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International Games week

We will soon publish details of our Library events to celebrate International Games week.  We hope to have some drop-in gaming tasters and more...

  • Sunday October 29th, 11am to 1pm: Stourbridge Library, Game taster drop-in.  Have a go at a range of sci-fi, fantasy and war era board games.  The session will be hosted by a member of the Kinver Board Games Group, so if you like the taster why not find out about joining the group?

  • Saturday 4th November: Chess taster at Sedgley Library.  Come along and have a taste of chess! If you have never played the game or haven't played for years then why not come along and have a go? You can also find out about joining the local Mercia Chess club.

  • Saturday 4th November: gaming taster at Halesowen Library, 1pm to 3pm.  We will have a selection of sci-fi, fantasy and other board games for tasting.


Halloween crafts and half-term activities, and family learning festival

Spooky crafting fun at your local Library!

  • Sedgley Library: Tuesday 24th October, 10.30am to 11,30am. Booking required at the Library due to limited spaces. 

  • Coseley Library: Thursday 26th October, 10am: spy radio craft. Booking required due to limited space.

  • Gornal Library: Tuesday 31st October, 3pm to 4.30pm. Refreshments included.  Also join in the letter hunt and be in with a chance to win prizes. 

  • Below events require booking on eventbrite (search for 'Dudley Libraries')

  • Halesowen Library: Monday 23rd October: Think Tank -  11-11.40am & 12-12.40pm. Learn about space, the natural world, electricity and more in this session from award winning science museum Think Tank.

  • Kingswinford Library: Wednesday 25th October:  Hour of Code -  11am-12pm. Choose your favourite character from Frozen, Minecraft, Star Wars and many more and work through a fun tutorial to learn the basics of coding. For children aged 6 +

  • Sedgley Library : Thursday 26th October - Ozobots Robot Coding -  2-3pm. Learn how to program mini Ozobot robots.

  • Stourbridge Library:  Friday 27th October: Hour of Code,  11-12pm. Choose your favourite character from Frozen, Minecraft, Star Wars and many more and work through a fun tutorial to learn the basics of coding. For children aged 6 +


Library Lion: fun packed theatre for 4-7 year olds.

Come along to this free family event! Find out what happens when a lion comes to storytime!  Songs, laughter and much more!


Arts and Crafts club 

A regular crafting club for children at Dudley Library.

4th November, 2-3pm.
2nd December 2-3pm.


National Careers Service: free sessions

Book an appointment to get free information and advice to help you with careers, learning and work opportunities.

Stourbridge Library
Ring for an appointment 01384 812945
Wednesday mornings.

Halesowen Library
Ring for an appointment 0121 296 5550
Thursdays mornings on a fortnightly basis.

Dudley Library
Ring for an appointment 0121 296 5550
Tuesdays mornings on fortnightly basis.  


Coding Club

Coding clubs are aimed at children 9-11 and take place after school. Coding clubs are great fun and help develop creative thinking and collaboration. Children learn how to make animations and games. [Term-time only].

Brierley Hill Library: Thursdays. Contact the Library for timings.

Stourbridge Library: Saturdays. Contact the Library for timings.   

Halesowen Library: Tuesdays: 4.30pm to 5.30pm.


Friends of Kingswinford and Wordsley Libraries

Everyone is welcome to come along to the meetings which will take place in the meeting room at Kingswinford Library.

Further dates to be published soon...


Need to know...

A range of informative sessions which take place in Libraries.  Details of future sessions will be published soon.


Local History Talks 

These fascinating and hugely popular talks take place in various libraries across the Borough. See our Local History Talks page.