Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Downend Library
Description

Books
Jigsaws
Information services
DVDs for hire
Music CDs for hire
Photocopying
Graphic novels
Language learning packs
Audio books
Books in large print
Lifelong Learning
Free internet access
Fax
Word processing facilities
Newspapers and magazines
Book tokens for sale
Children's school holiday activities
Rooms for hire

Downend library also provides faxing and laminating services and has computer games for hire.

Special events
Pre-school storytime for under-5s every Thursday (term-time only): 10.30am - 11.00am
Rhyme Time for babies and toddlers every Wednesday morning from 10.30am to 11.00am
Chatterbooks reading groups for children. Second and third Saturday of the month, 11.00am to midday
Reading group - Thursday once a month: 7.15pm

Supportive groups – all libraries encourage parents and carers to network and support each other at their children’s activities. All libraries run/can put people in touch with adult reading groups which are also sources of social support.

Library committees
All libraries have local user committees to help develop services. For more details see the page on library user committees.

Organisation Type
Statutory Service
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Living, Learning, Working Home Maintenance, Adaptation & Housing
This organisation provides support for
Children & Young People Families
Regions
South Gloucestershire
Is there a cost for these services?
Yes
Cost information

For some services - please enquire.

Concessions information

For some services please enquire

How can people access this service?
Drop-In
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:30To 19:00
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayFrom 09:30To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:30To 19:00
FridayFrom 09:30To 17:00
SaturdayFrom 09:30To 17:00
SundayCLOSED

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Buckingham Gardens
Address 2
Downend
Town
Bristol
County
South Glos.
Postcode
BS16 5TW

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Librarian

Services

Helpline Details

Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
N/A

Accessibility

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External Access

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Internal Access

Does the toilet have a minimum size of 2200mm × 1500mm

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