Address: Holywell Leisure Centre, North Road, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7TQ

Email: Holywell.Library@aura.wales

Telephone: 01352 703850

Opening Hours

Holywell is a self-service Library that is available during the Leisure Centre opening hours

Staffed Hours

Monday: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Tuesday: 9.00am – 6.00pm

Wednesday: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Thursday: 9.00am- 5.00pm

Friday: 9.00am-5.00pm

Saturday: 9.00am – 1.00pm

Sunday: Closed

Facilities

  • Free access to public computers
  • Free Wifi
  • Self–Service available
  • Printing, Scanning and Photocopying (Charges may apply)
  • Children’s Library
  • Regular free activities
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Welsh Language collection including periodicals, newspapers, DVD and audiobooks
  • Health and Wellbeing Collection
  • Café
  • Adjacent parking (Charges apply)
  • Disabled access
  • Dementia Friendly
  • Autism Friendly

Regular Activities

Your library offers a number of free activities throughout the week, donations welcome.

Monday

Job Club Drop in 10am – 12pm   Run by our friends at Communities First, come along and brush up on your employability skills, get help with your CV and also job searches. All welcome.

Tuesday

Rhymetime 2pm Rhyme time is a fun and interactive session aimed at babies, toddlers and their parents or carers. It is a great way to make new friends too, All welcome!

Wednesday

Welsh Conversation Group -9.30am – 10.30m – An opportunity to share a cup of tea and chat with Welsh learners and speakers

Adult Craft session 10am – 12pm – charges apply

Knit and Natter 3pm -4pm – All are welcome at this social group, bring along you knitting (or any sewing craft) and meet new friends over a cup of tea!

Reading Group 2pm – Monthly when?

Thursday

Online basics 2pm Need help getting online? Have no idea how to even use a mouse or a keyboard? Come along to our friendly sessions following the 6 week ‘Learn My Way’ online basics course. Free but please call to book a place

Friday

Welsh stories and Rhymes 10am – 11am Welsh stories and rhymes. Aimed at babies 0-2 years. Suitable for new Welsh speakers, Non-Welsh speaking parents and fluent speakers alike. Not on comms

Storytime 2pm Rhyme time is a fun and interactive session aimed at babies, toddlers and their parents or carers. It is a great way to make new friends too, All welcome!

As a community benefit company Aura Leisure and Libraries welcome ideas and suggestions as to what services we offer. If there are any activities that you would like to see or even help run, please ask at your local Library.

Other services available at your Library

Home Library Service

The Home Library Service is available to anyone who cannot easily visit a library due to disability or incapacity. We deliver books or talking books on a regular basis, free of charge. When they visit our friendly staff can also show you how to get online to access our wide range of eBooks and eAudio books from home. Do you know anyone who could make use of this service? We can help.

Books on Prescription scheme

A range of self-help books are available from the library to help with conditions such as

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Addiction
  • Bereavement
  • Dementia
  • Mental Health

Services for customers with special needs

Dementia Friendly

Autism friendly guide to joining and using Holywell Library

Directions

From the A55 Dolphin Junction, take sliproad left towards Holywell / Treffynnon

After 0.4 miles bear left on to A5026 (Fron Park Road)

After 1.6 miles turn right on to Dewi Avenue

After 377 feet turn right on to North Road

After 190 feet Arrive at North Road

The last intersection is Dewi Avenue

The Library is situated inside Holywell Leisure Centre North Road, Holywell CH8 7TQ

Parking

Ample spaces in the Leisure Centre carpark (Charges apply) Disabled spaces