Information service and reference library

Based at the Central library the service provides a variety of resources in printed and electronic formats including business, Council and community information and general reference works.

Central Library
High Street
West Bromwich
B70 8DZ

Tel: 0121 569 4900
Email: information_service@sandwell.gov.uk

Opening hours

  • Monday to Saturday: 10am to 4pm

Email enquiries

All emails will be acknowledged by us within one working day and/or answered by us within 10 working days.

Need an urgent answer?

If you are a library member you can use the electronic resources including Cobra, Go Citizen and Theory Test Pro by following the link to the library catalogue and logging on with your library card.

If you are not a library member you can apply using the online joining form and your card will be posted to you

What will you find in Sandwell reference library?

Specialist information staff

  • Free computer access, designated study area
  • Free WiFi for library members
  • Encyclopaedias, dictionaries and directories
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Online Services

Business information

  • Business and trade directories
  • Company information
  • Business start up information

Council information

Your first stop for Sandwell Council information, including:

  • Council services
  • Council meeting minutes and planning applications
  • Access to key Council documents
  • Electoral registers
  • Councillors surgeries

Community information

  • Local Organisations are now part of Information Point
  • Local history and family history information

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