Explore Learning Feargal Fly Detective Workshops, August 2017

Explore Learning will be running ‘The Grammar Detective’ workshop in Swindon Libraries this August. In the workshop children are set the task of becoming detectives and creating a case file for the case… Continue reading

Author talk and book signing: Dianne Pane

Dianne Pane’s book is a “docu-drama of the First World War”, a fictionalised account of her grandfather – who went to Mesopotamia in WW1 as a member of the RAMC, armed with his… Continue reading

Author Talk: Juno Dawson

Tuesday 25th July, 6.30pm—7.30pm Come and listen to this prolific and award-winning young people’s author talk about her books, her inspiration and her experiences. Queen of Teen 2014 Juno Dawson is the multi… Continue reading

National Bookstart Week 2017

Swindon Libraries will be celebrating National Bookstart Week 2017 with a number of story time sessions throughout the week of 5th – 11th June, to encourage families to have fun together, anywhere and… Continue reading

…and we have a winner!….

We had loads of  entries into our South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future competition, but unfortunately there could only be one lucky winner for our local prize! We asked readers… Continue reading

Swindon Festival of Literature 2017

                The 24th Swindon Festival of Literature is fast approaching… time to start reading all those authors you plan to see. Do the groundwork between now… Continue reading

An evening of crime and intrigue…..

Join us for a very special event on Thursday 20th April to mark World Book Night, an annual celebration of reading which aims to reach people who don’t regularly pick up a book.… Continue reading

World Book Night 2017

World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books which takes place on 23 April every year. Books are given out across the UK with a focus on reaching those who… Continue reading

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