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Birmingham Central Library

Library of Birmingham
Centenary Square
Broad Street
B1 2ND

Getting here
When planning your visit, please be aware that Paradise Circus is currently undergoing major renovation works which may affect your journey. You can find out more information on the Paradise Birmingham website.

Train: the Library is about 10-15 minutes walk from New Street Station and 15-20 minutes from Snow Hill Station. Moor Street and Five Ways are further away but still within walking distance. For more information call National Rail on 08457 11 41 41. If you are using a text phone, dial 18001 first to activate Typetalk.
Bus: Many bus services stop close to the Library on Broad Street including: 1, 9, 10, 22, 23, 24, 29, 29A, 120, 126, 127, 128, 129, 140, 141. For journey planning please call Network West Midlands on 0871 200 22 33 (Bus and Metro only). Lines are open Monday to Saturday 7.30am to 8pm and on Sunday 10am to 6pm.
Cycle: there are plenty of cycle racks in front of the Library on Centenary Square. For information on cycle routes in the city, visit sustrans.org.uk or birmingham.gov.uk.
Car: Birmingham is easily reached via the M5, M6, M40 and M42. Follow signs to Birmingham City Centre and the ICC. From the South-West (M5), leave the motorway at Junction 3, follow the A456 towards the city centre. From the South (M40), South-East (M6) East (M69), or North-East (M42) follow the M6 to Junction 6, then the A38 towards the City Centre. From the North-West (M6) or West (M54) follow the M6 either to Junction 7 then the A34 towards Birmingham City Centre.

A-Z List of Community Libraries 

Acocks Green Library, Shirley Road, Birmingham, B27 7XH. Tel: 0121 464 1738
Aston Library, 99 Whitehead Road, Birmingham, B6 6EJ. Tel: 0121 464 1184  Please note the Albert Road building has now closed.
Balsall Heath Library, Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, B12 9BX. Tel: 0121 464 1962
Bartley Green Library, Adams Hill, Birmingham, B32 3QG. Tel: 0121 464 4473
Birchfield Library, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 6AH. Tel: 0121 464 4202
Bloomsbury Library @ The POD, Oliver Street, Nechells B7 4NX. Tel: 07745261978
Boldmere Library, 119 Boldmere Road, Birmingham, B73 5TU. Tel: 0121 464 1048
Castle Vale Library, Spitfire House, 10 High Street, Castle Vale, Birmingham, B35 7PR.  Tel: 0121 464 7335
Druids Heath Library, Idmiston Croft, Birmingham, B14 5NJ. Tel: 0121 303 7171
Erdington Library, Orphanage Road, Birmingham, B24 9HP. Tel: 0121 464 0798
Frankley Library, Frankley Community High School, New Street, Birmingham, B45 0EU. Tel: 0121 464 7676
Glebe Farm Library, Glebe Farm Road, Birmingham B33 9NA. Tel: 0121 464 4210
Hall Green Library, 1221 Stratford Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, B28 9AD. Tel: 0121 464 6633
Handsworth Library, Soho Road, Birmingham, B21 9DP. Tel: 0121 464 1185
Harborne Library, High Street, Birmingham, B17 9QG. Tel: 0121 464 1596
Kents Moat Library, is now closed. This is due to The Poolway Area modernisation programme.  
Kings Heath Library, High Street, Birmingham, B14 7SW Tel: 0121 464 1515
Kings Norton Library, Pershore Road South, Birmingham, B30 3EU. Tel: 0121 464 1532
Kingstanding Library, Kingstanding Road, Birmingham, B44 9ST. Tel: 0121 464 5193
Library Services at Home is available for residents of Birmingham who are physically unable to visit their local library due to disability, illness, mobility or frailty.
Mere Green Library, 30A Mere Green Road, Birmingham, B75 5BT. Tel: 0121 464 4592
Mobile Library Service operates in areas not served by the community libraries.
Northfield Library, 77 Church Road, Birmingham, B31 2LB. Tel: 0121 464 1007
Perry Common Library, College Road, Birmingham, B44 0HH. Tel: 0121 464 0481
Quinton Library, Ridgacre Road, Birmingham, B32 2TW. Tel: 0121 464 7400
Selly Oak Library,  is now closed to prepare for the relocation of the library service.
We’re pleased to announce a new temporary stop for our Selly Oak customers. The Mobile Library will now visit Dale Road, Aston Webb Boulevard end every Monday between 2.00pm and 4.00pm, starting 24th April 2017.
Shard End Library, The Shard, All Saints Square, Shard End Crescent, Birmingham, B34 7AG. Tel: 0121 464 6779
Sheldon Library, Brays Road, Birmingham, B26 2RJ. Tel: 0121 464 3512
Small Heath Library, Muntz Street, Birmingham, B10 9RX. Tel: 0121 464 6155
South Yardley Library, Yardley Road, Birmingham, B25 8LT. Tel: 0121 464 1944/ 0156
Sparkhill Library, 641 Stratford Road, Birmingham, B11 4EA. Tel: 0121 303 0732
Spring Hill Library, Spring Hill, Birmingham, B18 7BH. Tel: 0121 464 7422
Stirchley Library, Bournville Lane, Birmingham, B30 2JT. Tel: 0121 464 1534
Sutton Coldfield Library, Lower Parade, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, B72 1XX. Tel: 0121 464 2274
Tower Hill Library, Tower Hill, Birmingham, B42 1LG. Tel: 0121 464 1948
Walmley Library, Walmley Road, Sutton Coldfield, B76 1NP. Tel: 0121 464 1842
Ward End Library, Washwood Heath Road, Birmingham, B8 2HF. Tel: 0121 464 0366
Weoley Castle Library, 76 Beckbury Road, Birmingham, B29 5HR. Tel: 0121 464 1664
West Heath Library, The Fordrough, Birmingham, B31 3LX. Tel: 0121 464 7548 - Temporarily closed
Yardley Wood Library, Highfield Road, Birmingham, B14 4DU. Tel: 0121 464 2110

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