Royal International Air Tattoo

Held annually each July at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, the Royal International Air Tattoo, the world’s largest military airshow, is one of the UK’s top outdoor family events. We are pleased to announce that… Continue reading

Swindon Festival of Literature 2013

The twentieth Swindon Festival of Literature is fast approaching …It’s a fantastic festival this year with some great speakers and there is plenty of time to start reading all those authors you plan… Continue reading

Total Film’s year in ‘must-see’ movies at Swindon Libraries!…Part 2.

The January 2013 issue of Total Film listed one movie per month that was an absolute ‘must-see’ in 2012. Here at Swindon Libraries you can rent out  all of these movies, except the… Continue reading

Total Film’s year in ‘must-see’ movies at Swindon Libraries!…Part 1.

The January 2013 issue of Total Film listed one movie per month that was an absolute ‘must-see’ in 2012. Here at Swindon Libraries you can rent out  all of these movies, except the… Continue reading

Joe and Jenny Recommend!

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

Did you know we are an Arts Award Supporter?

Are you doing your Arts Award? Swindon Libraries and Information Service is a registered Arts Award Supporter.  Arts Award is a national arts qualification inspiring young people to develop creative and leadership skills.… Continue reading

A Visual History of Swindon – Local Studies at Swindon Central Library

Do you have an interest in the history of the Borough of Swindon? Or perhaps you have ancestors who once lived here? If so, the Local Studies team at Central Library would like… Continue reading

North Swindon Library Sunday Reading Group recommend: Part 2….

We asked, in 2012, which book has stayed with you and why? “I loved (or was unable to escape the worlds of) so many of these books – ‘Never Let Me Go‘ I… Continue reading

North Swindon Library Sunday Reading Group recommend….

We asked, in 2012 which book has stayed with you and why? ‘Out‘ by Natsuo Kirino (translated from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder) has proved a hit with readers. This story follows four… Continue reading