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Castletymon Library
Tymon Road North, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Tel: 01 452 4888
Fax: 01 459 7873
Email :castletymon@sdublincoco.ie
www.southdublinlibraries.ie

The library is located within a small shopping centre, located along Tymon Road North. There are bus stops alongside the shopping centre on Tymon Road North, served by Dublin Bus route no. 77A. The library is accessed via either a stepped access or a ramp. The access ramp is provided with push button automatic doors, which can also be operated by hand. There is car parking provided to the front of the library, shared with the other units in the shopping centre. There are 2 accessible parking spaces located directly outside the library.
 
Library Opening Times
DayOpening Time
Monday09:45 - 17:00
Tuesday09:45 - 17:00
Wednesday09:45 - 17:00
Thursday09:45 - 17:00
Friday09:45 - 16:30
Saturday09:45 - 16:30
SundayClosed
The library is also closed on both the Saturday and Monday of Bank Holiday Weekends.
 


 
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 additional signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 12 m from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located to the rear of the library
There is level access to the adapted toilet.
This is a unisex toilet.
A key is required for the adapted toilet.
The key can be obtained from the customer service desk.
The door opens towards you (pull).
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 130 cm.
The depth of the accessible toilet is 170 cm.
There is a functional emergency alarm available.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
There is not a mixer tap.
The tap type is twist action.
As you face the toilet pan, the transfer space is on the right
The lateral transfer space is 60 cm.
Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the adapted toilet.
Wall mounted rails are available.
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 40 cm.
There is a towel dispenser.
The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The towel dispenser is 95cm high.
The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink is 83 cm high.
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 good.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
Lighting levels are bright.
There is clear signage indicating the adapted toilets.
Access to Toilets Accessible Toilet
 
 
Additional Information
Registered assistance dogs are welcome.
Children are welcome at the venue.
Additional Details: The computer desks within the library have a clear height of 69cm. Study desks have a clear height of 73cm.
Additional Details: A magnifier is provided, with the desk height of 74cm. The magnifier can also change the background or text colour, if needed.
Magnifier Available Computer Facilities
 
 
Inside Access
There is level access to the service.
There is a slope/ramp to access the service.
Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
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: The clear circulation width at the internal entrance door is 128cm. The junior library is located to the left on entry, with the adult library to the right. There is a range of seating available within the library, in addition to study desks, computer facilities etc. There is good circulation throughout the library, with a minimum aisle width of 110cm. Good signage is provided within the library.
Childrens Library facilities Internal access to 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 2-14 days to process an order (depending on the order).
The library does have computers with accessible software.
There is a large keyboard computer aid for users.
A rollerball is available to aid computer use.
Other computer aids include: An accessible computer is available with Kurzweil 1000, Kurzweil 3000 and Zoomtext available, with this PC available with Touch-screen control. A scanner and larger keyboard/roller mouse is available for use with the accessible PC. Zoomtext is available on 3 computers. Universal access computer tables are provided for all PC users within the library, including the junior library .
Additional Services: The library stocks a range of audio books in a variety of formats, including MP3 and CD. Pre-loaded portable audio books are also available. There is a range of audio and Read Hear books available in the junior library.
Additional Services: The library also stocks a range of CDs, DVDs and large Print books.
Additional Information: The online library services include downloadable Audio Books, which are suitable for those with sight or reading difficulties. Free WiFi is available within the library.
Selection of Large Print books available Selection of Audio books available
 
 
Location
This venue is situated within a small local shopping centre on Tymon Road North
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 shopping mall.
There is a bus stop within 150m of the venue.
Additional Information: Dublin Bus route no. 77A stops close to the library.
Accessible Computer Facilities Bus stops and pedestrina crossing outside library
 
 
Outside Access
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
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 left side of the main entrance of the venue.
The width of the slope/ramp is 170 cm.
The number of steps leading up to the venue is 2, each 15-20cm high.
The steps are well lit.
The step height is high.
The main doors open away from you (push).
The doors are double width.
The doors are heavy.
The door opening is 150 cm wide.
There is a second set of doors.
The doors open away from you (push).
The doors are double width.
The doors are heavy.
The door opening is 85 cm wide.
There is level landing at the top of the slope/ramp.
Additional Details: The clear door width at the ramped access is 150cm.
Access doors to Library Access Ramp to library
 
 
Parking
This venue does have its own car park.
Parking at the venue is free for all users.
The car park type is ground level and uncovered.
There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The width of the accessible bays is 320 cm.
The depth of the accessible bays is 480 cm.
The furthest accessible bay from the main entrance is 15 m.
The nearest accessible bay from the main entrance is 10 m.
The car park surface is tar-mac.
There is a dropped kerb at or near the accessible parking spaces.
The car park is available for use by the public.
Standard marked bays are available.
The standard marked bay width is 240cm.
The standard marked bay depth is 480cm.
Additional Parking Information: The car park is shared with other units in the shopping centre.
Accessible Parking to front of library
 
 
Reception
The reception desk is 5 m from the main entrance.
The entrance is the main library entrance from the car park
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 reception desk is 108 cm in height from the floor.
Additional Information: There is an accessible writing desk provided at the customer service desk, at a height of 76cm.
Junior Library Audio books Reception Desk with accessible writing desk