City of Armadale

City of Armadale Library


Summary
  • Spacious library within a local shopping centre
  • Library has a CCTV magnifier on a height adjustable desk and a Daisy Reader for trial
  • There is a hearing loop in the community meeting and training rooms
  • Accessible parking bays in the shopping centre basement car park with lift access to the shopping mall
  • Wide aisles throughout the library
Location (View Map)
10 Orchard Road, Armadale, WA 6112 Australia (shop 64, Armadale Central Shopping Centre)
Opening Hours
  • Monday to Friday 9.00am to 8.00pm
  • Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Telephone
08 9399 0125

Closest accessible parking
Accessible Parking, Armadale Central Shopping Centre
External access and entrance

Direct, wide level access off the shopping arcade.
95cm wide gap between security pedestals into the library.

Entrance off the shopping arcade Access through security pedestals
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Internal area
  • The carpeted library is spacious and open plan, with self serve book scanners and customer service desks close to the entry point. One self serve book scanner is on a desk at sitting height. The service counter is 1 metre high.
  • Aisles between bookshelves are 1.5 metres and open at both ends with with books stacked from floor level to 1.5 metres high.
  • Library catalogue computers are 94cm high to the keyboard.
  • The public computers are all located in central corales, at sitting height. Desks are 73cm high with 71cm knee clearance. The seats do not have armrests.
  • There are two book returns, on either side of the partition between the inside and outside of the library. Book slots are 1 metre high.
  • Seating in the 'Reading Room Lounge' have tub chairs with arms around coffee tables. Chairs with and without armrests are readily available.
  • There are six hearing posts with head phones.
  • Magazines are stored on the wall at sitting height.
Self serve and customer service desks Catalogue search computer Public computer Aisles between bookshelves Book returns Lounge seating Study areas Magazine storage
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • The library is identified over the entrance by large, blue lettering on a white background. 
  • Openning hours on the door are in large print. 
  • Information produced by the library is in a clear print with clear colour contrast.
Equipment for people with disabilities
  • Trolleys are available at the front of the library.
  • The library offers a variety of texts in large print and audio formats.
  • A CCTV (Optek Magnifyer) is on a power operated height adjustable desk.
  • There is a Daisy Reader that can be trialled by customers with a vision impairment, with more information then available from Vision Australlia.
  • Home delivery service available.
  • The meeting room has a hearing loop and a height adjustable lectern.
Daisy reader
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Closest accessible toilet
Accessible Toilet, near IGA, Armadale Central Shopping Centre

Rooms

Junior area
Connected to the main library with furniture suitable for smaller children.
Childrens area Desk seating in childrens area
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Youth Zone
A carpeted and hard floored area partitioned from the main library area with wide open access.
Two lowered desks 72cm high with 70cm knee access.
Lowered desks
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Community meeting room
A room at the rear of the library with a 74cm wide door with a lever handle, heavy to push and slow to close.
Spacious inside with moveable chairs without armrests.
Audiovisual equipment with a built in audio loop.
Trestle tables are 75cm high with 71cm knee clearance.
A height adjustable lectern.
Kitchen facilities available.
Seating Height adjustable lectern Kitchen facilities
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Training room
A carpeted room at the rear of the library with desks and computers.
The room has a built in audio loop.
Entrance is through an 85cm wide door with a lever handle.
85cm space between moveable desks with 1 metre seating space behind desks.
Desks are 72cm high wih 70cm knee clearance.
Training room Rear of desks
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Information collected by: City of Armadale

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