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As you may be aware the library has been without a boiler for a while now.
We are hoping that local business will be interested in tendering for some work on the library.
The work is made up of 2 components:
Provide and install one boiler connected to the new meter in the basement and to the ground floor heating system only or to provide and install one boiler connected to the new meter in the basement and to the ground floor and first floor heating systems. To
On Tuesday 6th and Thursday 29th November Stirchley Library will be open until 8pm! Pop along for a limited library service – you’ll be able to borrow, return and renew, and also meet some of FOSL’s volunteers!
Interested in becoming a FOSL volunteer and helping at future late night openings? Please get in touch!
Heritage Open Day – Saturday 8 September: 1400-1600
Come and discover Stirchley Library which was designed by local architect John P Osborne. Opened in 1905, it is Grade 2 Listed and has been in continuous use as Council Library to the present day, being a much loved mainstay of the local community.
On display will be an exhibition of rarely seen photographs (including events from 1970s and 1980s) reflecting the history of the library building and the people who have worked in and used it.
It is an opportunity to share or discover how access to books …
As part of Friends of Stirchley Library’s (FOSL) successful bid to the Local Innovation Fund, we have purchased a self-service kiosk that will enable users to return and check out books, check their balance and pay fines. This will help free up the library staff for other important work.
In order for books to be taken out and returned via the kiosk, they need to be tagged and stickered. This is big task and we need your help! Our first challenge is going to be to add the entire children’s fiction section to the system.
Following the campaign to save Stirchley Library in 2017, Friends of Stirchley Library is now focused on the future of the library. We want to support the existing library service and staff and keep the library at the centre of the Stirchley community for years to come.
Over the next six months, FOSL will establish a network of volunteers who can support the library staff and move towards the library being open more often and accessible to more people. Last year, lots of people in the community registered their interest in volunteering with FOSL. …