Phone: 0117 9037250
|Monday||9.30am to 5pm|
|Tuesday||9.30am to 7pm|
|Wednesday||9.30am to 5pm|
|Thursday||9.30am to 7pm|
|Friday||9.30am to 5pm|
|Saturday||10am to 5pm|
|Sunday||1pm to 5pm|
You can visit Central library to:
- browse and borrow books and other media
- collect books you have reserved
- return your loans
- use computers and print (computers shut down 15 minutes before the library closing time)
- use Wi-Fi
- use the reading room, reference stock and microfilm
- use study space
- view the electoral register
- access newspapers
- use the photocopier
- use the toilets
You will not be able to access the cafe. This is closed until further notice.
Contact Central Library
For general enquiries:
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
- phone 0117 903 7250
For the reference library:
- email email@example.com
- phone 0117 903 7202
Bristol Libraries' events are currently online.
For upcoming events at Bristol Central Library check our:
Friends of Bristol Central Library
An independent group that supports the library.
By bus: find information and plan your journey on the TravelWest website.
Cycling: There are bicycle stands at the front of the library.
Pay-and-display parking is available at both the front and rear of the library. There are nine spaces in College Square on parking meters, plus an area set aside for motorcycles/scooters.
Disabled parking is in front of the library near the ramp entrance. Badge holders may park free.
You can find an access guide on the DisabledGo website.
Help and advice
Community legal service: assisted information
Community Legal Service leaflets
Internet and computer equipment
Large keys keyboard: two available in the Disability Resource Centre
Large screen computer monitor
Magnifier monitor that magnifies print or objects onto a PC screen
Wheelchair accessible computer desk
Find out more about using the library computers.
Colour photocopier: A4 and A3
Magnifying glass for use in the library
- Breastfeeding Welcome