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Library and Learning

About us

We have a network of libraries including a Mobile and Home Library Service. We have a range of services and resources:

  • Free to join and there no fines for children
  • Free access to computers and the Internet
  • Printing facilities with 5 A4 black and white or 1 A4 colour copies free to all students
  • Homework help from supportive and friendly library staff
  • Participation in the Summer Reading Challenge and other events to support children’s reading and learning
  • Specialist business resources from help for starter businesses to mailing lists
  • Reading Groups for all ages
  • A range of reading material from picture books, teenage novels to graphic novels
  • A selection of E-books and e-audiobooks
  • Half term activities from craft, story times to computer learning
  • Tourist information and places to visit locally and regionally
  • Curriculum support through our collection of online resources
  • Mother and toddler groups
  • Local and regional information and statistics
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • A collection of 40 e-Magazines
  • Lists of local organisations
  • Careers material
  • Access to Adviser Net (Citizen Advice Notes)

Online resources

A range of free electronic resources some of which are available remotely to Walsall Library members. They can be accessed remotely from school or home. The resources range from:

  • Encyclopedias
  • Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford Reference online, Dictionary of National Biography
  • Issues – help with citizenship and curriculum areas
  • Driving Theory and Hazard Perception tests
  • Online access to over 11 daily newspapers and 50 academic journals/magazines (e.g. New Scientist, Economist)

Searching the Internet but don't know where to start?

Websites 4 U has a collection of useful websites under headings such as ’Business’, ‘Careers, Advice and Training’ and much more!

24 Hour Library Services

If you need information on how to join, accessing our online catalogue, reserving and renewing items, please look at our joining page.

For further information please look at our Walsall Library Services website

For further information, help or guidance contact infoexpress@walsall.gov.uk or tel 01922 653134