- For up to date opening times, please use the following link Library Opening Times.
- The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
- This venue is situated in Staple Tye.
- The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
- There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
- The nearest mainline station is Harlow Town.
- Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
- Tuesday Closed.
- Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
- Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
- Friday Closed.
- Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
- Sunday Closed.
Outside Access (Main Entrance)
- This information is for the entrance located on Parnall Road.
- There is not level access into the venue.
- The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
- The door(s) is / are double.
- The door(s) is / are heavy.
- The width of the door opening is 167cm (5ft 6in).
Second set of doors
- There is a second set of doors.
- The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
- The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
- The width of the door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in).
- There are electronic barriers located just beyond the second set of doors and they are 100cm wide.
Level Change (Main Entrance)
- There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
- The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
- The ramp/slope is moderate.
- The ramp/slope is permanent.
- There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
- The ramp does have handrails.
- The handrails are on the right going up.
- The width of the ramp/slope is 128cm (4ft 2in).
- There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
- The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
- There is/are 4 step(s) to the area/service.
- The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.
- The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
- The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
- There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
- The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
- The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
- The desk/counter is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
- There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
- The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
- The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
- The lighting levels are bright.
- There is a hearing assistance system.
- The type of system is a fixed loop.
- Staff are trained to use the system.
- There is a self service touchscreen approx 5m from the entrance.
- The height of the touchscreen is between 110cm and 140cm.
- There is level access to the service(s).
- This venue does not play background music.
- Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
- The lighting levels are bright.
- This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
- This library does have a regular supply of books in large print.
- This library does have a regular supply of books in audio format.
- There is an ordering service.
- The library does have computers with accessible software.
- Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.
- Page magnification software is available for computer users.
- Text-to-Audio software is available for computer users.
- An audio catalogue of currently available audio books is available from the enquiries desk.
- Access Tickets allowing free loans of audio books and DVDs are available to qualifying library users.
- There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
- Standard toilets are not available.
- Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
- Documents can be requested in Braille.
- Documents can be requested in large print.