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Catshill Community Library

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Urgent notices

In response to the latest government announcement to support social distancing and prevent the spread of infection from COVID 19, all Worcestershire Libraries will be closed from Tuesday 24 March until further notice.

We have extended the return date for all library loans until further notice which will ensure that customers do not need to renew their library loans and will not build up library fines.  Unfortunately, we will not be able to meet any outstanding reservations or accept new reservations.

You can find details of how you can download free e books, e audiobooks and e magazines and access other online services on the Library web pages eResources and online information  

Over the coming days we will update our webpages and social media channels with links to online services for library customers and will work closely with other Council Services to identify new ways for libraries to support communities.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these changes and appreciate your understanding at this time.


Address The Community Room
Catshill Middle School
Meadow Road
B61 0JW
Telephone 01905 822722
Library Manager Nicki Hitchcock
Opening Times

Normal Opening Times

  • Monday: 9:15am - 12:15pm
  • Tuesday: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 3:00pm - 5.30pm
  • Friday: 9:30am - 12:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am – 12:30pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Bank Holiday Opening Times

Libraries will be closed on

  • Good Friday - Friday 10th April
  • Easter Sunday* - Sunday 12th April
  • Easter Monday - Monday 13th April
  • May Day** - Friday 8th May
  • Spring - Monday 25th May
  • Summer - Monday 31st August

* The Hive will be closed on Easter Sunday

** Early May Bank Holiday as part of the 75th anniversary of VE Day commemorations

All Libraries will be open as normal on other days

You can renew your loans online or by visiting any other Worcestershire Library.  You can renew over the phone by calling the Worcestershire Hub on 01905 822722 or you can use our 24 hour automated renewal system on the same number.

Notices and Promotions

Adult Learning Courses



Baby Bounce & Rhyme
Every Monday except Bank Holidays, 10:00am to 10:30am
Come along for songs, rhymes, puppets, musical instruments and fun!
For babies and toddlers up to 2 years old.


Audio Books on CD Promotion, Children's loans free.

Reader Groups

Catshill Readers' Group


  • Do you like talking about books you have read and the authors you have tried?
  • Would you like to learn more by sharing your enjoyment with others?
  • Perhaps you would like to broaden the scope of your reading and try different authors?
  • Would you like to join the Catshill Readers' Group?

There is nothing to pay, just come along to the meetings when you want to.  Be prepared to read the book choice beforehand and to talk about it informally with other group members. Copies of the chosen books will be available at the library. 

  • We meet in the library on the 2nd Monday in the month.  Tea and coffee available
  • Meetings are from 6.30pm until 7.30pm.

For further information please contact:

Barbara Trickett,
Catshill Community Library,
Meadow Road,
Bromsgrove B61 0JW
Tel 01905 822722



  • Library Service at Home
  • Wi-Fi
  • Internet public access terminals
  • Printing (A4)
  • Access for wheelchairs
  • Self Issue Terminal
  • Scanner
  • Public toilets
  • Disabled toilets
  • USB Memory Sticks available to buy
  • Earphones available to buy