Bromsgrove Library

Record details

Urgent notices

15/08/22 - Due to unforeseen circumstances Bromsgrove Library will be closing at 5.00pm on Monday 15th August 2022. The library will open as normal on Tuesday morning

Address Parkside
Market Street
Bromsgrove
B61 8DA
Telephone 01905 822722
Email BromsgroveLib@worcestershire.gov.uk
Library Manager Nicki Hitchcock
Twitter http://twitter.com/BromsgroveLib
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BromsgroveandCatshillLibrary/
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

Location
Events

Summer Events and Activities

Monstersaurus, Wednesday 3rd August, 10:00 am.  Make a mini monster.  For children aged 4+ years, £1.00 each (payment in advance).  Please book your place with a member of library staff.

Supertato Rocket, Wednesday 10th August, 10:00 am.  Make a superhero blast space rocket!  For children aged 4+ years, £1.00 each (payment in advance).  Please book your place with a member of library staff. 

Rascally Cake, Wednesday 17th August, 10:00 am.  Exploring smell pots and experiments.  For children aged 4+ years, £1.00 each (payment in advance).  Please book your place with a member of library staff.

Bookstagram for Teens, Thursday 18th August, 10:30 am - 12 noon.  Take book photographs and learn tips and tricks. Prop will be provided, just bring along your camera of phone to take pictures!  Aimed at 13-18 years, £1.00 each (payment in advance).  Please book your place with a member of library staff.

No-Bot Robot Modelling, Wednesday 24th August, 10:00 am.  Create a Robot with junk modelling. For children aged 4+ years, £1.00 each (payment in advance).  Please book your place with a member of library staff.

Please note, all children must be accompanied by an adult

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

Ukraine Connections

 A friendly drop-in session every Monday afternoon from 2:00-4:00pm for Ukrainians and hosts to chat and have a hot drink.

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

Tuesday

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

Wednesday

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

Thursday

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

Saturday

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

Monday

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

Tuesday

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

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

Wednesday

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

Thursday

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

Adult Learning Courses

Work Club

Job Club

Every Thursday from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Need help looking for a job, writing your CV or applying for work?  We are here to help.  All ages welcome.

Rooms for hire
Facilities
  • 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
  • Business and Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC)