Relax with the National Library!
Had enough of research and learning? We have a variety of collections to entertain you.
Let our beautiful works of art inspire you! Search our Main Catalogue or browse nearly 2,000 works of art from our collections through the ArtUK website.
Escape for a while with old photographs or films, which we offer free online.
- Search our photographic collection through our Main Catalogue or browse a selection of photographs in our Digital Gallery.
- Browse over 700 films from the Screen and Sound Archive, which are available to watch for free through the BFI Player.
You can even enjoy digital exhibitions from the comfort of your own home.
- Delve into the literary world of artist Paul Peter Piech by visiting the online exhibition available on the People’s Collection Wales website
- If you enjoy politics, learn more about former Prime Minister David Lloyd George or browse the political cartoons of Leslie Illingworth.
- For those who enjoy literature, why not browse our Dylan Thomas Exhibition or learn more about the literary tradition of Wales in our Europeana Rise of Literature Exhibition.
There is also The Dictionary of Welsh Biography website, where you can discover men and women who have made an outstanding contribution to contribution to national life in Wales or worldwide.
The possibilities are endless and whatever interests you, you’re sure to discover something to inform or amuse.
Visit our Library Resources page for a full list of our resources available from home.