Ward Library2018-11-25T13:01:33+00:00

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
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

4 days ago

The Ward Library

Wow! We've had a visit today from Alexandra from First Point Community Portal and we want to help her spread the word about the great work they're doing, keeping people safe in our community.

This free scheme allows you to register personal information with the joint control room so should you require any of the emergency services, they will be aware of any additional needs you may have; Alzheimer's, dementia, mental health issues, autism, deafness, diabetes, epilepsy...
If you would like to know more please call in to the library or send any friends and relatives down if you think they may benefit from signing up.
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1 week ago

The Ward Library

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2 weeks ago

The Ward Library

Does anybody want to take part in a reading challenge this year? I've got a few different options here at the library. Some have set books for each month, some are much more flexible. Ask me next time you're in or message me for more info. It's a great way to discover new genres and new writers. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

The Ward Library

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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.

Welcome to the new Peel.Online

We hope you find things are quite familiar from the old site, and now much easier to use on your phone and tablet. Please let us know of any problems.