Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Patchway Library
Description

Patchway Library offers a range of books including large print and audio books, DVDs/CDs, Newspapers, information services and free internet access with access to a wide range of online resources such as Ancestry. Patchway Library also offers courses as well as free 1:1 computer support and family history sessions. In addition the library service also offers a free EBook and Audiobook service and access to free digital magazines. See www.librarieswest.org.uk for more information.

Supportive groups – all libraries encourage parents and carers to network and support each other at their children’s activities. Patchway Library holds a pre-school Storytime and Rhymetime session on alternate Wednesday mornings at 10.30am as well as holiday activities and Chatterbooks, a group for years 5 & 6 who enjoy books and games and meet once a month on a Saturday.

All libraries run/can put people in touch with adult reading groups which are also sources of social support.

Organisation Type
Statutory Service
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working
Regions
South Gloucestershire
Is there a cost for these services?
Yes
Cost information

Books are free to borrow; however, fines may be incurred if returned late.

Some items do have a hire charge i.e. DVDs/CDs.

Photocopying, laminating and printing also have charges

Do you offer concessions?
Concessions information

Concessions are given to people on Jobseeker's Allowance, Income Support, Council Tax / Housing Benefit, Employment support / Incapacity Benefit / Disability Living / Carers Allowance. Students at college more than 12 hours per week and people over the age of 60 years are also eligible for concessions. No charges are applicable for audio visual hire for people with a visual impairment or those who are housebound users.

How can people access this service?
Drop-In
Business Hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 19:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
ThursdayCLOSED
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00
SaturdayFrom 09:30To 17:00
SundayCLOSED
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Rodway Road
Address 2
Patchway
Town
Bristol
County
South Glos.
Postcode
BS34 5PE

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Clare Fletcher
Job title / Position
Librarian

Services

Service Descriptions

Services Available to People at Home

Free digital magazines, Audiobook an ebook services available from home. To find out more visit www.librarieswest.org.uk

Helpline Details

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

Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
15m
Bus numbers?
75
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
next to library
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
1

External Access

Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic external doors?
Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
Is there a ramp?

Internal Access

Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic internal doors?
On internal doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
Are there visual alarm systems at the premises?
Is there an induction loop / induction coupling at the premises?
Is there provision for assistance dogs? (Water bowl and toilet area)

People are welcome to bring assistance dogs into the library.

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?

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