Dowlais Library

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Dowlais Library is one of the branch library buildings of Merthyr Libraries, which is the public library service of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. We loan books and non book items; we subscribe to online and other resources so that our members can access them freely; we provide PCs and related resources so that those who need them can use them; we put on events to promote reading, literacy, finding out, and generally showing in as many ways as possible what can be found in libraries!

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Opening hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:30am to 6:00pm.
Saturday 9:30am to 2:00pm.
Closed Tuesday and Sunday.

Admission charges

Free to browse, free to join. Charges for such as printing, photocopying, faxes, room hire etc - as for details

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Poster for Merthyr Portraits Exhibition

Merthyr Portraits

  • 3 May — 3 June 2016 *on now

Exhibition of photographs taken over the last 40 years by Walter Waygood, documentary photographer. The photographs document the changing lifestyles of people in Merthyr Tydfil.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Dowlais Library
Church Street
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 3HS




01685 725217

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