the seven Neighbourhood Libraries cover a lot of ground so I can be found all… Continue reading

World Music – a concert of classical and contemporary Sitar and Tabla music

Central Library – 2nd Floor Reading Room Saturday 22nd March 2014 – 4.15pm Classical and contemporary Sitar & Tablar music performed by Surmeet and Upneet Singh. Surmeet Singh has been playing Sitar since… Continue reading

Central Library Reader’s Group review Doris Lessing

The Sweetest Dream: While Frances Lennox, uncomplaining and unsentimental about her roles as 60s earth mother for a string of “screwed up” post-war children, serves up endless nurturing at the crowded kitchen table… Continue reading

Joe and Jenny Recommend : Fruits Basket

We are going to diverge a little from Studio Ghibli this month to tell you about a brilliant anime series called Fruits Basket. (Believe it or not this is the only one that… Continue reading

Joe and Jenny : New Anime DVD Collection!

We just wanted to just give you guys a quick post to tell you that we now have a brand new collection of anime DVD’s in the library. Woohoo! This collection will be making… Continue reading

Six Book Challenge 2014

If you’re thinking about improving your reading or would like to read more, then the Six Book Challenge is for you! Martina Cole, the acknowledged queen of crime drama, is the official ambassador… Continue reading

Author Spotlight: Kate Maryon

We are delighted to have the very talented Kate Maryon talking to selected groups of Swindon school children on Friday 7th February. Kate is a truly inspiring author, whose books focus on the… Continue reading