The Hobbit has become the first book to be placed on the shelves of the Library of Birmingham.
The book, J.R.R. Tolkien’s much-loved 1937 children’s fantasy tale, was placed on the shelf by Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council, to mark the imminent handover of the building by Carillion, the Library of Birmingham’s construction partner, to Birmingham City Council.
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A generally dry and bright morning but clouding over through the afternoon.
A dry and sunny start but cloud will increase during the afternoon.
Showers and thunder should clear away by tonight.