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Atherstone Library and Information Centre

Long Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1AX

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Access Guide

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Opening Times

  • Monday 09:30 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Friday 09:30 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Atherstone.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Atherstone.

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 Memorial Hall Short Stay.
    • The car park is located off Long Street.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • 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 on tape or disc.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • It takes approximately 3 to 7 days to process an order.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard and large rollerball mouse 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 are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are available 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.