Coronavirus information, including updated opening hours

The Hive has re-opened on 4th July. Opening hours are Mon-Fri 10am – 5pm, Sat 10am – 4pm.

Please note limited services are available. From Monday 3rd August, library customers will be able to: browse shelves and borrow books using self-service kiosks, return books, pre-book public computers and pre-book a desk in the library for study and/or wi-fi access.

Full details are available on

Digital library services are available via the Digital Library Hub

Hive highlights

Plan your visit

Getting here

How to get to The Hive

The Hive is located in Worcester City centre, near the racecourse and facing the riverfront

Floor plan

Floor plan

Find your way around inside The Hive

Council customer services

The Worcestershire Hub

Worcestershire hub

The Worcestershire Hub's primary aim is to improve access to council services for the people of Worcestershire

Services and facilities

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For business


The Hive is a valuable centre for businesses, as a provider of specialist resources and as a meeting and training venue.

History at The Hive

History of The Hive

The dedicated history floor offers access to information on Worcestershire dating back to the last Ice Age.

A partnership between - University of Worcester - Worcestershire County Council