April 6, 2020

Access the Library Anywhere, Anytime

Discover your Library’s wide range of digital resources — including eBooks & eAudiobooks, eMagazines & eComics, and a wealth of Digital Collections. Your Library’s fantastic collection of online resources includes over 250 top eMagazines, over 25,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks, eComics – all for free, simply join the library! You also have access to a selection […]

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March 9, 2020

Book Lovers Across Wales Celebrate World Book Day 2020

Book lovers across Wales joined together to celebrate World Book Day this year on 5 March 2020. The Books Council of Wales invited schools, bookshops, colleges, libraries, businesses and households to join the largest annual celebration of books and reading in the United Kingdom and Ireland, by taking part in activities and events across Wales […]

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February 18, 2020

Swansea Libraries Celebrate 50th Year of City Status

Swansea celebrated 50 years as a city in 2019, with Swansea Council leading a programme of events and activities to mark this special anniversary. As a council service and one with a strong presence in many local communities, Swansea Libraries were keen to take part in the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the award announcement of […]

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February 12, 2020

From Rugby to Rhymes: Rugby icon James Hook helps launch BookTrust’s annual Big Welsh Rhyme Time

This week over twenty-two thousand Welsh children will be singing, rhyming and smiling as part of The Big Welsh Rhyme Time, BookTrust’s (the UK’s largest reading charity) Wales-wide celebration of sharing rhymes and songs, together in the early years with a little help from Welsh Rugby icon James Hook. Each year The Big Welsh Rhyme […]

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February 7, 2020

Contemporary Facelift for Carmarthenshire Library and Archive

2.6 million investment has allowed for a state-of-the-art Archive and Library building, bringing Cultural Services to the forefront in Carmarthenshire. From a stunning external facelift, upon entering Carmarthen library, customers are welcomed in to a modern, bright open foyer which incorporates a vibrant and contemporary children’s library; a space offering support for whole families to […]

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October 23, 2019

New Users Inspired to Join The Great Welsh Libraries Read Together

Did you take part in our ‘Great Welsh Libraries Read Together’? What were your favourite titles? During Libraries Week this year, 226 new readers joined our reading campaign across Wales, with a total of 8,259 eBook & eAudio loans! Our unique campaign titles available during Libraries Week were: David Baldacci – The Memory Man (eAudio […]

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October 9, 2019

Join in the Great Welsh Libraries Read Together!

To coincide with this year’s Libraries Week theme of ‘Celebrating Libraries in a Digital World’, we have launched a special shared reading campaign: ‘The Great Welsh Libraries Read Together / Cyd-ddarllen Cymru! Trwy eich Llyfrgell Chi!’ We have arranged with our eBook & eAudioBook service Borrowbox to have 5 campaign titles made available. Campaign titles […]

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August 9, 2019

Books Can Be the Best Medicine : Reading Well Prescriptions in Wales

The Welsh Government are supporting The Reading Agency to deliver Reading Well in all 22 library authorities in Wales. Reading Well supports individuals in understanding and managing their health and wellbeing using helpful reading. The books are all endorsed by health experts, as well as people living with the conditions covered and their relatives and […]

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July 16, 2019

Children in Wales Make Space for Reading as Summer Reading Challenge Prepares for Lift-Off

Get ready to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Summer Reading Challenge with Space Chase, a very special reading mission. The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord Elis-Thomas, launched the challenge in Newtown Library on Friday, 12 July 2019, and was joined by popular author and illustrator Max Low. This year’s Summer Reading […]

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