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Catshill Community Library

Record details

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 to 12:15pm
  • Tuesday: 3pm to 7pm
  • Wednesday:  closed
  • Thursday: 3pm to 5:30pm
  • Friday:  9:30am to 12pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am to 12:30pm

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.

Christmas and New Year opening times

  • Saturday 24 December: close at 1pm (including Libraries Unlocked)
  • Sunday 25 December: closed
  • Monday 26 December: closed (including Libraries Unlocked)
  • Tuesday 27 December: closed (including Libraries Unlocked)
  • Wednesday 28 December: normal opening times. The Hive will be open until 6pm
  • Thursday 29 December: normal opening times. The Hive will be open until 6pm
  • Friday 30 December: normal opening times. The Hive will be open until 6pm
  • Saturday 31 December: close at 5pm. (including Libraries Unlocked) only applies to libraries which are normally open
  • Sunday 1 January: closed 
  • Monday 2 January: closed (including Libraries Unlocked)
  • Tuesday 3 January: normal opening times 

Please refer to local signage for Job Centre Plus seasonal opening hours.



Online Events

Virtual Coding Club

Join our monthly coding and computing club for children aged 5 to 17 years. 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

Catshill readers' group meet on the second Tuesday of the month from 5:45pm to 6:30pm.

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 children aged 0 to 2 years:  Every Monday from 10am to 10:30am. Booking with the library is essential.


Story and craft for children aged 3 to 11 years:  On the first Saturday of each month from 10am onwards.  Enjoy a story and complete a craft linked to the story.  No booking required.

Lego and Duplo drop in for all age groups:  On the second and fifth Saturday of each month from 10am to midday.  Come and get creative at our Lego and Duplo mornings and have a go at one of our Lego challenges.

Board games drop in for all age groups:  On the third Saturday of each month from 10am to midday.  Join us for a morning of classic board games and fun.  Challenge us to a game of Connect 4, Kerplunk or Snakes and Ladders plus many more.  

Sat'dough'days for children aged 3 to 11 years: On the fourth Saturday of each month from 10am onwards.  Enjoy a story and get creative with Playdough.  Each month will be a different theme linked with the story.  No booking required.


Adult Activities
  • access for wheelchairs
  • disabled toilets
  • earphones available to buy
  • internet public access terminals
  • Library Service at Home 
  • printing A4
  • public toilets
  • scanner
  • self Issue terminal
  • USB memory sticks available to buy
  • Wi-Fi