The Library is situated in Aberystwyth, on the Ceredigion coast, and must have one of the best views of any Library in the world, looking out over Cardigan Bay.
The National Library of Wales' purpose is to make our culture and heritage accessible to all to learn, research and enjoy.
We are a legal deposit library, which means we have the right to a copy of every publication printed in Britain and Ireland.
But did you also know that our collections include the following?
7,000,000 feet of film 250,000 hours of video 6,000,000 books and newspapers 40,000 manuscripts 1,500,000 maps 150,000 hours of sound 950,000 photographs 60,000 works of art 1,900 cubic meters of archives