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Welcome to The Ward Library

The Ward Library offers Library users of all ages a varied collection of fiction, non-fiction and audio books.

You do not have to be a member of the Ward Library in order to use it. However if you would like to borrow any items, you will need to join.

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The library will be closed on Monday 29th of May for the bank holiday.

We will also be closed on Senior Race Day (Friday 9th of June)

Opening Hours

Mon – Tues
Weds – Thurs
1:30pm – 5:00pm
1:30pm – 5:00pm
9am – 1pm & 1:30 – 5:00pm

Enquiries: call 843533 or fill in the form below

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Jigsaw exchange: bring your complete jigsaws and exchange for another.
Magazine exchange: bring your recently-read magazines and exchange for other pre-loved titles.

Did you know?

  • The library has over 15,000 books in its collection
  • We have a large collection of audio books and large print books for the visually impaired
  • We have Kindles available for loan and iPads for use inside the library.
  • You can borrow up to four books at any one time
  • We have a newspaper reading room with local and national papers
  • The Library has regular sales of surplus stock at very reasonable prices
  • You don’t need to join to use our large collection of Manx reference books

We're really excited to be able to offer English tuition every Saturday throughout the summer holidays. It is open to ALL ages and our qualified English teacher will work on any aspects of literature or language. It's a free service but you must book so call in to the library to sign up or get in touch on 843533 or at ward_library@hotmail.com ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you so much Jane Leece for reading our bed time stories tonight. Thanks to everyone who came along too. See you all soon and have a great Easter. ... See MoreSee Less

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Just over an hour to go until our bed time story. Everyone is welcome (pj's and onesies -optional.) 6.30 -7.30 at the library. ... See MoreSee Less

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Where are we?

Peel library is near the bottom of Castle Street, at the back of the Leece Museum

Our librarian

Gemma Kennaugh

Gemma Kennaugh

Internet at the Library

The Library has two desktop computers for public use. Computer use is free for the first 30 minutes.
The library also offers a Wi-Fi connection for your own laptop, tablet, or smartphone.