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Did you know reading can help you build a relationship with your children?

Reading with your children builds a warm and happy association with books, increasing the likelihood that children will find reading enjoyable in the future. Reading at home can also boost school performance later on. It increases vocabulary, raises self-esteem and builds good communication skills.

Get your books from your local library today! Visit for details on how to order and collect yours and your children's books. We won't always get it right but we hope to introduce you and your family to new books and authors you'll love. Your favourite book is just a click or phone call away.

Theory Test Pro

Theory Test Pro is an online site which contains the entire official test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code - all you need to help you pass your theory driving test. This amazing site can be accessed free of charge in any library or home computer, all you need is a valid library card. For more information visit and select Online Services.

uLibrary - free e-books and e-audio books

If you're struggling for something different to read during these unprecedented times, don't worry as Wrexham Library service currently has access to a fabulous catalogue of e-resources from Ulverscroft.

With rights to bestselling authors such as Ann Cleeves, Jeffrey Archer and James Patterson to award-winning titles like The Cut Out Girl (Costa Book Of The Year) and much-loved series from E.L. James' Fifty Shades Of Grey to Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, there are titles to suit every listener imaginable.

Features include an updated book genre and categories list, what to read next recommendations plus the ability to reserve books already on loan which means there is something for everyone. To register for your free access please go to and click on the Online Catalogue link followed by the uLibrary link.

Save money with free e-magazines

Are you a regular reader of Hello! magazine? If so, did you know you could save £104 per year by downloading it free of charge to your phone, tablet or PC simply by being a library member? If you read Chat, Woman or Best magazines you could save £145 per year; Golf magazine will save you £51.60p per year and World Soccer magazine will save you £54 per year.

These are just a few of the savings you can make if you have a library card. There are over 250 magazines to choose from, just visit our website and follow the Online Services link.

New books added to stock

Did you know we are still receiving new books on a weekly basis? If you would like to read any of them please add them to your order and collect list. Titles include Glorious Rock Bottom by Bryony Gordon, Katheryn Howard The Tainted Queen by Alison Weir, Summer by Ali Smith, A Cricketer and a Gentleman by Bob Willis, Dear NHS 100 Stories To Say Thank You edited by Adam Kay and Mumlife by Louise Pentland, plus many more. Have you added them to your order and Collect list yet?

Book Review

The Leader:

The Parent Agency by David Baddiel

Barry Bennett hates being called Barry. In fact it's number two on the list of things he blames his parents for, along with number one - 'being boring' and three - 'always being tired'.

But there is a world, not far from this one, where parents don't have children. That's far too random for something so big and important.

In this world, children are allowed to choose their parents. For Barry Bennett, this world seems like a dream come true. Only things turn out to be not quite that simple! This really enjoyable book makes you laugh out loud and is suitable for children aged 10-12+. Have your children added it to their next order and collect list?

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