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Music on the Move

Music on the move

Wiltshire mobile libraries and Wiltshire Rural Music are bringing music to the doorstep.  On Wednesday 15 May, visitors to the mobile library will be able to enjoy and experience live music performed by talented Wiltshire musicians for free.

North Mobile - Wednesday 15 May

There will be 20 minute Clarinet Duo performances by Charlotte Dunling and Emma Davies at mobile library stops in Yatton Keynell, Nettleton, Castle Combe and North Wraxall.

Folk musicians, Green Matthews, will be playing a wide variety of instruments and telling stories through music during their performance at Colerne, Quarry Lane, between 10.15am and 12.45pm.

Further information and timings can be found on the Wiltshire Rural Music website. 


Spring bank holiday

All libraries will be closed on Monday 27 May, except Calne and Devizes which will be open from 8am to 5pm for self-service using the Open Access system.  Calne and Devizes customers will need to have registered for the Open Access system in advance of these dates to visit during these self-service sessions.

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Reading Passport app

Download the free Reading Passport app to start your virtual journey across the South West.

Collect stamps for every book you read and event you attend. These stamps will then unlock different locations along your journey across the South West. Community pages allow you to add book reviews and submit your own creative writing.

Start your journey today by searching for Reading Passport in the App Store or Google Play store.

Happy Exploring!



eMagazines have been added to our collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks. RBdigital eMagazines are available for you to read for free using your library card number at any time of day or night.

Find out more by visiting the eBook, eAudio and eMagazine and FAQs pages.


British Newspaper Archive

The British Newspaper Archive has been added to our online resource collection. It gives free access to millions of newspaper articles from the British Library newspaper collections from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

You can search the archive from home but you will need to visit the library to view any articles that you discover on the library computers.

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Wiltshire records on Ancestry

Records from the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre have been added to Ancestry. The records cover the period 1538 to 1916 and include baptisms, marriages and burials in Church of England parishes across Wiltshire. 

These records can be accessed from home with a personal Ancestry subscription or for free by visiting any Wiltshire library or the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre and accessing Ancestry on the free public access computers. For more information, visit the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre news pages.

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Donations to library stock

The library service can use your recently read books it's a great way to recycle them!

We welcome books that are in good physical condition and up to date, where this is important. Our experience suggests that books published within the last two to three years are most popular.

You can donate books via your local library.

Please note, all donated books are accepted on the understanding that the library service is free to use, sell or otherwise dispose of them to meet the needs of the service.

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept donations of DVDs due to licensing issues.

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New DVDs every time you visit!

Wiltshire Libraries continue to offer a range of the latest films and TV releases on DVD the week they are released. Latest titles can be hired for an entire week for just £3.20!

Whether you're a fan of blockbuster films, want to revisit Downton Abbey, are hooked on Game of Thrones, or want to sample some World Cinema, there's bound to be something to try.

For more information, you can view our DVD hire page or drop in to your local library to see what's available.

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Last updated: 8 May 2019 | Last reviewed: 8 May 2019