April 2, 2020

Enhanced eComics Service Includes Disney titles

Welsh Libraries are proud to be offering an enhanced eComics service from April 2020 to all library users throughout Wales, which will include over 3,500 titles. The enhanced collection will include popular Disney titles such as Frozen, Mulan & Finding Nemo, as well as Marvel classics such as Spiderman and The Incredible Hulk, and other top comics such as Transformers, Star Trek, and Ghostbusters. Deputy […]

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March 30, 2020

Libraries closed until further notice

Libraries have closed until further notice. They are not lending books, and all borrowing times have been extended. There are no fines for anyone during this period.  You can still read or listen to e-books, audiobooks, and even comics on almost any device or computer. Click here for more information.

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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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