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Dudley Library

Ground floor of Dudley Library

We are based in the centre of Dudley, close to Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, and Dudley Town Hall. 


St James's Road
West Midlands
DY1 1HR 

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Telephone Numbers:

  • Lending, Music & Film, Children's:  01384 815560 or 01384 815556 
  • Information Services & Computers:  01384 815557 or 01384 815558 
  • Email: Online Contact Form

Opening Times 

  • Monday: 9.30am - 6pm
  • Tuesday: 9.30am - 6pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am - 6pm
  • Thursday: 9.30am - 5pm
  • Friday: 9.30am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday: 10am - 1.30pm 
What's available?

We stock a wide range of books in a variety of formats (including playaway).  We also stock a range of DVDs and CDs, as well as providing newspapers and magazines.

  • Room for Hire: See information about rooms available for hire at Dudley and other libraries.

What can I do?

Join a Reading group.  These are friendly and popular groups and new members are always welcome.

  • Dudley Reading group: 1st Wednesday of the month: 12pm to 1pm

  • Crime Reading Group: 2nd Sunday of the month: 11am to 12pm

  • LGBT reading group: 1st Friday of the month: 12pm to 1pm

  • Castle Writers Group: every Thursday from 10am to 12pm


Time Travel: Go back in time by attending a Local History Talk.

Use a computer:  You can check your email, type a document or scan your photos. We also have a wifi access, and regular taster sessions during the week.

Job Club: Get help with all aspects of job search.

Research Family History: Our staff can help you to find resources to assist your research.  Did you know we provide FREE access to ancestry.com within the library?  

For Children, Young People and Families

childrens area

 Rattle and Rhyme: A very popular activity every week during term time. 

Please phone the Library before your visit to ensure there are spaces available.

  • Wednesday: 2pm to 2.45pm

  • Thursday: 10.30am to 11.15am 

  • Friday: 10.30am to 11.15am

Breastfeeding buddy: available to give help and support as you feed your baby. Contact the Buddy service helpline on: 01384 814545.

There are many events and activities for children that happen throughout the year.  See the main events page or browse through the children and young people page.