Stirchley library

Brief description

The foundation stone was laid by Councillor HMR Grant on 1 August 1905. Cadbury Brothers provided the site (and may have contributed towards the building costs too, although the majority of these were funded by Carnegie). The architect was John P Osborne and the building contractor was George Webb.

Awarded Grade II listing in 1998.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Birmingham city council (2016)

  • Year grant given (if known):
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  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 1907

Photo of library today (2013):

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Photo credit: flickr user Elliott Brown, shared under cc licence

Details:

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Photo credit: flickr user Elliott Brown, shared under cc licence

Old photo of library (postcard):

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