Birmingham City Council

Audio Visual Material

Videos and DVDs

We hold an extended collection of Shakespeare Videos as well as some Literatureand Classic Films
Anybody interested in the Arts will find a variety of videos on Film and Theatre, Dance, Painting, Sculpture and Crafts.

For a comprehensive list of titles, please go to Related Links.

Language Tapes

We stock language books and tapes covering 57 languages from around the world.

For a comprehensive list, please go to Related Links.


We have a limited number of mainly language CD-Roms available for use in the department:

All our material is for use in the library only. We provide all the necessary equipment free of charge. If you wish to book your session in advance, please call us on 0121 303 4227 or visit us next time you are in the city centre.

You can borrow videos from the Central Lending Library and from Sutton Coldfield Library.

Language tapes and CD-Roms are available from a Learning Centre or one of the Community Libraries spread throughout the city.

Arts, Languages and Literature
Central Library
Chamberlain Square
B3 3HQ

Tel: 0121 303 4227
Fax: 0121 464 1005


Library Catalogue

Classic Films
Shakespeare videos
Literature on video
Language tapes
Arts Videos