Adventure is Just a Page Away

Until February 2017

Let us take you on an adventure to the World of the Book in the company of some of literature’s most adventurous characters; the Twrch Trwyth, Twm Siôn Cati, Eric Jones, SuperTed and Barti Ddu.  Be it in the sky, on land, in space or on the sea, adventure is just a page away…

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Activities for children

  • Activity booklet: Pick up a booklet in the exhibitions and see if you can finish it all
  • Treasure hunt: Take a treasure hunt around the Library, can you find the treasure? Pick up a copy in the exhibition and return it to reception once you've finished
  • Story time: are the little feet tired? Have a rest in our tent and read a story
  • Create a masterpiece: Do you like drawing? Come and create a massive picture on our very long blackboard
  • Playing with words: Do you like writing? We have a board with small letters for you to create sentences or maybe a poem?

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Facilities for Children

Caffi Pen Dinas

The Library has a lovely café. It serves homemade sandwiches, jacket potatoes, soups and main meals etc at lunchtime, and has a mouthwatering selection of cakes for your day out treat. It also offers an array of cold and hot drinks.

Children's portions are available for a reasonable price.

It is split into two seating areas, one with dining tables and chairs, the other with sofas and armchairs with coffee tables.

The café is located on the ground floor with easy access for buggies. High chairs are also provided.

Toilets and Baby Changing

There are toilets with baby changing facilities on the ground floor.

The National Library of Wales Renovation Programme

The North Reading Room will be temporarily closed as a Reading Room from 22 May 2019, and its services will move to The South Reading Room. Find out more on our Building Works page.