News Flash! Did you know that you can access the full package free of charge from home using your library card until the end of March? If you would like to know more about your family history why not visit the page through our website select Online Catalogue 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!

Book sale

Throughout October Wrexham Library will be doing a special sale of withdrawn non-fiction books. All books will cost just £1, will be sold as seen and will cover a range of topics. So head over to the library to grab yourself a bargain.

Study Space

Are you looking for somewhere to do your homework, or somewhere to get away from the stresses of home to catch up with your studies? All of Wrexham's libraries offer places where you can study in peace and quiet. The spaces are all free of charge and have access to charging points, plus there is no need to book. For more details contact your local library.

Dewis Cymru

Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want information or advice about your wellbeing or want to know how you can help somebody else. When we talk about your wellbeing, it means more than just your health. It includes things like where you live, how safe and secure you feel, getting out and about, and keeping in touch with family and friends. No two people are the same and wellbeing means different things to different people. So Dewis Cymru is designed to help you find out more about what matters to you.

It consists of a series of national information pages, along with information about local organisations, groups and services that can help. The website aims to provide quality information about social care and wellbeing. If you want to know more about how to use Dewis Cymru, you can access the website by following the Dewis Cymru link for Online Services from our website Simply enter your postcode to find out about services in your area, and work out what matters to you.

'Read Now' titles from BorrowBox

Did you know Wrexham Libraries offer a service where you can download 10 eBooks and 10 eAudiobooks for free for 21 days via the BorrowBox App? Borrowing digital content has never been simpler, smarter or more convenient. BorrowBox digital content is available any time from work, home or anywhere 24/7. You can reserve or borrow up to 10 eAudiobooks and 10 eBooks at a time. This month's featured 'Read Now' titles include The Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess by Amanda Owen, The Foundling by Stacey Halls, Buried by Lynda La Plante and Robin Hood by Robin Muchamore. To try one of these books or to choose any other e-book/e-audio books please visit and follow the online services link.

Book Review

Kick by Paula Byrne

Kick by Paula Byrne

Kick by Paula Byrne

Focusing on the life of Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy, younger sister to John F Kennedy, this is a beautiful book revealing a compelling character, whose life sadly ended in tragedy at age 28. Written engagingly, Byrne details the strict yet lively upbringing experienced by Kick Kennedy and her eight siblings, and their father's rise to wealth and power in the world of politics. Using accounts from various sources, Byrne portrays Kick as a charming and unconventional young woman who led a remarkable life. Upon moving from America to the UK, Kick easily entered the world of debutantes and high society socialising, becoming firm friends with the likes of Deborah Mitford and Evelyn Waugh, and by all accounts charming everyone she met with her friendly demeanour and sense of humour. The book also encompasses the close relationship Kick shared with her older siblings, Joe, Rose and John Kennedy, with whom she was particularly close. We also learn about her life as a volunteer for the American Red Cross during the Second World War, and of her true heartache when deliberating between love and faith. This book is a fast-paced, entertaining account of a vivacious woman whose life ended far too early.