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Thornbury library

Thornbury library will be closed from Wednesday 9 August to Tuesday 22 August (inclusive) to enable ‘Open Access’ swipe card access to be installed, ready for 1 October 2017.


  • disabled parking (in the short stay car park next door)
  • service all on one level
  • automatic doors


We have a full list of facilities at the library  Thornbury Library also provides a laminating service and microfilm facilities, including the Thornbury Gazette on microfilm (1955- date), free 101 Police contact phone, colour photocopying.

Special events

  • Bookstart Bear Club at pre-school storytime: Mondays 2.15 – 2.45pm, term-time only
  • Rhyme time: Fridays 11.15 – 11.45am, term time only
  • Computer volunteers available to answer quick queries without any appointment on Monday mornings from 10.00-12.00.
    Book in advance for 1:1 computer support on Tuesdays – free 45 minute session with a computer support volunteer. Book your appointment at Thornbury Library.
    A volunteer can also offer help with the Ancestry family history website. Details on request
  • Chatterbooks: a reading group for 9 to 11 year olds. Once a month. Saturday 2.00-3.00pm

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Library user group

All libraries have local user groups to help us develop our services. The public are welcome to attend meetings to have their say. All meetings start at 7:00pm.

Future meetings are on:

  • Tuesday 5 October

Recent meetings

Annual report


St Mary Street, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35 2AA


Opening hours

Monday08:45 ‐ 17:30
Tuesday08:45 ‐ 17:30
Wednesday08:45 ‐ 19:00
Friday08:45 ‐ 17:30
Saturday09:30 ‐ 17:00
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