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 →

Thimblemill Library

Thimblemill Road
B67 5RJ

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 6pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 6pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 1pm
  • Friday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 6pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed




  • One disabled parking bay directly outside library
  • The library has full wheelchair access, including a lift to the first floor
  • A hearing loop is available at the library counter

What will you find at Thimblemill library?


  • Books for all ages and tastes
  • Latest bestsellers and much more
  • Wide variety of magazines and newspapers
  • Books on CD and audio tape
  • Latest blockbusters and classic films on DVD
  • Free requests for items in stock in Sandwell
  • Citizens Advice Bureau surgeries


  • Free computer use - PCs shutdown 15 minutes before closing
  • Free WiFi for library members
  • Free internet and email
  • Accessibility computers with adaptive software
  • Online information resources
  • IT and other classes, from beginner to advanced
  • Quiet zones are dotted around the library, please see a member of staff.


  • Author visits for all ages
  • Storytime for under 5s
  • Baby massage
  • Baby yoga
  • Activities for children
  • Friends of the library group
  • Adult and children's reading groups

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