There are a range of local history and area books, DVD's and videos on sale at your libraries.

The titles can be purchased over the counter at the libraries listed or a postal sale can be arranged.

Books on sale
ItemAuthor LibraryPrice
Aberdare in pencil & print: n/a  Mountain Ash Library  
Mountain Ash school scenes c.1950: Gwernifor & Caegarw Juniors. n/a Mountain Ash Library  
Mountain Ash during the 1920s n/a Mountain Ash Library  
Rhondda Writers Circle Present an Anthology of Inspirational Local writers  Ferndale Library, Porth Library, Tonypandy Library, Treorchy library £3.00

Musical Rhondda (Images of Wales series)

Dean Powell Treorchy Library £9:99
Bethel (C.M.) Chapel, Hirwaun 1823 – 2008 Elfed Davies Aberdare Library £10.00
Boxers of Wales: Merthyr Aberdare & Pontypridd Gareth Jones Aberdare Library, Pontypridd Library   
One Saturday Afternoon: The Albion Colliery, Cilfynydd Explosion of 1894 R. Meurig Evans Pontypridd Library £9.95
Peerless Powell Duffryn of the South Wales Coalfield. Leslie Shore  Mountain Ash Library  
Pontypridd RFC: the early years: the Butchers
Arms Boys
Gareth Harris Porth Library and Pontypridd Library £9.95
Chapels of the Cynon Valley Capeli Cwm Cynon Alan Vernon Jones Aberdare Library £10.00
Churches of the Cynon Valley Alan Vernon Jones Aberdare Library £20.00
Queen of the Hills  (video) Rhondda Cynon Taff CBC Aberdare library £12.00
Clydach Vale Flood
Disaster 1910
D.J.Carpenter Ferndale Library, Treorchy Library £5.00
Rhondda : A second selection (The Archive Photograph Series) Compiled by Simon Eckley and  Emrys Jenkins Ferndale Library, Porth Library, Tonypandy Library, Treorchy Library £8.99
Cynon coal: History of a mining valley Cynon Valley History Society Mountain Ash Library £15.00
Saint Elvan - Parish History and Churches Ivor Morgan Aberdare Library £8.00 
Cynon Valley Place Names Deric John Aberdare Library, Mountain Ash Library  £4.50
 Siani Tydfil Thomas Mountain Ash Library £6.99
Echoes in the Corridor -
An Anthology of Young People's
Poetry and Prose by Young People
attending Mountain Ash Comprehensive School, Porth County Comprehensive School, Treorchy Comprehensive School and Ysgol Gyfun y Cymer Rhondda
Rhondda Cynon
Taff CBC
Abercynon Library, Ferndale Library, Mountain Ash Library, Porth Library, Tonypandy Library £5.00
A Statue for Rhondda W. H. Edwards   Ferndale Library, Porth Library, Treorchy Library  £9.99
The Story of Cwmdare John Mear Aberdare Library  £10.00
Story of the Nos Galon Races. Gary Marsh Mountain Ash Library  
A Fierce Flame - A love story set in 19th century Merthyr Tydfil Tydfil Thomas Aberdare Library, Mountain Ash Library  £8.99
Tonypandy Riots Anthology 2010 - Collection of Poems and Short Stories to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the riots n/a Tonypandy Library  £1.50 
For the love of the game: an autobiography Vernon Ball Treorchy Library  £12.99
The Tonypandy Riots in Words & Pictures (DVD) Rhondda Cynon Taf Library Service   Tonypandy Library  £5.00
 Hirwaun Village "The way we
 were 1900s to 1940s" (DVD)1
Hirwaun Historical Society Hirwaun Library  £5.00
 "A Walk Around
 Old Hirwaun" (DVD)2
Hirwaun Historical Society Hirwaun Library  £5.00
 The Story of Hirwaun Schools Elfed Davies Hirwaun Library  £3.50
The Tower Story: Lessons in vigilance and freedom Professor Hywel Francis - Commissioned by Tower Colliery Ltd Aberdare Library, Pontypridd Library, Treorchy Library  £3.50
 Historic Rhondda: An Archaeological and
 Topographical Survey 8000BC - AD1850
Paul Davies Ferndale Library, Pontypridd Library, Porth Library, 
Tonypandy Library, Treorchy Library
 Treorchy male choir Dean Powell Treorchy Library  £10.99
 Leekes: An Ironmongers Tale David Leeke   Treorchy Library, Tonypandy Library  £15.00
 Llanwynno: A treasury of memories. By Meats, Alan J Mountain Ash Library  
 Upper Rhondda - Treorchy and Treherbert (The Archive Photographs Series) Emrys Jenkins & Roy Green Treorchy Library  £9.99
 Maerdy Rhondda Fach David Owen Ferndale Library  £9.99
 An Anthology of Poetry by the People of Rhondda Cynon Taf   All libraries  
 Maes yr Haf - the Time
 - the Place
Alan Phillips Ferndale Library, 
Porth Library,  Tonypandy Library, Treorchy Library
Water and Sanitation - The Struggle for Public Health in Merthyr Tydfil Raymond Grant   Aberdare Library  £4.00
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