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Central Library (West Bromwich)

Central Library

High Street
West Bromwich
B70 8DZ

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

  • 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


    Tel: 0121 569 4904
    Fax: 0121 569 4979
    24 Hour renewals hotline: 0845 352 4949



    • Alternative level access and disabled parking bay are available via the Town Hall car park, off Lodge Road
    • A hearing loop is available at the library counter

    Serving the needs of the 21st century, yet built in the early 20th century, Central boasts the largest, and most varied range of stock of any library in the Borough. Its Learning Centre offers free public access to the internet via a large number of computers, study guides and careers information - backed up by surgeries run by partners such as Job Link.

    What will you find at Central library?


    • Thousands of books for all ages and tastes
    • Latest bestsellers and much more
    • Extensive collection of graphic novels
    • Special collections of travel books, car manuals and language courses
    • Local and family history books
    • Wide variety of magazines and newspapers
    • Books in different languages
    • Books on CD, MP3, audio tape and in large print
    • Latest blockbusters and classic films on DVD
    • Free requests for items in stock in Sandwell


    • Free WiFi for library members
    • Free internet and email
    • Accessibility computers with adaptive software
    • Online information resources
    • Information Service and Reference library
    • IT and other classes, from beginner to advanced
    • Advice and guidance about employment
    • Local Councillor surgeries


    • Author visits for all ages
    • Story times
    • Holiday fun for children
    • Friends of the Library group
    • Reading groups for all ages

    Not a library member? Anyone can join Sandwell libraries - find out How to join.

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