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Clare Library

The Guild Hall, High Street, Clare, Suffolk, CO10 8NY

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Opening Times

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

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Clare.
  • 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 Sudbury.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the library.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 320cm x 400cm (10ft 6in x 13ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 12m (13yd 4in) 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 not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • 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)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter 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.

Inside Access

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

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 not available for computer users.
  • Comments View
    • There is wi-fi available.
    • There is a 3D printer available for use.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.