Carmarthen Library

Carmarthen Library

Carmarthen Library

The library at Carmarthen Campus houses more than 110,000 books along with journals, DVDs, artefacts for teaching, children's books and more. The library also includes student computers, photocopiers and printing facilities. The library is fully catalogued allowing you to easily find the resources you need for your studies.

How to find us

The Library is situated opposite the Parry Block and Student Union on the Carmarthen Campus, and is also accessible from Y Cwad and the Carwyn James building.


The Library uses the Dewey Decimal System, but there are some separate locations for special collections.  Special Collections at Carmarthen Campus Library are indicated on the catalogue, and by a label on the spine of the book as follows:

BIG    Big Books: large children's story books
CYM   Casgliad Cymraeg: literature and critical studies in Welsh
F   Folio Collection
REF   Reference
SCW   Sports Council for Wales
TP   Teaching Practice: books for use in the classroom with children
NOF - NOV   Children's Fiction - Novels
LLU - PIC   Children's Fiction - Picture Books
WIC   Coleg yr Annibynwyr Cymraeg: Welsh Independent's College
XL   Extra Large

You may also notice on the catalogue that some of our resources are located in the Stacks or Store.  To request any of these resources, please contact us.

Group Study Rooms

Group study rooms are located in Y Cwad. All rooms have wireless internet access.

Bookings must be made before 8pm on the evening before the reservation.  Bookings made after this time will not be honoured.  Please do not book the rooms outside of opening times: 09:00 - 18:59 Monday to Friday.

To maximise availability of study rooms for all students, please note the restrictions below:

  • Maximum booking length: 3 hours
  • Bookings may be placed up to 21 days in advance
  • Bookings for the same room cannot be placed within 2 days of each other

Placing and managing Study Room bookings

Room Seats Equipment Booking
1 21 Projector and large projector screen, 2 computers Book Room 1
2 6 LCD presentation screen.
Connecting cables available in library.
Book Room 2
3 8 LCD presentation screen, 1 computer.
Connecting cables available in library.
Book Room 3
4 5 Table and chairs only. Access via external door opposite the Chapel. Book Room 4


Visitors: Walk In Access to Online Resources

Opening Times: Carmarthen Campus Library

Please note that the library is self-service on Sundays

  16 April - 17 June
Monday 08:30 - 19:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 19:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 19:00
Thursday 08:30 - 19:00
Friday 08:30 - 18:30
Saturday 12:00 - 17:00 [Closed: 16 June]
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00 [Closed: 17 June]
  18 June - 1 July
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:30
Saturday Closed [Open: 09:30 - 16:00, 30 June]
Sunday Closed
  2 July - 2 September
  Please click here for further information on the refurbishment and how to access resources while we are closed
  3 September - 23 September
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:30
Saturday Closed [Open: 09:30 - 16:00, 15 September]
Sunday Closed