Customer Charter - Our promise to you

Our promise to you

"Open to everyone to explore, discover and enjoy."

'Our Promise To You' is the Sandwell Library Service Charter, which sets out the promises we make to our customers about the services they can expect.

We have involved our customers in writing this charter but we would welcome any other comments you would like to make.

  • Courteous, helpful and knowledgeable staff
  • Safe and welcoming environment for all people
  • We will buy at least 28,000 adult books and 10,000 children's books this year
  • Books and computers adapted for people with disabilities
  • Books, newspapers and films in community languages
  • Free requests for all items in our stock
  • Free Internet access in all our libraries
  • An information service at all our libraries
  • Help with homework at all our libraries
  • Most services are free and where they apply our charges are low
  • All libraries will be open for at least four hours on Saturday
  • We will post library cards to all new library members who joined using our Online Services website within six working days
  • All email enquiries will be acknowledged by us within one working day and/or answered by us within 10 working days

We will consult with you at least once a year in each library and report the findings back to you.

We welcome comments and feedback about the promises we make to you. Please use the online form to send us your feedback.

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