Shirley library to close on Saturday - The Solihull Observer

Shirley library to close on Saturday

Solihull Editorial 1st May, 2014 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016   0

SHIRLEY Library will close its doors for the last time at 5pm on Saturday (May 3).

The closure – which has sparked controversy in the town – will allow library staff to pack all necesary stock in preparation for the move to the new library in Parkgate which is expected to open the week beginning May 19.

The current library has already extended the loan period for any items borrowed until Monday, June 9 when people will be able to return them to the new premises.

Alternatively, books can be returned to:

* Shirley Baptist Church between 10am and 12 noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until Friday, May 16.

* Solihull Connect at Shirley Police Station, between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

* Any Solihull Library or mobile library stop.

For anyone wanting to borrow books during the temporary closure mobile libaries will be available at the following times and places:

* Greenslade Road, Friday, May 16: 9.30am – 10am.

* Hargrave Road, Friday, May 16: 10.05am – 10.35am.

* Stretton Road, Friday, May 16: 11.45am – 12.15pm.

* Hornbrook Grove, Friday, May 16: 1.50pm – 2.20pm.

* Mason Court, Hillborough Road, Friday, May 16: 2.35pm – 3.05pm.

* Blythe Court, Friday, May 16: 3.15pm – 3.45pm.

* Skelcher Road, Monday, May 19: 2.30pm – 3pm.

* Halifax Road, Monday, May 19: 3.10pm – 3.40pm.

Items can also be renewed by calling 0121 704 8400 or online at: where people can also find a full list of alternative libraries and the timetable for the mobile library service.

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