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Polesworth Library and Information Centre

Bridge Street, Polesworth, Tamworth, Warwickshire, B78 1DT

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Opening Times

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Tuesday 14:00 - 19:00.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Thursday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Friday 14:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 09:30 - 13:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

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

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 front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 470cm (11ft 6in x 15ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated 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 uneven surfaces.
    • 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 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 single width.
    • The door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

Reception

  • The desk is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • 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 member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.