Westbury on Trym library has something for everyone
By Sarah20093 | Friday, August 21, 2009, 10:31
When was the last time you visited Westbury on Trym library?
If it has been a while then read up on what is on offer to you.
Fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, a children's area with a range of picture books, books in large print and reference books. Free use of computers with internet, email access and scanner.
Barrington Stoke (for people with dyslexia) for children
Books on prescription
Fast Backs - popular titles; one week loan
Graphic novels for adults
Graphic novels for children
Ordnance Survey maps
You and your child
Books in international languages
Children's books - in French
Children's activites and storytimes
Baby bounce and rhyme - term time Wednesdays 11am-11.30 am.
Pre-school children's storytime - term time Fridays 11am-11.30 am
Pre-school children's storytime - term time Mondays 2pm-2.30 pm
School holiday activities - contact the library ( 0117) 9038552
Computer and other courses
Free IT 'taster sessions' available - contact the library (0117) 9038552 for details.
DVDs - hire from £1 per week
(Most DVDs carry subtitles in English and other languages, plus extras such as audio commentaries.)
A selection of DVDs - English language only
Library carrier bag - jute fibre (planet-friendly hessian) - £2.
New Books magazine - every two months - £2.50.
Free newspapers and magazines to take away
Bristol Nines - monthly
Folio - monthly
Mature Times - monthly
Our City (news from Bristol City Council) - every two months
The Bristol Magazine - monthly
The Spark - quarterly
Westbury Courier - monthly
Provided by Friends of The Library Service - contact the library for details
Internet and computers
Colour and black and white printing - charges apply
Free Internet and computer use, please book in advance
Jaws screen reader
Large print keyboard
Large screen computer monitor
SuperNova combined screen reader and magnifier
Local history books for sale
Bristol In 1807: Impressions of the city at the time of Abolition - Anthony Beeson - £10.
Music CDs - hire charges may apply
A broad range of music to suit all tastes
Newspapers and magazines
BBC Homes and Antiques - monthly
Daily Mirror - on days the library is open
Evening Post - on days the library is open
Guardian - daily, on days the library is open
Homes and Antiques - monthly
Teen Vogue - monthly
Times - on days the library is open
Venue - weekly
Western Daily Press - on days the library is open
Radio/cassette/CD player for Visually Impaired people for use in the library
Adult group one - meets the last Thursday of the month 2.30pm-4pm
Adult group two - meets the second Thursday of the month 2.30pm-4pm.
The Poetry Group - meets third Thursday of the month at 2.30pm
Spoken word audio books - hire charges may apply
Cassettes for adults and children - in English
CDs for adults and children - in English
Falcondale Rd, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3JZ
Phone number: ( 0117) 9038552
Getting there: 1, 20, 21, 55, 517, 523 and 585 buses stop on Canford Lane. The 55 also stops on Falcondale Road.
Parking: Cycling: there are bicycle stands in front of the library. For drivers: on-street parking in Abbey Road and Canford Lane by Canford Park.
Accessibility: Wide ramp with handrails at side of building. Every part of library accessible to readers using disability vehicles. Low level Service counter at one end of desk.
Full Disabled Access