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City of Melville

AH Bracks Library, Melville


Summary
  • A community library co-located with the Melville Recreation Centre
  • Four accessible parking bays on site
  • A unisex accessible toilet on site
  • The library has a computer catalogue with large text, trolleys, audio books and large print books
Location (View Map)
Canning Highway, Melville, WA 6156 Australia
Opening Hours
  • Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 7.00pm
  • Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm
  • Saturday 9.00am to 1.00pm
  • Sunday 11.00am to 3.00pm
Telephone
08 9364 0115
Web

Closest accessible parking

  • Four clearly identified accessible bays near the entrance to the complex, on level and even bitumen.
    Bays are 3.6 metres wide and 5.4 metres long.
  • Vehicle access from: Stock Road
  • Pedestrian access: Level access to the complex.
Parking bays
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External access and entrance
  • The paved entrance to the complex is wide and level. Park bench seats with armrests and a drinking fountain at sitting height are provided.
  • Entrance to library is through wide automatic sliding doors to a foyer where community information and brochures are on display.
  • A second entrance is through security pedestals that have 86cm space between them.
Park bench seats Main entrance Entrance Security pedestals
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Internal area
  • The library is spacious and carpeted throughout.
  • The customer service desk displays a 'Better Hearing' card and a lowered desk is provided at sitting height, 71cm high with 70cm knee clearance.
  • All aisles are wide and opened at the end.
  • Lounge seating is provided, these seats are firm with armrests.
Community area Service counter Lowered counter Aisle Seating
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Toilet: Unisex accessible toilet

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Availability: Unlocked
  • Customer use only: Yes
  • Signage: Access symbol on toilet door.
  • Toilet door: An 84cm wide door with a lever handle and small lock. The door is heavy to open and fast to close.
  • Pan height: 47cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 80cm
  • Lighting: On at all times
Toilet door Toilet Basin Toilet diagram
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Rooms

Family Room
A spacious room with a fixed height baby change bench and a single toilet in a separate cubicle.
The bench is 80cm high.
The door is 76cm wide with a lever handle. It is heavy to open and slow to close.
Entrance door Baby change bench
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Meeting Room
A spacious room that can be divided into two rooms.
The entrance doors are 75cm wide with a lever handle.
Floor is carpeted.
Trestle style tables 76cm high with 72cm knee clearance. Chairs have armrests.
Entrance door Seating
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Computer catalogue and study corales
One library catalogue computer has a screen with large text.
This area is spacious and the desks are 69cm high with 65cm knee clearance.
Choice of chairs with or without armrests.
Computer desk Study desks
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Magazine and reading area
Spacious reading area with firm lounge seats with and without armrests.
Lounge seating
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External book return
The external book return has a pull handle 1.2 metres high.
Book returns
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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.