Photo Bank

These photographs have been commissioned by the Audience Development Team for use by library staff in Wales. The photos include a selection of adults and children accessing a wide range of library services include mobile library, further and higher education, rhyme time, housebound service and outreach activities.

All people featured in the photographs have consented for them to be used by libraries in Wales.

You can use these photographs to help to promote your services on posters, social media and advertisements, in reports or presentations.

Please copyright the images to Welsh Government – ©Welsh Government


Contact us for the password:

Museums, Archives and Libraries Division
Welsh Government
Rhodfa Padarn
SY23 3UR.
0300 062 2112

Simply click here to access the gallery

Click on any of the boxes to access the photographs – you can use these photographs wherever you are in Wales you don’t have to be based in one of the libraries that were photographed.

All photographs can be downloaded from the gallery in the following different sizes:

  • Original (3149 x 4724 pixels) – the largest file typically 3MB
  • Small (267 x 400 pixels)
  • Medium (300 x 450 pixels)
  • Large (420 x 630 pixels)
  • X-large (567 x 850 pixels)
  • XX-large (640 x 960 pixels)

Are you taking some photographs at your own event – you can download a bilingual photo consent form here.

Bilingual photo consent form

Please note: These new photographs replace the Libraries Inspire photographs which you may have used during the past 4 years – it is fine for you to continue to use them on existing materials, but please do not use them on any new materials.