Swindon Celebrates International Women’s Day 2017

Saturday 4th March 2017 – 9.30am to 3.30pm FREE All Day Event organised by the IWD Swindon Community Group.   Programme of Events at Central Library include Ground Floor Events: 10am: Launch Event with the… Continue reading

If you come down to the library today…..

The Bookstart Bear Club is for all children from birth until they start school How to join: Visit your local library – you can join the club at any Swindon Library. Children need… Continue reading

Celebrating International Women’s Day at the Central Library

On the 4th March we will be celebrating International Women’s day at the Central Library with a special event. Check back here for further details.

Swindon Libraries’ Libraries Opportunities for Everyone Innovation Fund Bid

  A couple of weeks before Christmas, as part of the Libraries Taskforce released report, it was announced that there would be money available for Libraries to bid for to enable them to… Continue reading

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