Joe and Jenny’s Manga Mascot Competition…and the winners are!……

[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

A History of Swindon Folksingers Club

PLEASE NOTE :This event has been postponed due to health reasons on the part of the speakers of the talk. It is hoped to reschedule this event for early 2014. Ticket refunds can… Continue reading

Joe and Jenny recommend: P.H.D Phantasy Degree

[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

Half term activities

Monday 28th October. Pinetrees Library 10.00-10.30: Story and Rhyme Time 10.30-11.00: Fairy Tale crafts! Join us for our usual mix of lively stories and rhymes followed by colouring and fairy tale craft activities… Continue reading

Joe and Jenny’s Manga Mascot Competition

We’ve been thinking over the last month that it would be really great to have mascots for our blog and we thought a fun way to do this would be to have a… Continue reading

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