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Patchway library

Hanham Library will be temporarily closed from Monday 28 January to Sunday 17 February inclusive. This temporary closure is to install Open Access swipe card equipment which will enable extended opening hours from March 2019. For more information see:


Patchway library

Patchway library


  • disabled toilets


We have a full list of facilities at the library

Special events

  • Patchway Reading Group – meets every six weeks on a Wednesday, 7.30pm to 9pm
  • Rhymes and stories for pre-school children: Tuesdays 10:30am. All year except for school summer holidays
  • Lego Club for primary school age children, who must be accompanied by a grown-up: check dates/times
  • Computer courses – available in partnership with local community learning providers, contact the library for more details
  • 1-1 IT and family history sessions – Thursday 2-3pm suitable for beginners. To book an appointment, please contact the library.
  • Craft Group – Meet one Saturday per month. £1 per session. For more details or to confirm dates please speak to a member of staff
  • Tea, Talk and Stories Shared Reading group – a place to relax, make new friends and share stories with others every week. You can just drop in, sit down and enjoy listening to a great story or poem. There’s no pressure to talk or read. Tuesdays 11:30am to 1pm

Find out what happened when Year 4 pupils from Coniston Primary School linked up with Patchway Library to create fantastical journeys from school to the library

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Patchway Hub, Rodway Road, Patchway, BS34 5PE



Opening hours

Library opening hours vary over bank holidays. Please see: seasonal library opening hours

 Staffed hours Library available*
 Monday  No staffed hours 8.45am – 5pm
 Tuesday  10am – 7pm 8.45am – 7pm
 Wednesday  10am – 5pm 8.45am – 5pm
 Thursday  10am – 5pm 8.45am – 5pm
 Friday  10am – 5pm 8.45am – 5pm
 Saturday  9.30am – 1pm 9am – 1pm
 Sunday  No staffed hours Closed

*Please note when the library changes from staffed to unstaffed opening, it will close for 15 minutes for the transition to Open Access. The library is only available during unstaffed hours for those who have signed up for the free Open Access scheme and completed an induction. For more information and to book your Open Access induction online see


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