Alcester Library and One Stop Shop

Opening hours

DayOpening hours
Monday09.30 – 17.30
Wednesday09.30 – 17.30
Thursday09.30 – 17.30
Friday09.30 – 17.30
Saturday10.00 – 16.00 (limited service 13.00-16.00)

Library services for Alcester are also available by telephone – 0300 555 8171:

  • Monday to Friday: 08.00 – 18.30
  • Saturday: 09.00 – 13.00


What we offer

Library services

Other council services

Children’s and young adults groups and activities

  • Chatterbooks – Book talk, fun games and crafts for 8-11-year-olds.  Every second Friday of the month, 16:00 – 17:00. Term time only.
  • Rhyme Time  –  Songs and rhymes for 0-2 year olds and parents and carers. Wednesdays,  10:30 – 11:00.
  • Lego Club – Lego Club is taking a break for the summer, returning on Tuesday 28 August.  In the meantime there are lots of amazing Summer Reading Challenge activities taking place at Alcester and other libraries.

Other groups and activities

  • Silver Surfers – free computer and tablet help sessions for people aged 50 plus.  Thursdays 10:00 – 12:00.  Drop-in, no need to book.
  • Crafternoon Tea – Fridays, 13:30 – 15:00.
  • Alcester Library Reading Group.  Every second Thursday of the month 14:00 – 16:00.
  • Betty’s Board Games. Mondays, 10:00 – 12:00.

Warwickshire Police public enquiry service

Call into the library where staff can put you in touch with the police to:

  • report a crime or anti-social behaviour,
  • report lost or found property etc,
  • access the police website using the free to use public computers.

Please visit or call 01926 415 000 for online and telephone services.

Stratford District Council services

You can talk one to a customer service advisor in Stratford-upon-Avon, using a Customer Access Terminal. Each terminal is equipped with scanners and webcams. The scanner allows you to easily show documents to an advisor and the webcams allow you to interact face to face for a more personal service.


  • accessible entrance
  • ramp
  • public area on one level
  • accessible toilet
  • accessible parking
  • access to low vision
  • registered assistance dogs welcome
  • facilities for visually impaired
  • staff are trained to help
  • information available

Alcester Library and One Stop Shop was last updated on July 30, 2018.