19-23 The Podium, Northgate Street, Bath, BA1 5AN
(The Podium Centre is at the junction of Northgate Street and Broad Street. The Central Library is immediately to the left of the main entrance of the Podium.)
|Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday||9am to 5pm|
|Wednesday||9.30am to 5pm|
|Friday||9am to 4.30pm|
|Saturday||9:30am to 4:30pm|
What you can do
Self-service kiosks and computers are available, to enable you to access library services to borrow, renew, or return library items. Library staff can help to get you started, if you have trouble using these facilities.
You can also access a range of digital resources, including volunteers who can support you with all kinds of digital challenges.
What's on at the library
You can view our in-person events and activities at Bath Central Library on our events calendar
Our social media events take place across all of our social media channels.
You can view our online library events and activities on our events calendar
|Service||Day and time||Further information|
|Read Easy||Monday to Friday, appointment only.||Helping adults learn to read. Call 07976 160838 to book.|
|Bath College Computer Course||Monday, 9.30am to 12.30pm||Please contact the college for more information, by email at email@example.com, or by calling 01225 328720.|
|Breastfeeding Support Group Drop-In||Tuesday, 10am to 12pm. Term time only||Bath La Leche League offers friendly breastfeeding support.|
|Sight Support West Drop-In||Second Tuesday of the month, 11am to 1pm||Worried about your vision? Get support with your sight.|
|Employment and Skills Drop-In||Tuesday, 11am to 1pm||Get support, information and advice with CVs, employment and training from local partner organisations including: Future Bright, Curo Work Wise, Employment and Skills Pod, Bath College, Cool Ventures and We Work For Everyone.|
|Home Energy Advice and Information Drop-In||First Thursday of the month, 11am to 2pm||Experts from the Centre for Sustainable Energy offering help and advice on how to reduce your bills, insulate your home, or add energy efficiency measures|
|Wellbeing Service Drop-In||First Thursday of the month, 11am to 12pm||Volunteering opportunities and mental health support.|
|J.O.Y||Friday, 1pm to 4pm||Drop-in. Child-friendly co-working offering free nanny support.|
- Public toilets available elsewhere in the Podium Centre
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free computers
- Exhibition/meeting space available for hire
- Lego Lab
- Sensory Space
- Colour and black and white printing
Our printers and photocopiers only accept coins. Unfortunately we are not able to provide change, so please bring coins with you if you want to use this service.