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

Dau Wrthrych, Dwy Sgwrs

Dau Wrthrych, Dwy Sgwrs

Gofal preswyl i fardd yn y flwyddyn 1699 & Ar drywydd tanysgrifwyr i lyfrau Cymraeg y...

Ffair Nadolig / Christmas Fair

Ffair Nadolig / Christmas Fair

Join us to celebrate the spirit of Christmas!There will be an opportunity to shop for...

The boy from Barry who became a Fleet Street legend

The boy from Barry who became a Fleet Street legend

Leslie Illingworth’s career as a political cartoonist started on the Western Mail,...

AR-LEIN / ONLINE: The boy from Barry who became a Fleet Street legend

AR-LEIN / ONLINE: The boy from Barry who became a Fleet Street legend

Leslie Illingworth’s career as a political cartoonist started on the Western Mail,...

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

Digital exhibitions