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Yate library

On Bank Holiday Monday 28 May there will be no staffed hours in libraries. For bank holiday Open Access times (for registered Open Access users only) see:

Yate library

Yate library


  • library is on one level
  • automatic doors


We have a full list of facilities at the library  The library also has a colour photocopier and provides a laminating service, as well as free wifi access.

Special events

  • Teen focus group meets monthly (3rd Thursday of the month)
  • Rhymetime for pre-school children: Thursdays 10:30am term time only
  • Exhibition space – Yate library showcases the best local arts and crafts for you to see, enjoy and even buy
  • Lego Club for primary school age children, who must be accompanied by a grown-up.  One Saturday a month at 10:30am to 11:30am
  • DigiLocal Club – Coding Club for 8-14 year olds.  Every Thursday, 6pm to 7pm. Places must be booked – email
  • Poetry Group, fortnightly on Tuesdays 1 – 2pm
  • RNIB Visually impaired Techno Project – RNIB volunteers are on hand to teach visually impaired people how to access smartphones and tablets.  Every Wednesday 1:30 – 4pm. Contact the library for more details

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Annual report


44 West Walk, Yate, South Gloucestershire, BS37 4AX


Opening hours

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

New opening hours from 1 October 2017

 Staffed hours Library available*
 Monday  10am – 5.30pm 8.30am – 7.30pm
 Tuesday  10am – 5.30pm 8.30am – 7.30pm
 Wednesday  No staffed hours 8.30am – 7.30pm
 Thursday  10am – 5.30pm 8.30am – 7.30pm
 Friday  10am – 5.30pm 8.30am – 7.30pm
 Saturday  9.30am – 2.30pm 8.30am – 7.30pm
 Sunday  No staffed hours 8.30am – 7.30pm

*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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