May 22, 2019

£1 million for museums, archives and libraries in Wales

In addressing the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) Wales Annual Conference today, the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord-Elis-Thomas, announced that museums, archives and libraries in Wales will benefit from nearly £1 million Welsh Government capital funding to develop and enhance their facilities and services. The Transformation Capital Grant Programme […]

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May 31, 2018

E-books and e-audio books

The Welsh e-books service has changed supplier since the 1st May 2018. We have moved to BorrowBox as the sole supplier of e-books and e-audiobooks for Welsh public libraries. With our new provider you will be getting a bigger, better collection and a user-friendly app. Click here to find out more and to join the […]

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May 25, 2018

Minister announces £1.35m for museums, archives and libraries in Wales

During a visit to Glamorgan Archives on 22 May 2018, the Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord Elis-Thomas, announced that museums, archives and libraries in Wales will benefit from over £1.35 million Welsh Government capital funding to develop and enhance their facilities and services. The Transformation Capital Grant Programme is supporting, museums, archives and […]

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May 24, 2018

Make some me-time this autumn in your library

Libraries across Wales will be coming alive this October and showing how they can play a key role in our wellbeing. Across the country, libraries will be hosting guest authors and illustrators, group reading sessions, educational and literacy activities, musical events and much more to entice you during Libraries Week (8-13 October). Libraries Week is […]

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April 24, 2018

Official opening of Bala Library

The new-look Bala Library has officially reopened to the public following refurbishment funded by a grant from the Welsh Government’s capital grants programme. The library returns to its original location on the site of Ysgol y Berwyn in the town following a temporary relocation to the Penllyn Leisure Centre whilst refurbishment work was taking place. […]

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February 20, 2018

Minister officially opens re-located Knighton Library

The Culture, Tourism and Sports Minister Lord Elis-Thomas AM, officially opened the public library within Knighton and District community centre on Thursday 15 February 2018. Since December last year, the centre has become home to the library and operates as a successful partnership between the management committee and the library service. The refurbishment of the centre […]

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