The Girl from Guildford Street

Remember times gone by with local writer Gina Maddison as she gives an illustrated talk on her working class background and growing up in a back to back house in […]

Dementia Cafe

Are you living with Dementia? Come and join us in a relaxed friendly environment to meet and learn from others in a similar situation, get information and advice, join in […]

Steps to Work

Free employment and training support for anyone not working at Smethwick Library.  One to one computer support for people looking for employment.  To book an appointment please telephone 07900903526


Guest speakers, a range of stall holders, book signings and talks throughout the day. Call 0121 569 4945 for further information.

Forget Me Not

Jim’s wife, a patient on a dementia ward, has died from what appears to be natural causes. Jim is a retired detective and he smells a rat. He’s determined to […]

Ole Berry Book Club

Oldbury Library is starting a new book club. The aim is to inspire people to read at least one book per quarter, get together and discuss it. Authors from various […]

Brandhall Library Reading Group

First Friday of the month, come along and join in with this lively group.  There is no need to have previously read the current book.  Please look out for our […]

Author Talk – Grace Caroline Holte

Meet the author of ‘The Girl from Guildford Street’, a story about growing up in Birmingham’s back-to-back houses in the 1950’s and 60’s