Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

Welcome to birmingham.gov.uk

Learning with Libraries

Libraries are the community gateway to an exciting range of learning opportunities, and when we say lifelong we really do mean cradle to grave.

Find out about Learning Services in the new Library of Birmingham.

Learn a new language today

Online Language Learning.

Language learning when it suits you. Improve your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. Over 80 languages available, plus 16 courses to learn English from other languages.

Our new Online Language Learning service is for all library members. Just set up your account on a library computer, then access it anywhere.


Every library in Birmingham now has a basic skills and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) collection of materials to help you.

Information and Advice for Learning and Work
Learning English and Basic Skills help at your local library