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Wick Road, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 4HE
Getting there: By bus: Service 1 stops at the top of Allison Road, with the stops opposite each other. The 36 stops in Wick Road outside the cafe travelling from Bristol and outside the hairdressers travelling into Bristol.
Parking: On-street parking nearby.
Accessibility: Ramped access.
Accessible to a wheelchair user travelling independently
Resources and Activities
All libraries have the following activities or resources: fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, a children's area with a range of picture books, books in large print and reference books. Branch libraries offer free use of computers with internet and email access, and scanner. Please note: computer session times end 15 minutes before the library closing time.
In addition this library has:
Books on prescription
Books for adults in European languages
Children's activities and storytimes
Baby bounce and rhyme - term time Wednesdays 10 to 10.30am
Baby bounce and rhyme - term time Wednesdays 11 to 11.30am
Pre-school children's storytime - term time Fridays 9.30 to 10am. 50p per child
Pre-school children's storytime - term time Wednesdays 2.15 to 2.45 pm. 50p per child
School holiday activities - as advertised. Please contact the library for details.
DVDs - hire from £1 per week
(Most DVDs carry subtitles in English and other languages, plus extras such as audio commentaries)
English language only
Children's wall charts - from £1.50 each
Garden waste sacks - £1.00
Headphones (in-ear) - for PC, CD or MP3 player - £1.50
Library carrier bag - jute fibre (planet-friendly hessian) - £2.00
USB memory stick - 2GB - £8.00
Free newspapers and magazines to take away
Bristol Observer - weekly
Mature Times - monthly
Internet and computers - equipment
(Free Internet and computer use, please book in advance)
Large print keyboard
SuperNova combined screen reader and magnifier
Internet and computers - programs for use in the library
Audacity (audio editing)
Microsoft Office 2007 (Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher and Word)
Serif Photoplus X2 (Drawplus, Pageplus and Webplus)
Local history books and media for sale
Brislington - Chard, Mitchell, Rowe - £10.00
Brislington Revisited - Graham Crimmins - £12.99
Bristol In 1807: Impressions of the city at the time of Abolition - Anthony Beeson - £7.50
Holywell & the Chapel of St Anne In The Wood (Brislington) - Ken Taylor - £7.45
Memoirs of a Black Englishman - Paul Stephenson - £9.99
Not all came back - Anton Bantock - £9.99
Newspapers and magazines (full list of library holdings)
1 To see lists of periodicals in this library follow the link above
2 See separate listings for African Caribbean, Asian and European titles
Spoken word audio books - hire charges may apply
CDs for adults and children - in English