The "Friends of the South Warrington Library in Stockton Heath" (SWISH) are dedicated to making the library a valued asset of the Local Community by supporting the development of activities which enhance the use of its facilities. SWISH seek to make the library a valuable local resource by holding regular events such as Film Nights, Board Game Nights, Wine Tasting, Lectures and Art Exhibitions. Check out the current activities using the links below. We welcome new members both at our events and as helpers and if you require further information please use the link below to contact one of our Committee.

When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons
Three local authors talk about their writing journey through 2020 and beyond. Wed 17th Nov and Thu 2nd Dec.

Journey through Native American history

Journey through Native American history
On Saturday, December 4th, David Jones will relate the epic battle between myth and reality and reveals the true nature and history of the Native American peoples.

Reading Friends

Reading Friends
Reading Friends is a new kind of weekly reading group that brings people together - in a relaxed and social atmosphere - to read, have a cup of tea and chat. No need to book, just turn up for our first session on the 17th November from 7:30 to 8:30pm.

Film Club Nights are BACK

Film Club Nights are BACK
Eaten By Lions
Friday 26th November
A charming British comedy about brotherly love. When half brothers Omar and Pete lose their grandmother they grew up with, they are left with nothing to their name and no-one else but each other to call family. They decide to set off for Blackpool together in search of Omar's estranged father.

Family History Opportunity

Family History Opportunity
Try a FREE Family History "Taster Session" using “Ancestry” and “Find My Past” at Stockton Heath Library. Friday 5 November 2021 10.30 to 12.00pm. Friday 19 November 2021 10.30 to 12.00pm. Booking required as places are limited.

Wildlife Drawing Workshops

Wildlife Drawing Workshops
WILDLIFE DRAWING WORKSHOPS
Sunday 21st and repeated on Sunday 28th November.

Learn the basics of drawing feathers and fur with Anita Young 1-4:30pm. Each session limited to 8 people. Learn essential techniques. Try out different drawing materials. Relax and be inspired by nature.

Autumn 2021 Newsletter

Autumn 2021 Newsletter
Our Autumn 2021 Newsletter containing everything that's going on in the Library over the next few months is now available to read or download.

"JO JO Rabbit" being shown on the Film Night, New Our Board Games evenings starting again in October, Anita's Nature drawing "taster" workshops starting November and Bill Cooke's trio of talks on Warrington in the New Year are all here.

SWISH Reading Group

SWISH Reading Group
The SWISH Friends’ reading group has returned to Stockton Heath library, meeting on the second Tuesday of every month at 11am. The next meeting is on Tuesday 12 October at 11.00am where we will be discussing “The Whistleblower” by Robert Peston.

Board Games Nights

Board Games Nights
Board Games Nights are back on Thursday, October 21st and then on the third Thursday of every month. A variety of games will be on offer from simple to complex, short to long, player vs player or ones where you work together as a team.  All abilities and ages from 16 years and up are welcome.

Warrington's History

Warrington's History
Beginning with a talk on Arthur Bennett on the 10th February 2022, Bill Cooke will present a new trio of fabulous monthly talks on the notable events and people in Warrington's recent and distant past. Tickets cost £4 and will be available in the New Year.

Contact Us

Contact Us
If you require more information on Swish contact one of the Committee Members about any aspects of interest

Join Us

Join Us
Come and join SWISH as a member and help maintain and improve our Library
Please note that with the relaxation of the current COVID-19 restrictions the library will re-opening on Friday from the 4th October.

Monday: 10.00am-1.00pm | 2.00pm-5.00pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday:10.00am-1.00pm | 2.00pm-6.00pm
Friday: :10.00am-1.00pm | 2.00pm-5.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am-1.00pm
Sunday: Closed
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