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Northfield Library Centenary Celebrations

Balloons over the door
In 2006, Northfield Library held an exciting and varied programme of events and exhibitions to celebrate 100 years since its opening.


Northfield Library original counter

1906 and All That.
Plus Hot Reads of 1906 - display of stock from 100 years ago


11th September

Northfield Library 1906 - 2006

10.30 - Symbolic re-opening ceremony
11am Beatrix Potter story time for Under 5s
11.30 Talk in meeting room 1906 and All That !

Carl Chinn

15th September Carl Chinn Talk and outside broadcast

23rd September - Chris Upton talked about Birmingham Back to Backs.

30th September - Talk about using Ancestry Library edition for family history research.

9th October Car-making in Longbridge - a talk linked to a book by Gillian Bardsley archivist at the Heritage Motor Museum and the Rev. Colin Corke, vicar of St. John the Baptist in Longbridge and former pastor for MG Rover.

14th October -Bollywood For Beginners - a talk and film for adults.

13th November - History of Birmingham communities from the 18th century with Malcolm Dick

11th December - An Edwardian Miscellany A talk with seasonal refreshments.

8th January 2007 - a talk by Norman Bartlam about Tinkers Farm.

Northfield Library
Northfield Library - a brief history