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Crystal Peaks Library

1-3 Peak Square, Waterthorpe, Sheffield, S20 7PH

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Introduction

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    • The library is located within Crystal Peaks First Point.
    • Please see the First Point guide for additional access information.

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 14:00.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:30.
  • Friday 12:30 - 18:30.
  • Saturday 10:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is located within http://www.crystalpeakscentre.co.uk.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Sheffield.
  • There is a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The name of the nearest tram stop is Crystal Peaks.

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 Crystal Peaks Shopping Centre.
    • The car park is located to the right of the venue.

Outside Access (Library)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right as you enter First Point.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.

Reception (Library)

  • The desk is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the reception desk.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • 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 not have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.

Level Change (Children's Area)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the left as you enter the library.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located on the right as you enter the library.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located in First Point.

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