Bromsgrove Library

Record details

Address Parkside
Market Street
B61 8DA
Telephone 01905 822722
Library Manager Nicki Hitchcock
Opening Times

Opening Times from 1 September 2016

  • Monday: 9.00am - 7.00pm
  • Tuesday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • Wednesday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • Thursday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm


Notices and Promotions


5000 Years of Beekeeping – illustrated talk by Tim Vivian

Saturday 8th July - 2 – 3pm

From the Egyptians in 3000 BC, through to the present day, man has been keeping Honeybees. Tim Vivian, the volunteer beekeeper at Hanbury Hall, will give an illustrated talk about the history of beekeeping and his experiences keeping bees in Hanbury and in Birmingham city centre
£3 bookable online soon via

Bee Creative – stories and activities for children aged 3 and over

Saturday 8th July - 11.00am, 12noon, 1.00pm, 2.00pm.

Bee themed crafts and stories for accompanied children aged 3 and over. Join in as TC from Make/Do Creative brings 'Show Me the Honey' by Dr. Seuss, to life. Then make some paper based bee craft to take home or help create a 'Book Hive' display for the Library. Bookable hourly sessions

£1 per child – choose from four one hour bookable sessions at 11am, 12 noon, 1pm and 2pm

Book in person at Bromsgrove Library

Brett Parker exhibition Worcestershire Landscapes

5 June to 1 July - Free exhibition during Library opening hours

Worcestershire artist Brett Parker presents a selection of his original oils on canvas featuring landscapes and tree-scapes inspired by the Wyre Forest and other Worcestershire places. Some items will be offered for sale and can be reserved, for collection after 1st July, by making a full or part payment.

Lyn Sharp exhibition Nature in Art

3 July to 29 July - Free exhibition during Library opening hours

An  exhibition by local artist Lyn Sharp featuring nature, animals, portraits and landscapes in mixed media, watercolour and pastel. Some items will be offered for sale and can be reserved, for collection after 29th July, by making a full or part payment.

Summertime: - Flower arranging demonstration with Virginia Davis

Thursday 29th June - 2.30 – 4pm

Watch Virginia Davis work her magic with a box of foliage and flowers, as you pick up tips and ideas during this fun afternoon demonstration in a relaxed atmosphere. A selection of flower arranging books will be available for you to borrow afterwards.

£4 bookable online soon via

Variety is the Spice of Crime – Rebecca Tope, Jackie Kabler and Priscilla Masters in a panel answering questions about their novels and writing

Tuesday 11th July - 7pm

Three successful writers discuss their murder mysteries. All feature female protagonists. Priscilla Masters writes featuring strong professional women. Jackie Kabler uses her experience as a television presenter to create exciting crime novels. Rebecca Tope turns the Cotswolds and the Lake District into hotbeds of murder

£3 bookable online soon via

Reader Groups

Bromsgrove Readers Group

Meets: Second Monday of the month (please note the book is chosen on a monthly basis by the group)
Time: 5.30 pm - 6.45 pm

Rooms for hire
  • Library Service at Home
  • Wi-Fi
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting room for hire
  • Free public Internet access computers
  • Scanner
  • USB Memory Sticks  and headphones available on sale
  • Colour photocopying A4 and A3
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled access public toilet
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Local History publications on sale
  • Children's events and activities