Organisation Name
Filton Library

● Pre-school story and rhymetime every Tuesday at 9.30–10.00am & every Friday at 2:30-3:00pm
● Chatterbooks – A monthly reading group for children aged 8 - 12 on Saturdays from 2.30 to 3.30pm. Please speak to library staff to register
● Free Courses with Community learning
For more information please call Jane Thomas on 01454 865943
● Computer Support Volunteers are available for one-to-one basic IT sessions on Saturday mornings, Please speak to staff to book a place.
● Special school holiday free story and craft sessions: Contact the library for dates . Most suitable for ages 3-11.
● Adult reading group - meets once a month on Monday evenings 5.45-6.45pm at the library. Speak to staff to register
● 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.
•Need help tracing your family tree? Our family history volunteer runs one-to-one sessions by appointment. Contact the library for details.

Organisation Type
Statutory Service
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working Getting Around
This organisation provides support for
Children & Young People Disabled People Families Parents Older People Culturally Specific Wheelchair Users Adults Learning Difficulties Drug & Alcohol Misuse Men's Health And Wellbeing Carers Dementia Women Hearing Impaired Visually Impaired Homeless Offenders/Ex Offenders Survivors Of Abuse LGBT Refugees/Asylum Seekers Students Professionals / Practitioners People On Low Income
South Gloucestershire
Is there a cost for these services?
Cost information

Joining the library is free but we charge for some items and reservations (concessions are available). You will also have to pay for overdue items.

Do you offer concessions?
Concessions information

Concessions are given to people receiving jobseekers allowance, income support, employment support allowance, housing benefit, council tax benefit, disability living allowance, incapacity benefit or carers allowance. Students in full time education and people over the age of 60 years also qualify. Staff will require initial proof of eligibility.
A 50% discount applies to all item hire charges for members with Total membership at South Gloucestershire Leisure Centres.

How can people access this service?
Business Hours
MondayFrom 9.30To 19.00
TuesdayFrom 9.30To 17.00
ThursdayFrom 9.30To 19.00
FridayFrom 9.30To 17.00
SaturdayFrom 9.30To 17.00
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Shield Retail Park
Address 2
Link Road
Address 3
South Glos.
BS34 7BR

Organisation Contact Methods


Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Clare Fletcher
Job title / Position

Venue Address Details

Contact Address Line 1
Filton Library
Contact Address Line 2
Shield Retail Center
Contact Address Line 3
Link Road
South Gloucestershire
BS34 7BR

Venue Contact Methods



Service Descriptions

Services Available to People at Home

We provide a free Home Library Service delivered by a dedicated group of volunteers.


Home Library Service

Helpline Details

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

Limitations and Associations

Limitations / Restrictions

The service is for housebound customers who have no one who can bring them to the library or collect books on their behalf. Customers must be resident in Filton.


General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
20 meters
Bus numbers?
75 309/310 18/x18 x74
Is there a rail station nearby?
Approx. distance?
1.5 miles
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
There is ample parking (including disabled) in front of the library.
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?

External Access

Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic external doors?
Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
On external doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?

Internal Access

Is there an induction loop / induction coupling at the premises?
Can people with an assistance dog access the service accompanied by their dog?
Is there provision for assistance dogs? (Water bowl and toilet area)

A water bowl can be provided upon request

Does the toilet have a minimum size of 2200mm × 1500mm
Does the toilet have a minimum door size of 1000mm
Is the height of the reception desk at the premises between 750mm and 850mm?


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