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Library temporarily closed
This library remains temporarily closed for the immediate future.
From Monday 10 August Fishponds, Henbury and Stockwood libraries will reopen for a reduced service. Central Library is operating a call and collect service.
By bus: find information and plan your journey on the TravelWest website
By train: Montpelier Station is the nearest station and is around 12 minutes’ walk
For cyclists: bicycle stands outside the library
For drivers: car parking on street only, some areas have parking restrictions
Level access entry
Automatic opening doors
Accessible lift to first floor
Public computers: large keys keyboard; large print keyboard; trackerball mouse; height-adjustable table.
Internet and computer equipment:
8 public computers for adults, 2 public computers for children
Colour and black and white printing, charges apply
Designated area for laptop use: 9 spaces
Find out more about using the library computers.
Meeting room for hire: contact us for details
Baby bounce and rhyme: term time Wednesdays, 11.30am to 12 noon
Storytime: term time Saturdays, 11.30am to 12noon
School holiday activities: contact the library for details
Reading group adults
Monthly reading group: third Monday of the month, 2pm to 3pm
Weekly reading group: Wednesday, 3pm to 4.30pm
Shared reading groups
You don't need to do any reading beforehand. A group leader will read aloud the stories and poems. You can relax, listen and chat as we go.
- Wednesday: 11.30am to 1pm
- Thursdays: 11.30am to 1pm
Friends of Bishopston Library
A group of volunteers that supports the library.
- Breastfeeding Welcome