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IdeaThemeLibraryStatusComments
Tea coffee chatcafe and refreshmentsAvonmouthIn Progress Staff already offer tea, coffee & biscuits
Comfy chairs tablesInterior design/layoutAvonmouthIdeaDiscussions taking place may be possible in new space
FurnishingsInterior design/layoutAvonmouthIdeaThis is possible & the library move would be a good opportunity
Reading lightsInterior design/layoutAvonmouthIdeaMay be possible in new space
BlindsInterior design/layoutAvonmouthIdeaThis is possible & the library move would be a good opportunity
Movable shelvesInterior design/layoutAvonmouthIdeaThis is possible & the library move would be a good opportunity
Wireless printingITAvonmouthIn ProgressIT upgrade
Better printer IT supportITAvonmouthIdeaCrib sheets can be provided for e.g. printing pdfs
PhotocopierITAvonmouthIdea
Extend opening hoursOpening hoursAvonmouthNot viable
Extend library hoursOpening hoursAvonmouthNot viable
Reduce to 1 staff memberOtherAvonmouthNot viable
Need to prepare local residents for potential changes to the centre and libraryCommunicationAvonmouthIn progressStaff are talking with library users informally and we are discussing a possible launch event
Working more closely with community centreCommunity use and local groupsAvonmouthIn progressThere is a lot of collaboration - but room for taking it further
More church involvementCommunity use and local groupsAvonmouthIdeaThere is a good relationship - but room for taking it further
Library and community centre to operate as oneCommunity use and local groupsAvonmouthNot viableThe two provide different services
The library service needs to be clear about what is the offerLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIn progressThe library service is working on its publicity
Provide a self service book issuing and return optionLibrary ServicesAvonmouthNot viable
Engage with childrenLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIn progressStaff have been holding activities e.g. rocket making, origami & Fun Palace
Promote local historyLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIdeaWW1 display was popular. Possible idea for new Friends Group?
Large printLibrary ServicesAvonmouthDoneAlready have a selection; have refreshed stock
Benefits supportServices otherAvonmouthIdeaACC already has a job club. Staff can help with forms, IT etc. to a limited extent.
Out of school children supportServices otherAvonmouthIdeaPotential to work with Home School group who meet at the centre
Provide services for homeless peopleServices otherAvonmouthNot viableLow footfall of homeless people in Avonmouth Library
Accessible toiletsToiletsAvonmouthDoneAlready available in the community centre
Increase use of volunteersVolunteeringAvonmouthIdeaIf volunteers come forward, they could run more activities
Private meeting spaceCommunity use and local groupsAvonmouthIdeaDepends on new building setup
Access to 3D printing and laser printingITAvonmouthNot viableUnfeasible with current budget
Community use and local groupsAvonmouthIdeaMay be possible in new space depending on space
Newer books / more stock rotation esp crimeLibrary ServicesAvonmouthDoneStock rotation arranged
Hiring DVDsLibrary ServicesAvonmouthDoneDVDs available to hire through LibrariesWest.
Have publicity & activities to get Polish children involvedCommunity use and local groupsAvonmouthIdeaPossible idea for a new Friends Group?
More book giveawaysLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIdeaCould be possible in collaboration with e.g World Book Night and CrimeFest
Integrate printing with the community centreITAvonmouthIdea
Change Saturday opening from afternoon to morning - e.g. 10am-2pmLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIdeaPossible. Would need consultation & change of signage
Get schools more involved - do projects with them / get them to do projects / more activities for children / get the schools to enrol all their children to the library & talk to home schoolers (who meet in the community centre) & mums & toddlers groupsCommunity use and local groupsAvonmouthIn ProgressSome of this happening. Limited by space. Potential for more
More craft booksLibrary ServicesAvonmouthDoneCollection has been refreshed
More ball games & board gamesLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIdeaBoard games possible. Something the Friends could do potentially
Longer opening hoursOpening hoursAvonmouthNot viableUnfeasible with current budget. Library users have asked for longer Saturday opening
More PCsITAvonmouthIdeaMay be possible in new space depending on space & budget
StorytellingLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIdeaPossible idea for new Friends Group
Please open Lawrence Weston againLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIdea
Decorate walls e.g. with characters from booksLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIdeaPossible eg. with sticker decals as discussed at Bedminster
Publicise apps - more volunteers to help with digital servicesVolunteeringAvonmouthIn ProgressVolunteer role has been created - just need the volunteers!
Photo exhibitionCommunity use and local groupsAvonmouthIdeaPossible idea for a new Friends Group?
Have a bigger table for - children's activities, jigsaws etcLibrary ServicesAvonmouthIdeaMay be possible in new space depending on space
Jigsaw lendingLibrary ServicesAvonmouthDoneStaff already doing informally
Support session for young peopleServices otherBedminsterIdea
Breakfast and or lunch clubsCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIn Progressdiscussions underway
IT VolunteerVolunteeringBedminsterDoneIT volunteer session available
Something for people out of work that's more accepting than a jobs clubServices otherBedminsterIdea
Closer working with mental health teamsServices otherBedminsterIdea
Drop in session for homeless with support from St MungosServices otherBedminsterIdea
Create more clubs for all agesCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIn Progressinnovation fund projects, lego club
Tech and talkLibrary ServicesBedminsterIn Progresscheck with volunteer programme
Better social mediaCommunicationBedminsterIn ProgressLibrary instagram account, Library events spreadsheet in progress,
Better signageLibrary ServicesBedminsterIn ProgressLibrary signs being updated or renewed where needed, UPFEST pilot project being decided
School trips to the libraryCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIn progressin discussion
Toddler and grand parent reading groupLibrary ServicesBedminsterIn progressgrandparents welcome to baby bounce and rhyme
Creating community bookscommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIdea
Navigator role enabled in librariesLibrary ServicesBedminsterdonelibrary staff
Working with groupsCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIn progressinnovation funding
Friends of Bedminster libraryFriends groupsBedminsterdone
Weekend eventsCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIdea
More inviting entranceChanges to buildingsBedminsterIdeain discussion
Exhibitions to showcase local artCultural eventsBedminsterIn Progressin discussion
Artisan fairCultural eventsBedminsterIdea
Local charity talksCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIn progresslocal history society have done a talk
Connection with scout groupsCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIdea
Newcomers groupCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIdea
More sockets for laptopsChanges to buildingsBedminsterNot viable
Movie nightsCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIn Progressin progress on bid in discussion
cafe and refreshmentsBedminsterNot viableCoffee mornings in progress
Use libraries as hubs for consultationsServices otherBedminsterIdea
Include plans for a destination library using CIL moneyOtherBedminsterIdea
More study spacesChanges to buildingsBedminsterNot viable
Book ClubLibrary ServicesBedminsterIdea
Writers groupCommunity use and local groupsBedminsterIn Progresscity poet visiting
Toy box for childrenLibrary ServicesBedminsterIdea
Volunteer readers for people with visual impairmentsVolunteeringBedminsterDoneshared reading groups, audio and eaudio books
Bounce and Rhyme on weekendsLibrary ServicesBedminsterIn Progressbeing looked into
Puzzles for childrenLibrary ServicesBedminsterdoneprintable puzzles available
Lego ClubLibrary ServicesBedminsterIn ProgressWaiting for a volunteer to run it
Better use of Foyer spaceChanges to buildingsBedminsterIn Progress
Borrow puzzles & games for kidsLibrary ServicesBedminsterIdeaduplication
Reading books - stories out loudLibrary ServicesBedminsterdonestory time for children weekly
Poetry (reading/writing)Library ServicesBedminsterIn Progresscity poet visit
Free Netflix for allLibrary ServicesBedminsterNot viable
More plug holes for childrenChanges to buildingsBedminsterNot viable
Enable payment by card at desk and printersLibrary ServicesBishopstonIdeabeing trialled at other libraries
Later opening hoursOpening hoursBishopstonNot viable
Homework clubLibrary ServicesBishopstonIn Progressrevision session for students trialled by FG
more IT supportITBishopstonIdeavolunteer required
Make it easier to join the libraryLibrary ServicesBishopstonNot viable
Public toilet renovated/ deep cleanedToiletsBishopstonIdea
More adult books and resources in other languagesLibrary ServicesBishopstonIdea
Engage with local community- story time in different languagesLibrary ServicesBishopstonIdeawould require volunteer
More scanners (busy when Central Library closed)ITBishopstonIdeapossibly with IT upgrade
Out of hours return box to allow me to return booksLibrary ServicesBishopstonNot viable
Introduce scalable charging depending on the size of the groupCommunity use and local groupsBishopstonNot viable
Extend opening hours for studentsOpening hoursBishopstonIn Progresspart of FG working on revision sessions see above
Consistent opening hoursOpening hoursBishopstonIdea
Solve the insurance issue to allow groups to use the libraryCommunity use and local groupsBishopstonDonegroups with sufficient PLI can hire library
Have coffee like in the Waterstones in broadmeadcafe and refreshmentsBishopstonNot viable
Progress made by Bishopston is cloned by othersOtherBishopstonIdea
Speed dating style night to talk about your favourite bookLibrary ServicesBishopstonIdeapossible for FG to run
More PCs (busy when Central Library closed)ITBishopstonIn ProgressCentral Library now open Wednesdays
Staff to use tablets (busy when Central Library closed)ITBishopstonNot viable
Dry entertainment club (board game evenings for people who don't want to go to the pub)Community use and local groupsBishopstonDoneFriends have already run one adult only 'dry' board games night and more are planned
Junior creative writing/redrafters/book clubCommunity use and local groupsBishopstonIdea
Pegasus seriesLibrary ServicesBishopstonDoneStock has been bought
More professional books as nurseLibrary ServicesBishopstonIdea
Printer upgrade-colour or wi-fi enabledITBishopstonIdeaIT upgrade
Have all the books in a series eg Robin Hobbs. Its so frustrating when you only have books 1 and 3.Library ServicesBishopstonIdeacheck reservation service
Wongs and Wells Detective Society series.Library ServicesBishopstonDoneStock has been bought
Support session for young peopleServices otherBishopsworthIdearequires volunteers
Breakfast and or lunch clubsServices otherBishopsworthDoneLunch in the Library very successful
IT VolunteerVolunteeringBishopsworthIdearequires volunteers
Something for people out of work that's more accepting than a jobs clubServices otherBishopsworthIdea
Closer working with mental health teamsServices otherBishopsworthIdea
Drop in session for homeless with support from St MungosServices otherBishopsworthIdea
Create more clubs for all agesCommunity use and local groupsBishopsworthIn ProgressThe Friends Group are putting on more activities for both adults and children
Up to date information removing out of date postersCommunicationBishopsworthIn ProgressStaff ensuring this happens
Find out what people use PCs forITBishopsworthIdea
Big gap on ICT and skillsITBishopsworthIdeaIT Volunteer could be possible
Allow people and artists to charge for activities and eventsCommunity use and local groupsBishopsworthIdeaThis can happen, if agreed with the supervisor
More best sellers and fast backsLibrary ServicesBishopsworthIdea
Planning consultations based at the library - not just onlineCommunicationBishopsworthIdea
Consistent opening timeOpening hoursBishopsworthIdea
Information about local groups & eventsCommunity use and local groupsBishopsworthIdeaThere are noticeboards, posters and leaflets already
Housing officer to hold tenant surgeryServices otherBishopsworthIdea
Keep building and same hours with paid/trained staff.Library ServicesBishopsworthdone
Reduce opening hours.Opening hoursBishopsworthIdea
Introduce extended accessOpening hoursBishopsworthIdeaPossible but expensive. Meanwhile, the Friends are holding activities out of hours
If library closes substitute mobile libraryLibrary ServicesBishopsworthIdea
If library building closes share premises but keep paid/trained staff.Library ServicesBishopsworthIdea
Contract out service using a mutual/franchise model to gain charitable fundsLibrary ServicesBishopsworthNot viableThe service is not currently interested in this
Some form of on-line click/collect reservation service using shared premisesLibrary ServicesBishopsworthNot viableThe service is not currently interested in this
Develop outside garden Benches out the back and unlock gatesChanges to buildingsBishopsworthIdeaOccasional supervised events happen in the garden. Sloping space is difficult to use. Discussions with Friends Group and Manor Woods Valley are in progress
Mural and signage

CommunicationBishopsworthIn ProgressIn discussion with Friends Group about increasing visibility of the library
Friends to open library outside of hoursFriends groupsBishopsworthIn ProgressWednesday occasional - social space
Can we access toilets during out-of-hours events put on by the Friends?Friends groupsBishopsworthDoneYes, this can happen, in agreement with supervisor
Can Friends serve food & drinks at events?Friends groupsBishopsworthDoneYes - in discussion with LDO and supervisor
Book ClubLibrary ServicesBishopsworthDoneBook Club meeting on Wednesday evenings
Board game eveningsCommunity use and local groupsBishopsworthDoneWednesday occasional - social space
Clothes swapsCommunity use and local groupsBishopsworthDoneFancy Dress clothes swap run by the Friends
Fancy dress hireCommunity use and local groupsBishopsworthDoneFancy Dress clothes swap run by the Friends
Creative writing classCommunity use and local groupsCentraldone
Space in the library for use by community groups e.g. Jacob Wells Community HubCommunity use and local groupsCentraldonealready in place
Homeless people need someone other than our staff to go to for helpServices otherCentralIdea
Enable wireless printingITCentralIdeaIT Upgrade
Put on a memory cafe for people with dementiaServices otherCentralIdea
More help with IT- training for staff and the publicITCentralIn Progressrequires volunteers
Install a public water cooler for people to get fresh watercafe and refreshmentsCentralIdea
More comfy seat areasInterior design/layoutCentraldonealready available
Have more quiet study spaceInterior design/layoutCentraldone
Have a communal study space where people can discuss ideasInterior design/layoutCentraldone
Offer silver surfer sessionsLibrary ServicesCentralIdeavolunteers required
Drop-in book discussionLibrary ServicesCentralIdeashared reading can be put in place
Offer community groups space at a reasonable priceCommunity use and local groupsCentraldonealready available
Offer family history help/ advice sessionsLibrary ServicesCentralIdeavolunteers available
Promote special collectionsLibrary ServicesCentralDoneFriends promoted Art Collection at Bower Ashton UWE campus
Digitise old documents to allow people to access (maybe online?)Library ServicesCentralIdeahas been proposed
Enable people to book a library computer onlineITCentraldone
More scannersITCentralIdeaIT upgrade
Robust computers with up-to-date softwareITCentralIdeaIT upgrade
Be more proactive with local colleges and universities about what libraries can offerCommunicationCentraldonethis is already taking place
Offer library resources tuitionLibrary ServicesCentraldoneheld bi-annually
Carry more specialist textbooksLibrary ServicesCentralidea
More talks with authors and/or craft demos in a better space (not in the foyer)Cultural eventsCentralIdea
3D PrintersITCentralNot viable
Have a PCSO based in the libraryServices otherCentralIdea
Have somewhere to eat own foodcafe and refreshmentsCentraldone
Game clubCommunity use and local groupsCentralIdearequires volunteers
USB printersITCentralIdeaIT Upgrade
More tables for laptop use in children's libraryInterior design/layoutCentralIdea
Social worker drop in sessionsServices otherCentralIdea
Twitter account for each libraryCommunicationCentralNot viable
Literary speed datingLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Literary festivalsCultural eventsCentralIn ProgressYoung adults festival held 2019
Speakers' cornerCultural eventsCentralIdea
Bitesize 30 minute events at a lunchtimeCultural eventsCentralIn Progresslunchtime lectures
Puzzle trailsCultural eventsCentralIdea
Local and national authorsCultural eventsCentraldone
Tie into cultural quarterCultural eventsCentralIdea
Promote historical recordsLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Designated quiet spacesInterior design/layoutCentraldone
Make use of the space in the eveningOpening hoursCentralIn Progressevening events do take place
Could we meet between regular users and librarians to discuss ideasLibrary ServicesCentralDonefriends group established
Access to books in Cumberland BasinLibrary ServicesCentraldonecan be reserved
Adapt library space to be more flexibleInterior design/layoutCentralNot viable
Teach people how reference worksLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Volunteers to support the library - show people roundVolunteeringCentralIn ProgressFriends Group
A library with access to books and digital resourcesLibrary ServicesCentraldone
Zine workshop using political pamphletsCommunity use and local groupsCentralIdeavolunteers required
Daily jigsaw puzzle tableLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Second hand book salesLibrary ServicesCentralNot viable
Maintain current model of local library provisionLibrary ServicesCentralDone
Great access to inter-library loans for researchLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Create clearer outside spaceChanges to buildingsCentralIdeaThere is limited outside space
Paint the railingsChanges to buildingsCentralIdea
Better , more reliable wi-fiITCentralIn ProgressIT upgrade
More computers, more time on computers, cheaper copying and printingITCentralIdeaIT upgrade
Spend more money on ref booksLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Hand rail needed for top flights of stairsChanges to buildingsCentralIdea
Prayer roomChanges to buildingsCentralIdea
More silent in the quiet roomLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Please could there be a sign on disabled toilet for disabled and mothers and babies only. So many able bodied people use this. Not all disabilities are visibleToiletsCentralIdea
Revision guides for GCSE and A level studentsLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Micro-wave in self-service. Adapters in self-servicecafe and refreshmentsCentralNot viable
People who use mobile phones should be asked to leave the quiet study areaLibrary ServicesCentraldone
Speed up the start of google chrome and explorerITCentralIdeaIT upgrade
Wooden puzzles to be borrowed from Childrens area.Library ServicesCentralIdeavolunteers required
Overview of stages of lit. evolutions-not just English but globalLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
More booker and other prize winners please- Costa, orange, Pulitzer, national book awardLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
More computersITCentralIdeaIT upgrade
Recycling box for pens and other writing toolsLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
More clusters of books of similar genresLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Skype kiosk box, with door soundproof, bookableInterior design/layoutCentralNot viable
Tap for refilling water bottles pleasecafe and refreshmentsCentral
More plug sockets pleaseChanges to buildingsCentralNot viable
Consistent paper quality in printersLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
A greater selection of books for 5-7 year oldLibrary ServicesCentralIdea
Available public toiletsToiletsCity WideIdea
Social workers to work in librariesServices otherCity WideIdea
Food banks in summer holidaysServices otherCity WideIn progressLunch in the Library very successful
Study space with support from local collegesInterior design/layoutCity WideIdea
Longer opening hoursOpening hoursCity WideIdea
Help with using ITITCity WideIn progressIT volunteers in several libraries
Homeless film clubsCommunity use and local groupsCity WideIdea
Open earlier rather than lunchtimesOpening hoursCity WideIdea
More groups for older peopleCommunity use and local groupsCity WideIdea
Access to computersITCity WideDoneAll of Bristol's libraries already offer free access to PCs
Facilities close to where they liveLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Health checks in librariesServices otherCity WideIdea
More activities for people with low literacyLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Access to help with printersITCity WideIn progressIT volunteers and staff already help with this when able
Programmes and activities to tackle isolationLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Events held in branch librariesCommunity use and local groupsCity WideIn progressexperimenting with lunchtime lectures in branches
Sitting room eveningsCommunity use and local groupsCity WideIn progressWe are supporting Friends Groups who are interested in this idea to start doing it e.g. Shirehampton and Bishopsworth
Public space for the community to see each otherCommunity use and local groupsCity WideDonePublic libraries already perform this role
Access to community helpServices otherCity WideIdea
cafe and refreshmentsCity WideIdea
Use the libraries as a functional space to host eventsCommunity use and local groupsCity WideIn progressexperimenting with lunchtime lectures in branches
Open evenings to showcase local community activitiesCommunity use and local groupsCity WideIdea
Create free co working spacesLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Boost budget with coffee machines in areas set up for coworkingcafe and refreshmentsCity WideIdea
Add in good value meeting spaces available to hire - bookable onlineLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Offer later and earlier opening timesOpening hoursCity WideIdea
Coworking spaces for freelance workers - collect reasonable fees for using the spaceLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Introduce post offices in librariesServices otherCity WideIdea
Volunteers to help with readingVolunteeringCity WideIdea
Volunteers to help with english language learningVolunteeringCity WideIdea
Published author offer of reading from a book and leading a discussion on one of the themesCultural eventsCity WideIdea
Writers in residence program where a writer spends a month at a library to help with their own writing programsCultural eventsCity WideIn progressThe Friends of Henleaze Library are discussing this idea
Emails to library card holders to publicise eventsCommunicationCity WideIn progressWe are looking into this and have some technical barriers to overcome
Book clubs in librariesLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
STEM cubs in libraries, run by library staff and volunteers using online resourcesLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Greater collaboration with schools encouraging all local schools to use the libraryServices otherCity WideIdea
Each library holds a space for a police officer and police contact point with members of the communityServices otherCity WideIdea
Improvements to the web site, more engaging with images and promotion of events and servicesCommunicationCity WideIdea
Host events, talkers and trainers relevant to the local community e.g. training to get jobs Services otherCity WideIdea
Add more workspace in libraries for students more tables and chairsInterior design/layoutCity WideIdea
Use libraries as concert and performance venues in the eveningsCultural eventsCity WideIdea
Open in the evenings with talks from local authors and audio producersCultural eventsCity WideIdea
OtherCity WideIn progress
Wifi overall is not good enoughITCity WideIdea
Not enough books in other languagesLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Evolve into successful community spacesCommunity use and local groupsCity WideIdea
Better promotion of library servicesCommunicationCity WideIn progressmore use of social media, podcasts, events calendar
Better locations and easier to accessChanges to buildingsCity WideIdea
Develop the idea of a literature houseCultural eventsCity WideIdea
Work with libraries to make Bristol a literary destinationCultural eventsCity WideIdea
Libraries as an incubator for newer upcoming authors and poetsCultural eventsCity WideIdea
Stronger brand identityCommunicationCity WideIdea
Stronger connection with cultureCultural eventsCity WideIdea
Develop natural community run modelsCommunity use and local groupsCity WideIdea
Develop volunteersVolunteeringCity WideIdea
Employ qualified librariansLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Bristol libraries in bloom - like Britain in bloomCultural eventsCity WideIdea
Use libraries as a hub for english classesLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Help with completion of benefit formsServices otherCity WideIdea
Reduce number of libraries and co locate with community hubsChanges to buildingsCity WideIdea
Copy ideas from the new reading room at the ArnolfiniOtherCity WideIdea
Provide mandarin speaking servicesLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Open full timeOpening HoursCity WideIdea
Develop 'friends of' groupsFriends groupsCity WideIn progressinnovation fund supporting development
More new fictionLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Music appreciation clubLibrary ServicesCity WideIn progressin discussion with Friends of Shirehampton
Film studies groupLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Drop box for returnsLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Card machineLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Colour printer - printing services?ITCity WideIdea
Order books then deliver to houseLibrary ServicesCity WidedoneRoyal Voluntary Service provide this
Better DVDsLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
More challenges (as in seasonal reading challenges)Library ServicesCity WideIdea
Books in Polish, for adults and older childrenLibrary ServicesCity WideIdea
Toilet for public useToiletsCliftondonethere is a toilet
New boilerChanges to buildingsCliftondone
Better communication with external bookingsCommunity use and local groupsCliftonIdea
Friends of FoCCal would like to support student study eveningsFriends groupsCliftonIdea
Create more space in the childrens area - rejig of shelvingInterior design/layoutCliftonIdea
Introduce study seatingInterior design/layoutCliftonIdea
Introduce extended accessOpening HoursCliftonnot viable
Automated printing payment - not through deskLibrary ServicesCliftonIdea
Better placement of notice boardsInterior design/layoutCliftonIdea
Improve the courtyard areaChanges to buildingsCliftonIdea
Create a reading or quiet room upstairsInterior design/layoutCliftonnot viable
Better opening hoursOpening hoursCliftonnot viable
Building needs a lot of maintenance - new toilets/ boiler etcChanges to buildingsCliftonIdea
Use the upstairs space more effectivelyLibrary ServicesCliftonIdea
Friends groupsCliftonIdea
more P.C'sITCliftonIdeaIT upgrade
Payment by cardLibrary ServicesCliftonIdeaIT upgrade
cafe and refreshmentsCliftonnot viable
Rebrand as Clifton Amenity centreCommunity use and local groupsCliftonidea
Ask local community and entrepreneurs how they could take advantage of a shared Cost venue in the most vibrant part of townCommunity use and local groupsCliftonIdea
Provide tourist informationServices otherCliftonIdea
Access to kitchencafe and refreshmentsCliftonnot viable
Improve access for classesChanges to buildingsCliftonIdea
community notice boardCommunity use and local groupsCliftondone
Firebrigade appraisal of safety and capacityChanges to buildingsCliftondone
Create a community centre and libraryChanges to buildingsCliftonIdea
Community asset transferChanges to buildingsCliftonnot viable
Community Interest Company to run the library part-funded by the councilCommunity use and local groupsCliftonIdea
Pop up craft events and shopsCommunity use and local groupsCliftonIdea
Make libraries cool again for young people - they need an updateLibrary ServicesCliftondoneRising Arts consultation
Include a coffee shopCafe and refreshmentsCliftonnot viable
FoCCal to run the libraryCommunity use and local groupsCliftonIdea
Use capital assets to fund libraries making them more secure in the futureOtherCliftonIdea
Community and citizens advice roleservices otherCliftonIdea
Better signage to promote upstairs spaceCommunicationCliftonIdea
Poetry reading and writing groupLibrary ServicesCliftonIdeavolunteers required
Community charity fund to top up the funding for the library or towards specific projects e.g new books or pcsCommunity use and local groupsCliftondoneinnovation fund
Better use/ more advertising of Community RoomCommunicationCliftonIdea
Programmes during the summer for kids-keep storytime going maybeLibrary ServicesCliftonIdeasummer reading challenge
Backgammon club/groupLibrary ServicesCliftonIdea
Community joint-venture for management of service in branch.Community use and local groupsCliftonIdea
Improved signage-no-one knows the library is there.communicationCliftonIn progress
Remove front wall to allow extension of front area as a more accessible spaceChanges to buildingsCliftonnot viable
Facilities to enable film screeningsLibrary ServicesCliftonIn progress
some drinks pleasecafe and refreshmentsCliftonIdea
toilet should be available for ALL library users, its only right and properToiletsCliftonIdea
renovate basement, good space for films, youth group, music etcChanges to buildingsCliftonnot viable
Services otherCliftonIdea
automate access and processes as at Westbury libraryLibrary ServicesCliftonnot viable
More IT support help for staff and visitorsLibrary ServicesFilwoodIdeaexplore with volunteer coordinator
Regular IT courses to cover the basicsLibrary ServicesFilwoodIdeaexplore with volunteer coordinator
Updated PCsITFilwoodIdeaIT upgrade
New laminator that does up to A3ITFilwoodIdea
WiFi / USB printingITFilwoodIdeapossible with IT upgrade
Replace windows that have been damaged by graffiti removalChanges to buildingsFilwoodIdea
Extended opening hoursOpening hoursFilwoodIdeanot possible for consideration until after IT upgrade
Better heating controlsChanges to buildingsFilwoodnot viable
Move into the community centreChanges to buildingsFilwoodnot viable
Have a cafecafe and refreshmentsFilwoodnot viable
Use the mezzanine floor for other things (not accessible so only used rarely)Interior design/layoutFilwoodIdea
Offer After school clubsCommunity use and local groupsFilwoodIdea
More marketing of the services and resources we offer out in the wider communityCommunicationFilwoodIdea
CSP presence like at Temple stServices otherFilwoodIdea
Have something else other than bars at the windows or paint the bars rainbow coloursChanges to buildingsFilwoodIdea
Accessible toilets for public useToiletsFilwoodnot viabletoilets are available for disabled and young children
More charging points for phones and laptopsChanges to buildingsFilwoodnot viable
Close all regional libraries and have a library bus that goes to one, purpose built building in the centreChanges to buildingsFilwoodIdea
Paint railingsChanges to buildingsFilwoodIdeaduplicate
Would make a good club spaceCommunity use and local groupsFilwooddoneavailable for hire to organisations outside opening hours
Young fathers groupCommunity use and local groupsFilwoodIdea
Sprint bus could do library stopTransport linksFilwoodIdea
Community Education need quick access for providing coursesServices otherFilwoodIdea
Saturday cinema or eveningCommunity use and local groupsFilwoodIdea
Open up to other groups on closed daysCommunity use and local groupsFilwooddoneavailable for hire to organisations outside opening hours
cafe and refreshmentsFilwoodnot viable
Home work clubLibrary ServicesFilwoodIdea
Could a school take on the lease to allow fund raisingServices otherFilwoodnot viable
Library bus go to peopleTransport linksFilwoodnot viable
Building could be used for other purposes such as a nursery or youth clubCommunity use and local groupsFilwoodnot viable
Need some community leadership to try and push things forwardCommunity use and local groupsFilwoodnot viablefriends group established
Photocopier that does A3ITFilwood
More scannersITFilwood
Open writing clubFilwood
Incorporate library into any new development on Filwood BroadwayFilwood
Open later into the eveningFilwood
Activities and events in the eveningFilwood
Extended Access at FilwoodFilwood
Use library when it's closed for learning, exhibitions, movie nightsFilwood
Get local people to join the library (new housing developments)Filwood
School visits, join all pupilsFilwood
Advertise in local community - FREE to join!Filwood
Sign ups through health visitors for mums and babiesFilwood
Police surgeriesFilwood
Housing officer surgeryFilwood
Coffee shopFilwood
ToiletFilwood
Drinks/snack machine in foyerFilwood
Seating and planters outside libraryFilwood
Skill share with local peopleFilwood
Paint railings and paint building with muralFilwood
Community gaming spaceFilwood
Make space more youth friendlyFilwood
Accessible toiletFilwood
Intergenerational IT training groupFilwood
Books/plays/poetry discussion groups for local schoolsFilwood
Bi-lingual books for adults and childrenFilwood
121 tutoring and educational coursesFilwood
Complete rebuild with flats on topFilwood
Play area for kids 8-16Interior design/layoutFilwoodIn Progressreceiving play equipment as part of CIL application
Play area for babies upstairsInterior design/layoutFilwoodnot viable
Weekly job club - access to computersServices otherFilwoodIdea
Get more local schools to have regular visitsLibrary ServicesFilwooddone
Offer work experience to local kidsServices otherFilwooddonepart of work experience already offered
More pc's for adults, wi-fi printingITFilwoodIn Progresspart of IT upgrade
get more local schools to do regular visits.Library ServicesFilwooddone
Knock it downChanges to buildingsFilwoodnot viable
Bluetooth printing and memory sticksITFishpondsIdeaIT upgrade
What's on this week at the library notices inside and outside the buildingCommunicationFishpondsDone
Remove display boards at the far end of the libraryInterior design/layoutFishpondsnot viable
Quiet times and quiet areas 4 -7pm on ThursdayLibrary ServicesFishpondsIdea
CSP change desks to tablesInterior design/layoutFishpondsDoneDesks have been removed
More perspex display stands for desksInterior design/layoutFishpondsIdea
Greatly improve the layout, remove partitions and have the desk at the frontInterior design/layoutFishpondsDonePartitions will be removed for social services spaces, but desk will not be changed
Fund collection points for donations to food banks etcServices otherFishpondsnot viableone already in Morrisons
Advertise on the Greater Fishponds Facebook page and Fishponds Voice to increase take upCommunicationFishpondsIdeaalready happens on occasion
Use the library for meetings and functionsCommunity use and local groupsFishpondsdone
cafe and refreshmentsFishpondsnot viable
Rental or space when not openCommunity use and local groupsFishpondsIdea
Need more space for more groupsChanges to buildingsFishpondsdoneopened up space with building changes
cafe and refreshmentsFishpondsnot viable
Extend opening hoursOpening hoursFishpondsnot viable
ESOL, advice, CAB, job centre Services otherFishpondsIdea
Young people home work clubsLibrary ServicesFishpondsIdea
Rename library 'fishponds plus'Changes to buildingsFishpondsnot viable
Mobile libraryLibrary ServicesFishpondsnot viable
Upgrade computersITFishpondsIdeaIT upgrade
Rent out laptops, tablets etcITFishpondsnot viable
Toilet really importantToiletsFishpondsdone
Hold a meeting in the local library itselfcommunity use and local groupsFishpondsdone
Card games and board games for young peopleLibrary ServicesFishpondsIdeavolunteers required
People's university of fishponds could move into fishponds libraryCommunity use and local groupsFishpondsIdea
Allow the library to be used outside hoursCommunity use and local groupsFishpondsdone
Portal for local crafts, foods & volunteer organisations.Community use and local groupsFishpondsIdea
Increase opening hoursOpening hoursFishpondsnot viable
Changes to buildingsFishpondsIn ProgressNew opening hours sign on order, new Library sign on order
Sheffield stands (or similar) for bicyclesChanges to buildingsFishpondsIdea
Additional looToiletsFishpondsnot viable
A notice about opening hours outside the buildingCommunicationFishpondsdone
Encourage people to bring their used books. Save the environment!Services otherFishpondsdoneyes they can already
Additional scannerITFishpondsIdeaIT upgrade
More seating away from computersInterior design/layoutFishpondsdoneas part of renovation
Allow in well-behaved dogs-its not safe to leave dogs outside these days (dog theft)otherFishpondsnot viable
More space for children doing homework after school.Interior design/layoutFishpondsdonethere is more space
Library ServicesFishpondsIdea
Everyday put different activities on little table like colouring.Library ServicesFishpondsIdea
Do more challenges like finding aliensLibrary ServicesFishpondsIdea
Lego clubLibrary ServicesFishpondsIdeavolunteers required
Add more monstrous, scary booksLibrary ServicesFishpondsIdea
More author eventsCultural eventsFishpondsIn Progresslunchtime lectures
More computers and additional childrens computersITFishpondsIdeaIT upgrade
More available electrical socketsChanges to buildingsFishpondsIdea
More librarians and more space for themLibrary ServicesFishpondsnot viable
Another kioskLibrary ServicesFishpondsIdea
More tables and not too comfy chairsInterior design/layoutFishpondsIdea
Workshops for young peopleServices otherHartcliffeIdea
Tackle the issues with the corridorInterior design/layoutHartcliffeIdea
Extend the opening hoursOpening hoursHartcliffeIdea
More space / division between the adult and childrens areaInterior design/layoutHartcliffeIdea
Clear view of childrens areaInterior design/layoutHartcliffeIdea
Weekend support for domestic abuse and homelessnessServices otherHartcliffeIdea
Improve IT hardwareITHartcliffeIdea
How to resolve the issues with youth in the areaOtherHartcliffeIdea
Wireless printingITHartcliffeIdea
Children's nutrition - get the children fedServices otherHartcliffeDoneLunch in the Library very successful
More staff and material for children and young peopleLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Police surgeryServices otherHartcliffeIdea
More relevant staff trainingLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIn ProgressStaff Training and awareness
Need to be kept up to date with support groups in Symes HouseServices otherHartcliffeIn ProgressInternal staff communications with @Symes
Games workshop drop in PS4 XBoxLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Working with children's centreServices otherHartcliffeDoneReader Engagement Team completed
Talk to MPs about social problemsServices otherHartcliffeIdea
Strengthen links with the Children's CentreServices otherHartcliffeIdea
More activities in the community during the summercommunity use and local groupsHartcliffeDoneLunch in the Library very successful, SS GB and space quest completed
More special eventscommunity use and local groupsHartcliffeDoneCity Poet and SS GB events
More Tea and ChatCommunity use and local groupsHartcliffeDoneNow weekly
Links with youth provision and schoolsServices otherHartcliffeDone2 different year groups from Bridge Learning Centre have been coming in for drop in sessions since spring 2019. HC
Links with local community centreCommunity use and local groupsHartcliffeIdea
Youth worker contacts so staff can ring themServices otherHartcliffeIdea
Improve the physical visibility of the libraryChanges to buildingsHartcliffeIdea
Match library hours with building hoursOpening hoursHartcliffeIdea
Create a coding clubLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Laptop work stationsITHartcliffeIdea
Change image and change nameLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIdea
ITHartcliffeDoneLog on with library card if vacant
Online delivery to other local sitesLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Community budget for booksCommunity use and local groupsHartcliffeIdea
Provide a BCC housing advisorServices otherHartcliffeIdea
Direct phone line to BCCServices otherHartcliffeIdea
Pay pointServices otherHartcliffeIdea
Change the Saturday opening hours to 9-3pm.Opening hoursHartcliffeIdea
Change the layout and stock.Library ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Open the shutter on closed days and let the reception staff supervise the library.Library ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Relocate library to front of buildingHartcliffe
Monthly Saturday activityLibrary ServicesHartcliffeDoneBrave Bold Drama events on a Saturday
Phone for public to contact BCC directlyServices otherHartcliffeIdeaNot a library service action but will send on to CSP services
More Tea & Chat (this was mentioned twice)community use and local groupsHartcliffeDoneNow weekly
Extend the opening hours (this was mentioned three times))Opening hoursHartcliffeIdea
Have books for secondary children to revise their subjectsLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Board games, family games, different agesLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Extend the opening hoursOpening hoursHartcliffeIdea
iPadsITHartcliffeIdea
Open Tuesdays (10am-2pm?)Opening hoursHartcliffeIdea
Quiet time for studyLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Bring back the quiet ruleLibrary ServicesHartcliffeIdea
Change computer layout to give each computer more space either sideInterior design/layoutHartcliffeIdea
Change furniture layout to make better use of spaceInterior design/layoutHartcliffeIn ProgressDiscussions with Friends Group in progress
More tea & chatcommunity use and local groupsHartcliffeDoneNow weekly
Put new door in facing desk, keep shutter down, except for special eventsChanges to buildingsHartcliffeIdea
Coffee machine a mustcafe and refreshmentsHenburyNot viable
More tables and chairs for another meeting areaInterior design/layoutHenburyIdea
Transparent acoustic screeningInterior design/layoutHenburyIdea
Lighten space by removing dropped ceilingChanges to buildingsHenburyIdea
Make it look more attractiveInterior design/layoutHenburyIdea
Move the library to the youth centreChanges to buildingsHenburyNot viableOther services use that building
Demolish the existing buildingChanges to buildingsHenburyNot viable
More connected events between groupsCommunity use and local groupsHenburyIdeaPossibly friends group could help
Activities for children especially during school holidaysCommunity use and local groupsHenburyIn ProgressSpace Quest & Balloon modelling workshops
Book reading clubLibrary ServicesHenburyIn Progressbook group meets once a month
Set up a friends of Henbury libraryFriends groupsHenburyIn ProgressA new group is in the process of forming
Generate money by renting out the spaceCommunity use and local groupsHenburyIdeaThe library is bookable out of hours
Wifi printingITHenburyIn Progresspart of IT upgrade
IT training and supportITHenburyIdearequires volunteers
Training on how to connect the internet to a mobile phoneITHenburyIdeaStaff can help to an extent, and IT volunteers possible if volunteers come forward
Extend hours on a WednesdayOpening hoursHenburyIdea
Explore links with community centre and doctors surgeryCommunity use and local groupsHenburyIdeaSome connections have been made
Specific publicity for blind peopleCommunicationHenburyIdeaWill form part of the Library Comm strategy
Need to publicise ebooks and audio books moreCommunicationHenburyIn progressStock Librarians working on delivering taster sessions with volunteers
More benefits advice and food vouchersServices otherHenburyIdeaBenefits advice/food vouchers sessions take place every Wed
Space for support and advice workersServices otherHenburyIdea
Space to do job applications and CV on PCsITHenburyDoneThis is currently possible
Play groups and family groupscommunity use and local groupsHenburyDoneStorytime and Bounce & Rhyme are already offered
Further education classesServices otherHenburyIn ProgressCommunity Learning courses already run on a regular basis
Librarians to help download audio booksLibrary ServicesHenburyIn ProgressLibrary Assistants already help with this
Stock of books need to changed more frequentlyLibrary ServicesHenburyIdeaStock rotation happens regularly
Skills sharingcommunity use and local groupsHenburyIn progressnew monthly Knitting-Looming session.
Better public toiletsToiletsHenburyDoneLibrary Toilet is already provided
Ad hoc IT volunteersVolunteeringHenburyIdearequires volunteers
Volunteers to offer coffeecafe and refreshmentsHenburyIdeapossible from Friends Group
Additional workzoneInterior design/layoutHenburyIdea
Space for tutorsServices otherHenburyIdea
Place a beehive on the roofOtherHenburyNot viable
Art classes for 1hr or 2hrs. Art & craftscommunity use and local groupsHenburyIdeaPossible if there is demand and someone comes forward to run them
Art classes where children can interact with older peoplecommunity use and local groupsHenburyIdeaPossible if there is demand and someone comes forward to run them
An event/regular thing where children read to older people/people who struggle to readcommunity use and local groupsHenburyIdeaPossible if there is demand and someone comes forward to run them
Volunteers helping children to read e.g. once a week after schoolVolunteeringHenburyIdeaPossible if there is demand and someone comes forward to run them
Lego club / board games clubLibrary ServicesHenburyIdeaThe Friends Group are discussing this idea
Lego club and puzzlesLibrary ServicesHenburyIdeaThe Friends Group are discussing this idea
Have a post office facility (even if only basic)Services otherHenburyIdea
Parcel collection/sending serviceServices otherHenburyIdea
Library ServicesHenburyIdeaMagazine swap box idea in discussion
More classic booksLibrary ServicesHenburyIdea
More young adult booksLibrary ServicesHenburyIdea
More new books for kidsLibrary ServicesHenburyIdea
Bin for toilet please. Rubbish bin.Library ServicesHenburyIn progressDiscussing piloting this.
Book clubs for home education childrenLibrary ServicesHenburyIdeaPossible if there is demand and someone comes forward to run them
More colouring pens/pencilsLibrary ServicesHenburydoneAsk staff & supervisors if stocks are low
More activities for childrenLibrary ServicesHenburyIn ProgressSpace Quest & Balloon modelling workshops
More events like the Harry Potter book nightsLibrary ServicesHenburyIn progressSpace Quest & Balloon modelling workshops
Weekend activitiesLibrary ServicesHenburyIdea
More advertising activitiesCommunicationHenburyIdeaWe are working on our publicity, for example have just started Instagram
Quiet place to readInterior design/layoutHenburyIdeaThere are places to read. Perhaps we could get another comfy chair? The quietest corner is by the fire exit, which needs to be kept clear
Quiet place for kids to readInterior design/layoutHenburyIdea
Issue ear defenders to computer usersITHenburyNot viable
Space to hold craft workshopsInterior design/layoutHenburyIdeaThere are regular craft sessions for both adults (e.g. Knitting) and children (e.g. balloon modelling)
Build a glass wall separating off the PC area because there are a lot of noise complaints from PC usersInterior design/layoutHenburyIdea
Community noticeboard (e.g. trades, items wanted or for sale)Community use and local groupsHenburyIdea
Move childrens area to other end of libraryInterior design/layoutHenburyIdea
Xmas dinnerServices otherHenburyNot viable
More space(s) for differing purposesInterior design/layoutHenburyIdeaDifficult given all spaces are in use
More staffLibrary ServicesHenburyNot viable
Put all the books in colour orderLibrary ServicesHenburyNot viable
More leaflets for entertainmentotherHenburyNot viableWe already have leaflets and there is limited space
More kids clubs/workshopsLibrary ServicesHenburyIn ProgressSpace Quest & Balloon modelling workshops
Clean the carpetLibrary ServicesHenburyIn ProgressCarpet booked to be cleaned
Creative writing classCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIn ProgressFriends of Henleaze Library are discussing this
Pop up seasonal post office to cope with demand at ChristmasServices otherHenleazeIdea
Organise a magazine swapLibrary ServicesHenleazein progressGuidelines being worked on
Marketing website that shows what's on per library with Twitter feed etc that staff can update easilyCommunicationHenleazeIn progressThe Reader Development Librarian is looking into this
Top managers understand the impact of decisions by coming to experience time in libraryOtherHenleazeIdea
Better and faster technology with ongoing updates and maintenanceITHenleazeIn ProgressIT upgrades due in 2020
Realistic expectations of what libraries can deliverOtherHenleazeIn ProgressThe innovation fund is helping with this
Realistic resourcing of volunteer roles (to manage it from staff point of view)VolunteeringHenleazeIn Progressvolunteer coordinator manages this
Extend the building or extend something like a gazebo into the car parkChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Attract sponsorship from local businessesOtherHenleazeIdea
Have more old films to borrowLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Better and more self serve kiosksLibrary ServicesHenleazeIn progressThey are being upgraded in 2020
enable contactless paymentITHenleazeIn ProgressNew Self Service kiosks will have contactless
Longer extended accessOpening hoursHenleazeNot viable
More integration with schools, unis and local businessesServices otherHenleazeIdea
Have a public toilet near the libraryToiletsHenleazeIdea
Library connections to local news letterscommunity use and local groupsHenleazeDoneThe Library Supervisor send pieces to the Voice regularly
more regular hours across the serviceOpening hoursHenleazeIdea
Links to age UKServices otherHenleazeIdea
Links with Fallodan way doctors surgeryServices otherHenleazeIdea
Have study areasInterior design/layoutHenleazeIn ProgressMaking changes upstairs to create more workspace for laptops
A more robust Library management system (or form a network with other libraries to ask for updates)ITHenleazeNot viable
Have library apprenticeshipsLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Wireless printingITHenleazeIn Progresspart of IT upgrade
more scannersITHenleazeIdea
provide volunteer help with IT and self service kiosksVolunteeringHenleazeIn progressIT volunteers in place
Basic computer coursesLibrary ServicesHenleazeIn ProgressIT volunteers are happy to
Use TV screen to market whats going onCommunicationHenleazeIdea
More charging pointsChanges to buildingsHenleazeIn progressMore charging points are being installed upstairs
Better promotion of library eventsCommunicationHenleazeIn ProgressLooking into banners & a flag. Have set up an instagram account. More publicity work is being discussed
Tablets for staff to manage library servicesITHenleazeIdea
Advertise availability of computers more widelyCommunicationHenleazeIdea
Provide charging point for laptops and mobilesITHenleazeDoneMore desking with plug sockets are being added to the mezzanine
Periodicals/ magazines to borrowLibrary ServicesHenleazeNot viable
Wifi printingITHenleazeIn Progresspart of IT upgrade
sell stationeryLibrary ServicesHenleazeNot viable
have more computer games to borrowLibrary ServicesHenleazeNot viable
Local transport informationTransport linksHenleazeIdeaSome available
Security camerasOtherHenleazeNot viable
Homework clubLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdearequires volunteers
cafe and refreshmentsHenleazeNot viable
Availability of drinks - supported by friends groupscafe and refreshmentsHenleazeIdea
Better lightingChanges to buildingsHenleazeNot viableThe lighting is designed in accordance with building regulations
more reading volunteer challengesVolunteeringHenleazeIdea
Extended opening on public holidays (staff with volunteers or local welfare organisations)Opening hoursHenleazeIdea
Provide extended accessOpening hoursHenleazeIdea
private space for meetingsInterior design/layoutHenleazeIn ProgressThe conservatory can be used for this.
Room hireCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeDoneAll libraries can be hired
space dividers to reduce noise of certain groupsInterior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
Develop the space for community groupsCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Meeting room for businessesInterior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
Low cost neutral meeting space needed by communityCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
An answer phone that gives details of opening times etcLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
How do we extend the building?Changes to buildingsHenleazeIdea
poetry eveningsCultural eventsHenleazeIdea
Open / create room at the from of the buildingChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
local art/ history displaysCultural eventsHenleazeIn ProgressThis happens occasionally e.g. WW2 display Oct/Nov 2018.
Develop into a community hub linked to health and GP servicesServices otherHenleazeIdea
Talks by local enterprisescommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
board games etcLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Make the opening and closing of the building easierChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Knitting and crochet groupCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Better engagement with friends groupsFriends groupsHenleazeIn ProgressLibrary supervisor and development officer are meeting with the group regularly
Local neighbourhood source of informationLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Provide heating in the meeting roomChanges to buildingsHenleazeDoneWe've bought a heater for the conservatory room
Local displays (art for example)community use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
How do we finance changes?OtherHenleazeIn progressThe Innovation Fund can help finance some changes
Provide chairs and other equipmentLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Shipping containers for storage or extra roomChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Craft groupsCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Benchmark how other libraries work nationwideOtherHenleazeIdea
Better stock levels of best sellersLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Build a new library with residential units to finance itChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Coffee mornings tea and cakeCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Reintroduce charges to reserve booksLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Sell off old stockLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Electric vehicle charging points in the car parkChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
VCS orgs to offer activities in holidaysServices otherHenleazeIdea
Solar roof panelsChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Services otherHenleazeIdea
Provide access to toilets during eventsToiletsHenleazeDoneDuring events put on by the Friends Group, attendees are welcome to use the staff toilets
Accessible toiletsToiletsHenleazeIdea
Vending machine in librarycafe and refreshmentsHenleazeIdea
Provide space for local artists and craft workersCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Keep libraries open and develop as community spacesCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Provide toiletsToiletsHenleazeIdea
Improve facilities to allow the buildings to be used by the communityCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Community use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Redesign of downstairs to offer seated areaInterior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
Community led fund raising for furnitureCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Swipe card access to inner lobby for accessing returning/renewal computer with deposit boxLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Implementation of suggestions board with suggestions/actions/outcomes (request sponsorship from local retailers)Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Hot drinks dispenserCafe and refreshmentsHenleazeIdea
Build into a community hubCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Book donation pointServices otherHenleazeIdea
Books in a series child/teen fictionLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
More older kids books (this was written twice: once with 9+ and once with 12+)Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Presentations/talks similar to those at Redland LibraryCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeDoneThe Friends of Henleaze Library deliver a regular programme of talks
See Friends events hereFriends groupsHenleazeDoneThe Friends of Henleaze Library deliver a regular programme of talks
Magazine swap box (this was mentioned twice)Library ServicesHenleazeIn progressWe are working on some guidelines for doing this in libraries
Use of public toiletsToiletsHenleazeIdea
More recently published books about the economy e.g. "Money & Government" by Robert SkidelskyLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Better air conditioning/fans in hot weatherChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Please can you recycle the used books to community centres, book clubs, youth clubs etcOtherHenleazeIdea
Community/volunteer led baby/toddler groups more often. We go to bounce & rhyme & Storytime but would happily go to moreLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Sunday OpeningOpening hoursHenleazeIdea
Adult book club. Weekly reading togetherLibrary ServicesHenleazeIn ProgressHenleaze Library has a number of book clubs. More are always welcome
Free non-alcoholic drinks & biscuitscafe and refreshmentsHenleazeIdea
More children's books now!!!Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Dandy annualsLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Where has the section on humour gone to?Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Studio pod at the side. Rent to fund serviceInterior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
Dig up tarmac in the front lay to grass + plants seating outsideChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Encourage library users to 'review' books!Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Event space - host book clubs and author readingsLibrary ServicesHenleazeIn progressThe library already has regular talks, organised by the Friends, and a number of book groups
More notice board space for community event notices. Differentiate between long term & short term posters or prioritise short termInterior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
Puzzles to rent. 1000+ piecesLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Book group/club (this was mentioned 3 times)Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Toilet (this was mentioned ten times)ToiletsHenleazeIdea
Creative writingLibrary ServicesHenleazeIn ProgressThe Friends of Henleaze Library are discussing this idea
Poetry readingsLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Ongoing lego buildingLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Sitting out area in front - a bit of a garden!Changes to buildingsHenleazeIdea
A section where we can find books that teach us about languagesLibrary ServicesHenleazeDoneThere is a shelf already - look under the 400s
Board games shelfLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
No vending machines. No food or drink wanted.cafe and refreshmentsHenleazeIdea
Extend into space in front and to the sides. Build up. Maybe a pre-school or accommodationChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Maybe you could get unicorn bookLibrary ServicesHenleazeDoneHenleaze library has approx. 49 books featuring unicorns!
Make children's books in other languages much easier to find. There are many international families living in this areaLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
List of book recommendations by the publicLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
More evening/weekend accessOpening hoursHenleazeIdea
toys for toddlersLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Children's games to borrow., It works well in German libraries!Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Place for babies' pramsInterior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
A bag stock for publicLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Local meetings for Westbury and Henleaze areasCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Story CDs for young childrenLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Baby play areaInterior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
Working jigsaw tableInterior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
Bigger children's sectionInterior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
Have a bank/post office counter. This is provided in vans, so can surely be accommodatedServices otherHenleazeIdea
The ceiling fans are useless - wasting electricity in a time of environmental awarenessLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Help readers read other books from this amazing library!Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Local displays - art etc.Community use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
Time & space for communities of interest e.g. local history, poetry evenings, discover scienceCommunity use and local groupsHenleazeIdea
cafe and refreshmentsHenleazeIdea
Solar panelsChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Basic computer courses are a good idea as well as individual helpLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Encourage us to donate booksLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Keep book reservations free!Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Reservation shelf at standing/seating (not crawling) levelLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Autism friendly time(no aircon - loud noise, no fluorescent lights, etc.)Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
More desks/study spaces - especially around exam time as it can be really difficult to find tables at any library (I've been to three in one day and they've all been full) and home often isn't a good place to studyInterior design/layoutHenleazeIn ProgressMore desking with plug sockets are being added to the mezzanine
Open in the early morningOpening hoursHenleazeIdea
A chance to buy a cup of tea or coffee - heaven! (someone had responded on another post-it: No! No food & drink in the library)cafe and refreshmentsHenleazeIdea
A collection of comics for kids on a shelf (my son would love this!)Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Provide fresh air - open the door & windows. Summer or winter it's always hot & airless in here - not a place to enjoyLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Maximise the site - build flats above to the back - use the rent to fund the library serviceChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
be able to donate booksservices otherHenleazeIdea
Review booksLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Jigsaw swap shopLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Kiosks that scan the barcode on the appLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
New kiosks that take contactlessLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Outside boxes in all branches pleaseLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
New photocopier! The current one is unusable for official docsITHenleazeIdea
Some tea/coffee/biscuitscafe and refreshmentsHenleazeIdea
Make it dog friendly for blind people to bring their doggie helpers to the libraryLibrary ServicesHenleazeIn progressGuide Dogs are already allowed in the library
Coffee & chat. Cake once a weekLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
The ceiling fans don't need to be on except in a heatwave. They can cause a cold draft and are not necessaryChanges to buildingsHenleazeIdea
Computer courses & helpLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Kids' magazines!Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Show me how to download magazine app on my i-padLibrary ServicesHenleazeIn ProgressStock team are discussing having drop-in sessions and training volunteers
A fiction and non-fiction reading group will be good - say once a monthLibrary ServicesHenleazeIdea
Interior design/layoutHenleazeIdea
A lego place for ME!Library ServicesHenleazeIdea
Bluetooth printing and memory sticksITHillfieldsIdeaIT upgrade
Improve use of software and ITITHillfieldsIdeaIT upgrade
Stockwood woodwork and allotments project could be adoptedCommunity use and local groupsHillfieldsIdea
People's garden therapeutic gardening clubCommunity use and local groupsHillfieldsIdea
Re-establish connections with the childrens centreServices otherHillfieldsIdea
Signpost from Hillfields Park or Forest AvenueCommunicationHillfieldsIdea
Class visits from Minerva Primary SchoolServices otherHillfieldsIn Progress
Lego and building activitiesCommunity use and local groupsHillfieldsIdeavolunteers required and lego
Greater links with community developmentCommunity use and local groupsHillfieldsIn Progress
Summer Holidays event weekCommunity use and local groupsHillfieldsIdea
Open daysCommunity use and local groupsHillfieldsIdea
Move to the hub / collocated with nurseryChanges to buildingsHillfieldsNot viable
Not a great location surrounded by house so no-one knows it is thereChanges to buildingsHillfieldsIdea
Could be a good place for community groupsCommunity use and local groupsHillfieldsIdea
Extend opening hoursOpening hoursHillfieldsNot viable
A place to store community resourcesCommunity use and local groupsHillfieldsIdea
Info stall/activities about Climate change and how local people can save energy and reduce fuel povertyService otherHillfieldsIdea
More signposts-sign posts on forest rd. Didn't know library here existed.CommunicationHillfieldsIdea
charity box for unwanted change from printingService otherHillfieldsIdea
Arts and crafts activitiesLibrary ServicesHillfieldsdoneevery Saturday afternoon
More early reader booksLibrary ServicesHillfieldsIdea
Arts and crafts for adultsCommunity use and local groupsHillfieldsIdea
Interior design/layoutHillfieldsIdea
More things like Summer Reading Challenge for all agesLibrary ServicesHillfieldsIdea
More frequent rotation of adult stockLibrary ServicesHillfieldsIdea
better promotion of on-line resources on P.N. and appsCommunicationHillfieldsIdea
Tea and coffee availablecafe and refreshmentsHorfieldIdea
Wider turning circle rampChanges to buildingsHorfieldIdea
Public toiletsToiletsHorfieldIdea
Improve entranceChanges to buildingsHorfieldIdea
Disabled access to the toiletToiletsHorfieldIdea
Availability outside working hoursOpening hoursHorfieldIdea
Compostable earth toilet in the gardenToiletsHorfieldIdea
Regular coffee morningsCommunity use and local groupsHorfieldIn progressPositiviTea, Monday afternoons
Special opening hours - local key holderOpening hoursHorfieldIdea
Seating area outsideChanges to buildingsHorfieldIn progressWe are discussing this possibility with the Friends of Horfield Library
Saturday morning clubCommunity use and local groupsHorfieldIdea
Extend opening timesOpening hoursHorfieldIdea
Change access doorsChanges to buildingsHorfieldIdea
Charge small fees to cover rentOtherHorfieldIdea
Stay as a library for most of the weekLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Scouts book badgeServices otherHorfieldIdea
Increase work zone attendanceServices otherHorfieldIdea
Lend out laptops and tabletsITHorfieldIdea
Library stuff in different settingsLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Study spaceInterior design/layoutHorfieldIdea
Wifi printingITHorfieldIn progressLooking into this for 2020
Possibly reduce stock to create more spaceInterior design/layoutHorfieldIdea
IT support for usersITHorfieldIdea
How do we know who is using the library - demographicsLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
New sofaInterior design/layoutHorfieldIn progressWe are discussing this possibility with the Friends of Horfield Library
Computer support training for groups not using alreadyITHorfieldIdea
Base council workers at librariesServices otherHorfieldIdea
New carpetInterior design/layoutHorfieldIn ProgressThe carpet has been cleaned
Link to Ebenezer ChurchServices otherHorfieldIn progressEbenezer church helped with the flower beds out the front and we are discussing further collaboration
Blinds for windowInterior design/layoutHorfieldDoneBlinds have been fitted
Collaboration with Shahporan Islamic CentreServices otherHorfieldIn progressThey are holding a homework club at the library
Build a mezzanine for computer useChanges to buildingsHorfieldIdea
Links with Manor Farm community centreServices otherHorfieldIdea
Open up enclosed garden for childrenChanges to buildingsHorfieldIn progressWe are discussing this possibility with the Friends of Horfield Library
Link to Duke of EdinburghServices otherHorfieldIdea
Space for teenagersServices otherHorfieldIdea
Fix the heatingChanges to buildingsHorfieldDoneHeating operational
Horfield and Lockleaze libraries working togetherLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Space for kids and familyInterior design/layoutHorfieldIdea
Notice boardsCommunicationHorfieldIdea
Advertise activities so people know what is on offerCommunicationHorfieldIn progressWe have started an Instagram account, and are looking into options for online events calendars and newsletters, plus a Bristol Libraries podcast
Younger generation and family activitiesLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Environment would need to change to attract young peopleInterior design/layoutHorfieldIdea
Billboard and big sign in space outside the libraryCommunicationHorfieldIdea
English lessonsServices otherHorfieldIdea
Co-locate community hub with libraryServices otherHorfieldIdea
Signposting to other activitiesServices otherHorfieldIdea
Peer learningServices otherHorfieldIdea
School link visitsServices otherHorfieldIdea
Book swapsLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Intergenerational learningLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Home education groupsCommunity use and local groupsHorfieldIdea
Part time school?Community use and local groupsHorfieldIdea
Create as a learning and skills hubServices otherHorfieldIdea
Cover the library in a glittery covering to let people know it's thereChanges to buildingsHorfieldIdea
Please can we replace all the furniture in Horfield libraryInterior design/layoutHorfieldIdea
Promote services locallyCommunity use and local groupsHorfieldIdea
ToiletToiletsHorfieldIdea
cafe and refreshmentsHorfieldIdea
Swap computers and kids area around.Interior design/layoutHorfieldIdea
Paint all the libraries, they are scruffyChanges to buildingsHorfieldIdea
Public toiletsToiletsHorfieldIdea
Quieter spacesInterior design/layoutHorfieldIdea
Superb selection of books, e.g providing many books - especially for the youth & young people, who are maybe deprived of opportunity, e.g. some in Lockleaze, Southmead, Henbury + Brentry, St Paul's Bedminster etc etcLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Relaxing, e.g. chess game, sports reading etc. To facilitate study notably for kids from ordinary backgroundsLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Wind breaks to cut down noise from gales!Changes to buildingsHorfieldIdea
Recycling bins for drinks cans etcLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Publicise at, and make links with, The Crafty Cow, family pub on Wessex AvenueCommunicationHorfieldIdea
Publicise more - at the dentist, GP etc.CommunicationHorfieldIdea
New computer keyboards (that aren't sticky) and screens (wider)ITHorfieldIdea
Move to recently vacated co-op building over the roadChanges to buildingsHorfieldIdea
Link with Filton libraryLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Make reservations come quickerLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Extended AccessOpening hoursHorfieldIdea
Cheaper Big Picture DVDsLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Baby changing facilities in the toiletChanges to buildingsHorfieldIdea
More regular stock rotation (Adult Fiction)Library ServicesHorfieldIdea
More stock - there are empty shelves!Library ServicesHorfieldIdea
Make it clearer how to request books that aren't on the catalogueLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Link with the Hub, LockleazeCommunity use and local groupsHorfieldIdea
Close Lockleaze Library and invest the money in Horfield LibraryChanges to buildingsHorfieldIdea
Library ServicesHorfieldIdea
Get people to not talk on phones in library - more quietotherHorfieldIdea
Lego Club - on different Saturday to Bishopston library, so it doesn't clashLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
More art/craft sessions for kids at weekends. Ask for donations to cover materials & refreshmentsLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Activities to tie in with e.g. HalloweenLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Board games (snakes & ladders etc., for ages 6-9) Have a Saturday/after-school games hour & so when they're finished colouring have something else to do. Get sponsorship from a games shopLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Link with local schools - more regular visits and more schools. Filton Avenue (orchard site) and Lockleaze Road site and Upper HorfieldServices otherHorfieldIdea
Link stock with school librariesLibrary ServicesHorfieldIdea
Comics Club for ages 5/6 to 8/9Library ServicesHorfieldIdea
Get nurseries and playgroups in e.g. to Baby Bounce & RhymeCommunity use and local groupsHorfieldIdea
cafe and refreshmentsJunction 3In Progress
Identify quiet time in libraryLibrary ServicesJunction 3Idea
Make room in Junction 1 more available as a quiet roomInterior design/layoutJunction 3In Progress
Interior design/layoutJunction 3not viable
Flats / art gallery and meeting spaceChanges to buildingsJunction 3Idea
Rent out bike locks for people who forget their bikesLibrary ServicesJunction 3not viable
Create co working spacesInterior design/layoutJunction 3donespace can be used for this
Create a user friendly booking system for roomsLibrary ServicesJunction 3Idea
Encourage people to use space informallyInterior design/layoutJunction 3Idea
3D PrintingITJunction 3not viable
Better zoning of computersInterior design/layoutJunction 3Idea
Consistent opening hoursOpening hoursJunction 3Idea
Develop into a community hubCommunity use and local groupsJunction 3idea
Internet access left on 24hrsITJunction 3Idea
Extended accessOpening hoursJunction 3not viable
AstronomyLibrary ServicesJunction 3not viabletoo much light pollution
Better technologyITJunction 3Idea
Young people redesigning librariesInterior design/layoutJunction 3In Progresswe are awaiting result of Arts Council bid
Lockers for phones with built in chargersLibrary ServicesJunction 3Idea
Poetry at the libraryCultural eventsJunction 3In Progress
Music libraryLibrary ServicesJunction 3Idea
Book clubs hosted by librariesLibrary servicesJunction 3done
Toy libraryLibrary ServicesJunction 3Idea
Create a friends of groupFriends groupsJunction 3in progressFirst friends meeting in Jan 2020
Incubator for residents starting businessesCommunity use and local groupsJunction 3Idea
More community based businessesCommunity use and local groupsJunction 3Idea
Human library - sharing of skills and resourcesServices otherJunction 3In Progressdiscussions with NHS
Book lending service for homeless peopleLibrary ServicesJunction 3doneHomeless can join the library. We also support Park Bench project
Services otherJunction 3idea
Customer service pointsServices otherJunction 3Idea
Free bus travel to librariesTransport linksJunction 3not viable
Volunteers supporting delivery of books to residents with accessibility needsVolunteeringJunction 3donewe have the At home Service
CommunicationJunction 3Idea
Quiet space for readingInterior design/layoutJunction 3done
A repair cafe and swap shopServices otherJunction 3Idea
Provide a book drop off pointLibrary ServicesJunction 3not viable
Provide activities to encourage young readersLibrary ServicesJunction 3Idea
Intergenerational skills swapServices otherJunction 3Idea
Poor temperatureLibrary ServicesJunction 3Idea
move library to bottom floor or have better signage in the shopping centre and lift areasChanges to buildingsKnowleIn Progressgetting noticeboard
Move the library or renegotiate the lease as building is being redevelopedChanges to buildingsKnowlenot viable
Redecorate new furniture and flooringInterior design/layoutKnowleIn Progressnew carpet and furniture for childrens' area
More scannersITKnowleIdeaawaiting IT upgrade
Need more community support to help people with IT issuesVolunteeringKnowleIn progressexplore with volunteer coordinator
Train staff on IT so they can help and advise moreITKnowledone
Have wireless printingITKnowleIdeain discussion with IT upgrade
Get rid of the desk and give staff tablets to enable them to scan and book thingsITKnowlenot viable
Coffee machine- self servecafe and refreshmentsKnowlenot viable
Creative writing for community groupsCommunity use and local groupsKnowleIdeabeing considered
Poetry slamCommunity use and local groupsKnowleIdea
more books and resources for studentsLibrary ServicesKnowleIdea
We think there's something on Amazon that we can use- maybe Amazon enterprise?Library ServicesKnowlenot viableoutside of library scope
More GCSE/ A level study booksLibrary ServicesKnowleIdea
Zoning- advertise when the library is likely to be quiet or have study areasInterior design/layoutKnowledoneevents calendar has been produced
Run more author events that are better advertised (not just in library)Cultural eventsKnowleIn Progress
Staff to manage stock work via mobile deviceITKnowlenot viable
Do rhyme time out in the precinctLibrary ServicesKnowleIdeain discussion
Streamline the process to join the libraryLibrary ServicesKnowlenot viablecan join online
Communicate our other services more- eg access to UWE?CommunicationKnowleIn Progressposter to advertise being produced
Communicate better about digital resourcesCommunicationKnowleIn Progress
Tell people about being able to copy and paste from amazon to order resources to borrow for freeLibrary ServicesKnowlenot viable
Promote large print CDsLibrary ServicesKnowledonesigned in their own areas, digital resources also available
Small music groupsCommunity use and local groupsKnowledonebaby bounce and rhyme sessions run weekly
Better promotion of friends of groupFriends groupsKnowleIn Progress
Journal and magazine hireLibrary ServicesKnowledoneavailable on line and some free magazines
Make the space more flexible with the use of screensInterior design/layoutKnowledonelibrary furniture ie shelves used to separate areas
Mobile service with volunteers to deliver booksVolunteeringKnowledoneroyal volunteer service already offer this
Board on wall for to-do and post its - what do you want to happenChanges to buildingsKnowledoneas part of idea gathering
Make available for out of hours usageCommunity use and local groupsKnowleIn Progress
Park Centre redevelopment - how can it support educational attainment?Services otherKnowleIdea
Links with school librariesServices otherKnowleIn Progress
Better signage of the libraryCommunicationKnowleIn Progress
Are the libraries on the management committee of board walk?Library ServicesKnowleIdea
provide other council & partner services through the library branch s.eg advice and customer servicesServices otherKnowleIdea
Extend opening hours by 30 minutes in the afternoonOpening hoursLockleazeIdea
Later opening hours to access after schoolOpening hoursLockleazeIdea
Provide help with job seeking and writing CVsServices otherLockleazeIdea
Storytime and babybounce sessionLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
Conversation with South GloucestershireLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
Arts and culture events (film, music, comedy, open mic)Cultural eventsLockleazeIdea
Colour printerITLockleazeIdea
Visitor centre for stoke parkServices otherLockleazeIdea
Create a friends of groupFriends groupsLockleazeIn ProgressA new group is in the process of forming
Link library and development regeneration teamsServices otherLockleazeIdea
Rotate stock so new titles on shelvesLibrary ServicesLockleazeIn ProgressBeing done, plus also refreshed picture book and new board stock (brand new stock)
Negotiate hall space with HubChanges to buildingsLockleazeIdea
Future Cameron / Police Station to include libraryChanges to buildingsLockleazeIdea
Reading schemesLibrary ServicesLockleazeIn ProgressSummer Reading Challenge already in place
Change locationChanges to buildingsLockleazeIdea
Advertise existing servicesCommunicationLockleazeIn ProgressNew big sign in place
Welly boot exchangeLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
Staff to be more engaging with communityLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
Create much better signage and informationCommunicationLockleazeDonePink sign installed
Engaging for young peopleLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
What's the future relationship between the librarian and the community?Library ServicesLockleazeIdea
Opportunity with new school?Services otherLockleazeIdea
Refocus and revision courses, support and adviceLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
Computer coursesServices otherLockleazeIdea
ESOL coursesServices otherLockleazeIdea
Public toiletToiletsLockleazeIn ProgressThere is a toilet in the Cameron Centre already, that can be used by library users. We are discussing signposting it from the library
University volunteeringVolunteeringLockleazeIdea
Study spaceCommunicationLockleazeIdea
Move to a more accessible locationChanges to buildingsLockleazeIdea
Better signageCommunicationLockleazeDonePink sign installed
Create clearer outside spaceChanges to buildingsLockleazeIn ProgressGarden area has been cleared
Have the library as part of new housing: more guaranteed footfallChanges to buildingsLockleazeIdea
Post more about it on Social MediaCommunicationLockleazeIdea
Link with Bristol Mental Health Employment ServiceServices otherLockleazeIdea
Flowers & benches outsideChanges to buildingsLockleazeIdea
Comfy seats to encourage reading at the libraryInterior design/layoutLockleazeIdea
Book exchange; bring back selling of withdrawn booksLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
More stockLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
Advertise on Love Lockleaze Facebook Group and at The Hub and Cheswick and Boston Tea PartyCommunicationLockleazeIdea
Work with Boing on children's activitiesServices otherLockleazeIdea
Have coffee mornings/afternoonsLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
Making people aware that they can return books here from Central, South Glos etcCommunicationLockleazeIdea
Work with Incredible Edible, Avon Wildlife Trust (youth volunteering), Brandon Trust & Bristol Wood Recycling Project to make garden nice & [put benches out thereServices otherLockleazeIdea
Have more leaflets etc. on Stoke ParkCommunity use and local groupsLockleazeIdea
Take inspiration from the Greenway Centre's Nature Trail & Social MediaCommunity use and local groupsLockleazeIdea
Collaborate with the mental health project run by St Mungo's at the Langley CentreServices otherLockleazeIdea
Try again with Storytime - get parents to run it, e.g. 5 of them to take it turns like they used to do at Horfield LibraryLibrary ServicesLockleazeIdea
Make path to entrance more inviting (mosaics)Changes to buildingsMarksbury RoadIn ProgressCIL money to make improvements to outside area
Footprints in tarmac leading up to the doorChanges to buildingsMarksbury Roadnot viable
Replace library sign with vibrant signageChanges to buildingsMarksbury RoadDoneNew sign installed
Link in with art trail and winter wonderlandCultural eventsMarksbury RoadIn ProgressChristmas fair held 2019
Community day, bring a dish, summer fayreCommunity use and local groupsMarksbury RoadIn Progressin discussion
Remove barrier of public liability insurance requirements for community groupsCommunity use and local groupsMarksbury Roadnot viable
Work with lynn or Kate on community promotionCommunity use and local groupsMarksbury RoadIn Progressawaiting decision early 2020
Parking / parking signageChanges to buildingsMarksbury RoadIdea
Movie nightsCommunity use and local groupsMarksbury RoadIdeain discussion
Play equipment on green space through CIL fundingChanges to buildingsMarksbury RoadIn Progress
Improved gate and security so young people don't run into roadChanges to buildingsMarksbury RoadIdea
Open communication between community groups and librariesCommunity use and local groupsMarksbury RoadIn Progress
cafe and refreshmentsMarksbury Roadnot viable
Toilet that can be used by the publicToiletsMarksbury Roadnot viableaccessible for disabled and young children
Better promotion and marketingCommunicationMarksbury RoadIn Progress
Services otherMarksbury Roadnot viable
Better welcome host training for staffLibrary ServicesMarksbury RoadIdea
Train staff in asset based community developmentLibrary ServicesMarksbury RoadIn Progress
Extended accessOpening hoursMarksbury Roadideanot being considered until after IT upgrade
Knock down the existing building and use the land for housing, retaining library on ground floorChanges to buildingsMarksbury Roadnot viable
Use as a hire venue on days it is closedCommunity use and local groupsMarksbury Roaddonelibrary avail for hire on closed days
To rename the library MALAGO VALE COMMUNITY LIBRARY.Changes to buildingsMarksbury Roaddonecommunity consultation held
Changes to buildingsMarksbury RoadIn ProgressTalking to UpFest about library signage
Changes to buildingsMarksbury Roadidea
Sort out Public Liability Insurance so library can be open and hired when not staffedCommunity use and local groupsMarksbury RoadDonegroups with sufficient PLI can hire library
Coding ClubLibrary ServicesMarksbury RoadIn Progressvolunteers
Renovate building totally- leaking roof, no accessible toiletChanges to buildingsRedlandIn Progress
enable card paymentsITRedlandIdea
Social services / mental health supportServices otherRedlandIdea
Better security outside the building- fly tipping and drug users in entrances and car parkLibrary ServicesRedlandIdea
Poster warning against staff abuse and better support from policeLibrary ServicesRedlandIdea
more foreign language childrens booksLibrary ServicesRedlandIn Progressdiscussions with friends group
better use of space eg bigger childrens areaInterior design/layoutRedlandnot viable
More PCsITRedlandIdeaIT upgrade
coding / minecraft clubLibrary ServicesRedlanddone
Create and promote the library as a co-working spaceCommunity use and local groupsRedlandIdea
Create a separate mezzanine level to increase space for co-working with police or universitiesServices otherRedlandnot viable
Creative writing classCommunity use and local groupsRedlandIn Progressdiscussion underway
The space needs to be made more attractiveInterior design/layoutRedlandIdea
Reading groupsCommunity use and local groupsRedlanddoneshared reading group, reading and non-fiction group
Social prescribingServices otherRedlanddoneshelf help and well read
Bookable library spaceCommunity use and local groupsRedlanddonecan be done
More computers, but need more spaceITRedlandIdeaIT upgrade
Silent study spaceInterior design/layoutRedlandnot viable
Moveable bookshelvesInterior design/layoutRedlandin progressrequest submitted for moveable dvd racks
More advice servicesServices otherRedlandIdea
Advice on carbon neutralityServices otherRedlandIdea
Permanent information pointServices otherRedlanddonelots of information available
Better signposting and promotion of when things are onCommunicationRedlandIn Progress
Simplify the process to access the building out of hoursOpening hoursRedlandIdea
Social investment to ensure library stays as a public buildingOtherRedlandIdea
Co-working space hot deskingInterior design/layoutRedlandIdea
Utilising the space differentlyInterior design/layoutRedlandIdea
Mezzanine floorChanges to buildingsRedlandnot viable
Co locate with childrens centreServices otherRedlandnot viable
Self sufficient library - develop flats aboveChanges to buildingsRedlandnot viable
Rent out roomsLibrary ServicesRedlandIdea
Extend to the backChanges to buildingsRedlandnot viable
Huge need for groups to meetCommunity use and local groupsRedlandIdea
Join with the church across the road which has loads of spaceChanges to buildingsRedlandIdea
Improve the space and make more invitingInterior design/layoutRedlandIdea
Create collaborative work spacesInterior design/layoutRedlandIdea
More like a university library or arnolfini front roomInterior design/layoutRedlandIdea
Art and signage on the doorInterior design/layoutRedlandIdea
Fix the leaking roofChanges to buildingsRedlanddonerepairs carried out
Film clubsCommunity use and local groupsRedlandIdea
Can we collaborate with Bristol University?Services otherRedlandIdea
Run a night school from the buildingCommunity use and local groupsRedlandIdea
Creative writing groupsCommunity use and local groupsRedlandIdea
Phone charging lockersLibrary ServicesRedlandnot viable
Theatre groupsCultural eventsRedlandIdea
Could we remove the need for finesLibrary ServicesRedlandIdea
IT classesServices otherRedlanddoneIT volunteers
Communicate with medical centre nearby so people can wait in the libraryServices otherRedlandIdea
Provide a public toiletToiletsRedlanddone
Keep open and promote the serviceCommunicationRedlanddone
Remove false ceiling to reveal architectureChanges to buildingsRedlandnot viable
Community film clubCommunity use and local groupsRedlandIdea
Get rid of awful strip lighting and create more intimate spacesChanges to buildingsRedlandIdea
Services otherRedlandIdea
left handed computer neededITRedlandIdea
More computers in childrens areaITRedlandnot viable
Cleaner toiletsToiletsRedlandIdea
Bigger childrens areaInterior design/layoutRedlandnot viable
Coffeecafe and refreshmentsRedlandnot viable
Small coffee area would bring in money and can have bake a cake competitionscafe and refreshmentsRedlandnot viable
Second scannerITRedlandIdeaIT upgrade
open earlier and not closed on MondayOpening hoursRedlandnot viable
Team with coffee van and allow tea/coffee in building only if from vancafe and refreshmentsRedlandnot viable
themed weeks promoting different genresLibrary ServicesRedlandIdea
scrabble playersLibrary ServicesRedlandIdea
wide range of books/dvds from African/American culture internationalLibrary ServicesRedlandIdea
Coffee tea area with comfortable chairscafe and refreshmentsSea MillsIdea
Provide refreshmentscafe and refreshmentsSea MillsIn progressThe Friends Group have reformed and are providing regular coffee mornings
Move computer to a quieter spaceInterior design/layoutSea MillsIdea
Provide hatch to access refreshments from kitchen into the main spaceInterior design/layoutSea MillsIdea
Review plan of overall spaceInterior design/layoutSea MillsIdea
Move the library to the former methodist churchChanges to buildingsSea MillsIdea
Pull the library down and build a new oneChanges to buildingsSea MillsIdea
More community eventsCommunity use and local groupsSea MillsIdea
Cinema night and other evening eventsCommunity use and local groupsSea MillsIn progressIn discussion
Movable screen system for private spaceInterior design/layoutSea MillsIdea
Quiet meeting room for tutorsInterior design/layoutSea MillsIdea
Blinds above computersInterior design/layoutSea MillsIn progressBlinds have been installed by the PC area
Comfy chairs tablesInterior design/layoutSea MillsIn progressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
FurnishingsInterior design/layoutSea MillsIn progressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Reading lightsInterior design/layoutSea MillsIdea
BlindsInterior design/layoutSea MillsIn progressBlinds have been installed by the PC area
Movable shelvesInterior design/layoutSea MillsIdea
Provide window blindsInterior design/layoutSea MillsIn progressBlinds have been installed by the PC area
Moveable bookshelvesInterior design/layoutSea MillsIn ProgressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Provide inexpensive screensInterior design/layoutSea MillsIdea
Provide additional chairsInterior design/layoutSea MillsIn progressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Improve use of space to make it more adaptableInterior design/layoutSea MillsIn progressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Wireless printingITSea MillsIn progressBeing looked into for 2020
Connection to 'libby' online library serviceITSea MillsIn ProgressBristol Libraries are already linked to Libby
Data projector and screenITSea MillsIn progressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Extend opening hoursOpening hoursSea MillsIdea
Extend opening hours to include eveningsOpening hoursSea MillsIdea
Extend insurance to allow wider useLibrary ServicesSea MillsIn progressLibraries are offering to pay for PLI for one year for Friends Groups, and to pay half for the second year
Additional equipmentLibrary ServicesSea MillsIn progressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Improve parkingChanges to buildingsSea MillsIdea
Make space outside for mobile catering in the eveningsChanges to buildingsSea MillsIdea
Consider use of land around the building for a community gardenChanges to buildingsSea MillsIdea
Kids play areas outsideChanges to buildingsSea MillsIdea
Improve links between the library and the community centreCommunity use and local groupsSea MillsIdea
Join the community centre and library siteChanges to buildingsSea MillsIdea
Better promotion of service locallyCommunicationSea MillsIdea
Input into school newslettersCommunicationSea MillsIdea
Large printLibrary ServicesSea MillsIn ProgressThere already is a Large Print collection
Different payment optionsLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Other subscription services onlineLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Skills hub with WECA fundingServices otherSea MillsIdea
Maker labs linked with port resilience fund?Services otherSea MillsIdea
Sell items through the libraryLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Accessible toiletsToiletsSea MillsIdea
Access to toilets for public useToiletsSea MillsIdea
Increase use of volunteersVolunteeringSea MillsIdea
Move to the Methodist ChurchChanges to buildingsSea MillsIdea
Maintain libraries as radical community spacesCommunity use and local groupsSea MillsIdea
More art & craft stuffLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
More David Walliams booksLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Upgrade the children's areaLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Extend the libraryChanges to buildingsSea MillsIdea
More board gamesLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Bike RacksLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
More up-to-date science books for KS3 and astronomy fansLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
A jigsaw tableLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Harry Potter booksLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Joyce Meyer booksLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Accessible toiletsToiletsSea MillsIdea
Art exhibitions & workshopsCommunity use and local groupsSea MillsIdea
More event nights & author meetsCultural eventsSea MillsIn ProgressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Latest releases of DVDsLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Dog Man booksLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
More Mallory Towers booksLibrary ServicesSea MillsIdea
Baby group, story timeLibrary ServicesSea MillsIn ProgressAlready in place
Provision of teas and coffeecafe and refreshmentsShirehamptonIdea
Improve entranceChanges to buildingsShirehamptonIdea
Porch in front of existing doorChanges to buildingsShirehamptonIdea
Unlock the adjoining doorInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Public lounge / living roomInterior design/layoutShirehamptonDoneThe Friends of Shirehampton Library are holding regular Living Room sessions during closed hours
Meeting placeCommunity use and local groupsShirehamptonIdea
Gardening groupCommunity use and local groupsShirehamptonIdea
Community public living roomInterior design/layoutShirehamptonDoneThe Friends of Shirehampton Library are holding regular Living Room sessions during closed hours
More community eventsCommunity use and local groupsShirehamptonIn ProgressThe Friends of Shirehampton Library are holding regular events
Coffee morningCommunity use and local groupsShirehamptonIdea
JigsawLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIn ProgressFriends Group discussing possibility
Childrens jewellery makingLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Coding clubsLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdeaAlready in place in the community centre
Homework clubLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Childrens book clubLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Adult books clubLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Regular story time group on a WednesdayLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Library open dayLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Creative writing talksLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Book clubs in librariesLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
More private spaceInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Book snugInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Puzzle tableLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIn ProgressThe Friends Group are discussing
Space to use your own laptop / tabletInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Comfy chairs tablesInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
FurnishingsInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Reading lightsInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
BlindsInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Movable shelvesInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Paint wallsInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Movable shelvesInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIn ProgressThe shelves are on wheels and can be moved
Improve look and feelInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
How do we make it more inviting for young peopleInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Wireless printingITShirehamptonIn ProgressThis is being looked into for 2020
More computers (or laptops)ITShirehamptonIn ProgressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Free internet and computer courses for different levelsLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIn ProgressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Facilities to plug in laptopITShirehamptonIdea
Extend opening hoursOpening hoursShirehamptonIdea
Change / extend opening hours / open in the eveningOpening hoursShirehamptonIdea
Extend library opening hoursOpening hoursShirehamptonIdea
Basic rule for all so no group takes overLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Use of other roomsInterior design/layoutShirehamptonIdea
Could be a little warmerLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Improve parkingChanges to buildingsShirehamptonIdea
Raised beds in the gardenChanges to buildingsShirehamptonIdea
Covered outdoor spaceChanges to buildingsShirehamptonIdea
Work more with community centreCommunity use and local groupsShirehamptonIn ProgressThis is starting to happen more with the new management committee and Friends Group
Communicate library ideas on social mediaCommunicationShirehamptonIn ProgressThey have been going on Facebook and Twitter, and now we are also using Instagram
Promote to young people via youth busCommunicationShirehamptonIdea
After school activity links with schoolsServices otherShirehamptonIdea
More large printLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Activities for 11 - 16 year oldsLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Healthy eatingServices otherShirehamptonIdea
Parent and child classesServices otherShirehamptonIdea
Story time in different languagesLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Autism friendly sessionsLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Dementia friendly sessionsLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Carers support groupServices otherShirehamptonIdea
Games for young peopleLibrary ServicesShirehamptonIdea
Provide a space for combatting isolationServices otherShirehamptonIn ProgressThe Friends of Shirehampton Library are holding regular Living Room sessions during closed hours
Accessible toiletToiletsShirehamptonIdea
Increase use of volunteersVolunteeringShirehamptonIdea
Music appreciation clubCommunity use and local groupsShirehamptonIn ProgressThis idea is being discussed with the Friends Group
Replace A3 and A4 copiersITSouthmeadIdea
Digital projector for mezzanine roomITSouthmeadIdea
Provide public toiletsToiletsSouthmeadIdea
Improve physical accessChanges to buildingsSouthmeadIdea
Provide accessible toiletsToiletsSouthmeadIdea
Youth worker based in libraryServices otherSouthmeadIdea
Space for tutors to meetInterior design/layoutSouthmeadIdea
Space for advice workers to useInterior design/layoutSouthmeadIdea
Homework club run by localsCommunity use and local groupsSouthmeadIdea
Provide more IT supportITSouthmeadIdea
Better marketing of what we doCommunicationSouthmeadIn Progresspart of Comms strategy
New carpets - refresh interiorsInterior design/layoutSouthmeadIdea
Library service reaching out to schoolsServices librariesSouthmeadIdea
Use mezzanine spaceInterior design/layoutSouthmeadIdea
Extended opening hoursOpening hoursSouthmeadIdea
Creative spacesInterior design/layoutSouthmeadIdea
Later opening one day of the weekOpening hoursSouthmeadIdea
Reconfiguration of wall within the libraryChanges to buildingsSouthmeadIdea
Strengthen links with youth centre next doorCommunity use and local groupsSouthmeadIn ProgressWe are in discussion with them about working more closely together
Positive activities for 9 to 15 year oldsLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
Improve the current building access for disabled residentsChanges to buildingsSouthmeadIdea
Customer service pointsServices otherSouthmeadIdea
Use close days to pilot a community run libraryCommunity use and local groupsSouthmeadIdea
Could a BCC advisor come for a few hoursServices otherSouthmeadIdea
Run a community library such as the one on Muller RoadCommunity use and local groupsSouthmeadIdea
Young people want a neutral space to go toLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
Coffee mornings tea and cakeCommunity use and local groupsSouthmeadIdea
Services otherSouthmeadIdea
Creative writing groupsLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
Promote reduce, reuse, recycleLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
Homework clubLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
Access for home schoolingCommunity use and local groupsSouthmeadIdea
Provide a drop in session for BCC servicesServices otherSouthmeadIdea
Provide a creche facility for young parentsServices otherSouthmeadIdea
Hot desking facility for local businessesInterior design/layoutSouthmeadIdea
Book club to share book reviews and develop presentation skillsLibrary servicesSouthmeadIdea
cafe and refreshmentsSouthmeadIdea
Create street art on shutters of buildingChanges to buildingsSouthmeadIdea
David Walliams to come here!Library ServicesSouthmeadIdea
More colouring pensServicesSouthmeadIdea
More board games (this was mentioned twice)Library ServicesSouthmeadIdea
More toysLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
Cheerleading is good for funCommunity use and local groupsSouthmeadIdea
Robot makingLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
More clocksLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
Happier staffLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
Better staffLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
Jigsaw tableLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
More computersITSouthmeadIdea
More music & poetry BooksLibrary ServicesSouthmeadIdea
ToiletToiletsSouthmeadIdea
Early opening timesOpening hoursSouthmeadIdea
Ease of use of computers PDFs and printingITSt GeorgeIdea
Mobile card payment systemITSt GeorgeIdea
Clean or replace the childrens rugInterior design/layoutSt Georgedone
Clean or replace the carpet in the entranceInterior design/layoutSt Georgedone
Carpet cleaner one per group or serviceInterior design/layoutSt GeorgeNot Viable
Wireless printingITSt GeorgeIdeaIT upgrade
Improve the computersITSt GeorgeIdeaIT upgrade
An extra kioskLibrary ServicesSt GeorgeIdeaIT upgrade
Sell nearly new books - similar to charity shopsLibrary ServicesSt GeorgeNot Viable
Convert into a multi functional youth centreChanges to buildingsSt GeorgeNot Viable
Increase opening hoursOpening hoursSt Georgedone
Open on a SundayOpening hoursSt Georgedoneextended access now on Sunday pm
Extended access on a SundayOpening hoursSt Georgedone
Services otherSt Georgeidea
The Library Service should publish a set of aims / service levels / objectivesLibrary ServicesSt GeorgeIn ProgressLibrary Service
Put up a notice board at the rear of the building facing the park f.a.o. walkers and passers by- more footfallChanges to buildingsSt GeorgeIn ProgressFriends group are going to make a bid for funding to deliver this
Changes to buildingsSt GeorgeIn ProgressFriends have date for planting
Redevelop the building to include library, co-working spaces, wi-fi printing,toilets and possible cafe Changes to buildingsSt GeorgeIdea
More kids activity. Maybe for older children like comic book/graphic novel workshop?Library ServicesSt GeorgeIn Progresscomic club already running
book group/s.Library ServicesSt Georgedone
book talksLibrary ServicesSt GeorgeIdea
yoga (venue hire)Community use and local groupsSt GeorgeIdea
coding clubs for young people/children run outside library timesCommunity use and local groupsSt GeorgeIdea
provide cleaning wipes so we can self-clean computer keyboardsLibrary servicesSt GeorgeIdeais already done by staff
Library servicesSt GeorgeIdea
publicise the Libraries West App and reservation service moreCommunicationSt Georgedone
Dedicated study/quiet area . Comfy chairs for reading area. Dedicated reading area.Interior design/layoutSt GeorgeNot Viable
Skype for search(?)ITSt GeorgeIdea
clear signage asking people to take their phone calls and loud conversations outsideInterior design/layoutSt GeorgeIdea
spaces for loud childrens activities separated from quieter areas.Interior design/layoutSt GeorgeIdea
Increase opening hoursOpening hoursSt PaulsNot Viable
Increase power pointsChanges to buildingsSt PaulsNot Viable
Access to other council departmentsServices otherSt PaulsIdea
Re-purpose learning centre to accommodate library facilityChanges to buildingsSt PaulsNot Viable
Better well known people for eventsCultural eventsSt PaulsIdea
Acoustic music events in association with City FestivalsCultural eventsSt PaulsIdea
Story telling eventsCommunity use and local groupsSt Paulsdonestory time
cafe and refreshmentsSt PaulsNot Viable
WiFi for non library membersITSt PaulsNot Viable
Workzone community hubServices otherSt PaulsIdea
Language training for customersServices otherSt PaulsNot Viable
IT training for customersITSt PaulsIdeavolunteers required
E tutorialsLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
Community Resource BooksCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Multi lingual language swapLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
Local artists revamp inside and outInterior design/layoutSt PaulsIdea
Community cook bookCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Visual arts libraryLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
SingalongsCommunity use and local groupsSt Paulsdonefriends have organised singing events
Intergenerational cultural calendarCultural eventsSt PaulsIdea
Community allotment projectCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Reading groupsLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIn Progressshared reading
Freelunch once a monthServices otherSt PaulsIdea
Community lunches bring and shareCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Local historyLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
Kids films with an international flavourLibrary ServicesSt Paulsidea
Give more to disadvantaged communitiesCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Seed swap libraryCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Local distinctivenessLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
Local mythologyLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
Active citizens workshopsServices otherSt PaulsIdea
Open 40 plus hours a weekOpening hoursSt PaulsNot Viable
A place to gain information about the communityLibrary ServicesSt Paulsdone
Better engagement with the communityCommunity use and local groupsSt Paulsdone
Start a friends groupFriends groupsSt Paulsdonefriends have been established for some months
Drama and performanceCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIn Progressevent held by friends in learning centre
Homework clubLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
Council hub in libraryServices otherSt PaulsIdea
Evening activities in St PaulsCommunity use and local groupsSt Paulsdone
KnittingCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Community cultural eventsCultural eventsSt PaulsdoneFriends have organised a number of different events
Incredible edibleCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Over 50 activitiesServices otherSt PaulsIdea
Poetry slamCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Board gamesLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
Food projectsservices otherSt PaulsIdea
EducationServices otherSt PaulsIdea
Higher education accessServices otherSt Paulsidea
Reading groupsLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
Create a professional standard community cook bookCommunity use and local groupsSt PaulsIdea
Some of the PCs could be for all day use. Longer times on the internet.ITSt PaulsIdea
More stock that aligns with the activities and facilities at the Learning CentreLibrary ServicesSt PaulsIdea
More knitter nattersCommunity use and local groupsStockwoodIn ProgressKnit and Natter fortnightly on a Tues pm
Armchair yogaCommunity use and local groupsStockwoodIdeaCould run a taster session if enough interest
Vending machinecafe and refreshmentsStockwoodIdeamachine not viable - Friends could run regular coffee morning
Practice equipment for borrowbox and ebooksLibrary ServicesStockwoodIdeaavailable on the public computers
IT sessionsITStockwoodIn ProgressPursuing with volunteer coordinator for IT trainer
Colour photo copierITStockwoodIdeanot viable
More involvement with sheltered accommodationServices otherStockwoodIdeacan put up signposting information in library
More relevant staff trainingLibrary ServicesStockwoodDonestaff have ongoing regular training
Shelf dividers for childrens non fictionInterior design/layoutStockwoodIn Progresshave been ordered
Promote computer access on weekdaysCommunicationStockwoodDoneposters signposting computer access are in library staff can assist
Promote ancestry supportCommunicationStockwoodIn Progressinformation on website more posters to be put in library
Promote the library as a facility room for community groupsCommunity use and local groupsStockwoodIn Progress
Promotion of and extended accessOpening hoursStockwoodIn progressin discussion
Blood testing in the spare roomServices otherStockwoodNot ViableNot viable
Minibus pick up and drop offTransport linksStockwoodIdeaFind out who the local community transport providers are
Bake and tellCommunity use and local groupsStockwoodIdeaCoffee morning being considered
Elderly stretch offCommunity use and local groupsStockwoodIdeaconsidering running a taster session
IPad lessonsITStockwoodIn ProgressPursuing with volunteer coordinator for IT trainer
Wireless handheld scannerITStockwoodNot Viable
More workshops for school holidaysCommunity use and local groupsStockwoodDonedependent on staff available and funding
Working more with southern linksServices otherStockwoodIdea
Group linking young adults with elderly to support ITITStockwoodIn ProgressPursuing with volunteer coordinator for IT trainer
English language supportServices otherStockwoodDoneRead Easy already operates at this library
Help with job applicationsServices otherStockwoodIn Progressways to work newsletter in library
Improve IT hardwareITStockwoodIn ProgressGeneral upgrade due
Alcohol gambling and drugs supportServices otherStockwoodIdeasignposting information available
Medium sized meeting roomInterior design/layoutStockwoodIdeasmall room available
cafe and refreshmentsStockwoodIdeanot viable
One stop advice shopServices otherStockwoodIdea
Make the library dementia friendlyLibrary ServicesStockwoodIn Progressstaff are receiving Dementia Friend training
Put computer firewalls on the systemITStockwoodIn Progressas part of IT upgrade
Make libraries more IT friendlyITStockwoodIn Progressas part of IT upgrade
Phone and printer facilitiesITStockwoodIn Progressas part of IT upgrade
Charging facilitiesITStockwooddonealready available
HeadphonesITStockwooddonehygiene issues - people must bring their own
Official drinks making facilitycafe and refreshmentsStockwoodnot viable
Children friendly resourcesLibrary ServicesStockwooddonenew carpets, new stock, new dividers and storage boxes
Visual history of stockwoodLibrary ServicesStockwoodIn Progressdisplay of local history books
Expand extended access to SundayOpening hoursStockwoodDoneExtended Access on Sundays
Run more events that are not book-focusedLibrary ServicesStockwoodIn Progresslego club and games board club
More sockets for laptops & phonesChanges to buildingsStockwoodNot Viable
ToiletsStockwoodNot Viable
Encourage new residents (who sign up here) to come to NEWBIES monthly (see noticeboard)CommunicationStockwooddonecurrently available last Monday of the month 1-3pm and a noticeboard will be in the building
Scrap & pencils available during extended accessLibrary ServicesStockwoodIn Progressto be discussed with staff
Roof cover too hot in summer can't open windowsChanges to buildingsStockwooddonefans and ventilation in place
Extended computer hours (+2) now many are using own tablets and wifiITStockwooddonelibrary wifi available to library members
Emergency toilet requests to librariansToiletsStockwooddonecurrently children and those with a special need can use the library toilet on request
Access to toilets for people using the libraryToiletsStockwoodNot Viablecurrently children and those with a special need can use the library toilet on request
Form a friends GroupFriends groupsStockwoodDoneFriends Group has formed
Board games clubLibrary ServicesStockwoodIn Progress
Coffee MorningCommunity use and local groupsStockwoodIn Progress
Chrome on computers, not windowsITStockwoodIdeaBCC IT issue
Working more with southern linksServices otherStockwoodIn Progress
Opening hoursStockwoodDoneExtended Access on Sundays
Play readingLibrary ServicesStockwoodIn Progress
Creative writing classCommunity use and local groupsWestburyIdea
Homework clubLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Drinks machine/ cafe/ toiletcafe and refreshmentsWestburyIdea
Tea and coffee availablecafe and refreshmentsWestburyIn progressThe Friends Group are running regular coffee mornings
Better lightingInterior design/layoutWestburyIdea
cafe and refreshmentsWestburyIdea
more reading volunteer challenge volunteersLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Extended opening on public holidays (staff with volunteers or local welfare organisations)Opening hoursWestburyIdea
private space for meetingsInterior design/layoutWestburyIdea
room hireCommunity use and local groupsWestburyIdea
space dividers to reduce noise of certain groupsInterior design/layoutWestburyIdea
An answer phone that gives details of opening times etcCommunicationWestburyIn Progress
poetry eveningsCommunity use and local groupsWestburyIdea
local art/ history displaysCultural eventsWestburyIdea
board games etcLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Better engagement with friends groupsFriends groupsWestburyIn ProgressLibrary supervisor and development officer are meeting with the group regularly
Benchmark how other libraries work nationwideLibrary ServicesWestburyDoneAs part of Library Service management planning
Extend the building or extend something like a gazebo into the car parkChanges to buildingsWestburyIdea
Could the library be based in a different building?Changes to buildingsWestburyIdea
Attract sponsorship from local businessesLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Have more old films to borrowLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Better and more self serve kiosksITWestburyIn ProgressThese are being upgraded in 2020
enable contactless paymentITWestburyin progressThis will be available in new kiosks
Longer extended accessOpening hoursWestburyIdea
More integration with schools, universities and local businessServices otherWestburyIdea
Police have a regular surgery in the libraryServices otherWestburyIdea
Have a public toilet near the libraryToiletsWestburyIdea
more regular hours across the serviceOpening hoursWestburyIdea
Extend opening hoursOpening hoursWestburyIn progressExtended Access on Sundays
Have study areasInterior design/layoutWestburyIdea
A more robust Library management system (or form a network with other libraries to ask for updates)Library ServicesWestburyIdea
Provide space for local businessesInterior design/layoutWestburyIdea
Have library apprenticeshipsLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Research and homework clubsLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Wireless printingITWestburyIdea
PGCE students gaining experience to start a homework clubLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
more scannersITWestburyIdea
provide volunteer help with IT and self service kiosksVolunteeringWestburyIn ProgressIT volunteers in place
Basic computer coursesLibrary ServicesWestburyIn ProgressIT volunteers in place
Training for volunteers doing things in the libraryVolunteeringWestburyIn ProgressAlready in place
Use TV screen to market what's going onCommunicationWestburyIdea
More charging pointsChanges to buildingsWestburyIdea
Tablets for staff to manage library servicesITWestburyIdea
Periodicals/ magazines to borrowLibrary ServicesWestburyIn ProgressE-magazines already available to borrow
sell stationeryLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
have more computer games to borrowLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Local transport informationTransport linksWestburyIdea
Marketing website that shows what's on per library with Twitter feed etc that staff can update easilyCommunicationWestburyIn ProgressWe are looking into this
Email reminders when books are dueLibrary ServicesWestburyDoneAlready in place
Top managers understand the impact of decisions by coming to experience time in libraryLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Better publicity of what goes on and is available through the libraryCommunicationWestburyin progresspart of Comms strategy
Better and faster technology with ongoing updates and maintenanceITWestburyin progressKiosks and PCs to be upgraded in 2020
Publicise libraries westCommunicationWestburyIdea
Realistic expectations of what libraries can deliverLibrary ServicesWestburyIdea
Notice boards in the entranceChanges to buildingsWestburyIn Progressdiscussing the feasibility given the shape of the entrance and Extended Access
Would like to see teenagers in the libraryCommunity use and local groupsWestburyIdea
Other activities that people could joinServices otherWestburyIdea
Edible gardenChanges to buildingsWestburyIn ProgressSustainable Westbury-on-Trym are starting work on this
Sell the building and build a new library in the parkChanges to buildingsWestburyIdea
Extend the building using the land next to itChanges to buildingsWestburyIdea
Combine library with coffee shop and/or art spaceChanges to buildingsWestburyIdea
shows what's on per library with Twitter feed etc. that staff can update easilyCommunicationWestburyIn ProgressWe are looking into this
An answer phone that gives details of opening times etcCommunicationWestburyIn ProgressWe are looking into this
Self-serve kiosks to take cards/paypalITWestburyIn ProgressNew kiosks will take card
Community use and local groupsWestburyIn ProgressAlready possible
Community Space to hireCommunity use and local groupsWestburyIn ProgressAlready possible
Blinds for the windowsInterior design/layoutWestburyIn ProgressGetting blinds for by the PCs
Craft session on Saturdays for childrenCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIdeaFriends group bid for craft group funding
Dividers for children to separate fiction from non-fictionInterior design/layoutWhitchurchIn Progress
Community sessions e.g. stop smoking, languages, cinema day etcCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIdeaNHS has used building previously for groups
English language resourcesLibrary ServicesWhitchurchIdea
IT sessionsITWhitchurchIn progressrequires volunteers
More PCsITWhitchurchIdea
Look at firewall for childrens network as currently it prevents them from researching topicsITWhitchurchDonefirewall is to protect children
Tea morning / tea and chat to encourage social interactionCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIn Progress
Morning opening for class visitsLibrary ServicesWhitchurchIdeaclass visits can be arranged to happen outside opening hours if required
Homework clubLibrary ServicesWhitchurchIdeastudy space currently available
Councillors surgeries and not just on weekendsServices otherWhitchurchIdeacouncillors can use library space for surgeries
NHS blood testingServices otherWhitchurchIdeaNHS has used building previously for groups
Hospital visits library books and maybe a reading slot on a regular basisServices otherWhitchurchIdeaprevious NHS storytime was a Libraries Week one-off activity
One stop shops / community hub additional servicesServices otherWhitchurchIdeacommunity fair eg at Bishopston organised by Friends
IT support sessions e.g. how to use a copierITWhitchurchIdearequires volunteers
CarpetInterior design/layoutWhitchurchDonebecause the building is leased
More workshops for school holidaysLibrary ServicesWhitchurchIn ProgressFriends group looking at extra activities
Better software on PCsITWhitchurchIdeaBCC IT issue
Improved IT supportITWhitchurchIdeacould advertise for an volunteer IT helper
Have a conversation with ASDA on long term plans for the siteChanges to buildingsWhitchurchIdeabuilding is leased
Pop up shopsCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIdeacommunity fair eg at Bishopston organised by Friends
Apple pressing daysCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIdeacommunity fair eg at Bishopston organised by Friends
Multiuse bookit - and move books outsideInterior design/layoutWhitchurchIdeaoutside display unit?
Provide a post office in the libraryServices otherWhitchurchNot Viable
Make more of the central green spaceChanges to buildingsWhitchurchIdeain discussion
Use the space outside opening hoursCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIdeaBuilding available to hire for meetings outside opening hours
short term flexible meeting spaceInterior design/layoutWhitchurchIdeaBuilding available to hire for meetings outside opening hours
Board games group in the libraryLibrary ServicesWhitchurchIdeain discussion
CraftsCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIdeain discussion
Knit and natterCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchin progressFriends of Whitchurch craft group on wed pm weekly
Provide an accessible toiletToiletsWhitchurchNot Viable
reading circleLibrary ServicesWhitchurchIdeaCan provide help with setting up a reading group
Replace bus stopTransport linksWhitchurchIdea?
signpost the library from ASDACommunicationWhitchurchIdea
Display showing what's on in local clubsCommunicationWhitchurchIdea
Primary school should use the library moreServices otherWhitchurchIn Progressexisting school links
Police desk in the libraryServices otherWhitchurchIdea
Vending machinecafe and refreshmentsWhitchurchNot Viable
Computer sessionsITWhitchurchIdearequires volunteers
Open until 6pm to coincide with GP surgeryOpening hoursWhitchurchIdea
Coworking space and hot deskingInterior design/layoutWhitchurchDonepeople are welcome to work from the library as space allows
Local history and genealogy clubCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchDoneFriends have run a local/family history event
Drama groupCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIdea
Social get togethers and coffee morningsCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIn Progress
Calligraphy classesCommunity use and local groupsWhitchurchIn Progress
A group combining an older people's social group a reminiscence group and a creative writing groupServices otherWick RoadDoneReminiscence group runs 1st Friday of the month at 2pm
Better IT supportITWick RoadIdea
DVD stock behind the deskLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdea
More charging points for laptopsITWick RoadIdea
Wireless printingITWick RoadIdea
More self service machinesITWick RoadIdea
Better internet speedITWick RoadIdea
Make better use of the space. It's a tiny building but could probably use different furnitureInterior design/layoutWick RoadIdeasome new furniture has been bought
Longer opening hoursOpening hoursWick RoadNot Viable
Move to a larger buildingChanges to buildingsWick RoadNot Viable
Public looToiletsWick RoadNot Viable
larger childrens area or enable more flexible spaceInterior design/layoutWick RoadIdeasome new furniture has been bought
Have an information and signposting folder at each library- signposts to local servicesLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdea
Continuity of staffLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdeastaff currently work across a group of 3 libraries
An extension into the gardenChanges to buildingsWick RoadNot Viable
Lock on the gate to the gardenChanges to buildingsWick RoadIdea
Organise community litter picking in garden and round the libraryCommunity use and local groupsWick RoadIdea
Use the garden space differentlyChanges to buildingsWick RoadIdea
Make more use of the reservation hubLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdeaPromotion of LW app and website
Need a public meeting roomInterior design/layoutWick RoadDoneBuilding available to hire for meetings outside opening hours
Outreach to the childrens centreServices otherWick RoadIn Progressongoing
Outreach to the scouts groupServices otherWick RoadIn Progressongoing
Hub for communicationServices otherWick RoadIdea
11+ youth activitiesLibrary ServicesWick RoadDoneYoung Writers Group last Saturday of the month
Council service information point - how to do certain thingsServices otherWick RoadIdea
Wick road library information centreLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdea
Library officers trained to provide adviceLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdea
External community notice boardChanges to buildingsWick RoadIdeain discussion
Genealogy clubLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdea
Link with local schoolsServices otherWick RoadDoneongoing
Outreach for drop off and pick up (from school?)Services otherWick RoadIdea
Community hub especially as new developments are plannedLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdea
Pilates if place was restructuredCommunity use and local groupsWick RoadDone
Services otherWick RoadDoneReminiscence group runs 1st Friday of the month at 2pm
History of local areaLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdea
Use of space outside opening hoursCommunity use and local groupsWick RoadDone
Extend the opening hours so that the building is accessible.Opening hoursWick RoadIdea
Provide creative workshop spaceInterior design/layoutWick RoadDone
Specific time for autistic and special needsLibrary ServicesWick RoadIn ProgressReader Engagement Team will follow up
Coffee morning, knit and natter group.Community use and local groupsWick RoadDoneKnitting group alt Tuesdays, Crafty Ladies weekly Tuesdays
Promote libraries westCommunicationWick RoadIdeaPromotion of LW app and website
Provide toiletsToiletsWick RoadNot Viable
Provide a bike rackLibrary ServicesWick RoadIdea
Follow the Wick Road exampleOtherWick RoadIdea
Continue with the good meetings, groups, internet services etc Community use and local groupsWick RoadDone