Monday and Tuesday 11am – 7pm,
Wednesday to Saturday 11am to 5pm
LoB Express on the ground floor:
Monday to Friday, 9am – 11am,
Monday and Tuesday, 7 – 9pm
Wednesday to Friday, 5 – 9pm
LoB Express – includes access to:
- popular fiction and non-fiction books, special collections and promotions
- book borrowing and returns
- library registration and reservation service
- study space
- access to free Wi-Fi
- use of computers and printing facilities
For details of our Archives opening hours, including the Wolfson Centre for Archival Research, please see our Archives and Heritage Opening Hours page.
There is a returns bin on the outside of the Library of Birmingham that can be used out of hours. Please be aware if you are returning an item from another Birmingham Community Library you may not be able to return it using the Bin. These items can be returned at any Customer Service Desk once the library is open. When using the Returns Bin or a Self-Service Kiosk please ensure you take a receipt.
When planning your visit, be aware that Paradise Circus is currently undergoing major rennovation works which may affect your journey. You can find out more information on the Paradise Birmingham site.
Please remember that you can manage your library account using our online Library Catalogue.
Find out about our eLibrary service available 24/7.