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Seasonal and Bank Holiday opening hours

 Christmas and New Year opening hours

Use Find a Library search here to see usual opening hours for individual libraries.

Staffed hours (Open Access* hours below)

Tuesday 24 December

Libraries with Tuesday staffed hours close at 1pm

Except Bradley Stoke & Chipping Sodbury – closed all day

Wednesday 25 December All libraries closed, including Open Access*
Thursday 26 December No staffed hours
Friday 27 December No staffed hours
Saturday 28 December Normal staffed opening hours
Sunday 29 December No staffed hours
Monday 30 December Normal staffed opening hours
Tuesday 31 December

Libraries with staffed hours all close 5pm

Except Bradley Stoke closes 4pm

Chipping Sodbury 9.30-12.30

Wednesday 1 January 2020 No staffed hours
Thursday 2 January Normal staffed opening hours

Unstaffed Open Access* hours

Tuesday 24 December

Normal Open Access hours except:

Bradley Stoke – no Open Access

Patchway – Open Access 8:45 – 10am only

Wednesday 25 December No Open Access
Thursday 26 December

8am – 6pm

Except Patchway & Bradley Stoke – no Open Access

Friday 27 December

Normal Open Access hours except:

Bradley Stoke 8am – 6pm

Patchway – no Open Access

Saturday 28 December Normal Open Access hours
Sunday 29 December Normal Open Access hours
Monday 30 December

Normal Open Access hours except:

Bradley Stoke 8am-10am only

Tuesday 31 December

Normal Open Access hours except:

Bradley Stoke 8am – 10am only

Wednesday 1 January 2019

8am – 6pm

Except Patchway & Bradley Stoke – no Open Access

Thursday 2 January Normal Open Access hours

* Users can sign up for Open Access membership to access most libraries when staff are not available.   Book and complete an induction before 23 December to make the most of longer unstaffed opening over the Christmas period.  Click here for more information and to book your one-off induction.

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