Creepy House Dance tour – Summer Reading Challenge 2013

Creepy House: A dancing mystery: *****ALL TICKETS HAVE NOW BEEN ALLOCATED***** On a dark, dark hill; in a dark, dark town; down a dark, dark street; something is haunting Creepy House. It’s scaring… Continue reading

Win two adult tickets to Cheddar Caves and Gorge!

Cheddar Gorge is Britain’s biggest gorge from the dramatic cliffs rising 450ft to the stunning stalactite caverns. This world-famous site is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, reveals many fascinating stories of our… Continue reading

Nikita Lalwani: Authors Talk and Book Signing Event

Tuesday 3rd September, 2013 7.15pm – 2nd Floor Reading Room Tickets £1.50 (library members)/£2.50 (non-members) available from Visitor Information Centre, Ground Floor at Central Library or any SBC library. Tel: 01793 463782 for… Continue reading

South West Reading Passport

Between 29th July and 30th September 2013 all libraries in the South West of England will be inviting people to take a reading journey around the region with the help of a free… Continue reading

Local Author Book Launch: ‘The Swindon Book’ by Mark Child

Central Library Saturday 3rd August, 2013 11.00am – 1.00pm Ground Floor Express Zone Mark Child will be here at Central Library to launch The Swindon Book.  The book is published by Hobnob Press… Continue reading

SPS Annual Photographic Exhibition 2013

On display from: Sat 13th – 27th July at Central Library (in the Ground Floor Corridor – just off the Cafe area) Sat 3rd – 17th August at West Swindon Library. Swindon Photographic… Continue reading

Internationally renowned fiction from Arabia Books.

To celebrate its fifth anniversary and to raise awareness of Arab culture and literature in Britain, Arabia Books, in collaboration with the Reading Agency, have given sets of books they have published since… Continue reading

Joe and Jenny recommend: D.N.Angel

Our review this month is of D.N.Angel, a manga published by TokyoPop. This story centres around the misadventures of Daisuke Niwa, who on his fourteenth birthday finds out that his family legacy; when… Continue reading

Summer Reading Challenge Launch Event

Come and join us from 10.30am, Saturday 20th July at the Central Library for the launch of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Our theme this year is  ‘Creepy House.’ Children taking part in… Continue reading

Behind the scenes at the library!

Blog post by Kelly Saunders, Library Assistant, Central Library. “I’m going to try and explain what happens behind the scenes at the library.  I will probably be very biased towards activities that happen… Continue reading