Library Services will be 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
  • Canolfan Pennar (Mountain Ash Library)
  • Porth Library
  • Rhydyfelin Library
  • Hirwaun Library 
  • Ferndale Library 
  • Pontyclun Library 
  • Church Village Library (20th August) 
  • Abercynon Library (20th August)
  • Llantrisant Library (20th August)
  • Tonypandy Library (20th August)

Book lovers from across the County Borough will be able to select and reserve up to five books either via our online Order and Collect form, or by calling one of our libraries.

Online:

Simply browse our Online Catalogue and make a note of the Book Title and Author of the books you would like to reserve, or ask for the librarian to choose a selection based upon your interests and preferred genres.

You can then order via our 'Order and Collect' form:

Order your books online for collection
View the Order and Collect Frequently Asked Questions

Call the library to reserve books

Simply browse our Online Catalogue and make a note of the Book Title and Author of the books you would like to reserve, or ask for the librarian to choose a selection based upon your interests and preferred genres.

You can make your order by calling one of the following libraries:

  • Pontypridd Library (Llys Cadwyn) – 01443 562211
  • Treorchy Library – 01443 773204
  • Aberdare Library – 01685 880050
  • Mountain Ash Library (Canolfan Pennar)- 01443 570016
  • Porth Library - 01443 562227
  • Rhydyfelin Library - 01443 570009
  • Hirwaun Library (6th August)- 01685 811144
  • Ferndale Library (6th August)-01443 570021
  • Pontyclun Library (6thAugust)-01443 237843

View our Order and Collect Service - FAQ's

History Enquiries

The Council‘s Library Service is also re-opening a limited local history service, with enquiries being taken via email or telephone. To contact this service, call 01443 778956 or email Library.Reference@rctcbc.gov.uk

COVID-19 guidelines:

All books are prepared by Council staff and will be quarantined for up to 72 hours before being issued to the public. Books will be loaned for the usual three-week period and will need to be returned to the same location as they were collected from. 

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