Library services available during COVID-19
The following services are available at all sites:
- Access to the library with unlimited time to browse and sit
- Bookable and/or walk-in PC access for up to 2 hours per session
- Use of memory sticks
- Renewal or replacement of library cards
- General Library stock enquiries
- Loan of up to 10 items for 3 weeks minimum
- Reservations of up to 10 library items
- Photocopying, printing or scanning
- Study space with unlimited time
- Physical newspapers and magazines where available
In-person rhymetimes and storytimes are now running in several libraries, details are on our Events page
Booking is required for some events.
You can also still order books from libraries using our Click and Collect service.
Services not available at the moment:
- Reservations of items on order or not in Solihull stock
- Inter library loans
Visitors are encouraged to wear a face mask or covering, unless exempt, in line with current government guidance.
All visitors are asked to provide contact details on entering the site in line with the government’s Test and Trace requirements.
Our COVID-19 page can help you understand the changes when visiting a library and see what other services are available.
10 West Mall
Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre
Telephone: 0121 788 4380
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
- Thursday from 9.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 7.00pm
- Saturday from 9.30am to 1:00pm and 2.00 to 4.00pm
Regular events are held in the library, booking is necessary for some of these.
You can also view the events at our other libraries.
Please also follow our Facebook page for up-to-date news.
Travelling to the library
From the M42 turn off at Junction 7, continue straight ahead onto Coleshill Heath Road.
Turn right onto Chelmsley Road; at the roundabout turn left onto Moorend Avenue, then right onto Bosworth Drive into the Asda car park outside Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre.
The library is on the second floor, there is lift access to that floor, and escalator access to the first floor then stairs.
There is free parking for up to 3 hours in the Asda car park, and also in the Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre.
Bus routes: 71, 72, X12, X13, 14, 97, 891, 94, 94A, 95, 96
The nearest stops are at the Interchange on Chelmsley Circle.
For a virtual tour of Chelmsley Wood Library visit www.seeinsidetheuk.com.