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Great Barr Library

Birmingham Road
Great Barr
B43 6NW
Sat Nav Postcode B43 6PF

Opening hours

  • Monday: 9.30am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 1pm, 2pm - 4pm
  • Friday: 9.30am - 1pm, 2pm - 4pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday: Closed


Tel: 0121 569 4929
Fax: 0121 357 1340
24 Hour renewals hotline: 0121 569 4949
Email: greatbarr_library@sandwell.gov.uk



  • The library has full wheelchair access
  • A hearing loop is available at the library counter

What will you find at Great Barr library?


  • Books for all ages and tastes
  • Latest best sellers and much more
  • Books on CD, audio tape and in large print
  • Children's DVDs
  • Free requests for items in stock in Sandwell


  • 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
  • Local Councillor surgeries
  • The library has a dedicated quiet zone from 9.30am - 11am. This can be booked by speaking to a member of staff to check availability.


  • Storytimes
  • Activities for children
  • Reading groups for all ages

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