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Staple Hill library

Staple Hill library

Staple Hill library


Join the library

Joining the library is easy and free. Click to find out how to join.

Opening hours

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

Staffed hours – open to all  Unstaffed hours – for registered Open Access users only*
 Monday 10am – 5.30pm  8am – 7.30pm
 Tuesday 10am – 5.30pm  8am – 7.30pm
 Wednesday No staffed hours  8am – 7.30pm
 Thursday 10am – 5.30pm  8am – 7.30pm
 Friday No staffed hours  8am – 7.30pm
 Saturday 9.30am – 1pm  8am – 7.30pm
 Sunday No staffed hours  8am – 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


  • disabled parking
  • library is on one level


We have a full list of facilities at the library Staple Hill Library also offers free wifi

Special events

  • Messy Monday play session for pre-school children: check dates/times
  • Rhymetime for pre-school children: check dates/times
  • Lego Club for primary school age children, who must be accompanied by a grown-up: check dates/times
  • Tuesday Reading Group – one Tuesday a month 6pm to 7pm. Please ask a member of staff for more details
  • IT Sessions on a one to one basis. Tuesdays 2pm to 4pm Booking required
  • 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: check dates/times

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Broad Street, Staple Hill, South Gloucestershire, BS16 5LS




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