Brecon Area Library holds the Local Studies Collection for Brecknockshire, with both reference and lending books available.
A Full set of the local history journal Brycheiniog.
Census Returns for Brecknockshire from 1841-1901, are on microfilm. The microfilm reader can be used to make printouts.
Local Newspapers are available on microfilm (Brecon & Radnor, Brecon County Times, Silurian)
All our public computers have free access to the family history ANCESTRY and FINDMYPAST. In addition, the Local Studies computer provides access to a number of local and family history websites.
We accept cheques payable to Powys County Council and drawn on a bank with a UK branch. Alternatively you can pay online, by debit or visa card, using our online payments facility.