Downend Library News

Downend Library

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

  • Christmas Eve: Staffed 9.30am – 1pm
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Friday 30th December: Staffed 10am – 5.30pm, Open Access 8am – 7.30pm
  • Saturday 31st December: Staffed 9.30am – 1pm, Open Access 8am – 7.30pm
  • Sunday 1st January - Tuesday 3rd January: Open Access only, available 8am – 7.30pm

Seasonal Activities

  • Friday 9th December: Christmas Coffee Morning and Quiz (with festive refreshments!) 10.30am onwards. Everyone welcome.
  • Monday 19th December: FREE fun Christmas Crafts activities (suitable for 4-10 year olds) 10.30am - drop in, no booking needed.

Digital Champion

Did you have a new tablet, smartphone or laptop for Christmas and need some help to use it? Why not book FREE session with Tony, our friendly Digital Champion, who may be able to help. Either ask staff for details – you can call 01454 865022 – or email

Christmas Tree Recycling

If you can’t get your Christmas Tree to the Recycling Centres you can have it collected from the kerbside by purchasing a single use Green Waste Bag. These are available for £2.50 from all South Gloucestershire libraries.

Neil Weston Group Librarian: Downend, Emersons Green, Staple Hill libraries & Digital Information

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