Birmingham Central Library
Opening Times from 4 January 2013The library is now open at the following times - Ground Floor, Floors 1 and 2 only:
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am – 6pm (Please note that the computers in the Internet Centre and QuickNet will be switched off at 5.45pm. WiFi will still be available.)
- Wednesday 10am - 8pm (Please note that the computers in the Internet Centre and QuickNet will be switched off at 7.45pm. WiFi will still be available.)
- Saturday 9am – 5pm ( *Please note the Internet Centre is now open from 9am to 4.45pm on Saturdays.)
Important news about changes at Central Library in 2013Preparations for the new Library of Birmingham are entering the final stages. Staff at Central Library have done an amazing job maintaining services for as long as possible, but the time has come when we must further reduce services, intensify efforts to get ready for the move, plan new services and get ready to close the doors at Central Library forever in the summer.
Find out more about changes at Central Library
New Online Library CatalogueTo search the catalogue - Online Library Catalogue (Please note that most Central Library books are temporarily unavailable
Sign in to access your account, to check your loans, renew your books or make reservations - Sign in to the Online Catalogue
Book SaleThe Central Library’s general book sale is now set up in the Internet Centre, on the Ground Floor. To begin with a small collection of books on Computing/IT, Films/Filmmaking, Photography and Travel Guides will be on sale to the public.
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