Education, Learning and Libraries



EducationEducation, Learning and Libraries




Adult and Community Learning in Dudley

Adult learningAdult learning is for people who want to learn new things

Some people want to learn a new skill that will help them to find a job

Some people want to make friends and do something fun in their spare time


Read or write

You may want to learn about many things like:


Getting better at reading and writing


Computer Training


How to use a computer





Painting or taking photographs





Learn to cook food





Dancing or exercising





Acting and plays



Life Skills


Learn how to live alone or with other people



PayYou can go to a class and learn how to do these things

Some of the classes are in the daytime and some are in the evening

You will have to pay for these classes


Some of the classes are in local places called Learning Centres

There are three of these in Dudley




People who work in the centres are friendly and want to see you there





Telephone:  Anna Fusco on 01384 816587 who can help you to find the best class for you










There are three colleges in Dudley that have classes for adults and young people

You can phone or email the colleges and they will talk to you about what you can do there



Dudley College

Telephone:  01384 363363




BMET College in Stourbridge

Telephone:  0845 155 0101




Halesowen College

Telephone:  0121 602 7777




Most libraries are open every day and it is free to go in

You will need to get your own library card to take out books, CDs or DVDs


Library books


You can visit a library to take out a book, CD or DVD



Computer Training


use a computer or join a class


Dudley Libraries – ‘Bag Books’

Bags books are multi-sensory books for people with learning disabilities

They offer accessible stories told by touch, actions and emotions instead of pictures and words

Bag books are free to borrow and can be picked up at any library.  For more information call your library.

Libraries are in:

Dudley town centre – 01384 815560


Halesowen – 01384 812982


Brierley Hill – 01384 812874


Stourbridge – 01384 812945


Sedgley – 01384 812790


Kingswinford – 01384 812740


Lye – 01384 812835


Cradley – 01384 812885


Dudley Wood – 816496


Coseley – 01384 812775


Gornal 01384 812755


Netherton – 01384 812845


Long Lane 01384 812880