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Gwynedd

Loan Information

Loan Period:

   Books & CDs - 3 weeks
   Videos and DVDs - 1 week

Renewals:
Yes, unless the item is recalled or renewed repeatedly

Web Pages:
http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/gwy_doc.asp?cat=6146&doc=23145&Language=1

Catalogue:
capitadiscovery.co.uk/gwynedd/

Joining Information:
You will need an Accepted Form of Identity showing your address (e.g utility bill less than 3 months old) or a current membership card of any LINC or UK Library.

>> Click here for more information on your local Gwynedd public library.

Services and Provisions

What we offer:

    Access to online material from home
    Activities for under 5s
    Books and Audio books
    Children and teenage sections
    Computer taster sessions
    CDs
    Craft sessions during school holidays
    DVDs
    Home delivery service for elderly or infirm
    Large print books
    Lifelong learning centres
    Mobile Libraries for outlying communities
    Newspapers
    Magazines
    Storytelling sessions

Facilities:

    Faxing, scanning, photocopying facilities
    Meeting rooms and room hire available in larger Libraries (charges apply)
    Printers (charges apply)
    Study space

Access to computers:
Free computer and internet access. Bookings as required.

Computer Programmes:
Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, Lotus Suite, Acrobat Reader.

Electronic Resources:

    Ancestry (accessible from Library PCs)
    Britannica Online Junior
    Britannica Online Student
    Credo Reference
    Cysgair Online Welsh Dictionary
    Cysill
    Encyclopaedia Britannica Online
    Grove Art Online
    Grove Music Online 
    Know UK
    NewsBank
    News UK
    Oxford English Dictionary Online 
    Oxford Reference Online: Premium
    Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
    Which Online (accessible from Library PCs)
    Who's Who Online

Specialised Access:
Access programs for disabled users available on some computers. Supernova (for screen readings and magnification)

Further Information:

Restricted Material:

   Items in stock under 12 months unavailable for loan outside Gwynedd
   Some Local History Material
   Reference material

Reference Collections:
All Gwynedd Libraries have reference collections of varying sizes.

Charges:
Please see Gwynedd Libraries' external site for information on charges.

On Sale:
Computer consumables (memory sticks, CD-R)

Help Available:
Help with the library catalogue, using the internet and other computer applications, finding material on the shelves and detailed information searches. Library tours available on request.

Enquiries:
Email: library@gwynedd.gov.uk
Phone: 01248 679465