Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Keynsham Library
Description

Keynsham Library is on the move and with new opening hours......
Keynsham Library has moved to a temporary location in readiness for the redevelopment of the Town Hall site – a key project as part of the town’s ambitious regeneration programme.

While the new One Stop Shop and library complex is being built, Keynsham Library will be housed in the building on the corner opposite the entrance to Keynsham Leisure Centre.

Although the space will be smaller, all existing library facilities and services will remain the same:
Books on cassette, Large print books, books in languages other than English, Junior Braille books, CD, DVD and Video hire, home visits for housebound people, Information leaflets, Internet access.

Childrens Storytime - also Baby Bounce and Rhyme Sessions
Reading Groups for adults

Enquire about Computers for Absolute Beginners.

Organisation Type
Statutory Service
This organisation provides support around
Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working
This organisation provides support for
Children & Young People
Regions
Bath and North East Somerset
Is there a cost for these services?
No
Cost information

Hire charges for videos, CDs, books on tape and DVDs.

Concessions information

No charge for books on cassette or CD for visually impaired people.

How can people access this service?
Drop-In
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 09:30To 18:00
WednesdayCLOSED
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 18:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00
SaturdayFrom 09:00To 16:30
SundayCLOSED
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Riverside
Address 2
Temple Street
Town
Keynsham
County
Bath and NES
Postcode
BS31 1LA

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Lorraine Corbishley
Job title / Position
Library Manager

Services

Service Descriptions

Services Available to People at Home

home visits for housebound people

Helpline Details

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

Accessibility

Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
100 metres
Bus numbers?
Abus 349, 337
Is there a rail station nearby?
Approx. distance?
Quarter of a mile
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
25 metres
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
2

External Access

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

Internal Access

On internal doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
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)

Can provide water.

Does the toilet have a minimum size of 2200mm × 1500mm
Does the toilet have a minimum door size of 1000mm
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x horizontal?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x vertical?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 1x drop-down?
Is the height of the reception desk at the premises between 750mm and 850mm?

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