FREE activities at your local library this summer!

Borrow and return your books, collect your Mythical Maze, Summer Reading Challenge 2014 stickers and rewards and join a weekly craft session during the holidays! Find out more about the Challenge on our… Continue reading

Old MacDonald Had a Farm!

On Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th July, Swindon Libraries will be hosting a special story time, in partnership with the Wyvern Theatre. To celebrate the Wyvern Theatre’s show ‘Old MacDonald Had a Farm’,… Continue reading

DVDs on order for July/August

The following DVDS and Blu-ray films are on order and will be coming to Swindon Libraries during July and August! Check our catalogue for availability. Fastfilm DVDs Man Of Tai Chi (also on… Continue reading

Mythical Maze, Summer Reading Challenge 2014 Launch Event

Lose yourself in the library! You’ll be a-mazed at what is going down at your local library this summer with Mythical Maze, Summer Reading Challenge 2014! The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every… Continue reading

Ashdown Park: Swindon’s Second Stately Home – a talk by Nicola Cornick

Wednesday 25th June at 7.15pm Swindon Central Library – 2nd Floor Reading Room Historian and international bestselling and award-winning author of romantic historical fiction Nicola Cornick will be talking about the history of Ashdown… Continue reading

Swindon Libraries’ Volunteering Stars

Two very special people, Pam Baker & Glenise Gough, were awarded a special certificate of appreciation from Voluntary Action Swindon.  Pam & Glenise have been volunteering for the Home Library Service for 25… Continue reading

James Aitcheson – Author Talk & Book Signing Event

7.15pm Thursday 19th June 2014 Central Library – 2nd Floor Reading Room Historian and Novelist James Aitcheson will be presenting an Author’s Talk and Book Signing event at Central Library on Thurs 19th… Continue reading

Joe and Jenny Recommend: Blue Exorcist

This week we are reviewing the popular ongoing series Blue Exorcist. The story centres around Rin Okumura along with his twin brother Yukio who have been orphaned and left to be raised by… Continue reading

Be the hero for Bookstart 2014

Be the hero of your own story with Bookstart this summer 2014 Swindon Libraries will be celebrating  National Bookstart Week with special story and rhyme time sessions. National Bookstart Week, which runs from… Continue reading

Pedal Folk: In Search of Spring and Edward Thomas

Friday 30th May 2014 – 7.15pm Central Library – 2nd Floor Reading Room Tickets £5 (£3 under-18s) available from Ground Floor Help Desk at Central Library. During Easter 1913, poet and writer Edward… Continue reading