Dudley Libraries

Community support

Dudley Community Information Service

The Dudley Community Information Directory is the place to look to find out all about the services available across the borough.

The directory gathers information from a variety of businesses and services, signposting you to advice and support on matters such as housing, volunteering and employment opportunities, and health and wellbeing.

Looking for more support? Browse the Dudley Community Information Directory below

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Advice and guidance

Cancer support groups

Come to this friendly support group for comfort, understanding, and resources for those affected by cancer.

Healthy Lifestyles

Book an appointment with a local health service for advice on identifying how you can improve your health and wellbeing.

Councillor & MP Surgeries

Meet your local elected representative to discuss the area and share ideas.

Warm Spaces

Come along to one of our warm spaces coffee mornings this winter

Computer Buddy sessions

From printing to accessing information online, get all of your computer questions answered at one of our community IT sessions.

Cost of Living Support

Run by the Citizen's Advice Bureau, these dedicated sessions at Halesowen Library can help you manage the rising cost of living, with advice on budgeting and support if you're struggling.

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Barclays drop-in sessions

Get advice from the banking experts at Barclays at these friendly drop-in sessions. Whether you need help with online banking or want to learn more about your account options, come along.
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Support for businesses

Whether you're new to running a businesses or want to grow your network, you'll find plenty of career support across Dudley libraries.

Room Hire

From the Shenstone Theatre to The Castle Suite, we have a range of rooms available to hire across the borough perfect for meetings, workshops and hosting events.

121 Online business support

Join Start Up Dudley and access 1-2-1 virtual business support to discuss a business challenge or issue with a member of the business team through a pre-booked appointment.

Business information and resources

Join Start Up Dudley and access useful business support resources to help you access the information you need to start and grow your business.

What our members say

I can't thank our local library enough for the fantastic career resources they offer! From up-to-date books to online courses, I found everything I needed for my professional growth.

Timothy Biggs

A massive shoutout to our local library for the awesome UK citizenship test practice resources! The study materials and practice exams were a game-changer, and the librarians made the whole process a breeze.

Maria Barnes

Hats off to our amazing local library for the goldmine of resources on local and family history! Our library is a true treasure trove for anyone exploring their history- couldn't be more grateful!

Rachel Ebbs