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Bag Books

Books are story packs containing multi sensory items for use by adults with children who have learning disabilities.
Available to order through any Library in Gwynedd or by contacting 01286 679465 or e-mailing
Titles available:The Match, What Am I?, Lost in London, Maria’s Ball, Gran’s Visit, A Day at the Seaside, CJ The Library Cat, Desmond

Makaton Children’s Books

A Trip to the Seaside: A story book with Makaton
A Trip to the Park: A story book with Makaton
A Trip to the Zoo


Cancer support available in Gwynedd Libraries

The new Macmillan Cancer Support information and support service has recently opened in four libraries across south Gwynedd. 

This new service is available to anyone affected by cancer, whether you are currently undergoing treatment, have survived cancer or if you are a carer, friend or relative of someone who has or has had cancer.

Drop in sessions will be held every Friday in Porthmadog (10:00am-12:30pm) and Blaenau Ffestiniog (2:00pm-4:00pm) and every Tuesday in Dolgellau (10:00am-12:30pm) and Barmouth (2:00pm-4:00pm) – all are welcome.

Alaw Mon Thomas-Davies will be available at these sessions to provide information and support on a one-to-one basis. To contact her directly, contact her on email: or call 07878448447.


Story Time

Welsh and bilingual story and rhyme times sessions - a warm welcome to all! Please contact your local library for further details

Bangor Library - every Friday, 1:30 - 2:30

Barmouth Library - first Friday every month, 2:00 - 3:00

Blaenau Ffestiniog Library -  first Wednesday every month , 2:00 - 3:00 and every Friday 10.00 - 12.30

Caernarfon Library - every Thursday, 1:30 - 2:30.

Dolgellau Library - first and third Tuesday every month, 11:30 - 2:30

Llanberis Library - first Tuesday  every month, 1.30-2.30

Penygroes Library - second Friday every month, 10:45 - 11:30

Porthmadog Library - second and fourth Monday every month, 2.00 - 2.45

Pwllheli Library - second and fourth Friday every month, 1:30 - 2:30

Tywyn Library - first Tuesday every month, 2:00 - 3:00


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Last updated: 13/10/2014

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