Welcome to Shifnal Library

Address: Shifnal Library Broadway, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8AZ

Phone: 01952 461018

Email: shifnal.library@shropshire.gov.uk


This Library has level entry access.

Shifnal Library is run in partnership with Shifnal Town Council

Opening Hours:

Monday                 1pm – 5pm

Tuesday                 Closed

Wednesday           10am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm

Thursday               Closed

Friday                     10am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm

Saturday                9:30am – 1pm

  • Babies Under 5’s – Rhyme Time Monday 10:30 am – 11 am, (Term Time Only). Doors open at 10:15 am
  • Talking Books
  • Request Books – Can’t find a book, pop into the Library
  • Computers free access 2 hours per day. Printing is available
  • Photocopying available A4 & A3
  • Local History Books available
  • Chart media Posters and Books – £1 each

At Your Library

You can borrow:

  • Books for babies, children, young people and adults, in hardback, paperback and large print
  • Talking books on CD for children and adults
  • Language courses in books and on CD
  • Books on Prescription, fiction in other languages, books for readers with dyslexia and skills for life material
  • E-books and E-magazines

You can use:

  • Computers with internet access and printing facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Reference books, including over 100 online titles
  • Colour photocopier
  • Study space
  • The Health Zone

You can take part in:

  • Rhyme Times and Story Times
  • Reading groups

You can see:

  • Displays and exhibitions
  • Local newspapers and council minutes

You can find out about:

  • Your local area
  • Events
  • Courses
  • Council Services

Shropshire Libraries Charges

Hire charges:

  • Talking books and language courses – £2.50, 3-week loan

Items returned late:

  • Adult books – 25p per service day
  • Children’s books – no charge
  • Audio-visual items – charge equivalent to hire fee/period overdue
  • There is a maximum fine of £5 per book, and £10 for audio-visual items.


  • Items in stock at Shropshire Libraries – 75p
  • Requests are free for children, full-time students under 19 and concessionary members.
  • Inter-library loan (borrowed from another library authority) – £6


  • A4 Black and white (single-sided) – 18p per page
  • A4 Colour (single-sided) – 40p per page

For more details on charges please ask a member of staff or visit the Shropshire Council website.