A box full of new books for Reading Ahead has just arrived in Banbury, pop in and take a look.

Reading College Library

posted 28 Jul 2017, 02:20 by Martin Strugnell

Our Reading library will close between 31st July-11th August. 
Martin, Alison, Chi and Raymond are leaving the library and would like to wish all our users the best for the future.

University prospectuses

posted 25 Jul 2017, 00:50 by Lyndsay Stringfellow

Are you thinking about applying to university?  A wide selection of prospectuses are now available to browse in the Oxford Library.  Look forward to seeing you soon.

Vacation opening

posted 29 Jun 2017, 10:50 by Martin Strugnell   [ updated 29 Jun 2017, 10:56 ]

Our library opening times will be changing for the summer vacation from July 3rd. 
Opening times are shown under Our Libraries, but please contact your local library first as changes may be made at short notice.

World Refugee Day

posted 21 Jun 2017, 02:08 by Elizabeth Barnard

The library supported World Refugee Day 20th June 2017, we have lots of books that explore the label refugee for all age ranges. 


posted 15 Jun 2017, 07:32 by Lyndsay Stringfellow

Great news!  Return your overdue library books before 30th June and there will be no fine.

New ESOL titles in Banbury

posted 12 Jun 2017, 06:46 by Chris Williams

We've been expanding our ESOL range here at Banbury! We now have even more original titles and abridged classics, at different levels to help those studying English as a foreign language.

Ask in the library for more information.

Reading College Mock General Election Results

posted 9 Jun 2017, 05:36 by Raymond Sithole

Similar to our sister site at Oxford, our fresh-from-the-count results also show a big win for the Labour party in our mock general election at Reading College:

Labour party - 55

Green party - 7

Conservative party - 4

United Kingdom Independence party - 4

Liberal Democrats - 0

Thank you to everyone who took part.

Oxford College Shadow Election

posted 9 Jun 2017, 01:24 by Lyndsay Stringfellow

Thank you to everyone who participated in our shadow election.  The results show a big win for Labour:

Labour                             66


Conservative                    7


UKIP                                 6


Liberal Democrats            5


Green Party                      4


SNP                                  1


Spoilt papers                   20


New books

posted 5 Jun 2017, 04:27 by Elizabeth Barnard

New arrivals in Banbury library this week. Whether you're interested in music, cookery or photography there's something for everyone. Remember you can borrow books from any site, just ask at the issue desk and we can arrange for them to be transferred to your local library. 

Half Term week

posted 25 May 2017, 10:13 by Martin Strugnell   [ updated 25 May 2017, 10:14 ]

The libraries will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday next week. You can find our vacation opening times in the Our Libraries page of the website

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