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.

Support your local Library:  Join the library

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

A photo of the wonderful bookcase in the Ward Library's back room in memory of Miss Sophia Morrison. The Leece museum are running an exhibition until 18th February 'Remembering Sophia Morrison - Cultural Champion. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am till 4pm. ... See MoreSee Less

Make sure that you go to see the exhibition about Sophia Morrison at the Manx Museum. In 1934, Kelly Bros. from Kelly's Yard designed and made the wonderful memorial oak bookcase in Peel's Ward Libra...

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The Ward Library is now closed for the Christmas holidays. We are back open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 at 1.30pm.

Thank you for your continued support of the Ward Library during 2016. Wishing you all a fantastic Christmas and a happy New Year.
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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

Stacey Kelly, Librarian

Stacey Kelly is our librarian, covering for Gemma Kennaugh whilst she is on maternity leave.

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.
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