Due to the Coronavirus outbreak this library remians closed. Library Services will be operating an "Order and Collect" service only. View more about the Order and Collect Service

Important Service Announcement

From 14th September, face coverings must be worn when entering any Rhondda Cynon Taf library.

Aberdare Library

Green Street
CF44 7AG
Telephone (01685) 880050
Fax (01685) 881181
Email Aberdare.Library@rctcbc.gov.uk 

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Use the online library catalogue to browse, reserve and renew items.

Order and Collect Service

Library Services will be operating an "Order and Collect" service only. Books will be available for order and collection from the following libraries:

  • Pontypridd Library (Llys Cadwyn)
  • Treorchy Library
  • Aberdare Library
  • Porth Library
  • Canolfan Pennar
  • Rhydyfelin Library 
  • Hirwaun Library 
  • Ferndale Library 
  • Pontyclun Library
  • Church Village Library
  • Abercynon Library
  • Llantrisant Library
  • Tonypandy Library 

View more about the Order and Collect Service

Opening Hours

Please Note – Revised opening times during the “Order and Collect” service

Day Of WeekTime
Monday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm


19 x public access PCs (with MS Office Software) Photocopier    
Internet access Black and white/colour printer    
Online catalogue Scanner    
Wifi hotspot Community Meeting room *    
DVD collection Fax machine    
Audio book collection Laminating service    
CD and Memory Sticks on sale    
Microfilm/microfiche readers Reference Library    

* Use of the community meeting room is free of charge to Community Groups, Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council bookings and Non Profit organisations. Commercial organisations can hire the room at reasonable rates.

To reserve the room please contact us.

Classes at the library

  • Guitar Class                                         Monday                       6.00-8.00pm
  • U3A                                         every second Monday             2.00-3.15pm
  • Reading Group                       first Tuesday of the month       2.00-3.00pm
  • Baby Massage                                     Tuesday                     10.30-11.00am
  • PACE                                                   Tuesday                      9.00-1.00pm
  • ‘Scribblers’ Creative Writing               Wednesday                 10.00-1.00pm
  • Story Time & Toy Library                    Wednesday                 10.30-11.30
  • Lip Reading Class                               Wednesday                  2.00-4.00pm
  • Welsh Class                                         Thursday                     9.30-11.30am
  • Travol Transport                     Thursday 3 weekly                  10.00-12 noon
  • Premature babies group         2nd Thursday of the month       12.30-2.30pm
  • Poetry Society                         1st & 3rd Thursday of the month         2.00-4.00pm
  • Glamorgan Family History Society      2nd Thursday of the month     1.30-3.30pm
  • Digital Friday                                       Friday                            10.00-12 noon
  • Interlink                                               Friday                             9.00-1.00pm
  • Stop Smoking Wales                           Friday                          1.00-4.30pm
  • U3A – Welsh                                       Friday                            11.30-1.00pm


Disabled access

  • disabled parking 
  • wheelchair access
  • lift to second floor

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