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

Mon – Tues
Weds – Thurs
Fri
Sat
Sunday
1:30pm – 5:00pm
Closed
1:30pm – 5:00pm
9am – 1pm & 1:30 – 5:00pm
Closed

Enquiries: call 843533 or fill in the form below

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New:

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
News

1 month ago

The Ward Library

Would anyone read this if we buy it in?HEY HEY HEY! I have some breaking news. Yours truly and the one and only Lee Child wrote a mashup short story, which unites Will Trent and Jack Reacher for the very first time, ever.

Will Trent is undercover at Fort Knox. His assignment: to investigate a twenty-two-year-old murder. His suspect's name: Jack Reacher.

Jack Reacher is in Fort Knox on his own mission: to bring down a dangerous criminal ring operating at the heart of America’s military. Except now Will Trent is on the scene.

But there’s a bigger conspiracy at play – one that neither the special agent nor the ex-military cop could have anticipated. And the only option is for Jack Reacher and Will Trent to team up and play nicely. If they can…

PRE-ORDER NOW: smarturl.it/Cleaning-The-Gold

US/UK/Can/Aus/NZ: May 9th
Brazil: May 15th
Germany: June
Holland: July 2nd
Italy: end of July
Japan: August
France: September
Spain: Sept 1st
Portugal: Sept 1st
Latam: Sept 1st
Poland: September
Czech Republic: October
Nordic: Fall 2019

#leechild #cleaningthegold
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1 month ago

The Ward Library

The winners of our Easter treasure trail are;
James Crompton
Jasmine Dorrington and
Alex and Freya Stewart.
Well done! Your prize will be here waiting for you when we re-open on Tuesday.
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2 months ago

The Ward Library

Help! Our Easter basket is looking rather empty 😔. Can you help us fill it up with eggs?

We would like 5 words on your egg that give clues about a book. It can be any book you like and you don't want it to be too easy but it shouldn't be impossible either.
We've used egg-shaped stones but you can use anything that looks like an egg. There will be a small prize for the most artistic design and another for anyone who correctly identifies all of the books.

Winners will be declared on Tuesday 23rd April.

This is for all age groups.

***Please check the library opening times before you set off as we are only here part time***
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2 months ago

The Ward Library

Our friends over at the Henry Bloom Noble Library in Douglas are hosting an evening in association with the Manx Dyslexia Association. If you know anybody who may be interested you will be made most welcome. ... 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.