Library Services

Pontyclun Library

Pontyclun library was opened on Monday 10th December 1973. It underwent a drastic modernisation in 2010 with the addition of a purpose-built PC suite. Inside you’ll find:

  • Free audiobooks on CD
  • Free WiFi and PC access
  • Free access to Ancestry and FindMyPast
  • Access to free e-books and e-audiobooks
  • Access to free digital magazines and comics
  • Recycling bags
  • Leaflets and flyers for local attractions and groups
  • World travel guides
  • Welsh language books
  • Teen fiction
  • Board books for babies
  • A dedicated horror, fantasy and sci-fi section
  • Graphic novels for children and adults
  • Laminating and photocopying (charges apply)Local newspapers

Groups at the Library

Care – groups can change dates etc so please check before going

One4All Outreach Surgery

The One4all hold a surgery every Tuesday, appointments only, from 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. Book your appointment online at One4aLL Advice Service | Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council (, ring the call centre on 01443 425005, or ask in the library. This service assists with blue badge applications, bus passes etc.

Half Term – Kids Krafts

Every half term the library holds a special one-off craft session on the Tuesday afternoon for children up to the age of 8. Ask in the library for details of upcoming events!

Interlink Well-Being Drop-In Session

Every Wednesday 10-12.30pm there is a drop-in session for anyone wanting advice on financial issues, emotional health, employment or volunteering, lifestyle choice, local groups and much more.

Finding us

Pontyclun Library is in Heol y Felin Pontyclun.

The building is wheelchair accessible

You can find the library on google maps and you can contact them by

  • phone on 01443 237843
  • e-mail

Our Opening hours are

Tuesday9am – 1pm2pm – 6.30pm
Wednesday9am – 1 pm2pm – 5pm
Thursday9am – 1pmClosed
Friday9am – 1pm2pm – 6pm
Saturday9am – 1pmClosed

Joining the library


Membership is free! Just bring one piece of identification that shows your name and current address (i.e. driving licence, utility bill, etc) and you will be issued a library card that can be used at any RCT library, and also grants you access to our online facilities. Members can borrow up to 10 books at a time for a loan period of 3 weeks, and up to 3 DVDs for a loan period of 1 week. Loans can be renewed providing no one else is waiting for that particular item (charged items like DVDs will incur an additional charge for each renewal).

RCT Library services

More information about this library and all the other libraries run by RCT CBC can be found at the RCT library services website.



We gratefully accept donations of any books that are in good condition, except non-fiction over two years old. Baked goods are always welcome, but Chris isn’t fond of chocolate!