Access for All

Access for All

We provide resources and facilities in a variety of different formats to cater for a wide range of needs.

Housebound Library Service

If you are housebound and have problems visiting the library, then our Housebound Service may be ideal for you.

We have staff who will bring books and other library items to you every 4 weeks.

The service includes access to the whole range of library resources including books, talking books, large print books, music cassettes and CDs, videos, in English and in Welsh. We can also access information and request items for you.

For more information contact us via e-mail or telephone Wrexham Library on 01978 292090.

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Large Print Books

Do you enjoy reading but because of failing eyesight find it difficult to read ordinary print?

Why not try reading Large Print Books?

We have a selection of large print books in English and Welsh for you to borrow at all our libraries. New titles are added to stock regularly.

Please ask staff for help if you want a particular title and you can't find it on the shelves. If it is available in large print format, we will do our best to get it for you.

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Talking Books

If you have failing eyesight and find it difficult to read a book why not listen to a book instead.

Talking books on standard cassette tapes are available for loan. We now have a growing collection on CD too.

New titles are added to stock regularly.

Our collection of talking books is kept at Wrexham Library but you can request a title from any of our libraries free of charge.

Ask at your local library for further details about talking books and large print books.

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Other facilities for people who are hard of hearing or visually impaired

At Wrexham Library we have the robotron scanner which reads and records on cassette any printed text for you, subject to copyright requirements. There is also a deaf loop system at the Lending Library and Reference Library enquiry desk.

Wrexham Library and Information Service is the local agent for RNIB.

Wheelchair access is available in the following libraries:

  • Brynteg
  • Cefn Mawr
  • Chirk
  • Coedpoeth
  • Gwersyllt
  • Llay
  • Rhos
  • Ruabon
  • Wrexham

A lift to the first floor is available at Wrexham Library.

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Mobile Library

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The Library Service visits sheltered accommodation and warden-controlled flats free of charge. The only charge we impose is for the delivery of books to residential homes (there is no charge if they are collected from a library).

For more information contact us via e-mail or telephone Wrexham Library on 01978 292090.

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