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Bishopston Library

Address:

Gloucester Road

Bishopston

Bristol

BS7 8BN

Opening hours

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.

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Monday Temporarily closed
Tuesday Temporarily closed
Wednesday Temporarily closed
Thursday Temporarily closed
Friday Temporarily closed
Saturday Temporarily closed
Sunday Temporarily closed

Library map

Getting there

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

Parking

For cyclists: bicycle stands outside the library

For drivers: car parking on street only, some areas have parking restrictions

Accessibility

Level access entry
Automatic opening doors
Accessible toilet
Accessible lift to first floor
Public computers: large keys keyboard; large print keyboard; trackerball mouse; height-adjustable table.

Resources

Internet and computer equipment:

 

8 public computers for adults, 2 public computers for children

Colour and black and white printing, charges apply

Scanner

Designated area for laptop use: 9 spaces

 

Find out more about using the library computers.

 

Meetings

Meeting room for hire: contact us for details

Children activities

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.

 

Weekly:

  • Wednesday:  11.30am to 1pm
  • Thursdays: 11.30am to 1pm

 

Friends of Bishopston Library

A group of volunteers that supports the library.

Facilities

  • Breastfeeding Welcome
  • Photocopier