Kings Norton

Brief description

Built next to the Post Office in 1906. The foundation stone was laid by Councillor Edwin Shephard. The building was designed by Benjamin Bower, and built by Mr Jackson. It cost £1,000.

The library was enlarged in 1939.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Birmingham council. (2017)

  • Year grant given (if known):
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  • Year opened (and by who – if known): August 1906

Photo of library today (2013):

kingsnorton-flickrPhoto by flickr user Elliott Brown (shared under cc licence)


Old photo of library (postcard):

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