This section gives you an overview of the wealth of learning opportunities and engaging initiatives that are provided by libraries across Wales to support children and families.
Libraries offer a wealth of opportunities for every child - to have fun, to learn, to discover and share. They play a vital part in the development of reading, learning and participating in a society that increasingly values knowledge, literacy and the dependence on being able to find and use information.
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Children & Families
This section offers an introduction to teen & young adult literature through a new Teen Blog, a unique platform for young people to write & read about their reading experiences.
You can also find information about the Reading Well health & wellbeing initiatives for young people, and the wide range of learning opportunities and printed, digital and IT services available from your local library in Wales.
This section offers an introduction to the Reading Well and Living Well initiatives, that support health & wellbeing through recommended resources and activities, available in libraries across Wales.
Reading Well helps you understand and manage your health and wellbeing using helpful reading. You can find information you can trust to support your wellbeing with Reading Well collections found in your local library.
Living Well in Wales is a nationwide initiative that brings together public libraries and partner organisations to highlight the important role libraries play at the heart of their local communities and promote the thousands of events and activities promoting health and wellbeing held in libraries each year.
Health & Wellbeing
This section provides an introduction to the IT facilities and learning opportunities available from your local library.
Technology and Learning
Mobile library services in Wales visit communities within each authority on a regular basis where it is difficult for residents to access static libraries.
Your library authority in Wales may offer a library housebound service for those who are not able to get to the mobile library because of an accident, illness or disability.
Estyn Allan is a collaboration between the public libraries of Wales to create digital content lead by SCL Cymru and is funded by Welsh Government.