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Lucan Library
Superquinn Shopping Centre, Newcastle Road, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Tel: 01 6126422
Fax:
www.sdublincoco.ie

The library is located on the first floor, and is accessed via the lift or stairs. The library is located in the corner of the main shopping centre complex. The library caters for a range of audio books for both adults and children, in addition to a range of easy reading books, including large print formats.
 
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
 


 
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.
There is additional signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 3 m from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located to the left on entering the library on the first floor
There is level access to the adapted toilet.
This is by lift.
This is a unisex toilet.
The door opens away from you (push).
The door is locked by a lever lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 75 cm.
The door is heavy.
The width of the accessible toilet is 148 cm.
The depth of the accessible toilet is 140 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 left
The lateral transfer space is 75 cm.
Floor manoeuvring space is not 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 48 cm.
There is a hand dryer.
The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The hand dryer is 107 cm high.
The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink is 70 cm high.
The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are moderate.
There is clear signage indicating an Adapted Toilet is provided.
Additional Information: The internal floor space within the toilet is slightly restrictive. The transfer space is located behind the toilet door.
Adapted Toilet Facilities Access Adapted Toilet Facilities
 
 
Additional Information
Registered assistance dogs are welcome.
Staff do receive disability awareness training.
Documents can be requested in large print.
Children are welcome at the venue.
Documents are available in large print.
Additional Details: The library website provides details of lending/returning books and other facilities.
Additional Details: Classes are held in the Seminar Room, located to the rear of the library. This room caters for a range of classes and events. The library also hosts a mother/toddler event each Wednesday morning.
Other available services include: Each stairwell within the library is provided with an EvacChair. Staff are trained to used these, if needed.
Childrens Audio - Visual Library Selection of Audio Books in a range of formats
 
 
Inside Access
There is level access to the service.
The number of steps leading up to the service is 28, including landings.
The steps are well lit.
The steps height is high .
The steps have a handrail.
The handrail is positioned on both sides of the steps.
The steps are cleary marked.
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 are two sets of internal doors to the library. The outer set is automatic with a width of 150cm, while the inner set have a clear width of 115cm and remain open.
Ground Floor Access Lobby First Floor Access to the Library
 
 
Library
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 3-21 days to process an order (depending on the order).
The library does not have computers with accessible software.
Other computer aids include: The library has 11 computers available for adult users, with an additional 5 computers for juniors. Three of the adult pc's are connected to scanners, with 1 A3 scanner available. A dedicated computer terminal is available for local studies and the driver theory test, in addition to dedicated online catalogue pc's. .
Additional Services: The library has a large selection of audio books, available in a range of formats, including CD, MP3 and Read Hear books. The library also has a selection of easy reading books and books to assist with reading.
Additional Services: The library has a range of games, CD's, periodicals, multicultural books and foreign language books available. The junior library also has a range of books in dual languages formats.
Additional Information: There are 3 self-service terminals available for lending/returning books etc. One terminal has a lowered shelf height of 72cm, with the touch screen controls at a height of 100-120cm. The remaining self-service terminal have a shelf height of 83cm and touch screen controls at a height of 110-130cm. Signage within the library is provided in clear print, with braille signage provided to each of the library sections.
Childrens Computer Facilities Self-service Library Terminal
 
 
Lift
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located in the main entrance lobby. The library is on the first floor.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are ground floor and first floor.
The lift is 5m from the main entrance.
The width of the lift is 107 cm.
The depth of the lift is 140 cm.
There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
They are between 105 and 120 cm high.
The lighting level in the lift is moderate.
The lift does have Braille markings.
The lift does have tactile markings.
The clear door width is 80 cm.
Additional Information: The first floor lift lobby is approximatelty 8m from the internal library access doors.
Lift Car Internals Ground Floor Lift Lobby
 
 
Location
This venue is situated in Superquinn Shopping Centre, on the first floor
The nearest Railway or Dart Station is Adamstown, approximately 1km from the venue .
The venue is situated within the west county.
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
The venue is not in a pedestrian area.
The venue is in a shopping mall.
There is a bus stop within 150m of the venue.
Additional Information: Dublin Bus route number 25A stops immediately outside the shopping centre, approximately 50m from the library. Car parking is provided to serve the entire shopping centre complex, with accessible parking bays provided both in front of the library entrance and also in front of the main shopping centre access.
Selection of Large Print Books are Available
 
 
Other Floors
The floors which are accessible by stairs are ground floor and first floor.
The floors which are accessible by lift are ground floor and first floor.
The number of steps between each floor is 24, with landings provided 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: The library is located on the first floor, with access gained via the stairs or lift.
The steps have a handrail on both sides
First Floor Library Access Stairs Access to First Floor Library
 
 
Outside Access
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
There is level access to the venue.
The main doors open away from you (push).
The doors are double width.
The doors are heavy.
The door opening is 76 cm wide.
Additional Details: The main entrance doors are automatic and are operated on a push button system from both inside and outside. There is a second door with can be opened to provide for double doors, if needed. The second door leaf is not automatic. The main entrance provides access to the entrance lift and stairs lobby to the first floor library.
Main Entrance Door - Automatic Push Button Door
 
 
Parking
This venue does have its own car park.
The patron does not have to cross a road.
The blue badge bays are located outside the entrance to the library
The car park is located on Newcastle Road, and serves the Superquinn Shopping Centre and the Library.
The car park type is ground level and uncovered.
There are 20 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The width of the accessible bays is 400 cm.
The depth of the accessible bays is 560 cm.
The nearest accessible bay from the main entrance is 7 m.
The car park surface is tar-mac.
The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
Standard marked bays are available.
The standard marked bay width is 260cm.
The standard marked bay depth is 550cm.
Additional Parking Information: There are 4 blue badge spaces immediately in front of the library entrance, with a raised path provided from the spaces to the front entrance lobby of the library. There is also an underground car park which serves the shopping centre, with direct access to the centre provided.
Accessible Parking Spaces outside Library Entrance
 
 
Reception
The reception desk is 12 m from the main entrance.
The entrance is on the first floor, accessed by either lift or stairs
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 a hearing assistance system.
The hearing system is a loop type.
Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
The desk has a lowered section.
The reception desk is 102 (with a lowered section of 76 cm) cm in height from the floor.
Additional Information: The reception desk is located opposite the main library entrance. The reception desk also provides an accessible dropdown writing table at a height of 73cm.
Accessible Writing Table at Reception Desk Reception Desk
 
 
Standard Toilet
Standard toilets are not available.
Additional Details: Toilet facilities are available in the adapted toilet facility to the front of the library. Additional standard toilets are also available in the main Shopping Centre, on the ground floor.