Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Winterbourne Library
Description

Library offering the following services:

*Music CDs, Books on cassette and CD, Large print books
*Baby Rhyme Time
*Pre-school storytime
*Chatterbooks group (for children in years 5 and 6)
*Children's events during main holidays
*Home volunteer service for delivering books to housebound persons
*Use of PCs free of charge with access to Internet
*Photocopier
*Scanner
*FAX
*4 Reading Groups

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.

Venue can be hired but limited seating. Level access for wheelchair users and one PC with Dolphin Supernova software, adjustable desk height and large rollerball mouse.

24hr renewal service on Tel: 01823 334 344.

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

For music CDs, spoken word tapes and CDs and DVD loan.
Also charges for photocopier/fax/PC print-outs.
Hire charge for venue reservation and charges for overdue loans.

Do you offer concessions?
Concessions information

For children, young adults, people over 60 and people on benefits (with proof) and students (Student Union card)

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

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Flaxpits Lane
Town
Winterbourne
County
South Glos
Postcode
BS36 1LA

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Gabrielle Suddell
Job title / Position
Librarian

Services

Service Descriptions

Services Available to People at Home

Home Library Service: a library volunteer will deliver books to housebound local residents.

Helpline Details

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

Accessibility

General Accessibility

Services that increase accessibility

*We stock large print books and spoken word items suitable for people with visual impairments.

*Level access suitable for wheelchair and mobility vehicle users.

*Super Nova software available for people with visual impairments.

*One computer is based at an adjustable workstation suitable for wheelchair users.

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
1/4 mile
Bus numbers?
X27, 327 and 329, 482, 200, 581
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
20 yards
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
2
Is there on-street parking in close proximity to the premises?
Approx. distance?

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?

Internal Access

Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic internal doors?
Are there visual alarm systems 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)

Assistance dogs are welcome.

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 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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