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Discover

Come on a journey of discovery with Birmingham Libraries and let us unleash your imagination. Read, write, listen to a talk, explore our collections - the possibilities are endless...

Old Santa Claus' Visit from Picture Companions (1905)

Christmas in Birmingham Libraries

Get into the festive spirit as we draw nearer to Christmas. Don't miss our special events for children and families!
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.  
Serena Arthur and Adrian Blackledge

Poetry

Discover Poetry at the Library of Birmingham
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.
Bus driver and passenger

Lunchtime Lectures

Feed your mind in your lunchtime with our popular series of talks (feel free to bring your sandwiches too!)
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. 
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. 
Come Lasses and Lads

Celebrations and Festivals

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

Collecting

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