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Midsomer Norton Library and Information Service

The Hollies, High Street, Midsomer Norton, BA3 2DP

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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 1pm
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 and Rhyme Tuesday, 11am to 11.30am 4, 11, 18 July 2022
Storytime Sessions Wednesday, 10.30am to 11am 6, 13, 20 July 2022
Reading Friends, Book Group (adults only) Tuesday, 11am to 12pm 5 July 2022

Please visit our website to view our Jubilee events.

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
Health Information Week 4 to 10 July 2022
Summer Reading Challenge: Gadgeteers July to September 2022

Online events

Online events
Event Date/time Event type Suitable for
Hooked on Books 'New Adult' (Fantasy) Wednesday 27 July 2022, 6 to 7pm Book group Adults
Bath Bloodhounds Crime Book Group Thursday 28 July, 6 to 7pm Book group Adults

Help and advice

Help and advice services
Service and provider Day and time Further information
Citizens Advice Drop in service: Tuesday 9.30am to 2pm. Pre-booked appointments: Wednesday & Friday Help with money, legal and consumer problems. Call 0808 278 7897 to book an appointment.
Clean Slate First Monday and third Friday of every month, 11.30am to 2.30pm Assistance to get back into employment.
Curo Drop in service: Tuesday, 9.30am to 5pm Help and advice about social housing
Future Bright Drop in service: Monday, 10am to 12pm Help for local people to develop their skills, increase their income, and progress in their career.
Reach Drop in service: Tuesday 9.30am to 4.30pm Support to overcome homelessness, social isolation and dependence issues.

Council services

Council services available in Midsomer Norton
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: Wednesday 9.30am to 4.20pm, Friday 9.30am to 3.40pm Registration Service appointments, call 01225 47 72 34 to book.
Housing advice Drop in service: Tuesdays, 9.30am to 12pm, and 1.15pm to 4pm For advice call 01225 39 62 96.

Other facilities

  • Disabled access toilet with baby changing
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free computers
  • Printing in colour and black and white (there are charges for this)
  • Photocopier