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The Hive

Record details

Address The Hive
Sawmill Walk
The Butts
Telephone 01905 822866
Library Manager Stephanie Jones
Opening Times

Normal opening times

  • Monday 8.30am to 10pm
  • Tuesday 8.30am to 10pm
  • Wednesday 8.30am to 10pm
  • Thursday 8.30am to 10pm
  • Friday 8.30am to 10pm
  • Saturday 8.30am to 10pm
  • Sunday 8.30am to 10pm

For Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology opening hours

Please use the Explore the Past website (opens in a new window)

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

Notices and Promotions

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

Russian Language Cafe for Ukrainians, 2nd Thursday of every month, 7:00pm-8:30pm.  

Reader Groups

Readers' Groups

New Chapter Reading Group for adults with mild- moderate learning disabilities. Meets every other Monday from 10.30am to 11.30am. Please visit or telephone The Hive on 01905 822722 to get the next date.

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

Click here for more details of What's On at The Hive.

Adult Activities

Adult Activities

Click here for more details of What's On at The Hive.

Digital Champion 1:1 sessions. Monday - Friday at 3:00pm

Adult Learning Courses

Rooms for hire
Visit the Hive website for a full list of facilities.