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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:

Coffee mornings - Wednesdays 

Sandwell Macular Society - meets once a month on Wednesday

National Careers Service - Tuesdays, get help creating your CV - booking is required

Computers for beginners - Wednesdays

Mental Health Support Group - Wednesdays

Community Engagement Service - Wednesdays 

Men's Talk - Wednesdays

Access to the internet to do job searches and create a cv. Help available from library staff.

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

Free Online Encyclopedia Britannica available

Enjoy table tennis, table football, Xbox One, PS4. Ask staff for equipment.

Volunteer Opportunities- the library offers the chance to volunteer

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

Who to contact

0121 569 4904
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Where to go

Central Library
High Street
West Bromwich
B70 8DZ
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Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Saturday
Session Information
Monday: 9.30am - 7pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 6pm
Wednesday: 9.30am - 6pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 6pm
Friday: 9.30am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
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