City of Melville

Canning Bridge Library, Applecross


Summary
  • A community library with two accessible parking bays onsite
  • The library offers a home delivery service and has audio and large print books
  • The closest public accessible toilet is at the Jeff Joseph Reserve, Applecross
Location (View Map)
2 Kintail Road, Applecross, WA 6153 Australia
Opening Hours
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9.00am to 7.00pm
  • Saturday 9.00am to 12.00 noon
Telephone
  • 08 9364 0116

Closest accessible parking

  • Two clearly identified bays at the rear of the library 3 metres wide and 5.4 metres long.
    Bays on level and even bitumen.
  • Vehicle access from: Canning Beach Road
  • Pedestrian access: Level access from the bay onto a paved path leading down to the footpath outside the entrance ramp to the library. The wide paved path has a slope with a gradient of 1:11.
  • Cost: At car parks in the City of Melville with Pay and Display Ticket Machines, ACROD parking permit holders must still purchase a ticket and display it on the dashboard. They can then park in any bay and the ticket will remain valid for double the time purchased. For example, if a ticket is purchased for two hours, it will remain valid for four hours.
  • Pay machines: Kerb ramp to pay machine.
Parking bays
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External access and entrance
  • Entrance ramp
  • The ramp is wide and paved, 7 metres long with handrails on both sides. It has a gradient of 1:9.
  • Entrance door
  • Wide, automatic opening door, opens into a wide foyer where the book trolleys for customer use are stored.
Entrance ramp Entrance foyer
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Internal area
  • The library is spacious with carpeted floor.
  • The customer service desk is at standing height.
  • The internal book return is a slot at the service desk, 80cm high.
  • The aisles are 1.3 metres wide with enough space for people using walking aids or wheelchairs to turn around within the aisles.
Service counter Aisle
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Equipment for people with disabilities
  • Magnifying sheet
  • Large print and audio books
  • A keyboard with large print keys and a track ball, available from the staff to use with the public access computers.
  • Home delivery service
Closest accessible toilet
Accessible Toilet, Jeff Joseph Reserve, Applecross

Rooms

After hours book return
  • The after hours book return is located on the entrance ramp. The return slot is 1.1 metres high.
External book return and large building signage
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Public access computers
  • The computers are at desks 72cm high with 69cm knee clearance.
  • Desks have swivel chairs on castors. Alternate chairs are available at the reading table near the library entrance.
Public access compters
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Children's area
  • Spacious area with children's height furniture.
  • Books are at standing height.
Children's area
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Information collected by: City of Melville

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.