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CARDIFF CENTRAL LIBRARY

Cardiff Central Library is more than just a library. It is a modern cultural venue and a community centrepiece, with well-lit open plan floors and spectacular views of the city.

OPENING HOURS

Mon - Wed

09:00 - 18:00

Thu

09:00 - 19:00

Fri

09:00 - 18:00

Sat

09:00 - 17:30

Sun

CLOSED

With the evolving situation with the coronavirus (COVID 19), and to get the most up to date information, please visit the venues and events specific websites or see our coronavirus (COVID 19) page for news and updates. 

Cardiff’s award-winning library is an exciting place to read, learn, relax and enjoy the atmosphere at the centre of one of Europe’s fastest growing cities. It is one of the city’s most sustainable and iconic buildings, achieving the highest ratings for sustainable development, energy and water efficient services.

Central Library Hub is located at the lower end of the Hayes in the city centre, near the Marriott Hotel and a short-walk from a number of cafes and restaurants.

Central Library Hub offers free Wi-Fi throughout the building, study spaces on every floor and an exciting Digital Floor. The Digital Floor has 75 free to use computers with up to date software packages, a tablet bar offering 10 free to use tablets, a plasma wall with news, updates and library content and a 3D printer.

PARKING

The closest place to park is the John Lewis car park, which is located just across the street, behind the library.

BY BUS

You can get to the library using most buses as it is located at the heart of the city. We recommend tourists use the number 6 bus.

BY TRAIN

The Library is 5 minutes walking distance from Cardiff Central Station

Telephone

+44(0)29 2038 2116

Email

centrallibrary@cardiff.gov.uk

Address

The Hayes Cardiff CF10 1FL Wales