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Barton Library

Bedford Road, Barton-le-Clay, Bedfordshire, MK45 4PP

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Barton-le-Clay.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Harlington.

Opening Times

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Wednesday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 13:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • the times for the library will be changing at the beginning of October 2017.
    • Mon - closed Tues - 0900 - 13.00
    • Weds - 14.00 0 18.00
    • Thurs - 0900 - 13.00
    • Fri - 0900 - 1300 & 14.00 - 18.00
    • Sat - 0900 - 1600.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 485cm x 580cm (15ft 11in x 19ft 0in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 4m (13ft 1in) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door opening is 99cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • These doors are push pad operated.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Reception (Help Desk)

  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.
  • Comments View
    • This library is now self service. Members of staff are available at the help desk.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • 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.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard and height adjustable table 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.
  • 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 available.