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Bath Central Library

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.)

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Opening hours

Day Hours
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

Events and activities

You can view our in-person events and activities at Bath Central Library on our events calendar

Social media events

Our social media events take place across all of our social media channels.

Online events

You can view our online library events and activities on our events calendar

Other facilities

  • Public toilets available elsewhere in the Podium Centre
  • Free wifi
  • Free computers
  • Exhibition/meeting space available for hire
  • Colour and black and white printing
  • Photocopying