Reflecting on the life and writings of Hermann Hesse

7.15pm 9th February 2017 Central Library SN1 1QG The novelist, poet and artist Hermann Hesse is primarily known for his themes of an individual’s search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality as explored in… Continue reading

70 Years of Listings: a talk by Martin Newman

7.15pm Tuesday 17th January 2017 Central Library – 2nd Floor Reading Room Tickets: £2.50 (£1.50 library members) available from the Central Library Ground Floor Help Desk as well as all other Swindon Libraries.… Continue reading

Dementia Friends Information Session

**Session now full – but please do get in touch if you might be interested in attending a session at a later date** Become a Dementia Friend. A Dementia Friend learns a little… Continue reading

Securing a sustainable future for Swindon’s Library Services

The proposed library strategy has been approved by the Swindon Borough Council Cabinet and Scrutiny Committee. Find out full details at: http://www.swindon.gov.uk/librariesfuture The 7th December 2016 Cabinet Meeting agenda and minutes can be found… Continue reading

Meet the Staff!

What is your name? Rhonda Dempsie Where do you work? Across Swindon Libraries but am based at Central Library What do you do? I am an Outreach Officer, so I promote library services… Continue reading

Book to the Future: Win this amazing book!

Century: One Hundred Years of Human Progress, Regression, Suffering and Hope, 1899-1999. by Bruce Bernard (Author), Terence McNamee (Author) (small edition) With 1,224 pages and 1,090 images, this colossal volume offers an informative,… Continue reading

Book to the Future: Speedy Boarding!

Lacking time to read? Struggling to find something short, interesting AND well written? Quick Reads are short books written by big name authors that are designed to be easy to read and as… Continue reading

Book to the Future: 2010s

Pick up your South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future from your local library, read through the decades and win prizes from now until March 2017. Find out more on our … Continue reading

Book to the Future: 2000s

Pick up your South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future from your local library, read through the decades and win prizes from now until March 2017. Find out more on our … Continue reading

Book to the Future: 1920s

Pick up your South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future from your local library, read through the decades and win prizes from now until March 2017. Find out more on our … Continue reading