Use your library on the go - March 2016 
Use your library from wherever you are: from the comfort of your sofa or on your daily commute, all for free.

There are a wealth of online resources available from Slough Libraries that you can use wherever you are from learning your theory test, to dictionaries, plus newspapers, e-magazines and e-books.
Catch up on all your favourite magazines online
Find great articles in BBC Top Gear magazine - free from Zinio and Slough Libraries

In the latest issue of BBC Top Gear magazine - get inside the heads of the new TG presenters!

When you borrow with Zinio you get the whole magazine including ALL the usual great features, like From the Archive, where this issue you can find out about the VW Beetle that went to the Antarctic! The drive of the month is the Porche 911 Turbo S.

Find a whole range of top magazines available completely for free online with Slough Libraries. Titles include Men's Fitness, National Geographic, Newsweek, Total Film and World Soccer. (more information about e-magazines

Victorian Broadmoor - author talk with Mark Stevens
Author Mark Stevens has delved into the treatment of mental health in Victorian times and has written two books Broadmoor Revealed and Life in a Victorian Asylum on the topic.

He's bringing his fascinating talk to Slough Library on 17th March at 4pm - refreshments are included!
Wondering what to read next?

Visit the library catalogue and find what books and items we have available Trying to find a particular book or just wanting to see what's on offer? Have a look at our online catalogue and find reading ideas, and suggestions based on what other people were interested in if they borrowed the book you're after.


You can also log in with your library card and PIN to check your details, renew your books or reserve a book you're interested in. Visit Slough libraries catalogue today!

10 days - author talk with Gillian Slovo
Meet author Gillian Slovo at Slough Library Monday 4 April 11am
This year CityRead London's celebration of books and reading is coming to Slough Libraries.

We are kicking of Slough's own participation in the celebration with a talk with Orange Prize-shortlisted author Gillian Slovo on Monday 4 April 11am in Slough Library.

Ten Days is a gripping novel influenced by research for her play The Riots (2011).Told through the shifting perspectives of three main characters - the newly appointed Police Chief, the Home Secretary, and Cathy Mason, a resident on an estate due to be demolished -Ten Days is about what happens when politics, policing and the hard realities of living in London collide.

Gillian is a lively and entertaining speaker, well worth coming along!

(more information about events at Slough Libraries)
Learn at your own pace - wherever you are
  Wide range of online learning tools from Slough Libraries Want to pass your theory test? Or perhaps you'd like to try a new hobby? Fancy learning a new language before your holiday or want to improve your English? Perhaps you want to study for the Life in the UK test.

Or maybe you've got a new gadget like an ipad or an iphone and want to learn how to use it a bit better.

There are a range of different ways to learn from video tutorials to practise tests longer courses with an online tutor. All courses are free with your library card! Try something new today. (more information about online learning courses)
Make a small change to improve your health
Still time to earn free gifts and join in with great events in March for Health and Wellbeing If you haven't signed up to the libraries promotion - there's still a chance for you to sign up and earn free gifts including free day passes to Synergy gyms, wrist bands and pens till the 31st March.

Plus we've still got more great events coming up including Dr Bike, health checks and information stalls about breast cancer, prostate cancer and hearing support.

People who complete all 4 stages of the promotion (which includes borrowing, helping a friend become a library member and attending an event) will be in with a chance of more prizes. (more information about events)
"We are all now connected by the internet, like neurons in a giant brain"

Stephen Hawking
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