Welcome to the Powys Library Service website.
Libraries will close early on Christmas Eve, at 1.00pm (normal opening hours in the morning)
All libraries will be closed on the 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th of December.
Normal opening hours on Monday 30th December.
Early closing on New Years Eve, at 4.00pm.
Normal opening hours apply outside these times.
Online access to some of your favourite magazines - free to library members
Use your PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet device to access a wide range of popular titles, including Amateur Photographer, Cycling Weekly, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire, National Geographic, OK! Magazine, PC World, SFX etc.
Please note that because of upgrades to the Powys County Council computer networks, we are no longer sending reminder notices for overdue books and other items, until a new Library Management system is implemented.
You can avoid paying fines by renewing your library books before they are due back – you can do this in person, by telephone or online at http://www.libcat.powys.gov.uk & click on the My Account/Renew Loans tab.
To download a copy of our USING POWYS LIBRARIES leaflet, click on the link below.
The Website of the National Library of Wales has some useful online resources open to anyone with a Welsh post code. The Time Digital Archive, The waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 19th Century British Library Newspapers are just some of the useful research tools available. (Click here for a full list)
Avoid fines and renew your books online. Go to www.libcat.powys.gov.uk & click on My Account/Renew Loans
Download free eZines
Many of our branches offer a number of other council services. You can check the webpage for your local branch library to see if these services have come to your branch library yet, or you can visit the Customer Services webpage for information.