Strictly... Order and Collect!

With 2020's Strictly Come Dancing delayed until October this year, why not get your dancing shoes out and learn to dance at home. Wrexham Library have a range of dance books that you can add to your next Order and Collect list to help you learn the steps. Titles include Anton's Dance Class by Anton Du Beke; Ballroom Dancing by Paul Bottomer and Strictly Come Dancing - Step-By-Step Dance Class by K. Baker & R. Schiller. If you love reading biographies, why not try Len Goodman's Better Late Than Never; Bruno Tonioli's My Story; or what about 2020 Strictly contestant, Nicola Adams' book Believe. Did you know that Anton Du Beke has written fiction novels? His book One Enchanted Evening is available now at Wrexham Library and was described by the bestselling author, Santa Montefiore as 'Downton with dance, perfect!'. Keep Reading!

Universal Skills – Universal Credit and Job Match

Wrexham Library Service has a resource which takes you through making a claim for universal credit and also through the jobs match portal. In addition to this it can also teach you basic computer skills such as using a mouse. The site has some detail about preparing for an interview, CV writing tips and more. Each section is broken down into modules and you can check to see which modules you have completed. This invaluable resource is available from the library's webpages (follow the online services link) and can be accessed at home or in the library but you will need a valid library card to use it.

I've always meant to read...

Is there a book you've been meaning to read and never got around to? Why not beat the boredom and log on to our online e-books and e-audio books to choose from a selection of old and new classics. Catcher in the Rye, Gone With the Wind, Sense and Sensibility and The Life of Pi are just a few of the titles on offer, so why not make this the year you catch up with your reading promises? Go to and follow the Online Services link. Not a fan of online reading, simply add them to your next Order and Collect list!

Stori a Chan

Ymunwch â ni am straeon, caneuon a llawer o hwyl, bob dydd Iau yn ystod y tymor am 2pm trwy Zoom. Os hoffech chi gymryd rhan yna e-bostiwch gyda'ch enw ENW (oedolyn) enw PLENTYN a byddwn yn anfon y codau Zoom atoch trwy e-bost. Mae'r sesiynau hyn yn addas ar gyfer plant dan 5 oed. Bydd y sesiwn gyntaf ar 17 Medi.

Rydyn ni'n edrych ymlaen at eich gweld chi!

(This is a Welsh language event for young children)

Flash News! Did you know that you can access the full package free of charge from home using your library card until the end of December? If you would like to know more about your family history why not visit the page through our website, select Online Catalog then log in to your library account at the top of the page and select the Ancestry icon. You will never know until you try it!

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.

Book Review

Six Tudor Queens: Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen by Alison Weir

The Leader:

From the author of the Sunday Times bestselling series Six Tudor Queens, Alison Weir, this is the the tragic story of Henry VIII's fifth queen, Kathryn Howard.

Katheryn, a young, innocent, but gullible 19-year-old woman, desperately seeks affection. Exploited by her ambitious family, Katheryn, a talented dancer with a beautiful voice, is sent to the King's Court where she quickly captures the attention and the heart of the monarch.

This is a story of love, betrayal, treachery and blackmail, where strong, powerful men misuse this naive, sparkling girl for their own ambitions and political ends. This is a well-researched, historically accurate novel, which relates a terrible moment in English history. The Tainted Queen is an enthralling and riveting novel that brings the tragic short life of Henry VIII's fifth queen vividly to life. A fascinating insight into the life of the King's court, and the machinations, trials and tribulations of Tudor England.

• Please note that during this period of local lockdown all of our library buildings will continue to open for an appointment Order and Collect service, we look forward to seeing you soon.