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Dozens and trails at the Library of Birmingham

From the weird to the wonderful at the Library of Birmingham. A free app for iOS and Android which allows you to browse and discover wonderful content, and embark on trails around Birmingham.


Surprises, curiosities and hidden gems from the UK’s finest public library.

Browse through visual highlights of our extensive collections, events and activities. From the extraordinary to the bizarre Dozens are hand-picked selections of personal favourites from our staff, friends and partners.


Sights and stories mapped across the city. Choose one of our illustrated tours for a fresh perspective on Birmingham.

We take our collections to the streets, with Trails, theme-based tours of 12 illustrated sites mapped around the city. Explore our city’s rich cultural history of innovators, benefactors and radical thinkers, on foot or at home. Find out about the city of today and discover your own connections to Birmingham past and present.


Groups of 12 connected items, representing different aspects of the Library of Birmingham, our collections, services and communities.

Learn something interesting, funny or quirky, from our amazing collections.

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