Spring Bank Holiday - our offices are closed

Council offices and contact centres are closed on Saturday 27 May and Monday 29 May. Your bins will be collected as normal on Bank Holiday Monday. Libraries are closed on Monday 29 May only.

Oakham Library

Poplar Rise
B69 1RD

Opening hours

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




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

What will you find at Oakham library?


  • Books for all ages and tastes
  • Latest best sellers and much more
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Books on CD, MP3, 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 internet and email
  • Photocopy and fax facilities
  • Accessibility computers with adaptive software
  • Online information resources
  • Local Councillor and MP surgeries
  • Help with job searches and your CV
  • Community information
  • Community area which is available to hire/use
  • The library has a dedicated quiet zone from Monday – Saturday 10am - 11am


  • Variety of events and activities for all ages
  • Regular coffee mornings
  • Talk and tea club with a different guest speaker each month 
  • Storytimes for under 5s
  • Activities for children
  • Children's craft club
  • Friends of the Rowley Regis libraries group
  • Homework help every Monday during term time
  • Basic IT classes

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