Library Members

Libraries make a natural Poetry Place, and the following libraries (organised by region) are dedicated to the appreciation of poetry.

East Midlands

  • Chesterfield
    New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire
    01246 209292
    Chesterfield Library provides a venue in which some of Britain's best known poets perform.

West Midlands

  • Earlsdon
    Earlsdon Avenue North, Coventry CV5 6FZ
  • Eccleshall
    20 High Street, Eccleshall, Stafford ST21 6BZ
    Eccleshall Library provides poetry information via the internet and access to the English Poetry fulltext database at Stafford Library. Members of the Library Poetry Group will try to trace poems for library users.
  • Foleshill
    Broad Street, Coventry CV6 5BG
  • Hall Green
    1221 Stratford Road, Hall Green, Birmingham B28 9AD
  • Leominster
    8 Buttercross, Leominster, Herefordshire
  • Ludlow
    10 Old Street, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 1NP
  • Market Drayton
    51 Cheshire Street, Market Drayton, Shropshire
  • Redditch
    15 Market Place, Redditch, Worcestershire B98 8AR
  • Shrewsbury
    Castle Gates, Shrewsbury, SY1 2AS
  • Solihull (Central)
    Homer Road, Solihull B91 2RG
  • South Yardley
    Yardley Road, South Yardley, Birmingham B25 8LT
  • Sutton Coldfield
    Lower Parade, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B721XX
  • Telford and Wrekin mobile library
    c/o Stirchley Library, 01952 590352
  • Walsall (Central)
    Lichfield Street, Walsall WS1 1TR
  • Wolverhampton
    Snow Hill, Wolverhampton WV1 3AX

Yorkshire & Humberside

  • Bradford Central Library
    Prince's Way, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 1NN
    01274 753600 email: [email protected]
    For information on events, visit their website:
For more countrywide poetry, visit the Poetry Landmarks project.