Wolverhampton's libraries are welcoming visitors old and new with a range of activities over the coming months.

Branches are now operating at their pre-pandemic opening hours, with each offering free Wi-Fi and free access to PCs, as well as printing and photocopying facilities. Study spaces can also be reserved at Central Library.

Free story time and rhyme time sessions at Central Children’s, Bilston, Spring Vale, Warstones, Wednesfield and Whitmore Reans libraries have new restarted. Contact your local library for more details. Schools interested in arranging class visits can email elisabeth.whitehouse@wolverhampton.gov.uk to find out more.

Half term events are being planned at Central Children's Library, while digital support sessions and the Adult Reading Group are due to resume in the near future; anyone who would like to join the Adult Reading Group is invited to register their interest by emailing andrew.miles@wolverhampton.gov.uk

In the meantime, adults can enjoy a virtual reading group and join in with discussions about popular titles either over the phone or online. Phone 01902 552025 or email readingfriends@wolverhampton.gov.uk for more details.

Councillor Jasbir Jaspal, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for Public Health and Wellbeing, said: "I am pleased that our libraries are now back to their normal opening hours and we are looking forward to welcoming existing customers, and new ones too. Membership is free, so why not sign up today?"

It's free to join Wolverhampton's libraries – to find out more, please visit Libraries, call 01902 552025 or follow the library service on social media at Facebook and Twitter.

Please note, Collingwood Library remains closed as it is located within the Broadway Gardens care setting. The council is working with Broadway Gardens to ensure that the library can reopen safely as soon as possible.