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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 Local History and Archives service. We offer a range of services which includes free wi-fi internet at all libraries.

Gornal Library: refurbishment

Novel Girl in the Red Coat

Author event: Kate Hamer

Meet the author of 'The Girl in the Red Coat'. Kate won the Rhys Davies short story award in 2011, and her winning story was read out on Radio 4. She has recently been awarded a Literature Wales bursary. Find out more. 

Easter Activities

Take a look at our fun filled activities for Easter.

Walk and Talk book club

Walking is great for your health and so is reading- so why not do both? Find out more. 

Volunteer for the Summer Reading Challenge

Want to help us promote the love of reading and encourage children to take part in our fantastic annual national Summer Reading Challenge? If so then find out more and apply!

Design an App

Could you design an app? If the answer is yes then have a go at a competition to win an Ipad. Find out more and download the application form. 

Dyslexia Action: guides

You can download two free guides to help choose children's books for reluctant readers and readers with dyslexia. These have been developed by Dyslexia Action.

Time for Twos

Free early learning places are available for some eligible two year olds, and you can also find out about becoming a child minder. Libraries have a wide range of information for parents and guardians, to support learning and reading for pleasure. Visit your library and find out more.

Adult Learning Courses: summer term brochure

Take a look at the summer term brochure of adult learning courses.

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, factsheets and much much more! Available via our online resources.

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A Library in your living room

Did you know you can get free access to Oxford Reference Premium online? You can login to our online resources to use it straightaway. There is also a monthly public library members quiz to win some great prizes!

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Review of the Month

Our review this month is for "Golden Boy" by Abigail Tarttelin, and was submitted by one of our customers. 

"This book cuts you to the core, the heart wrenching struggle of a teenager coming to terms with being intersex as well as coping with the usual teenage angst in a typical suburban family. I particularly liked the fact that the story came full circle and didn't leave you wanting at the end".

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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