All libraries in Sandwell are currently closed.
We are working hard to re-open services as soon as possible.
Tel: 0121 569 2548
Fax: 0121 357 3578
24 Hour renewals hotline: 0121 569 4949
- Local bus, train and tram information: Network West Midlands
- Show me the Library on Google maps
- The library is accessable via the Tanhouse Centre car park
- Cycle stands
- A large public car park is available including spaces for disabled users
- A hearing loop
What will you find at Hamstead library?
- Books for all ages and tastes
- Latest bestsellers and much more
- Daily newspapers
- Variety of monthly magazines
- Books on CD, audio tape and in large print
- Children's films on DVD
- 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 (within Tanhouse centre)
- Police surgeries
- Support groups
- 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.
- Stay and play sessions
- Activities for children
- Reading groups for children and adults
- Author visits
- Children's games club
- Weekly storytimes for children under 5 years of age
Not a library member? Anyone can join Sandwell libraries - find out How to join.
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