Two ‘one-act’ black comedies performed by The Western Players

Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th September 2013 Central Library – 7.30 in 2nd Floor Reading Room The Western Players – Swindon’s well-known local amateur dramatic  group will be performing two ‘one-act’ black comedies… Continue reading

Lesley Pearse – Author’s Talk and Book Signing Event

Wednesday 18th September, 2013 – 7.15pm Central Library – 2nd Floor Reading Room Bestselling author Lesley Pearse will be visiting the Central Library to talk about her books and being an author as… Continue reading

Comic Books: not just Super Heroes in capes!

By Dennis Deacon (library assistant, Moredon and Rodbourne Cheney Library) When people think of comic books, or graphic novels, often Super Heroes in bright clothes fighting outlandish villains come to mind. Superman, Spiderman… Continue reading

Shaw Ridge School Creepy House Project

West Swindon Library Creepy House Click on the link above to look at Shaw Ridge School’s journey in creating a ‘Creepy House’ for West Swindon Library, as part of this year’s Summer Reading… Continue reading

So what do library staff read?….

Surrounded every day by lots of fantastic books, Swindon’s library staff really are spoiled for choice! Here are some of our favourites: those books that we would recommend and those which, well, just… Continue reading

Behind the scenes at the library! Part 2.

Blog post by Kelly Saunders, Library Assistant, Central Library. All about the store! I think I’d better start this post with a thank you to the Swindon Advertiser and BBC Wiltshire for taking… Continue reading

Celebrating the ‘End of Summer’ at Central Library

Sunday 1st September, 2013 1.00pm – 3.00pm: Ground Floor Courtyard, Central Library  Come and join us in celebrating the ‘End of Summer’ for a diverse cultural mix of Poetry, Art and Asian Dance… Continue reading

Panchatantra Children’s Workshop at West, North and Central Libraries

Tuesday 27th August, 2013 West Swindon Library – 11am North Swindon Library – 1.30pm Central Library – 3.15pm Rohit Ballal presents a unique workshop of Indian traditions and spoken word. Fusing folk tales… Continue reading

Happy 10th Birthday Highworth Library!

Where has the time gone? Highworth Library has been in its present building for 10 years! During 12th -17th August there will be lots going on in the library to celebrate: Monday 12th: … Continue reading

Joe and Jenny’s beginner’s guide to Manga

[Jenny and Joe work at the Central Library and they LOVE manga and anime! They are going to share their favourite books and films on the Swindon Libraries blog, so watch this space… Continue reading