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Clondalkin Library
Monastery Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
Tel: 01 459 3315
Fax: 01 459 5509
Email :clondalkin@sdublincoco.ie
www.southdublinlibraries.ie

The library has a selection of audio books in a range of formats (CD, MP3 etc). The library also has a selection of books in large print. The junior library is located on the first floor, with access via stairs only. Computer facilities are available on both the ground floor and the first floor. A hearing assistance loop is provided. The library provides free WiFi, and has a number of computers available for public use, with a download zone also available.
 
Library Opening Times
DayOpening Time
Monday09:45 - 20:00
Tuesday09:45 - 20:00
Wednesday09:45 - 20:00
Thursday09:45 - 20:00
Friday09:45 - 16:30
Saturday09:45 - 16:30
SundayClosed
On bank holiday weekends, the library is closed on both Saturday and Monday.
 


 
Adapted Toilet
There is an accessible toilet in this venue designated for public use.
The accessible toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 24 m from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located to the rear of the library, next to the reception desk.
There is level access to the adapted toilet.
This is a unisex toilet.
The door opens away from you (push).
The door is locked by a twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 76 cm.
The door is heavy.
The width of the accessible toilet is 195 cm.
The depth of the accessible toilet is 215 cm.
There is a functional emergency alarm available.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
The tap type is push button.
As you face the toilet pan, the transfer space is on the right
The lateral transfer space is 75 cm.
There is a coat hook.
Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the adapted toilet.
Wall mounted rails are available.
As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides .
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49 cm.
The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The hand dryer is 92 cm high.
The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink is 82 cm high.
The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The towel roll holder is 105 cm high.
The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
The contrast between the external door and wall is fair.
The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are bright.
Baby changing facilities available Accessible Toilet Facility
 
 
Additional Information
Registered assistance dogs are welcome.
Staff do receive disability awareness training.
Children are welcome at the venue.
Documents are available in large print.
Additional Details: A transit wheelchair is available in the library.
Additional Details: Computer desks are provided at a height of 68cm, with study desks on the first floor at a height of 67cm. The reception desk in the junior library is 72cm high.
Selection of Large Print Books Available Computer Facilities within Adult Library
 
 
Inside Access
There is level access to the service.
This venue does not play background music.
The venue is well lit.
The lighting levels are bright.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
Additional Details: There is good circulation within the library, with a minimum aisle width of 90cm provided. Access to the junior library is via stairs only.
Ground Floor of Library Internal Access Door
 
 
Library
This library does not house a regular supply of books in Braille.
This library does house a regular supply of books in large print.
This library does house a regular supply of audio (talking) books.
There is an ordering service.
It takes approximately 2-20 days to process an order (depending on the order).
The library does have computers with accessible software.
Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
There is not a large keyboard computer aid for users.
A rollerball is not available to aid computer use.
The table is not adjustable to aid the use of computers.
Other computer aids include: A scanner is available next to one of the PCs. A range of typing tutorials and reading assistance software is available .
Additional Services: There are a number of computers available within the junior library, including a catalogue and download zone PC.
Additional Services: The library has a range of DVDs, CDs, Easy reader books, Large Print books, and talking books in a range of formats. There are also talking books available from the junior library.
Additional Information: There are a number of self service terminals within the library. The shelf for each of the terminals is at a height of 95cm, with the touch screen controls at 140cm.
Junior Library on First Floor Self Service Terminal
 
 
Location
This venue is situated on Monastery Road in Clondalkin,
The venue is situated within the south county.
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
The venue is not in a pedestrian area.
The venue is not in a shopping mall.
There is a bus stop within 150m of the venue.
Additional Information: Dublin bus routes 51X, 68 and 69 pass in front of the library, with stops within 150m of the entrance.
Pedestrian Crossing Immediately Outside Library Stepped Access to Library Entrance
 
 
Other Floors
The floors which are accessible by stairs are ground floor and first floor.
The number of steps between each floor is 20 steps.
The steps are well lit.
The lighting levels are moderate.
The step height is medium
There is a handrail available.
There is a landing.
The steps are clearly marked.
Additional Information: There is no lift access to the junior library on the first floor. An evac-chair and refuge area is provded on the first floor landing.
The steps have a handrail on the left side
Audio Books available in Junior Library Stairs Access to Junior Library on First Floor
 
 
Outside Access
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
There is level access to the venue.
There is a slope/ramp at the entrance of the venue.
The slope/ramp does not have a steep gradient.
The slope/ramp is fixed in position.
The slope/ramp is located to the front of the venue of the venue.
The width of the slope/ramp is 230 cm.
The number of steps leading up to the venue is 2. The main external doors are kept open during opening hours.
The steps are well lit.
The step height is low.
The main doors open away from you (push).
The doors are double width.
The doors are heavy.
The door opening is 124 cm wide.
There is a second set of doors.
The doors open towards you (pull).
The doors are not double width.
The door opening is 76 cm wide.
The entrance to the venue is via an internal door, which opens outwards. This door is automatically operated. The main doors are kept open for library patrons.
The steps are located outside the main front door of the venue.
There is level landing at the top of the slope/ramp.
The lighting levels at the steps are bright
Additional Details: The access ramp has rails to both sides, with tactile paving provided at each end. Clear information signage, in contrasting colours and with braille text, provided.
Ramp Access to Library Entrance Library Front Door
 
 
Parking
This venue does not have its own car park.
The patron does have to cross a road.
On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
The blue badge bay width is 320cm.
The blue badge bay depth is 520cm.
The blue badge bays are located across the road from the library. A pedestrian crossing is available to assist crossings of Monastery Road.
Parking at the venue is not free for all users.
The furthest accessible bay from the main entrance is 40 m.
The car park is available for use by the public.
Additional Parking Information: Additional public parking is available alongside the nearby shopping centre. This is paid parking. There are a number of cycle parking stands located next to the accessible parking spaces opposite the library.
Accessible PArking Across Monastery Road
 
 
Reception
The reception desk is 20 m from the main entrance.
The entrance is the main library entrance
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is at a tall height.
The reception area is well lit.
Lighting levels are good.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
The reception desk is 104 cm in height from the floor.
Junior Library Desk Reception Desk on Ground Floor