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Using Library Services

Library Services

Did you know that as a Pembrokeshire Library member you can access a range of e-lending service and research sites for Free, many 24 hours a day 7 days a week from the comfort of your own home?

You can borrow e-Books, e-Audio Books and e-Magazines;  access fun learning resources for children and prepare for your driving test.

In addition, as a member of Pembrokeshire Libraries, you get access to a whole range of online Newspapers, online reference resources, journals and publications via the National Library of Wales Online Resources Service

Plus...

Also available within our Library Branches is access to Ancestry.com** to help with your local and family history research, as well as Access2Research giving access to a range of academic research, periodicals and journals.

**Enjoy FREE access to Ancestry Library Edition at home, for a limited time, courtesy of ProQuest!If you’ve always wanted to research your family tree, there’s never been a better time! 

 

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24/7 e-Library

eBooks and eAudioBooks

Download to read and listen to a wide collection of popular eBooks and eAudiobooks, wherever you are.

 

eMagazines

E-Magazines are now provided by Overdrive through their Libby app!  Access over 3,300 eMagazines from Overdrive via the Libby app. All magazines are available on a completely unlimited checkout basis, so there are no queues and no waiting.

Getting Started with Libby from OverDrive:

  • If you have not yet tried the Libby app, all you need to get started is your library card number and password* (*N.B. This will be the same password you use to log in to your borrower account on the Library Catalogue).
  • If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it online [Pembrokeshire Library Catalogue->”Login / Register”->”Forgotten your password?"]. 
  • Alternatively contact any Pembrokeshire Library branch who will be able to set this up for you.
  • The Libby app is easy to use and will guide you through the setup process and get you connected to our library in just a few minutes. You can find in-app support, or visit the Help site for assistance.

 

ZipTales

Use Ziptales' exciting range of interactive stories FREE in the library and at home, on any device. 500+ interactive stories & activities for children aged 4 -12+ years

 

Theory Test Pro

Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory tests for all vehicle categories.  It contains all the official test questions licensed from the DSA, the people who set the test!

  • Get unlimited access to all the official questions from the DSA in the same format as the official test.
  • Have online version of Highway Code
  • Access realistic hazard perception video simulations
  • Covers car, motorcycle, passenger carry vehicle and heavy goods vehicle categories
  • Translation into over 40 different languages
  • Speech-enabled tests so you can listen to questions

 

 

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Online Resources in Branches

The following resources are only available in Library Branches.

Ancestry Library Edition

Discover your family history and build a family tree with the world's largest genealogy website. Search birth records, census data, obituaries and more!

Home access has been extended to 31st December 2021.

Access To Research

Free access to published academic research, journals and periodicals.

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Digital Champion Volunteers

Gateway to Computing

Our Digital Champion Volunteers are on hand to offer friendly help and support on a variety of topics. They can help you to set up and use a new iPad or Android Tablet; accessing and syncing an email account onto your device; managing your digital photographs etc.

• Tenby Library - every Monday 10am – 1pm
• Milford Haven Library and Information Centre - every Wednesday 2pm – 4pm
• Fishguard Library - every other Wednesday 2pm – 4pm
• Pembroke Dock Library - every Wednesday 10am – 12pm
• Saundersfoot Library and Information Centre– 1st Tuesday of the month 10am – 1pm

Booking is required.

Volunteer Recruitment
If you're interested in joining our team of Digital Champion Volunteers and would like to find out more, please contact Laura Evans on laura.evans@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

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