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 for half an hour, or £2 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
  • 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 DisabledGo
  • 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


Get Creative Weekend - Saturday 8 April 2017 - 10.00am to 1.00pm

A free event for all aged 10+ to come and see the brand new Fab Lab, with a change to make and crete using Fab Lab equipment. For more information on this event view the Get Creative poster.


Keep up to date and subscribe to Chelmsley Wood Library events

  • Writers Club B37 - a creative writing group meet fortnightly on a Saturday from 1.00pm to 4.00pm, call the library for more details
  • Solihull College English & Maths - Solihull College are running English and Maths courses on Mondays (English 10am to 12.00pm and Maths 1.00pm to 3.00pm), 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
  • Story and Rhyme for under 5s - Wise Owls- Story & Rhymes for the under 5s, Fridays at 10.00am (term time only)
  • Owlets - a monthly rota of Rhymetimes, guest speakers and Play and Stays. Suitable for the under 3s, Tuesdays at 10.30am
  • 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 0355
  • Silver Surfers Group - This session is run for individuals who are new to using a computer and require support and advice to get started. Every Tuesday 10:00am - 12:00pm. For ages 55+
  • Health Trainers - please call 0800 015 3265 to make an appointment
  • Free computer training - free courses using the LearnMyWay website, please ask staff for more information in the library or by ringing 0121 788 4380
  • Midland Heart Homeless advice drop-in service - every Friday 11.30am - 1.30pm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Craft Group - alternate Wednesdays from 11.00am
  • 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)
  • Learnmyway - Every Monday 10.00am-11.00am new Learnmyway courses- ICT for beginners
  • Recom Silver Surfer Tablet courses - Learn how to use a tablet device with Recom, for ages 55+ - call 0121 663 0355 to book a place
  • Be Creative - Any young person aged 12 - 19 years can join us in the Fab Labe to make and create using our 3D Printer, CNC Router, 3D scanner and other equipment!. The event is FREE on Thursday 13 April 2017 between 1.00pm and 4.00pm. For more information see our Be Creative poster

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