Cairns Library Page 2

reception

Reception

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The Cairns Library has two reception areas, one in the lobby area and another inside the library.

Both counters are lowered and staffed.

There are hearing loops at both.

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stairs

Stairs

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The Cairns Library is located on the 2nd floor of the Academic Centre.

The library itself has no stairs as it is all on one level. 

The stairs in the academic centre have railings on both sides and a contrast strip on each step.

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doors

Doors

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The main doors (into the library space) are on a swipe card but not powered to open.  There are staff nearby to assist if need be.

There a very few doors in the library and all are glazed or have glazed panels.

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library

Reading Rooms

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There are two main reading rooms.  The first is very open plan and contains shelving, cubicles and open plan seating and workstations.

The second is a smaller library containing shelving and some desk space.

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seminar room

Seminar Rooms

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There is a small seminar room located at the end of a corridor at the rear of the library. There is a hearing loop located here.

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Accessible Computers

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There are computer clusters in the seminar room and located along the back wall of the library. All are level access.

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common room

Common Rooms

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There is small break out space located just by the main reception desk in the lobby area in front of the library entrance.

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cafe

Cafe

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The library doesn’t have a café but there are several cafés throughout the hospital site.

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adapted furniture

Specialist equipment

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3 x Height adjustable desks.

1 x ergonomic chair

5 x Coloured acetate sheets.

2 x Hand-held magnifiers 

2 X Daylight lamps


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At a glance

On-site disabled parking spaces 0
Parking nearby (within 200m) Pay and Display
Main entrance Level
Alternative entrance (level access) Yes
Door entry Manual
Direct contact to reception No
Number of floors 1
Accessible toilets 1
Lift to all floors Yes
Hearing support system Yes