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If so, how about working with us to protect it for future generations? You can be part of the enthusiastic team who work to make our story accessible to all, while creating opportunities for future generations to interpret it.

You can work with us in many ways, from applying for a vacant post on our staff or volunteering, to supporting our work financially.

Read on to find your place in the story of the National Library.


Would you like to join the team of one of Wales' national institutions? Are you an enthusiastic worker who likes a challenge? Are you keen to share the story of Wales with the world? Then perhaps the Library is the place for you.

The Library offers a variety of employment opportunities. How about it?

Information about current jobs


Are you interested in the history and heritage of Wales? Do you enjoy meeting new people and making friends? Enjoy new and exciting challenges? Why not join our volunteering programme?

Our projects vary from individual challenges that can be done from home, to individual and team challenges which you can work on at the Library. Projects include things like transcribing collections, identifying information or testing websites. The work is crucial, and contributes to offering access to collections.

Volunteering opportunities and how to apply


The National Library was established with gifts from the people of Wales. Our first collection was the Hengwrt manuscripts collection, given to the Library by Sir John Williams. This tradition of supporting the Library continues today.

From financial contributions to legacies or donating items to the collection, your contribution to the Library will safeguard our history and traditions for future generations to enjoy. The Library is here to protect the story of Wales, why not join us?

Learn more about how you can donate to the Library