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Yate library

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

Social media

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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. Meetings usually start at 7pm.

  • AGM Thursday 12 October, 6.30pm at Yate Library

Recent meetings

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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