Sandwell Council House reception will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May

The main reception at Sandwell Council House, Oldbury, will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May due to Annual Council. The reception will re-open as normal at 9am on Wednesday 22 May. Access council services online →

Regular activities

Tuesday

Adult reading group

Date: First Tuesday of the month
Time: 10.30am - 11.30am
Location: Stone Cross Library
Cost: Free

Meet and discuss your favourite books and recommended reads with other group members.

For further information please call 0121 588 2367 or email stonecross_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Afternoon tea

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Location: Hamstead Library
Cost: Free

Come along and enjoy a cuppa whilst browsing the shelves and choosing your books.

For further information please call 0121 569 2548 or email hamstead_library@sandwell.gov.uk

After school crafty club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Location: Cradley Heath Library
Cost: Free

If you like being creative and enjoy making things then come along to our fun craft club.

For further information please call 01384 569 316 or email cradleyheath_library@sandwell.gov.uk

After school games club

Date: Every Tuesday (during term time only)
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Location: Central Library
Cost: Free

Come along and join in games sessions including Table Tennis and Table Football.

For further information please call 0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Ancestry group

Date: Every second Tuesday of the month
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Location: Cradley Heath Library
Cost: Free

If you want to learn more about your past and are interested in tracing your ancestors then come along to our friendly group at Cradley Heath Library.  Please note that this group does not meet in August.

For further information please call 01384 569 316 or email cradleyheath_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Art club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 4pm - 5.30pm
Location: Central Library
Cost: Free

Come and be creative at our art club for children of all ages.

For further information please call 0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk.

Baby clinic

Date: Every third Tuesday of the month
Time: 1pm - 2.30pm
Location: Smethwick Library
Cost: Free

Holly Lane clinic will be holding a baby weighing drop in session at the library every third Tuesday of the month. No appointment needed. 

For further information pleae call 0121 558 0497 or email smethwick_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Bookstart bear club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 9.15am - 10am
Location: Stone Cross Library
Cost: Free

The Bookstart bear club is a fun and engaging, free membership club for all babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. It will open up an exciting world as you and your child explore stories, books and rhymes together.

For further information please call 0121 588 2367 or email stonecross_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Cancer Pathway Support

Date: Every second Tuesday of the month
Time: 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Location: Oldbury Library
Cost: Free

Support Group for cancer patients and their carers. Please come along if you have any questions or need someone to talk to.

For further information or to book an appointment please call 0121 552 5933 or email oldbury_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Cant and colour

Date: Every third Tuesday of the month
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Location: Glebefields Library
Cost: Free

Art therapy session come and colour a picture and share a cuppa.

For further information please call 0121 557 8641 or email glebefields_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Card making

Date: Fortnightly on Tuesday
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Location: Langley Library
Cost: Free

Come along to our friendly group and make beautiful cards. Tea, coffee and biscuits.

For further information please call 0121 552 1680 or email langley_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Chat and craft

Date: Fortnightly on Tuesday
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Location: Langley Library
Cost: Free

If you like crafts and would like to make new friends, then come along to our group.

For further information please call 0121 552 1680 or email hamstead_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Circle Players

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 8pm - 10.30pm
Location: Great Barr Library
Cost: Free

The Circle Players is a non-professional drama group, performing three plays a year.

For further information please call 0121 357 1340 or email greatbarr_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Coffee morning

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 11am - 12noon
Location: Wednesbury Library
Cost: Free

Join our very informal group for a chat and cuppa every Tuesday morning.

For further information please call 0121 556 0351 or email wednesbury_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Connexions

Date: Fortnightly on Tuesday
Time: 1.30pm - 4pm
Location: Blackheath Library
Cost: Free

Are you 16 - 19? Come along for Free support in finding education, employment, training or apprenticeships.

For further information please call 0121 559 1884/0121 569 2955 or email blackheath_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Craft sessions for adults

Date: First and third Tuesday of the month
Time: 11.30am - 1.30pm
Location: Oldbury Library
Cost: £1 contribution towards materials per session

Come along to our session and try your hand at a new craft.

For further information please call 0121 552 5933 or email oldbury_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Creative story session

Date: Fortnighly on Tuesday
Time: 2pm - 3.30pm
Location: Brandhall Library
Cost: Free

A fun session using storytelling and crafts to support speech and language development.

For further information please call 0121 422 5270 or email brandhall_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Creative writing

Date: Fortnighly on Tuesday
Time: 10am - 12noon
Location: Bleakhouse Library
Cost: Free

Have you got a story to tell? Come along and explore your creative side through poetry and writing.

For further information please call 0121 422 2798 or email bleakhouse_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Homework club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Location: Bleakhouse Library
Cost: Free

Need help with your homework? Come along to our helpful sessions where you can have up to four free printouts.

For further information please call 0121 422 2798 or email bleakhouse_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Homework club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3pm - 5pm
Location: Brandhall Library
Cost: Free

Come along to our homework club where staff will be on hand to help you with your homework and you can have 4 free printouts.

For further information please call 0121 422 5270 or email brandhall_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Homework club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Location: Glebefields Library
Cost: Free

Computer access for under 16s wanting to do homework, staff support if needed and up to four free printouts for homework related work.

For further information please call 0121 557 8641 or email glebefields_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Homework club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.15pm - 5.15pm
Location: Smethwick Library
Cost: Free

Home work club every Monday - Friday. Free internet access for library members and four free printouts.

For further information please call 0121 558 0497 or email smethwick_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Homework help

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.45pm - 4.45pm
Location: Cradley Heath Library
Cost: Free

Children are invited to come along for free help and advice on homework. Staff will support children with a range of resources. Children get 4 free print outs for homework. No homework help club on Thursdays (library closed) or Saturdays (free prints still available on Saturdays).

For further information please call 01384 569 316 or email cradleyheath_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Homework help

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Location: Stone Cross Library
Cost: Free

Children under 16 are invited to come along to homework help at Stone Cross Library. With free access to the internet and four free print outs. Also a dedicated member of staff for help and guidance.

For further information please call 0121 588 2367 or email stonecross_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Homework help

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Location: Stone Cross Library
Cost: Free

Children under 16 are invited to come along to homework help at Stone Cross Library. With free access to the internet and four free print outs. Also a dedicated member of staff for help and guidance.

For further information please call 0121 588 2367 or email stonecross_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Homework help

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Location: Tipton Library
Cost: Free

Come in after school to get four free homework prints at our daily sessions.

For further information please call 0121 557 1796 or email tipton_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Jigsaw exchange

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 10am - 5.30pm
Location: Brandhall Library
Cost: Free

Borrow and swap jigsaws in the library. There are lots to choose from and you can keep them as long as you like. 

For further information please call 0121 422 5270 or email brandhall_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Jigsaw swop shop

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: Wednesbury Library
Cost: Free

Nothing to do on those cold winter mornings? Enjoy doing jigsaws? Fed up of paying high prices? Then come along to our Jigsaw swop shop. Donate a jigsaw that you have finished with and pick up another one to take home.

For further information please call 0121 556 0351 or email wednesbury_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Job club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 10am - 12noon
Location: Blackheath Library
Cost: Free

Get Free help creating your CV and searching for jobs.

For further information please call the Black Country Housing Group on 0121 561 1969 or email blackheath_library@sandwell.gov.uk.

Job club workshop

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 11am - 12.30pm
Location: Great Barr Library
Cost: Free

Get help with a C.V. and job search, application forms and lots more.

For further information please call 0121 357 8641 or email greatbarr_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Job search surgery

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 10am - 2pm
Location: Central Library
Cost: Free

Job search support for the Arabic Speaking Community.

For further information please call 0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Knit and natter

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Location: Glebefields Library
Cost: Free

Bring your knitting needles or craft work to our friendly knitting group and chat with friends over a cuppa.

For further information please call 0121 8641 or email glebefields_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Macular Disease Society

Date: Every second Tuesday of the month
Time: 11.30am - 1.30pm
Location: Central Library (Meets at West Bromwich Town Hall)
Cost: Free

Support group for people with Macular Disease - please contact Macular Society for details or pop along to a session for more information.

For further information please call 0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Music magic

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm (Ages 0 - 18 months) and 1.30pm - 2.15pm (Ages 1+)
Location: Great Barr Library
Cost: £1 per session 

Singing, stories and games.

For further information please call 0121 357 1340 or email greatbarr_library@sandwell.gov.uk

My Time Active Health Checks

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: Times vary depending on appointments
Location: Smethwick Library
Cost: Free

Times vary depending on appointments.

For further information pleae call 0121 366 8503 or email smethwick_library@sandwell.gov.uk

National Careers Service

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 3.45pm
Location: Central Library
Cost: Free

Free information and advice to help you with careers, learning and work opportunities, come along and get some free advice.

For further information and to book your appointment, please call 0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

National Careers Service

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 5pm
Location: Oldbury Library
Cost: Free

Careers and skills, advice to fit your individual needs, CV's, interview skills, job progression, improve your reading, writing and maths. Will need to book an appointment.

For further information or to book an appointment please call 0121 552 5933 or email oldbury_library@sandwell.gov.uk

National Careers Service

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 1pm
Location: Tipton Library
Cost: Free

National Careers Service offer advice and assistance on getting back into work including help with CV's.

For further information please call 0121 557 1796 or email tipton_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Over 50s social group

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 11.30am - 2pm
Location: Oakham Library
Cost: Free

Senior citizens meet at Oakham Library every week for our very popular social group. Join us for from where ever you are to play a game of bingo, take a chance to win on the raffle, and of course a cup of tea and biscuits. You are welcome to bring your own sandwiches too.

For further information please call 01384 255 563 or email oakham_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Over 55s club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 2pm - 3.30pm
Location: Wednesbury Library
Cost: Free

Join our very informal group for a cuppa and a chat every Tuesday afternoon.

For further information please call 0121 556 0351 or email wednesbury_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Pool sessions

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Location: Blackheath Library
Cost: Free

Come and play a game of pool on our pool table for free. You can ask to play at any time.

For further information please call 0121 559 1884 or email blackheath_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Reading group

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Location: Glebefields Library
Cost: Free

Meet and discuss your favourite books and recommended reads with other group members.

For further information please call 0121 557 8641 or email glebefields_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Rhythm and rhyme 

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 10am - 11am
Location: Thimblemill Library
Cost: Donations

Love music? Enjoy moving and a grooving? Then come along join us for some get up and go.

For further information please call: 0121 429 2039 or email thimblemill_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Sandwell Financial Services hub

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 12noon - 1pm
Location: Blackheath Library
Cost: Free

Come along to gain saving tips and attend budgeting sessions, find out how to make the most of your money. Refreshments provided.

For further information please call 0121 559 1884 or email blackheath_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Six Towns

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 10am - 12noon
Location: Thimblemill Library
Cost: Free

Join the fastest growing financial movement in the world.

For further information please call 0121 429 2039 or email thimblemill_library@sandwell.gov.uk

So you think you know who you are?

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Location: Blackheath Library
Cost: Please ask

Are you interested in finding out about your ancestors? Come along to our Free ancestry group.

For further information please call 0121 559 1884 or email blackheath_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Stop smoking

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 10am - 11am
Location: Thimblemill Library
Cost: Free

Stop smoking help and support. This is a free service with help and guidance to stop smoking.

For further information please call 0121 429 2039 or email thimblemill_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Story hour

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 9.30am - 10.30am
Location: Thimblemill Library
Cost: Free

Come and listen to our weekly storytime session with creative crafts and rhyme time too.

For further information please call 0121 429 2039 or email thimblemill_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Tividale senior citizens group

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 11.30am - 2pm
Location: Oakham Library
Cost: Free

Senior Citizens meet at Oakham Library every week for our very popular social group. Join us from where ever you are to meet new people, play a game of bingo, a chance on the raffle and of course - a cup of tea and biscuits.

You are welcome to bring your own sandwiches too. Regular outings are also organised so come along and join in!

For further information please call 01384 255 563 or email oakham_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Toddler storytime

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 12.30pm - 1pm
Location: Great Bridge Library
Cost: Free

Stories for Under 5s. A selection of stories aimed at parents/carers and their toddlers.

For further information please call 0121 557 3277 or email greatbridge_library@sandwell.gov.uk

U3A - Tai Chi

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 1.15pm - 2.30pm
Location: Central Library
Cost: Free

Taken at a very steady pace to aid relaxation and mobility.

For further information please call 0121 357 9018/0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

U3A - Yoga

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 11am - 1pm
Location: Central Library
Cost: Free

This group is suitable for anyone and is taken at a very steady pace to suit individuals.

For further information please call 0121 357 9018/0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Under 5s story time

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 10.30am - 11am
Location: Central Library
Cost: Free

Story and rhyme session for under 5s.

For further information please call 0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

West Bromwich Institute Ltd

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 7.30pm - 9pm
Location: Central Library
Cost: £3

Come along for entertaining weekly talks in the library on Tuesday evenings. Annual subscription £30, £15 per half year and visitors £3 per meeting.

For further information please call 0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Work club

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 10am - 12noon
Location: Blackheath Library
Cost: Free

A very popular and free work club that is run every Tuesday by the Black Country Housing Group at Blackheath Library. You will receive help with your curriculum vitae, online job searches, interview techniques, confidence building and job profiles.

To book your place and for further information please ring Black Country Housing Group on 0121 561 1969 or email blackheath_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Xbox ONE/PS4 gaming sessions

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.30pm - 5pm
Location: Bleakhouse Library
Cost: Free

Come and play your favourite games by yourself or with others on our new Xbox ONE and PS4.

For further information please call 0121 422 2798 or email bleakhouse_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Xbox ONE/PS4 gaming sessions - Adults

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Location: Central Library
Cost: Free

Join the Central team for our interactive gaming session for adults.

For further information please call 0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

Xbox ONE/PS4 gaming sessions - Children

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3.45pm - 4.30pm
Location: Central Library
Cost: Free

Join the Central team for our interactive gaming session for children.

For further information please call 0121 569 4904 or email central_library@sandwell.gov.uk

 

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