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Alvechurch Library

Record details

Urgent notices

10 January 2023 - Alvechurch Library currently have no printing facility.  Your nearest Library for printing is Redditch Library.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Address Birmingham Road
B48 7TA
Telephone 01905 822722
Library Manager Michele Campbell
Opening Times

Normal opening times 

  • Monday: 9am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday: closed
  • Thursday: 2pm to 5pm
  • Friday: 9am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 1pm, 2pm to 4pm

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.


Online Events

Virtual Coding Club

Join our monthly coding and computing club for 5 to 17 year olds. Explore coding for all levels from beginner to advanced. Use the following link to the Code Club Facebook page to join, which is updated every month with a new challenge: Virtual Coding & Computing Club - Worcestershire Libraries | Facebook

For more online events please visit the Worcestershire Libraries Eventbrite page


Reader Groups

Readers' Groups


Alvechurch Readers' Group. Meet with your fellow members and discuss this month's book in a relaxed group. Meets on the first Thursday of the month from 2:00pm to 3:00pm, Booking is required in person or by phone: 01905 822722.

A Digital Readers' group is now available to join online. See our digital events and activities listings via the Digital Library Hub

Children's Activities

Children's Activities


Baby, Bounce and Rhyme for 5 year and under. Come and join in our very popular and lively singing session. Every Monday from 10am to 10:30am.

Chatterbooks for ages 7-12 years. Fun activities based around reading and books. Meets monthly from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Please contact the library for details of session.


Storytime for 5 years and under. Come and listen to tall tales and silly stories. Every Tuesday from 11am to 11:30am.


Stitchy Kids childrens textile and craft group for ages 8 years and above. Children will learn a wide variety of different techniques including hand sewing, machine sewing, knitting, felting and applique. Every Friday from 3:20pm to 4:30pm. Cost is £5 per session and all materials are provided.  Booking required in person or by telephone on 01905 822722.

Lego club for children aged 4 years and above.  Every Friday from 3:30pm - 4:30pm. Enjoy our Lego challenges, have fun and fire-up the power of your imagination. Refreshments available for £1 donation (optional).  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  Limited places.  Booking required in person or by telephone on 01905 822722.


Chess club. Come and learn to play chess or have a game with a friendly member or coach to practise and improve your skills. Meets every Saturday from 11:00am to midday.  All are welcome. Booking required in person or by telephone on 01905 822722.


Adult Activities

Adult Activities


Crafty Ladies. An informal and self-running group that uses shared library space for knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting, etc. Meets every Monday from 9am to 1pm. All are welcome.


Green Shoots & Tips. Are you a keen gardener? Would you like to spend time with like-minded people in the comfort of your local library? The perfect opportunity to support each other, make new friends and learn new gardening tricks!  Meets the 4th Friday of every month from 11am to 12pm. All are welcome.

Jigsaws available to borrow, for free, during library opening hours.

Adult Learning Courses

Rooms for hire
  • Library Service at Home
  • DVD hire from £1.40 per weeks' loan
  • Wi-Fi
  • Exhibition facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Internet public access terminals
  • Printing (A4) b&w (15p per side), and colour (50p per side) currently unavailable
  • Access for wheelchairs
  • Self Issue Terminal
  • Public toilets
  • Disabled toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • USB Memory Sticks available to buy
  • Earphones available to buy