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 to Thursday||9.30am to 5pm|
|Friday||9.30am 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
|Event||Day and time||Dates|
|Art in the Library - Kate Davies, Penny Ives, Nadine Wickenden||Monday to Saturday||2 August to 8 September 2022|
|National Playday, Pennyquick Park, Twerton, Family Fun Drop In with the Library||Wednesday 1pm to 4pm||3 August 2022|
|Page One - Creative Writing Group, ages 18 and over (tickets via Eventbrite)||Saturday, 10.30am to 11.30am||6 August to 8 October 2022|
|Read Easy, a Reading Friends Group (adults only)||Enquire for date and time|
|Knit Two, Share One, knitting and crochet group (all ages and abilities)||Thursdays 10am to 12pm||4, 11, 18, 25 August 2022|
|Employment and Skills Drop-in||Tuesdays, 11am to 1pm||2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August 2022|
|Summer Reading Challenge: Gadgeteers (ages 4 to 11)||Monday to Saturday||9 July to 3 September 2022|
You can book free tickets to events through our Libraries blog.
Please visit our website to find out more about the Summer Reading Challenge and see our full list of events..
Our social media events take place across all of our social media channels.
|Summer Reading Challenge: Gadgeteers (ages 4 to 11)||July to September 2022|
|Event||Date/time||Event type||Suitable for|
|Hooked on Books 'New Adult' (Fantasy)||Wednesday 31 August 2022, 6pm to 7pm||Book group||Adults|
|Bath Bloodhounds Crime Book Group||Thursday 25 August 2022, 6pm to 7pm||Book group||Adults|
- Public toilets available elsewhere in the Podium Centre
- Free wifi
- Free computers
- Exhibition/meeting space available for hire
- Colour and black and white printing