Monday, July 22, 2019

Book News

Britain’s answer to Jason Bourne visits The Central Library

An author described as ‘Britain’s answer to Jason Bourne’ will be signing copies of his latest book at Central Library next week.

James Swallow, a...

Volunteer to help your local libraries

Swindon Libraries are looking for volunteers to get involved in a variety of activities.

Whatever your interest and whatever time you have available, there is...

A local history book about life in Swindon has won a national award

A local history book about life in Swindon has won the 2018 Alan Ball Award – the national award for local history publications.

The book...

World Book Day

Swindon Library to host Book Speed Dating

World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books and takes place on 23rd April every year.

The night brings people from all...

Mischief Makers to celebrate fun summer of reading

Thousands of children in Swindon caught the reading bug this summer as part of the Mischief Makers Summer Reading...

Radical Bookfair returns to Swindon after a year away

After a year’s break, Saturday September 15th will see the return of the Swindon Radical Bookfair.
Taking place between 1-5pm at...

MP gets behind Summer Reading Challenge

South Swindon MP Robert Buckland is encouraging children and parents in Swindon to sign for the Summer Reading Challenge.

The...

Artswords Reading Group discuss Lincoln In The Bardo

Artswords Reading Group takes place at Lower Shaw Farm on Tuesday 17th July at 7.30pm. This month's book is Lincoln in the Bardo by...

Westonbirt Arboretum releases second book in ‘Spotter’s Guide’ Series

Following the success of the hugely popular Tree Spotter’s Guidelast year, Westonbirt Arboretum today announced the publication of the...

National Trust archaeologist launches crime novel

The Hidden Bones is the enigmatic title of the debut crime novel by Nicola Ford, the pen name for...

Summer Reading Challenge – Volunteers  

From 14 July to 9 September, Swindon Libraries are looking for as many volunteers as possible to help them with the...

Artswords Reading Group discuss Nutshell

Just a final reminder that Artswords Reading Group takes place at Lower Shaw Farm, Tuesday 19th June, at 7.30 pm and...

Join in the Bookstart Bird Boogie

The theme for BookTrust’s National Bookstart Week 2018 is Bookstart Bird Boogie with a beautiful book, A Busy Day for...

Artswords Reading Group discuss Women and Power by Mary Beard

Just a final reminder that Artswords Reading Group takes place at Lower Shaw Farm tomorrow, Tuesday 24th April, at 7.30 pm and...