Bath Central Library

19-23 The Podium, BA1 5AN

General Helpline: 01225 394041

Opening hours
Monday 09:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 09:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 09:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday 09:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 09:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday 09:30am - 4:30pm

Parents and children inside Bath Central Library. Some are sat on chairs and others on the floor with cushions

The Bath Central Library, situated in the centre of town, handily above Waitrose, offers a cosy space for our events, specifically storytelling.

Bath Central Library has level access through the doors to the left of the Waitrose main entrance. There are lifts available to access the library which is on the first floor. It also has accessible toilets (please ask staff for RADAR key), offers a hearing loop and admits registered assistance dogs. There are free but limited on-street parking spaces on Walcot Street and New Bond Street for blue badge holders. Alternative mobility parking can be found at The Podium Shopping Centre or Walcot Street car park.

The closest Changing Places Facility is a 7 mins walk away at Bath Sports Centre, North Parade, Bath, BA2 4ET. The opening times are:
Monday 07:00 – 21:00
Tuesday 07:00 – 21:00
Wednesday 07:00 – 21:00
Thursday 07:00 – 21:00
Friday 07:00 – 20:00
Saturday 08:00 – 17:00
Sunday 08:00 – 17:00

Bath Central Library is within walking distance of Bath Spa Train Station and Bath Bus Station. The nearest parking can be found at The Podium Shopping Centre or Walcot Street car park.

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