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We hold a programme of exiciting events based on our collections, both in the building and online.

Let us and our friends introduce you to some of history's most colourful characters, lead you on a journey through some of the most illumminating periods in our history or shed new light on old ideas. From lectures to gigs, from discussions to films, we have an event for everyone.

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Come and discover the story of Wales through the eyes of our collections. Our experts will guide you on a journey through the breadth of our collections, giving a voice to our past. From famous works of art, to the diaries of landowners, from modern films to early photography, at the Library history comes alive.

Browse our exhibtions programme

Events for children

The Library is a great place to visit with children.

Why not let the kids lead you along the red carpet to discover our exhibitions? Or how about spending time in our Play Area and escape to a new world? Of course, no visit would be complete without a visits to our café for a drink and a piece of cake before going home.

We also hold events for children during the local school holidays, so keep an eye on our events page for the latest information.

Learn more about our facilities for children

Pen Dinas Café

Our Pen Dinas café is also located on the ground floor by the reception. It offers a selection of meals and drinks in a leisurely and comfortable atmosphere. With a selection of dining tables and comfortable lounging chairs with views over Cardigan Bay, it is a lovely location to spend time and enjoy good food with family and friends.

More about Pen Dinas Café


Our Library shop is located on the ground floor by the reception. It offers a selection of products based on our collections, books and wonderful gifts. The Library is a chartity, so each item bought in our shop helps support the Library.

If you can't visit the shop in Aberystwyth, you can do your shopping in our online shop.