Libraries

Welcome to our Caerphilly Library Service Web Pages. By joining your local library, you have access to a network of 18 libraries, 2 library link housebound vehicles, books, videos, CDs, DVD's and a growing range of computer based information services. Our libraries have over 190 computers and free high-speed access to the Internet.

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Your local libraries, facilities and opening times >>

We have 18 libraries offering a wide range of services for every member of the community.

Join the library >>

How to join and what you will need to bring with you. Why not sign up for our new SMART card for a quicker, easier way to access facilities at your local library.

What's on in our libraries >>

No matter what your age, Caerphilly libraries have plenty of programs, activities and clubs to entertain and engage you throughout the year – many of which are free!

Library catalogue >>

This online facility allows you to search for library books and if you are a library member you can also renew and reserve books from the comfort of your own home.

Renew a library book >>

If you have an item on loan from the library and would like to renew the loan, you can do this provided that it has not been reserved by someone else. You can do this in person at the library, over the telephone or online at home.

Reserve a library book >>

If you find a book you are interested in reading you can reserve it at one of our libraries. You can do this in person at the library, over the telephone or online at home.

Library fees and charges >>

Although it's free to join, borrow books and use our computers we do charge for some services such as reserving items, hiring computer games and overdue items.

The Bibli Family >>

The Bibli family have been created to help promote libraries in Wales.

Reading groups >>

Reading groups are fun and rewarding in that they change the private and personal experience of reading into a shared one. Find reading groups near you.

eBooks for Wales >>

If you are a library member you can download eBooks to your PC for free from the Caerphilly Library Service.

Book Doctor >>

Take the hassle out of selecting your next read by contacting the Book Doctor today.

Library developments and refurbishments >>

2012/13 is going to be a very exciting time to be involved with your library with a number of development projects taking place.

Computers and learning in libraries >>

We provide free access to computers and Broadband Internet in all our libraries.

Books and reading >>

Details of current bestsellers and how to suggest we buy a particular title.

Library services for children and young people >>

Your local library offers a wide range of services for children and young people of all ages.

LibraryLink Service >>

Caerphilly Library Service provides a special service for residents of the borough who are housebound or disabled.

Libraries - online resources >>

Links to on-line resources accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days week.

Book Prescription Wales >>

Book Prescription Wales is a scheme which gives general practitioners (GPs), practice counsellors and members of community mental health teams the option of prescribing professionally selected self-help books on a range of topics.

Libraries - local history resources >>

All our libraries can help you with local history enquiries, and all but the smallest have local history collections consisting of books, newspaper articles and photographs available for you to browse.

Library plans and policies >>

Find the latest plans and policies for the Library Service.

Library service to schools >>

Find out more about library services available to teachers.

Your comments

We value your comments and suggestions about our library service. Please take a few moments to tell us what you think about the service and what ideas you have about how the library service could improve in the future using the on-line form alongside.


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