Barton House evacuation: information for residents.

Bishopston Library

Gloucester Road

Phone: 0117 3576220


Opening hours

Short notice changes to opening hours, including library closures, are posted on our X (previously Twitter), Facebook and Instagram pages.

Monday 1pm to 7pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11am to 5pm
Thursday 11am to 5pm
Friday 11am to 5pm
Saturday 11am to 5pm
Sunday Closed

Venue notes

Friends of Bishopston Library

A group of volunteers that supports the library.

Library map

Getting there

By bus: find information and plan your journey on the TravelWest website.

By train: Montpelier Station is the nearest station and is around 12 minutes' walk


For cyclists: bicycle stands outside the library.

For drivers: car parking on street only, some areas have parking restrictions.


  • Level access entry
  • Automatic opening doors
  • Accessible toilet
  • Accessible lift to first floor
  • Public computers: large keys keyboard, large print keyboard, trackerball mouse, height-adjustable table.


Internet and computer equipment:

  •  8 public computers for adults, 2 public computers for children
  • Colour and black and white printing, charges apply
  • Scanner
  • Designated area for laptop use: 9 spaces

Computers shut down 15 minutes before the library closing time.

Find out more about using the library computers.


  • Breastfeeding Welcome
  • Photocopier