Bath & North East Somerset Council has Libraries in Bath; Weston Village; Moorland Rd Bath; Paulton; Midsomer Norton; Radstock; Keynsham; and Saltford. 1 mobile library visits rural and outlying areas on a fortnightly rota. .
Computer Access is available in all libraries. There are concessionary rates for disabled borrowers and some on benefits.
Large print keyboards, trackball ,screen reading software and hearing loops are available.
The Home Library Service is available for residents of B&NES with mobility or other disabilities who cannot get to a library. For enquiries about using this service please call 01225 394041 for details.
The Home Library service is run largely by volunteers. For volunteering opportunities please contact Mike Plows, Volunteer Centre, Bath Central Library, 19-23 The Podium, Northgate Street, Bath, BA1 5AN. Tel: 01225 338105. Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
All Libraries have Large print books , audio books and DVDs with subtitling. Bath Library also has music CDs .
Free e-audiobooks and e-books can be downloaded via the LibrariesWest website www.librarieswest.org.uk
There are meeting rooms, an exhibition room and display space for hire.
Books on Prescription collections are available in every library. These are books recommended by healthcare professionals covering mental health and wellbeing issues. They can be reserved free of charge from the Libraries website www.librarieswest.org.uk
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Bath Library is above Waitrose Supermarket and is accessible by lift, escalator or by stairs.
There are toilet facilities on the same floor adjacent to the Waitrose Cafe
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Is there a cost for these services?
Some loans (excluding books, which are free) are charged for, but there are usually concessions for people with disabilities. Many services are free to all. Contact the library or check:
www.bathnes.gov.uk/libraries for further details.
Do you offer concessions?
Concessions are subject to alteration, please enquire at any B&NES library, or check online at:
http://www.bathnes.gov.uk/services/libraries-and-archives/library-locations-opening-times-and-information/concession-groups or ask at any library.
How can people access this service?
|Monday||From 09:30||To 18:00|
|Tuesday||From 09:30||To 19:00|
|Wednesday||From 09:30||To 19:00|
|Thursday||From 09:30||To 19:00|
|Friday||From 09:30||To 17:00|
|Saturday||From 09:30||To 17:00|
|Sunday||From 13:00||To 16:00|
Primary Organisation Details
Primary Address Details
Venue Address Details
Job title / Position
Services Available to People at Home
Home Library Service
24/7 website at www.bathnes.gov.uk/libraries
24/7 renewals line 0845 002 0777
Services that increase accessibility
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Are there bus stops nearby?
Is there a rail station nearby?
Is there a car park nearby?
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
Disabled parking telephone
Is there on-street parking in close proximity to the premises?
Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic external doors?
Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
Are external doors non sprung?
Are there external steps?
If so, how many?
Do these steps have a handrail?
Are the edges of the steps a contrasting colour to the steps?
Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic internal doors?
Is there an induction loop / induction coupling at the premises?
Please supply any further information relevant to your induction loop / induction coupling
It is currently restricted to the enquiry desk.
Can people with an assistance dog access the service accompanied by their dog?
Is there provision for assistance dogs? (Water bowl and toilet area)
Water available on request. If anything else is needed, just ask.