Malvern Library

Record details

Address Graham Road
Malvern
WR14 2HU
Telephone 01905 822722
Email MalvernLib@worcestershire.gov.uk
Library Manager Emma Powell
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Malvern-Library/436189216447524
Opening Times

Normal Opening Times

  • Monday: 09.00am – 5.00pm
  • Tuesday: 09.00am – 7.00pm
  • Wednesday: 09.00am – 7.00pm
  • Thursday: 09.00am – 5.00pm
  • Friday: 09.00am – 5.00pm
  • Saturday: 09.00am – 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
Notices and Promotions

Malvern Library Illustration Collection

The collection contains over 1500 items including oil and watercolour painting, prints, photographs, post cards and posters, mostly of local interest.  Access to the collection is by appointment only. Anyone viewing any item from the collection must be a Worcestershire Library member. To become a member of the library please bring proof of address e.g. driving licence, recent bank statement or a household bill.

Events

Jubilee Events for Children

Monday, May 23rd. From 11:00am

The Queen's Knickers Storytime. Join us for a special Jubilee storytime and craft, in partnership with the local Family Hub. Suitable for under 5s. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free of Charge.

Monday, May 30th. 2:00 to 3:00pm

Platinum Jubilee Storytime. Join us in a special storytime to celebrate the jubilee in the library grounds. Suitable or 4+ years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If bad weather, storytime will be inside. Free of Charge.

Wednesday, June 1st. 2:00 to 3:00pm

Platinum Jubilee Storytime. Join us for a special storytime and afternoon tea to celebrate the jubilee in the Book and Cup Cafe. Suitable for 4+ years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free of Charge.

Jubilee Event for Adults

Tuesday, May 31st from 2:00pm.

Malvern Memories Local History Club, Join us for the launch of a new monthly Local History club, share your memories and photographs of previous Jubilees.  Suitable for adults.  Free of charge. 

Mobile Bank

The Natwest Mobile Bank is available every other Tuesday from 14.12.2021 at 12:40 - 13:40

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

Malvern Readers Group

Meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 18:00

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

Monday

Bounce and Rhyme for 0 - 36 months - Meets every Monday at 10.00am

Please note: During Easter, Story Time and Bounce & Rhyme will run as normal except for Easter Monday (April 18th),when there will be no Bounce and Rhyme.

Wednesday

Storytime for under 5’s - Meets every Wednesday at 11:30am

Saturday

Little Builders, Little Readers - Meets every other Saturday starting from 11.12.2021. To confirm dates, please speak to a member of staff in person or by phone: 01905 822722.

Adult Activities

Adult Activities

Tuesday

"Read & Grow" Gardening Group - Meets weekly on Tuesday afternoons 14.00 - 15.30  

Wednesday

Knitting Group - Meets weekly on Wednesday  evenings 17.30 - 19.00

Malvern Sole Mates Walking Group - Wednesday, 16th February at 2:00pm. Worcestershire Health Walks are free, easy, accessible and local. Health walks are between 30-90 minutes long. You can walk at your own pace and you do not need any specialised equipment. Joining a heath walk group is a great way to improve your health and to make new friends. Our health walk groups are friendly and welcome all ages and levels of fitness.No need to book. Meet at the library 10-15 minutes before start of walk.

Thursday

Scrabble - Meets every Thursday from 14:00 to 16:00

Welsh Language Group - Meets weekly on Thursday 12.00 - 13.00

Friday

Photography Group  - Meets 2nd Friday of every month from 14.01.2022 11:00 -12:00

Coffee and Crime Group. Meets on the 2nd Friday of every month. (First one on January 14th 2022)

Explore Our Adult Learning Classes: - Adult Learning Courses

Rooms for hire
Facilities

About Malvern Library:

The original Edwardian library building was extended and re-furbished in 2006 and now offers a light, open contemporary space providing the community with a 'one-stop-shop' for a wide range of local services.  These services include the Worcestershire Hub Customer Service Centre and Malvern Registration Services as well as library services.  Visitors to the library will find an extensive collection of books and AV materials, self-service issue and return facilities, 38 public access computers for all ages, free WiFi access, a programme of children's activities and adult learning courses and exhibition space displaying work of local and regional artists.

Other Facilities at Malvern Library:

  • Library Service at Home
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Exhibition facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Free Internet public access terminals
  • Printing (A4) b&w (15p each side)
  • Access for wheelchairs
  • Self Issue Terminal
  • Scanner
  • Photocopying (A4)
  • Photocopying (A3)
  • Public toilets
  • Disabled toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • USB Memory Sticks available to buy
  • Earphones available to buy