Selly Oak Library
From the Autumn 2012, the district library service will be making sure there are opportunities for local residents to talk about the library opening hours.
Please give us your feedback about opening hours on the Selly Oak District webpage. Scroll down the screen to find the form for your library.
Psychosis Awareness Campaign‘Don’t turn your back on the symptoms of psychosis…’ a new 18 month campaign is being run by Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (Youthspace) to improve awareness of the symptoms and offer help to sufferers. Find out more at Psychosis Awareness Campaign.
New Online Library Catalogue
This is now available. To search the catalogue click Online Library Catalogue
To renew and reserve online click Login to the Online Catalogue
Keep Birmingham Working
This is a broad partnership initiative, delivered through libraries, to help people in Birmingham find work, start a business, learn new skills or become self employed. Your local library is a community hub that can help you back into the world of paid employment, or be your own boss and upgrade your skills through its range of services. Find out more about our Library Work Clubs and Enterprise Clubs.
0121 464 0403
0121 464 0719
Buses - 61,62,63 all stop very close to the library on the Bristol Road.
76,11 stop at the main traffic lights in Selly Oak (opposite Sainsburys. Five minute walk)
Trains - Selly Oak train station opposite library.
Parking - There is no public parking at Selly Oak Library. Aldi Supermarket has limited parking (two minutes away).
Library Manager - Marian Wolff
Free access to the Internet is available.Please phone for details.
Word processing facilities are available.
Children and Teenagers
Under Fives Story Time - Mondays at 10.15 to 10.45am. All parents, carers of under five children are welcome to come along to this free event of stories and a small activity each week. (term time only)
New - We now have a monthly craft session on the 2nd Saturday of the month 11-12.00am. This session is aimed for children up to the age of 10.
Homework Support Sessions - with the Internet - (term time only)
Monday 3.30pm - 4.30pm. Tuesday 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Dedicated time when staff can give you extra help to get all the information you need, as well as support with the best ways to tackle your projects.
To find out about childcare facilities in your area, please contact the Family Information Service on 0121 303 3521.
Monthly Local History Group - 3rd Tuesday of every month 2.00 - 3-30pm. Selly Oak Local History group meet at the library - All adults are welcome to come along
Monthly Coffee Time - 1st Friday of each month at 11-00am - 12noon. Come and have a coffee/tea and a chat in the library. (Coffee/tea and Biscuit 20p)
BADG (Birmingham Adult Dyslexic Group) meet at the library. Visit the website to find out about the support this organisation can offer: www.badg.org
Selly Oak Library Local History Group
Looking at Selly Oak's history. Meets here every third Tuesday of the month. 2pm - 3.30pm
Local Planning Applications Online
Please note - we also have printed copies of local planning applications.
Selly Oak Library is now one of the local services managed by the Selly Oak constituency.
Information for Learning and Work. All our libraries offer up to date, free and impartial information on local and national learning and work opportunities