Woodrow Library

Record details

Address 25 Local Centre
Studley Road
Redditch
B98 7RY
Telephone 01905 822722
Email woodrowlib@worcestershire.gov.uk
Library Manager Michele Campbell
Twitter https://twitter.com/WoodrowLibrary
Facebook https://en-gb.facebook.com/woodrowlibrary/
Opening Times

Opening Times 

  • Monday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 2:30pm
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Friday: 11:30am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm

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

Children's Spoken Word Promotion

Keep your children entertained by borrowing any Children's Spoken Word Cassettes or CDS for £1.40 for 3 weeks loan.

Events

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

Summer Events and Activities

Tuesday 26 July - Wacky Weather 

Get your raincoats ready, it's time to make our own weather!
12:30 - 1:30 pm 
Suitable for ages 5+
£1 per child

Monday 1 August - Spy Craft

Become Alex Rider for a day and turn yourself into a super spy
2 -3 pm
Suitable for ages 5+
£1 per child

Tuesday 9 August - Crazy Chemistry 

Come and make your own slippery slime and petrifying poo!
12:30 - 1:30 pm 
Suitable for ages 5+
£1 per child

Monday 15 August - Loopy Lava Lamps and Glorious Glitter Jars 

Join us in creating some crazy chemistry experiments.
10 - 11 am 
Suitable for ages 5+
£1 per child

Tuesday 23 August - Rocket Racing

Full speed ahead! Can you become the rocket racing champion? 
1 - 2 pm  
Suitable for ages 5+
£1 per child

Friday 2 September - Superb Structures 

Try your hand at building with unusual materials 
2 - 3 pm 
Suitable for ages 5+
£1 per child

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Spaces are limited so booking is essential. Booking can be done in the library or by calling The Hub - 01905 822722

Reader Groups

Readers' Groups

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

Stay and Play for children aged 0-5 years, parents and carers. Every Tuesday from 10am to 11am.  Free of charge (refreshments available, charged at 50p each).  Fancy meeting other parents and carers whilst your children have fun in our sensory heightening play room?  Well come along to our Stay and Play session.  No booking required.

Story, Song and Rhyme for children aged 0-5 years, parents and carers.  Every Tuesday from 11am - 11:30am.   Listen to the many adventures locked away in books.  Sing, dance and get active!  Free drop in session, no booking required.

Thursday

Stay and Play for children aged 0-5 years, parents and carers. Every Thursday from 9:30am to 10:30am.  Free of charge (refreshments available, charged at 50p each).  Fancy meeting other parents and carers whilst your children have fun in our sensory heightening play room.  Well come along to our Stay and Play session.  No booking required.

Story, Song and Rhyme for children aged 0-5 years, parents and carers.   Every Thursday from 10:30am - 11:00am.   Listen to the many adventures locked away in books.  Sing, dance and get moving!  Free drop in session, no booking required.

Friday

Lego Club for children aged 4+ years. Every Friday from 3:30pm - 4:30pm. Free of charge (refreshments available, charged at 50p each). Unleash your imagination with weekly Lego challenges and see what awesome builds you can create.  Booking advisable.

Saturday

Little Sprouts for children aged under 12 years.  Every Saturday from 11:00am - 12noon. 50p each (including refreshment).  Come and get your hands dirty at our new gardening club.  We will be having a go at all things green from growing fruit and vegetables, to helping take care of the birds and the bees.  no booking required.  

During Library Opening Hours

Jigsaw Swap - Jigsaw puzzles available to play and borrow for free, for all ages, during library opening hours.

Board Games - available to play, for free, during library opening hours.

Adult Activities

Adult Activities

Monday

Digital Champion Services. Every Monday morning from 9:30 to10:30am. Our volunteer can help with online forms, IT support and blue badge or bus pass applications and renewals.Please book a session in person at the library or by phoning 01905 822722

Explore our Adult Learning Classes:

Adult Learning Courses

Rooms for hire

Woodrow Library Meeting Room 

Woodrow Library Room Hire

Facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Meeting room
  • Internet public access terminals 
  • Printing (A4) - 15p black and white, 50p colour
  • Access for wheelchairs
  • Self Issue Terminal
  • Scanner
  • Public toilets
  • Disabled toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • USB Memory Sticks available to buy
  • Earphones available to buy