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Keynsham Library and Information Service

Civic Centre, Market Walk, Keynsham, BS31 1FS

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Opening hours

Opening hours
Day Hours
Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 5pm
Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm
Saturday 9.30am to 4.30pm
Sunday Closed

Please note, opening hours will be 10.00am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 10.00am to 4.30pm on Friday until 4 April 2022.

What you can do

Self-service kiosks, computers and telephones are available, to enable you to access library and council services. Council staff can help to get you started if you have trouble using these facilities.

What's on at the library

Events and activities

In person events
Event Day and time Dates
Baby Bounce & Rhyme, Family Fun Tuesday, 9.30am to 10am and 10.30am to 11am 3, 10, 17, 24 May 2022
Cubing Club, for home educated families (aimed at KS2 and 3) Thursday, 1.30pm to 2.30pm 10 May 2022
ASP Poetry Circle (adults) Monday, 10am to 11am 16 May 2022
Reading Friends, Book Group (adults) Tuesday, 11am to 12pm 9 May 2022

Social media events

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

Social media events
Event Dates
Unboxed Festival March to October 2022
Local and Community History Month 1 to 31 May 2022
National Walking Month 1 to 31 May 2022
Mental Health Awareness Week 9 to 15 May 2022
Dementia Action Week 16 to 22 May 2022
Elmer Day 28 May 2022

Online events

Online events
Event Date/time Event type Suitable for
Hooked on Books 'New Adult' (Fantasy) Wednesday 18 May 2022, 6pm to 7pm Book group Adults
Bath Bloodhounds Crime Book Group Thursday 26 May 2022 Book group Adults

Help and advice

Help and advice services
Service and provider Day and time Further information
Avon Pension Fund Drop in service: Tuesdays, 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm One-to-one drop in sessions for Avon Pension Fund members who have queries about their Local Government Pension.
Citizens Advice Appointment and drop in service: Monday 9.30am to 2pm Help with money, legal and consumer problems. Call 03448 48 79 19 to book an appointment.
Clean Slate Second and fourth Thursday of a month, 1pm to 4pm Assistance to get back into employment.
Curo Drop in service: Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 5pm Help and advice about social housing
Pension Wise Appointment service: Book on the Pension Wise website. Help and advice about pensions
Reach Drop in service: Tuesday 9.30am to 4.30pm Support to overcome homelessness, social isolation and dependence issues.
Keynsham and District Dial a Ride Drop in service: second Wednesday of every month, 10am to 12pm Support to register and book journeys.

Council services

Council services available in Keynsham
Service Day and time Further information
Council Tax Self-service payments during Library opening times. Free self-service computers and telephones to contact the Council Tax team available Monday to Friday. Help with Council Tax problems
Business Rates Drop in service: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 10am to 3pm. Assistance with applying for Business Rates.
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Drop in service: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 10am to 3pm Help with Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support.
Registration Service Appointment service: Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am to 4.20pm Registration Service appointments, call 01225 47 72 34 to book.
Children in Care and Moving On team Drop in service: Monday to Thursday 10am to 5pm, Friday 10am to 4:30pm Help and support for young people who are looked after by us.

Other facilities

  • Toilets with baby changing facilities
  • Disabled toilets
  • Changing Places toilet
  • Art Wall for local artists, clubs, or groups to display paintings, photographs, or other art free of charge
  • Community Space available for hire