Chelmsley Wood Library

Chelmsley Wood library interior

10 West Mall
Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre
Chelmsley Wood
B37 5TN

Telephone: 0121 788 4380

Virtual tour

For a virtual tour of Chelmsley Wood library visit

Opening times

Monday and Thursday 9.30am to 7.00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9.30am to 5.00pm


  • free WiFi access
  • 2 hours free computer and internet access for library members (computers are available until 15 minutes before the library closes). Access for non-library members is charged at £1.25 for half an hour, or £2.50 for an hour
  • audio books
  • Black and white/colour photocopying, scanning and fax facilities available
  • selection of daily newspapers and magazines
  • bus timetables - a variety of local bus timetables are available
  • Solihull Fab Lab - are you aged 15-29 and not in a job, education or training? Unleash your creativity on technology including a 3D printer and scanner, a CNC router, t-shirt printer and embroidery machine
  • Ancestry and Find My Past websites available, along with other resources from the Virtual Reference Library (free for 2 hours with a library card)
  • you can view an access guide for Chelmsley Wood library at AccessAble
  • Health Hub - come along to our Health Hub where you can: ask advice from Health Trainers, use our free blood pressure/weight/BMI machine, access useful health resources and information from our Health Kiosk, find healthy lifestyle books and resources, including ‘Books on Prescription
  • Solihull Community Advice Hub - supporting you to access information, advice and services to meet your needs, available Monday to Friday 10.00am - 2.00pm

Online services


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  • Learnmyway - Free Learnmyway courses. Basic ICT for beginners, learn how to use a mouse/keyboards or about emails and social media. Call 0121 788 4380 to book a place
  • Aquarius homeless advice drop-in service - every Friday 11.30am - 1.30pm
  • Solihull College English - Solihull College run an English course on Mondays 10.00am to 12.00pm, to enrol call 0121 678 7000
  • Job Shop - Every Thursday 12.00pm-4.00pm. Drop in to speak to our employment officers to find out how they could help you to find work or training. They provide free, impartial advice to suit your needs and career goals. Call 0121 704 8098 or email employmentteam@solihull
  • Wise Owls - A weekly play and stays and monthly Story & Rhymetimes for the under 5’s, Fridays at 10.00am (term time only)
  • Owlets - free weekly Play and Stays. Suitable for under 3s, Tuesdays at 10.00am (term time only)
  • Recom ICT Tuition - IT help for jobseekers. Gain confidence and learn how to improve your IT skills to apply for jobs and create CVs with our specialist tutor and buddies. Runs weekly on the following days and times:
    • Tuesdays 10.00am to 4.00pm - 7 x 1 hour slots available
    • Wednesdays 11.00am to 1.00pm - 9 x 1 hour slots available
    • Thursdays 10.00am to 12.00pm - 4 x 1 hour slots available
    • Cost: FREE - To book your 1 hours slot call 0121 663 0335
  • Recom Silver Surfer Tablet courses - Learn how to use a tablet device with Recom. New classes start September, call 0121 663 0335 to book a place. For ages 55+
  • Recom: Save Time & Money - Free 1 on 1 computer workshops. Learn how to save money online, get to grips with email, and master online forms. Every Wednesday 1.00pm to 3.00pm places must be booked by calling 0121 663 0335
  • Health Trainers - please call 0800 015 3265 to make an appointment
  • Free NHS Health Checks run by Health Exchange - every 3 months, contact the Library on 0121 788 4380 for the next date
  • Code Club - Do you have a favourite computer game? Would you like to learn how to make your own computer games? At Code Club you will learn how to make cool games, animations and websites too! Talk to Library Staff to find out more and to book 0121-788-4380. Mondays 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Term Time Only)

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