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Hamstead Library

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Closed until further notice during Covid 19 Epidemic

Anyone can join Sandwell's libraries, no matter where they live. Becoming a member is free and entitles you to borrow books, DVDs, CDs and other items from any library.

Library members are also able to access computers and free WiFi and can borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks. Wi-Fi Printing available.

Lots of events, activities and groups also take place in your local library including:

Knit and Natter, Adult Reading Group, Carer's peer support group, coffee mornings and afternoon tea

Homework Help-  available every day after school (when library is open),Saturdays and school holidays. 4 Free printouts. Free Online Encyclopedia Britannica available

X-Box One and PS4 available for use on request

Volunteer Opportunities- the library offers the chance to volunteer

Hamstead Library Friends Group is open to anyone interested in supporting the library

Who to contact

0121 569 2548
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Where to go

Hamstead Library
Hamstead Road
Great Barr
B43 5EL
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Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Session Information
Monday: 9.30am - 1pm and 2pm - 5.30pm
Tuesday: 2pm - 5.30pm
Wednesday: 9.30am - 1pm and 2pm - 5.30pm
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: 9.30am - 1pm and 2pm - 5.30pm
Saturday: 10am - 2pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary (11 - 16 years)
17 to 25 years
Early Years (0 - 5 years)
Primary (5 - 11 years)

Last updated: 24/04/2020