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Swansea Council services suspended from 18 March to help the community fight coronavirus include: museums, galleries, outdoor leisure and recreation facilities, theatres, libraries, community centres. Details: Thanks for your support.


All library events are cancelled until further notice.

Swansea Central Library

Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road, Swansea, SA1 3SN.

Opening hours

DayOpening hours
Tuesday9.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday9.00am - 7.00pm
Thursday9.00am - 7.00pm
Friday9.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday10.00am - 4.00pm

Swansea Library shop (gifts)

Buy a gift from Swansea Central Library

We now have a range of gifts available to buy from the library including literary-themed cards and stationery - perfect presents for book-lovers! 

Events at Swansea Central Library

Swansea Central Library has a large reference collection and specialist enquiry team. It also has a large number of specialist local history collections and resources.

Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Hearing loop: Yes
Large print book collection: Yes
Audiobook collection: Yes
Zoom text visual impairment software: Yes (selected PCs only)
​Digital text enlarging machine: Yes 
Toilets: Yes
Wi-fi available: Yes (library members only)
Meeting room/IT room: 30 seated, 12 computers -  PDF Document Discovery room policy (PDF, 213KB)Opens new window
Photocopier: Black/white and colour
PC scanner: Yes (ground and first floor)
Two A3 microfilm Readers - booking advised (first floor)
Three digital microfilm readers - booking advised (first floor)
Map collection (current and historic)
Study areas
Large children's library area
​​​​​​​Help filling out your online application form for EU Settlement

Getting to the library

Parking: Car park at the library
Bus: Numbers 4, 4A, 7, (First Cymru) stop outside the library
Postcode: SA1 3SN

Swansea Central Library
Job Title:
Library manager: Kerry Pillai
01792 636464
01792 637193
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