Shirley library is modern, vibrant, and offers a range of services under one roof, supporting learning, reading and digital experiences for the whole community.
How to find us
The library is located at:
Telephone: 0121 704 6300
- Monday 9.30am - 7.00pm
- Tuesday 9.30am - 5.00pm
- Wednesday 10.00am - 5.00pm
- Thursday 9.30am - 7.00pm
- Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm
- Saturday 9.30am - 5.00pm
Vist our Walk in centres page for our Solihull Connect at Shirley opening times.
There are 500+ car park spaces accessed from Haslucks Green Road.
Parking is free for the first 3 hours.
- information and advice about Council services via a Solihull Connect walk-in service (no cash payments for Connect services)
- an exciting Children’s Zone to capture young people’s imagination and provide space for families to spend time together
- 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
- ICT Tuition and Family History Courses
- improved opening hours for the library - opening all day on Wednesdays, so six days per week
- community meeting rooms
- study facilities
- Relaxation Zone for browsing and reading
- public toilets that include a baby changing unit and toilet for people with additional needs
- DVDs and audio books
- Black and white/colour photocopying, scanning and fax facilities available
- Readers Circle - 2nd Monday of the month, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
- Library Poetry Group - 1st Thursday of the month, 10.30am - 12.00pm
- Creative Writing Group - 1st Friday of the month, 10.30am - 12.00pm
- Rhyme Time for babies and toddlers - Tuesdays 10.00am - 10.30am, Wednesdays 2.00pm - 2.30pm and Saturdays 11.00am to 11.30am (term time only)
- Striders and Strollers - alternate Fridays, meet at 10.30am (please ask at the library for dates)
- Recom - IT help for jobseekers, Mondays, 2.30pm - 5.30pm
- Children’s Code Club - for children aged 9-13. Thursdays 5.00pm - 6.00pm during term time. At Code Club you will learn how to make cool games and animations. Places are limited so speak to a member of the library staff or call us on 0121 704 6300 to book a place or join the waiting list.
- Knit and Natter - 2nd Thursday of the month, 2.00pm to 4.00pm. All welcome