July 24, 2017

Get Down to Your Local Library This Summer for a Chance to Solve a Mystery!

Animal Agents is here! Animal Agents – a whole host of clever creatures, ready to solve all kinds of crimes! This band of furry, slippery and feathered friends are specially trained to use their skills and natural instincts to unravel mysteries – with a huge helping of fun along the way. Let your children get […]

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July 4, 2017

£2.7m for libraries, museums and archives in Wales

Libraries, museums and archives in Wales will benefit from over £2.7 million of Welsh Government funding to develop and enhance their services, Economy Secretary Ken Skates announced in May. The new Transformation Fund builds on the success of the Community Learning Libraries Programme for libraries, extending it to museums and archives for the first time. This […]

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February 2, 2016

Scorch is hiding in your local library!

A competition for children aged 12 and under will be taking place in libraries across Wales with some fantastic WRU prizes up for grabs! The competition aims to encourage children to discover what they can find in their local library and will take place in libraries across Wales between the 7th February and the 19th […]

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January 28, 2016

Kids Take Over the Library and Family Information Services

Ever wanted to see what it would be like to work in your local library or family information service? Here’s your chance. Museums, galleries, arts organisations , archives and heritage sites across the UK are gearing up to invite children and young people to take over for the day – so how can Wrexham children […]

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January 18, 2016

How would you like to save £1000 this year?

Joining your library and accessing the amazing free services they have on offer could save you hundreds of pounds a year! Over 83,000 e-books were downloaded for free from Welsh Libraries last year.  There were over 155,000 downloads of e-zines in 2015 saving the people of Wales approximately £310,000. The people below are all regular […]

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January 4, 2016

Libraries & schools across Wales join forces to get kids reading

A scheme which sees libraries join forces with their local primary school to make every child a library member is today rolled out to every local authority in Wales. The Every Child A Library Member initiative aims to improve the reading literacy and communication skills of children across Wales by introducing them to the wealth […]

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Looking for a new challenge in 2016… but not quite ready for the zip wire?

Why not sign up for a year of Reading Daringly with north Wales’ libraries. Each month two of the twenty four specially chosen books, one English language and one Welsh language, will be revealed creating a calendar of captivating reads. Librarians from across North Wales will choose books that challenge you to read something different.  […]

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December 24, 2015

Christmas Opening Hours at Your Library

To find out when your library will be open (or closed) over the festive period, click on Find Your Library and follow the links to your local library service. Don’t forget to let us know what you are reading over Christmas and check back here for details of events and activities taking place across Wales […]

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December 17, 2015

Have you planned what you will be watching on TV this Christmas?

From Radio Times and TV Times to Heat and Grazia the Welsh Libraries e-zine service has something for everyone, and it’s just got better! Do you spend more than you should on magazines? Why not browse our collection of more than 200 top magazine titles including BBC titles, top health & fitness publications, gossip magazines […]

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