Payment system unavailable - Wednesday 15 July 2020

We will be carrying out essential maintenance to our payment system on the 15 July 2020. This is scheduled to start at 10:00am and should be finished by 13:00pm. If you have difficulties making a payment during this period, please try again after 13:00pm.


Join a library

Joining the library is easy, membership is free and you can use your library card in any Solihull library and use our online services.

Join a library online

You can also visit any library in Solihull to join in person. You will need to provide 1 form of identification that shows your name and address.

If you are under 13 a parent or guardian must act as guarantor before you can borrow any items.

Library services

When you join Solihull libraries, you can:


Adults can borrow up to:

  • 10 books (3 week loan)
  • 6 CDs (1 week loan)
  • 6 DVDs (1 week loan)
  • 10 Audiobooks (3 week loan)

Children and teenagers can borrow up to:

  • 10 books (3 week loan)
  • 6 CDs (1 week loan)
  • 6 children's DVDs (1 week loan)
  • 10 Audiobooks (3 week loan)


You can renew items by:

You may not be able to renew items if they have been reserved by another customer.

Fees and charges

View our library charges for 2020/21.

Please read our Service update for information on fines during Coronavirus outbreak

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