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Leverstock Green Library (Hemel Hempstead)

Village Centre, Levertsock Green, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3 8QG

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Hemel Hempstead.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is The Vilage Centre.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 800cm x 200cm (26ft 3in x 6ft 7in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located outside the venue.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times

  • Monday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday Closed.
  • Friday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a small raised threshold in the doorway.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically (towards you).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • There is a touch screen.
  • The touch screen is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Library

  • 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.
  • Accessible software includes Zoomtext.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A height adjustable table and height adjustable chair is / are available.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Home visits / services are available.