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Libraries - Central Library

Opening times

Monday 9.00 - 8:00
Tuesday 9.00 - 8:00
Wednesday 9.00 - 8:00
Thursday 9.00 - 8:00
Friday 9.00 - 8:00
Saturday 9.00 - 4:30
Sunday 12:00 - 4:00
*From Monday 3 October, Central Library will close at 7.00pm on weekday evenings.


Smithford Way, Coventry




Telephone (main)

024 7683 2314


024 7683 2440

Services offered

Multi-faith and contemplation room
Books for loan free of charge
A children's library with a collection of books to help with homework
A wide variety of music on CD and tape for loan for a small charge
Talking Books free to visually impaired people, under 16s
DVDs for loan for a small charge
Books in Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Polish, Punjabi, Spanish, Urdu and Vietnamese
Language sets for learning a second language
Book request service
Information on computers courses
Family Information Service
Housebound reader service
Newspapers and magazines in English, Bengali, Chinese, Gujurati, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu

I.T. facilities

50 computers with internet access and Microsoft Office software
Wi-Fi access
Fax (small charge)
Photocopy (small charge)
Print (small charge)


Level access, automatic doors, lift to main library and upper level. All public areas are wheelchair accessible.

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