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Nuneaton Library and Information Centre

Church Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4DR

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Registrar Services, Concessionary Travel Applications and Let's Make.
  • Comments View
    • This library is the central library for local and family history resources.
    • The venue offers various courses and activities including Code Club, Stitch Up and Silver Surfers.

Opening Times (Library)

  • Monday 10:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 14:00.

Location

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

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 Justice Walk Car Park.
    • The car park is located on Justice Walk.
  • 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 available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 240cm x 560cm (7ft 10in x 18ft 4in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on Justice Walk.
    • 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 or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 193cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 165cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located to the right of the entrance.
    • There is/are 3 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) has/have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 22m (24yd 2in) 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 moderate to good.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • There is a touch screen.
  • The touch screen is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.

Inside Access

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

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 JAWS and Zoomtext.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large rollerball mouse and height adjustable chair is / are available.

Registrar Meeting Pod

  • Comments View
    • This area is located 10m to the right as you enter from the main entrance.
    • The door to the pod is single, light and slides to open.
    • The door is 122cm wide.
    • The height of the desk is 71cm.
    • There are chairs without armrests available.
    • Photograph 3 shows the waiting area for the registrar, where there are chairs with armrests available.
  • Opening Times View
    • Access is by appointment only.

Let's Make

  • This area is located 12m ahead and to the left as you enter from the main entrance.
  • The doors are double with one locked, heavy and open away from you (push).
  • A staff member is required to allow entry to this room.
  • This space offers a range of activities which include virtual and augmented reality, robotics, coding and programming, 3D design and printing, animation and film making, sewing, embroidery and crafting, together with music creation and soundscapes.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents can be requested 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 cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are not available.