Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
Library - Bristol Central Childrens
Telephone
Contact Person
Mary Clark/Lin Quilty

Address

Address 1
Central Library
Address 2
College Green
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS1 5TL

Categories

Categories
Learning, Skills & Work

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

We are a specialist children's library. Facilities include * fiction and non-fiction books * story tapes and cd's * nursery rhyme cassettes and cd's * Reference section * baby board books * picture books * early reading books * graphic novels, console games Young Adult books * Many libraries having separate teenage section. Young people can use the Internet and ICT facilities subject to membership conditions. During the school summer holiday young people can join the National Reading Challenge. a program of books and fun events designed to help participants enjoy reading. Every Bristol library runs this.

Opening Times

Are you open during term time?
Are you open during school holidays?
Opening Times
Monday9.30am-7.30pm
Tuesday9.30am-7.30pm
Wednesday10am-5pm
Thursday9.30am-7.30pm
Friday9.30am-5pm
Saturday9.30am-5pm
Sunday1pm-5pm

Your Service

How do people access your service?
They can drop in
Comments

The library is open to everyone.

Waiting Lists

Do you have a waiting list?
Irrelevant

Costs

Are there any costs to the user for your service?
Costs

Membership is free. Children can borrow books and storytapes/cd's for free. Adults can borrow books for free, but there are hiring charges for audio-visual items:
Videos- £1, £2 or £2.80 for 1 week
DVD's- £1, £2 or £2.80 for 1 week
CD's- 50p for 1 week
Storytapes/CD's- £1.20 for 3 weeks.

Areas Serviced

Do you welcome people using your service from the Bristol area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of Bristol using your service?

Who can use your service

Age of Users
From 0 To 18
Who can use your service?

Age restrictions.

Policies and written documents

Have Policy
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement
Have Written Document
Child protection policy Equality of opportunity procedure and monitoring arrangements Complaints procedure Disciplinary and Grievance procedure Health and Safety Policy/Statement Data Protection/Confidentiality Statement

Accessibility

Is your organisation close to public transport?
No
Is there a car park nearby?
No
Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
No
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
No
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No

Policies and Training

Training

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
None
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None
Autism Awareness
None

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
No
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
No
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No
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