Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Community Garden

Westbury Library Community Garden

Update - July 2020
Thanks to Alex and the Gardening team, Westbury now has a thriving set of runner bean plants, winding their way up a very sturdy framework! 
As well as the traditional Scarlet Runners, there are a number of Borlotti Beans - yes I has to use Google as well, and now know they go very well in soups, salads, risotto...
We are currently watering by using lots of plastic milk-bottles but, hopefully, will be able to install a water butt in the near future.

Click here for more information about our Library Community Garden

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Library Closures

Library Reopening

Bristol Libraries have published an update on their plans to restart parts of the service. 
Full details can be accessed on the Council website:
https://www.bristol.gov.uk/libraries-archives/coronavirus-library-information

In summary, you can visit Central Library from Monday, July 13th to return items borrowed from any branch and to use a "Call and Collect" service... 
  • You call Central Library on 0117 903 7250 to ask for up to 5 adult items, and up to 8 items for children or young people. If you don’t have a specific item in mind, you say what you like to read or watch, and they will suggest some items.
  • They find the items and put them in a washable, reusable bag.
  • When your items are ready to collect, they call you.
  • You can leave any items you don’t want to take home.
  • When you’ve finished with your items, return them in the same bag.

From Monday September 7th, you can visit to browse and borrow books and to use a pre-booked computer.

From Monday August 10th, you can visit Henbury, Fishponds and Stockwood libraries to return books, browse and borrow books and
use a pre-booked computer.

Contact Details and Opening Times:

Central Library
lending.library@bristol.gov.uk
0117 903 7250
Monday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm

Henbury Library
henbury.library@bristol.gov.uk
0117 903 8522
Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat, 11am to 4pm

Fishponds Library
fishponds.library@bristol.gov.uk
0117 903 8560
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri and Sat, 11am to 4pm

Stockwood Library
stockwood.library@bristol.gov.uk  
0117 9038546   
Monday to Saturday, 1pm to 4pm



Friday, February 14, 2020

Friends of Westbury Library

Friends of Westbury Library

To enable us to develop community activities within the Library, it has been agreed that we would transform into a "Friends" group, with a constitution and a bank account.

A copy of the constitution has been circulated to everyone on our mailing list, and it is also posted on this website. An interim Committee has been set up and the intention is to hold an Annual General Meeting later in the year, hopefully within the Library building...

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Library Strategy Document

Library Strategy Document

The Library Service has produced  a document, outlining their proposals for the next five years, which has been presented to Cabinet and accepted. A copy of the document can be viewed here.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Coffee Mornings

Coffee Mornings

Our Coffee Mornings are normally on the third Saturday
of each month, and the next one will be on
February 15th from 11:15am to 1:30pm.

Come and join us for a (free) hot or cold drink and
a piece of cake or couple of biscuits.

Find out more about the services available and tell us what more you would like from your library...

It's your library - please use it or we may lose it...

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Extended Access

Westbury Library is now open on Sundays!

If you are registered for Extended Access you can now use the library on Sunday afternoons from 1pm to 5pm, as well as at any time from 8am to 7pm, Monday to Saturday... 
If you are a library member and over 16, it only takes a few minutes to register at the front desk - all you need is your library card... 
Click here for more details.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Libraries West

Libraries West
Do you know what you can access from your phone, tablet, laptop or computer? Bristol subscribes to Libraries West, which means you have FREE access to a wide range or resources... We will explain these in more detail over the coming weeks...

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