We’ve got lots of fantastic space themed events happening this month at all libraries linking to the ‘Space Chase’ Summer Reading Challenge. The 2019 Summer Reading Challenge will be blasting off in all of our libraries from Saturday, 13 July. Children over the age of four can spend the summer exploring the universe with a… read more
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 Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of more than 35 books will be at the Regent Circus library from 7pm on Thursday, 6 June, to introduce the fourth… read more
Take a look at the May E-Newsletter from Swindon Libraries and see what events they are holding this month.
Children will be able to take part in some special activities to coincide with a new exhibition that is opening at STEAM over the Easter holidays. The holiday activities have been organised to complement the brand new ‘World’s Fastest’ exhibition, which explores the Great Western Railway’s race to become the fastest railway in the world…. read more
To find out about the different libraries in and around Swindon, see the library locations and opening times page on the Swindon.gov website.
A brand new exhibition charting the Great Western Railway’s (GWR) drive to be the fastest railway in the world will launch at STEAM on Saturday (6 April). In May 1904, the Swindon-built City of Truro locomotive achieved a world record speed of 100mph. Speed was the fascination of the 20th Century and a speeding locomotive… read more
Swindon Borough Council has renewed its commitment to boosting literacy levels by ensuring libraries across the town reach their full potential. At Wednesday’s (6 Feb) Cabinet meeting, it was agreed that the Swindon Library and Information Service will be delivered directly by the Council in line with the authority’s pledge to offer opportunities that develop… read more
A new railway exhibition is open at STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon which lifts the lid on the rivalry that drove the big four railway companies in the early 1900s to be the fastest. Entitled Time on Trial, the special exhibition takes a look at the exhilarating speed trials that took… read more
It’s that festive time of year, why not escape the shopping and relax with a book? We have some festive happenings going on so read on to find out more… Visit The Library Shop at STEAM Look out for the Swindon Library shop this year at STEAM Museum, where we will be joining other local artists… read more
Enjoy Plenty Of Sparkle This Christmas at STEAM Come along to our magical weekend event and follow our Festive Trail as you enjoy all the attractions at STEAM over the Christmas and New Year period. New for this year, we are open on New Year’s Day! Check our opening times in this newsletter. Three fabulous… read more