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Welcome To Dudley Libraries Online

Dudley Public Library Service is committed to providing a service which is open and accessible to all.

We have libraries spread across the Borough, a home library service for residents unable to get to a library for themselves, as well as a Archives and Local History service. We offer a range of services which includes free wi-fi internet at all libraries.

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Meet the author: Jatinder Kaur

Jatinder Kaur is author of Chalda Vaheer Jatha :A Spiritual Journey. The biography is all about her father, Mr Rajinder Singh, who was from Dudley and travelled the world preaching peace and spirituality. The book shares his journey and experiences with a chapter dedicated to his life in Dudley.

Jatinder will be at Dudley Library, 11am,  on Tuesday 24th January to formally present copies of her book to the Mayor of Dudley. 

Geek week: family events

Join us for some fantastic family events for February half-term. Manga workshop, minecraft, mini-makers, robot cards and more!

An evening with Matt Merritt

Author of 'A Sky full of Birds'. Join us for a fantastic author event which includes a hot drink, or a glass of wine. Find out more.

Teen Book Awards

The Dudley Teen Book awards take place every year and we now have a shortlist of titles. The voting begins Friday 9th December and will close Friday 17th March. Find out how you can vote. 

Reading Well books: research.

Have you borrowed a Reading Well self-help book? If so please take part in a study about the scheme undertaken by Exeter University. You can complete a short anonymous questionnaire – either by post, telephone or online. Find out more.

British Newspaper Archive

Now available for free access on all public access PCs at Libraries and Archives. The British Newspaper Archive covers an incredibly broad range of subjects from a wide period of time. You'll find reports about events in the local area alongside stories of national and global importance. All human life is covered here, from the affairs of politics, war and the economy right through to contemporary fashions, jokes and cartoons.

Download ebooks and audiobooks

Download Ebooks and audiobooks!

We now offer ebooks as well as downloadable talking books with a  range of fiction and non-fiction titles on offer.

For full details see our ebooks page or our talking books page. 

Email Newsletter

If you would like to be informed about library news and events, why not sign up to the Library Newsletter?  Subscribe Now.

Cobra online

Cobra: Complete Business Reference Adviser

Free access is now available to this extensive business reference resource. Start-up guides, finance schemes, fact sheets and much much more! Available via our online resources.

Novel Girl in the Red Coat

Review of the Month

Our review this month is for "The Girl in the Red Coat" by Kate Hamer, and was submitted by one of our customers. 

"Really loved this book from start to finish, couldn't put it down. Having said that it is a book to read in big chunks and doesn't seem to work if you dip into it. Once I started reading it I got totally immersed in the lives of Beth and Carmel their characters were well developed and believable. One of those books that you can't wait to find out what happens in the end but don't want it to finish".

Do you agree? Read more reviews and add your own book reviews by visiting the online catalogue.


Our anti-bullying page has useful help for children and young people, as well as for parents and carers. 

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