Library of Birmingham

Local nameLibrary of Birmingham
LocationBirmingham, United Kingdom

The Library of Birmingham is a public library in Birmingham, England. It is situated on the west side of the city centre at Centenary Square, beside the Birmingham Rep and Baskerville House. Upon opening on 3 September 2013, it replaced Birmingham Central Library. The library, which is estimated to have cost £188.8 million, is viewed by the Birmingham City Council as a flagship project for the city's redevelopment. It has been described as the largest public library in the United Kingdom, the largest public cultural space in Europe, and the largest regional library in Europe. 2,414,860 million visitors came to the library in 2014 making it the 10th most popular visitor attraction in the UK.

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Opening hours

Mon - Tue: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wed - Sat: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: closed

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +44 121 242 4242

Address Broad Street, B1 2NR Birmingham

Coordinates 52°28'46.937" N -1°54'30.572" E

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