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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

Does anyone have a copy of 'Small Great Things' by Jodi Picoult we can borrow? We have one copy already but it's one of our book club's books for a meeting in a fortnight. Many thanks - Gemma ... See MoreSee Less

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Peel Bonfire and Fireworks

November 3, 2017, 7:00pm - November 3, 2017, 8:00pm

The bonfire will be lit at 7pm, with fireworks set off at 7:30pm. Watch from the warmth of the fire on the beach, or on the prom, or get a great view from Peel Hill or the Headlands!

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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.