Book to the Future: the 1970s

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: The 1980s

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

Read through the decades and win prizes this winter with the South West Reading Passport.

Pick up your South West Reading Passport 2016:Book to the Future from your local library. Your Reading Passport journeys through the decades to explore defining authors of the past 100 years. It features… Continue reading

Explore Learning Pirate Workshops

Ahoy me hearties! Your children can have fun and get writing creatively this half term at the following libraries: Central Library (01793 463238) on Wednesday 26th October from 11-12noon Park Library (01793 463501)… Continue reading

Why Participate in National Novel Writing Month?

[Article written by Kat Armstrong, Municipal Liaison for the Swindon NaNoWriMo Region] “I started taking part in National Novel Writing Month in 2012 during my first year at University. I was a stressed… Continue reading

Calling All Budding Young Writers of West Swindon!

BT and Barclays give budding young authors in West Swindon the chance to co-write a new book with best-selling author of Darkmouth, Shane Hegarty As part of the BT and Barclays Wi-Fi in… Continue reading

A Year in the Life

We are often asked as outreach officers what we actually do in our role, so we thought we’d give you a brief overview of ‘a year in the life of outreach’. Much of… Continue reading

Write a novel this November!

‘Hey.’ Your best friend walks over. Or maybe it’s your mum, your teacher, your co-worker. ‘I’m going to write a novel this month. I’d like you to write it with me.’ I want… Continue reading

World Mental Health Day at the Central Library

Monday 10th October is World Mental Health Day and the day will be marked at the Central Library with an afternoon event whereby various organisations and professionals will be promoting valuable advice and… Continue reading

Charlotte Brontë – Jane Eyre:

The Path of the Poor Orphan Child – A Lecture by Dr Keith Hooper An illustrated lecture that explores this wonderful and, at the time, highly controversial novel. The lecture will explore the themes… Continue reading