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Although libraries remain closed until further notice, our 'phone and pick up' service is now available at some libraries offering you the opportunity to order a book and collect it. Find out more about this service and which libraries are offering it.


All library events are cancelled until further notice.

Swansea Central Library

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

Opening hours

Open for pre-ordering and collecting books only

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
​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
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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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