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Temporary library closures

Due to industrial action affecting public transport in Birmingham , the Library of Birmingham and Community Libraries around the city may not be able to offer their normal full range of services or may need to close at short notice. Before travelling, please contact individual libraries for more specific information.

Find your nearest library

We have different opening hours at each library. You can check the opening hours on each library page. Find your local library.

Frankley library

Frankley library will close at 3:50pm on Monday 3, Wednesday 5, Wednesday 12 and Friday 14 April 2023. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Kingstanding library

Kingstanding library will be closed on Saturday 25 March 2023. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Perry Common library

On Friday 24 March 2023 we will be open 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. On Friday 31 March 2023 we will be closed due to staffing issues. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Spring Hill library

The library is closed until further notice due to heating failure.

With the severe cold during early December, temperatures inside the building fell to below 10 degrees. This is being addressed as a top priority, and the library will re-open as soon as heating has been restored. No temporary heating solution can be installed due to the age and current state of the pipework within this building. A feasibility study has been approved to obtain a quote for a new boiler as a matter of urgency.

The Library of Birmingham is less than a mile away from Spring Hill library offering a convenient alternative service for members of the public during the closure.

Progress on restoring heating to Spring Hill Library will be published here as soon as the necessary works have been scheduled.


All libraries are closed on Bank Holidays.

Bank Holiday closures 2023

  • Good Friday - Friday 7 April 2023
  • Easter Monday - Monday 10 April 2023
  • Early May Bank Holiday - Monday 1 May 2023
  • Bank Holiday for the Coronation of King Charles III - Monday 8 May 2023
  • Spring Bank Holiday - Monday 29 May 2023
  • Summer Bank Holiday - Monday 28 August 2023
  • Christmas Day - Monday 25 December 2023
  • Boxing Day - Tuesday 26 December 2023

Page last updated: 23 March 2023

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