Chelmsley Wood Library

Chelmsley Wood library interior

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

Telephone: 0121 788 4380
Email: libraryarts@solihull.gov.uk

Virtual tour

For a virtual tour of Chelmsley Wood library visit www.seeinsidetheuk.com.

Opening times

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

Facilities

  • 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

Events

BB Taylor - Friday 24 February at 2.00pm

BB Taylor will be reading from her new book and bringing along some furry friends! To book a place please call 0121 788 4380.

Activities

Keep up to date and subscribe to Chelmsley Wood Library events

  • Into the Rainbow - Wriggle Dance Theatre presents a morning of music, dance and fun! For children ages 2 - 5, Wednesday 7 December 2016 at 10.30am, call 0121 788 4380 to book a place!
  • 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

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