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Important Service Update

Response to Covid-19 Pandemic and Omicron Variant

As Of Tuesday 4th January 2022 the following restrictions will return to all RCT Libraries: 

  • Social distancing of 2m between all library users.
  • One way systems whilst in library buildings.
  • Quarantining of returned library materials (Items to be placed in green recycling bins at entrance of library for 72 hours).

We remind library users that you must wear a face covering when in the library unless medically exempt and that you must sanitise your hands on entry.

Limited numbers will be allowed in premises at any one time, please be aware you may be asked to wait to enter the building by a member of library staff.

Please note that the ‘Order & Collect’ system is still operational.

Any changes to these rules will be advertised in libraries on council social media or on our website at 

  • Public access PC’s, 2 Hr sessions reinstated along with walk in use no need for an appointment, social distancing rules will  still apply.
  • Borrowers encouraged to use self-service kiosks where available.
  • Procedures put in place for staff monitoring of social distancing and borrower numbers and action will be taken if the library becomes overcrowded.
  • Perspex screens at points where face to face contact may occur.
  • Library shelving rearranged where possible to encourage social distancing and create one-way systems. If possible different entry and exit points to be used.
  • Limited use of community meeting rooms will also be allowed.
  • Use of the Reference areas to be allowed by drop in and appointment. Any local history materials used to be quarantined for 72 hours.

 Please note all current Covid restrictions to service delivery will continue to apply until further notice.

Further service updates will be advertised when they are available.

  • For further information please contact your local library or visit us at Updates will be provided on our website as and when other services become available.

Thank you for you continued support at this very difficult time. 

Select your local library to find address details, opening hours, contact details and facilities offered. Please Note: Treorchy Library is closing for renovations from September 27th - November 23rd - Read more
 Abercynon Library  Pontyclun Library
 Aberdare Library  Pontypridd Library
 Church Village Library  Porth Library
 Ferndale Library  Rhydyfelin Library
 Hirwaun Library  Tonypandy Library
 Llantrisant Library  Treorchy Library**
 Mountain Ash Library