Bromsgrove Library

Record details

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

Normal Opening Times

  • 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

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.

2022 Bank Holiday Opening Times

All Libraries and Jobcentre Plus will be closed on:

  • Good Friday - Friday 15th April
  • Easter Sunday - Sunday 17th April
  • Easter Monday - Monday 18th April
  • May Day* - Monday 2nd May
  • Spring - Thursday 2nd June
  • Platinum Jubilee - Friday 3rd June
  • Summer - Monday 29th August

* The Hive will be open until 5pm on Monday 2nd May


Jubilee Events for Children

Pre-Jubilee. Come to the library and decorate the Queen's knickers or one of her soldiers to be bunting in the library for the Jubilee celebrations.

Monday, May 30th at 2:00pm

Royal Afternoon Tea Party. Come to Bromsgrove Library in red, white and blue for a Royal Afternoon Tea Party. Craft your crown and postage stamp, play some games and finish off with a delicious tea party! Aimed at 5-11 year olds (with younger siblings welcome). Event is £1 per child. To book a place, please phone 01905 822722 or speak to a member of library staff.

Jubilee Event for Adults

Friday, May 27th from 10:00-11:00am.

Looking Back at Bromsgrove. Bring along your memories and mementos of past royal jubilee celebrations and enjoy a scone with your morning tea or coffee. 

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' Group

Bromsgrove Readers' Group meets every 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

The group is currently full but they are running a waiting list. For further information, please contact the library on 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


Active Tots for 2-4 year olds. Tuesday at 10:00 am - 10:30am (booking with the library essential).


Stay and Play for 0-5 year olds. Wednesday at 10:00 am - 12 noon (drop-in).


Baby Bounce and Rhyme Thursday from 10:00 am - 10:30am (booking with the library essential).


Lego Club, every 2nd Saturday in the month at 2:00 - 3:00 pm (booking with the library essential).

Please Note: You can book in person at the library or by telephone: 01905 822722

Adult Activities

Adult Activities


Digital Champion 1:1 Session Monday from 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Digital Champion 1:1 Session Tuesday from 10:00 am - 12 noon

Hook Buddies Crochet Group Tuesday from 10:00 am - 12 noon


Sewing Group. Wednesday from 10:00 am - 12 noon (Term-time only)

Digital Champion 1:1 Session Wednesday from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon


Knit and Natter Thursday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Adult Learning Courses

Rooms for hire
  • Library Service at Home
  • Wi-Fi
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting room for hire
  • Free public Internet access computers
  • Printing (A4) b&w (15p per side) & colour (50p per side). 
  • 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