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Discover the treasures which the Library of Birmingham holds. Come on a voyage of exploration . . .

The Photographers' Wall

Photography in the Library of Birmingham

The Photography Collection is of national and international significance for the study of both historical and contemporary photography.
Four frogs


We're very good at collecting things! Here you can share some of our special collections.
Library of Birmingham Faces

Reading and Writing

Reading groups, recommended books, writing tips and more!  Find out more about reading and writing in the Library of Birmingham.  
Capital Airlines

Discovery and Journeys

Now the Library of Birmingham is open, we want you to come on a journey of discovery through the building. 
Home for the Holidays (1870)

Theatre and Performance

Birmingham has a long history of theatres and performance. The library working with The REP will take this into a new era. 
Jo Skelt. Photo credit William Baldwin


Discover Poetry at the Library of Birmingham
Come Lasses and Lads

Celebrations and Festivals

Customs and traditions, ancient and new, celebrated in Birmingham and beyond