Castle Bromwich Library

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Castle Bromwich library

Hurst Lane North
Castle Bromwich
B36 0EY

Telephone: 0121 747 3708

Opening times

Monday and Thursday 10.00am to 5.00pm
Tuesday and Friday 10.00 to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Wednesday - Closed
Saturday 10.00am to 1.00pm


  • parking is available at the front of the library


  • 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
  • DVDs for children
  • Black and white/colour photocopying, and scanning facilities available
  • you can view an access guide for Castle Bromwich Library at AccessAble

Online services


  • Free computer training - free courses using the LearnMyWay website, please ask staff for more information in the library or by ringing 0121 747 3708
  • Rhyme time - every Monday alternating between a morning (10.45am-11.05am) or afternoon (2.30pm-2.50 pm) session. A short interactive session for babies and very young children (0-2) which includes finger & action rhymes and songs. Also a chance to meet other mums and carers. Please contact the library for dates and details
  • Local Councillors Advice Surgeries - held on the first Saturday in the month 10.00am to midday
  • Striders and Strollers - once a fortnight on Mondays, starting at 10.15am. Join our friendly group for a gentle stroll, which lasts about an hour, led by a Volunteer walk leader. Please contact the library for details
  • Health Trainers - would you like to eat healthier? Stop smoking? Increase your physical activity? Our health trainer is available for drop in sessions at the library. To make an appointment please call 0800 1583535
  • Family History Group - meets the first Tuesday in the month 2.00pm - 4.00pm. This self-run group is likely to be of most help if you’ve already started to research your family tree and got stuck, or want the encouragement of a group to maintain your motivation. Please note that it’s not suitable for complete beginners requiring tuition or needing general support in using computers.
  • Story Time - come along with your pre-school child to enjoy stories, rhymes and the percussion instruments. Two Tuesdays per month, 2.15-2.45pm, on the following dates:
    • 12 March, 26 March, 9 April, 30 April, 14 May

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