Walsall library

Brief description

The building was designed by the architect J.S. Gibson.
It was extended in 1965, providing space for a gallery. A new childrens library, and music section were also added.

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

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant: £8,000
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 24 July 1906, by Alderman W. Hughes chairman of the Free Library and Art Gallery Committee

Photo of library today (2014):


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


Old picture of library (postcard):



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