Christmas and New Year opening hours

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Blackheath Library

145 High Street
Rowley Regis
B65 0EA

Christmas and New Year holiday

All libraries will be closed on the:

  • 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28 December 2014
  • 1 January 2015
If you have any items normally due back on a ‘closed day’, they will be due back on the next opening day.

Opening hours

Now open on Thursdays!

  • Monday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 5.30pm
  • Friday: 9.30am - 7pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed




    • The library has full wheelchair access.
    • A hearing loop is available.

    The library hosts special evening events, including author visits and comedy nights. In partnership with Black Country Music Network, regular ukulele lessons are available for all ages. We also have close links with Blackheath and Rowley Local Interest Group who host regular evening talks.

    An Online Learning and Employment Centre based at the library offers IT courses, employability skills and Computer Club offering IT help and advice plus various other courses. For further information call the Online learning team on 0121 285 0604.

    What will you find at Blackheath library?


    • Books for all ages and tastes
    • Latest bestsellers and much more
    • Local and family history books
    • Community information
    • Books in different languages
    • Books on CD, MP3, audio tape and in large print
    • Latest blockbusters and classic films on DVD
    • Latest Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo Wii console games
    • Free reservations for items in stock in Sandwell
    • Newspapers and magazines


    • Free WiFi for library members
    • Free internet and email
    • Photocopy and fax facilities
    • Accessibility computer with adaptive software
    • Online information resources
    • Online Learning and Employment Centre
    • Local councillor's surgery
    • Study area
    • Quick serve kiosks
    • Bistro area
    • Toilet and baby changing facilities
    • Community facilities which are free for use by the local community for non-profit meetings, activities and events


    • Holiday activities for children
    • Special evening events
    • Greedy Readers - reading group for adults
    • Regular coffee mornings
    • Scrabble club for adults
    • Saturday Colouring Club for children
    • Friends of Rowley Libraries Group

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