The Core Library


The Core Library is currently closed for browsing.

Click and Collect

You can still request books for collection through our Click and Collect scheme from Thursday 5 November.

Returning books

You can return your books to any of our Click and Collect libraries during opening hours.

The Core Click and Collect opening hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10.00am to 12.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm
  • Saturday from 10.00am to 1.00pm

Library services

Our COVID-19 page can help you understand the changes when visiting a library and see what other services are available.

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Entrance to The Core Library

The Core
Homer Road
B91 3RG

Get in touch

  • general enquiries/library reception: 0121 704 6965
  • information services: 0121 704 6977
  • home library service: 0121 704 6947
  • local history & family history: 0121 704 6977


Find us


  • the nearest car parks are Church Hill pay & display (free for disabled badge holders) or Touchwood’s underground car park

The Core Theatre

For details of services and activities in the Core Theatre and Cafe visit The Core Theatre.

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