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Maltby Library

Braithwell Street, Maltby, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S66 8JE

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The venue offers various courses and activities in the library including Coalfields Regeneration Employment and Skills (assistance with getting into employment), IT Course (Learn My Way), Stop Smoking Service, Kiveton Park Independent Advice Service, Knit and Natter, Rhyme Time, and games clubs for grown ups.

Opening Times (Library and Neighbourhood Hub)

  • Monday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 14:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 19:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:30.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 14:00.

Opening Times (Café Ology)

  • Monday 07:45 - 19:00.
  • Tuesday 07:45 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday 07:45 - 19:00.
  • Thursday 07:45 - 19:00.
  • Friday 07:45 - 19:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 14:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 12:00.

Location

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

Shared Section (Parking)

Shared Section (Outside Access (Front Entrance))

Shared Section (Outside Access (Rear Entrance ZZZZ))

Reception (Neighbourhood Hub and Library Reception)

  • The desk/counter is 5m (5yd 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 medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Entrance (Library Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right as you enter the building via the main entrance.
  • Entrance View
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • Scooters can be parked at the main entrance.
    • There is a wheelchair to use whilst in the venue.

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 not have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A height adjustable chair is / are available.
  • Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes magnifying software.

Shared Section (Eating and Drinking (Café Ology))

Accessible Toilet (Café Ology)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located ahead and to the right as you enter from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 153cm x 228cm (5ft x 7ft 6in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within this accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 92cm (3ft).
  • Comments View
    • This toilets is locked when Café Ology is closed.

Standard Toilet(s) (Café Ology)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located ahead and to the right as you enter from the main entrance.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located ahead and to the right as you enter from the main entrance.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • These toilets are locked when Café Ology is closed.

Additional Info

  • 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 normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.