The National Library of Wales building

The National Library of Wales

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A Library for Wales and the World where you can view the nation's treasures. From books to art, manuscripts to audiovisual archives come and discover the story of Wales.

Visit us for free and enjoy our events and exhibitions, or register and browse the collections in our Reading Room. There's something for everyone.

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Come and play

Come and play

Use our free Play Area for children aged 3 to 7 that is full of play activities that stimulate the senses and arouse curiosity. Visit the Play Area as a family, as a group of families or as a Nursery Group or Cylch Meithrin, no need to book.

Come and learn

Come and learn

The National Library of Wales provides free sessions and resources for teachers and educators, pupils and students, and people of all ages who want to use the Library's collections for learning.

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Events

Pa le sydd i fwyd mewn diwylliant a llên Gymraeg?

Pa le sydd i fwyd mewn diwylliant a llên Gymraeg?


Carwyn GravesThe foods of Wales are a vast area that we have largely ignored. Does...

 BBC 100 in Wales

BBC 100 in Wales


JOURNALISTS' TOP STORIES: Bethan Rhys Roberts, Felicity Evans and Wyre Davies
As...

 ONLINE: BBC 100 in Wales

ONLINE: BBC 100 in Wales


JOURNALISTS' TOP STORIES: Bethan Rhys Roberts, Felicity Evans and Wyre Davies
As...

Queer Tales from Wales presents: A Moral Amazon – the story of Miss Amy Dillwyn (1845-1935)

Queer Tales from Wales presents: A Moral Amazon – the story of Miss Amy Dillwyn (1845-1935)

Amy Dillwyn was born into the Llewellyn family of Swansea; her Father was an MP and...

Come to the Library in Aberystwyth and visit our magnificent Reading Room and enjoy free access to our resources and collections.

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