Shropshire Council

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Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 26 April 10:30am

These free sessions for children aged under 5 years, their parents and carers, are a great way to make new friends and enjoy simple stories, rhymes and crafts.

Library at the Lantern

Also runs on: 24 May, 28 June, 26 July ... and more dates

Wem Library - Knit and Natter Next running on: 26 April 10:30am

Weekly social group for lovers of knitting/crocheting/sewing and nattering! All welcome.

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - PACT Surgery (Police and Communities Together) Next running on: 26 April 10am

A chance to raise any issues or questions with your Safer Neighbourhood Team.

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 26 April 10am

Songs, rhymes, rhythm and fun for children under five.

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 03 May, 10 May, 17 May ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Knit, Craft and Natter Next running on: 27 April 10am

Do you knit, sew or do any other portable handcraft?

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 11 May, 25 May, 08 June ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Local and family history advice session Next running on: 27 April 2pm

Local and family history group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 04 May, 11 May, 18 May ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - A hundred years on...WWI remembered with words and songs Next running on: 27 April 6:30pm

A two-course meal and entertainment at The Boathouse.

Ellesmere Library

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 27 April 1:30pm

Come along to craft and chat with others over a cup of tea and a biscuit. All abilities welcome.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 04 May, 11 May, 18 May ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 27 April 10am

Are you interested in finding about your family history, or local history and don't know where to start?

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 04 May, 11 May, 18 May ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 27 April 10am

Rhymes, stories and songs for children under five years old.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 11 May, 25 May, 08 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Family and Local History Group (Mondays and Fridays) Next running on: 27 April 1:30pm

Oswestry Family and Local History volunteers run a twice-weekly advice service at Oswestry Library.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 30 April, 04 May, 07 May ... and more dates

Wem Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 27 April 2:15pm

Rhymes, songs and stories for children under five. Every Friday during term time.

Wem Library

Market Drayton Library - Board Games and Biscuits Next running on: 28 April 10am

Children are invited to come along and play board games or even bring their favourite board game with them.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 05 May, 12 May, 19 May ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Book sale Next running on: 28 April 10am

Join us at Market Drayton Library and pick up a book or two.

Market Drayton Library

Bridgnorth Library - IT help Next running on: 30 April 10am

It advice and support session.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 14 May, 21 May, 04 June ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Memory cafe Next running on: 30 April 10am

The memory café provides a gathering place for people with memory concerns or a diagnosis of Dementia or Alzheimer’s along with their carers or family members.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 25 June, 30 July, 24 September ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Lego Club Next running on: 30 April 3:45pm

Join us for some Lego fun!

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 14 May

Ludlow Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 30 April 10:30am

Come and join us for sing-along nursery rhymes, complete with all the actions!

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 07 May, 14 May, 21 May

Market Drayton Library - Code Club Next running on: 30 April 3:30pm

Programming for 9-13-year-olds.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 14 May, 21 May, 04 June ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - IT 1-2-1 sessions Next running on: 30 April 10am

Do you have questions about using the internet or email, how to attach documents or general computer problems?

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 30 April, 14 May, 14 May ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Rhyme & Storytimes Next running on: 30 April 2pm

These free sessions for children aged 0 to 4 years, their parents and carers are a great way to make new friends and enjoy stories, nursery rhymes and simple action songs.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 14 May, 21 May, 04 June ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 30 April 10:30am

These free sessions for children aged 0 to 4 years, their parents and carers are a great way to make new friends and enjoy nursery rhymes and simple action songs.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 14 May, 21 May, 04 June ... and more dates

Story and rhyme time Next running on: 30 April 2pm

Stories and rhyme for under 5s.

Highley Library

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 1 May 10:30am

These free sessions for children aged under 5 years, their parents and carers, are a great way to make new friends and enjoy simple stories, rhymes and crafts.

Bayston Hill Library

Also runs on: 05 June, 03 July, 07 August ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Monthly Poetry Session Next running on: 1 May 2:30pm

Monthly poetry group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 29 May, 26 June, 24 July ... and more dates

Library at the Lantern - Code Club Next running on: 1 May 4pm

A fantastic new club which introduces children from 9 to 11 years of age to computer programming.

Library at the Lantern

Also runs on: 08 May, 15 May, 22 May ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Family history advice session Next running on: 1 May 2:30pm

If you have a family history enquiry, make an appointment for one of our hour long sessions to find out more.

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 05 June

Market Drayton Library - Drayton Writers Next running on: 1 May 7pm

Drayton Writers is a small, friendly, constructive group with a variety of creative writing interests. If you have ever thought you had a novel, a story, a poem or a play in you why not come along?

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 05 June

Market Drayton Library - Scrabble club Next running on: 1 May 7pm

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 08 May, 15 May, 22 May ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Writing surgery with Dave Andrews (Oswestry Library’s Reader & Writer in Residence) Next running on: 1 May 11am

The surgery is an opportunity for anyone interested in writing to talk informally with Dave (our Reader & Writer in Residence) about their own work and/or ideas. Dave is also happy to talk to readers about his particular interests – literature and language.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 12 June, 24 July, 21 August ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 2 May 10am

Drop in to Oswestry Library for hearing aid tube changing, battery collection and advice on hearing aid care. Every first Wednesday of the month.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 06 June, 04 July, 01 August ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 2 May 10:15am

These free sessions for children aged under 5 years, their parents and carers, are a great way to make new friends and enjoy simple stories and crafts.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 09 May, 16 May, 23 May ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - World War I remembered Next running on: 3 May 2pm

An afternoon of sharing memorabilia and stories from WW1.

Ellesmere Library

Oswestry Library - Lego club Next running on: 3 May 3:15pm

Have fun with bricks!

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 10 May, 17 May, 24 May

Pontesbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 3 May 2:30pm

These free sessions for children aged under 5 years, their parents and carers, are a great way to make new friends and enjoy simple stories and crafts.

Pontesbury Library

Also runs on: 07 June, 05 July, 02 August ... and more dates

Shifnal Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 4 May 10:30am

Come along and join us for sing-along nursery rhymes and stories in this free session for pre-school children.

Shifnal Library

Also runs on: 08 June, 06 July, 07 September ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - How does your garden grow? Next running on: 4 May 10am

Join John Adams from Springwood Nurseries and get all your questions answered about all aspects of gardening.

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - NatWest Community Banker Next running on: 4 May 10:30am

Jane Hitchen will be here from NatWest to help and support you with your banking queries

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 18 May

Ellesmere Library - Family knit and craft workshop Next running on: 5 May 2:15pm

Learn to knit or improve with some expert tuition from volunteers.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 02 June

Market Drayton Library - Junior Book Panel Next running on: 5 May 11am

Meeting once a month to swap good books, ideas and to ditch the rubbish ones together.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 02 June, 30 June, 28 July

Whitchurch Library - Caldecott Club Next running on: 5 May 10:15am

How to draw a 3D handprint, come along and create your own optical illusion.

Whitchurch Library

Gobowen Library - Time to listen Next running on: 8 May 2pm

Take some time for yourself, relax and listen to a good story read aloud

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 12 June, 10 July

Oswestry Library - Time to Listen Next running on: 8 May 2pm

Visit Oswestry library to relax and listen to poetry and stories read outloud by the staff. Enjoy meeting people in an informal setting at the library and being read to. Free, no need to book.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 22 May, 05 June, 19 June ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 8 May 10am

Join the regular knit and natter session. Share your love of knitting, find inspiration and make new friends. No need to book, just bring wool and knitting needles or a crochet hook.

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 22 May

Ellesmere Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 9 May 10:30am

Songs and stories for under-4s.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 23 May, 06 June, 20 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Finding your own Power Next running on: 9 May 12:30pm

Finding your true self in a world full of negativity can be difficult – but you are worth it. Talk by Local author P J Ruscoe.

Oswestry Library

Market Drayton Library - Library Book Group Next running on: 12 May 11:45am

Discuss the chosen novel with the group.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 09 June

Bridgnorth Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 14 May 10:30am

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 04 June, 09 July, 06 August ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Time to Listen Next running on: 14 May 2pm

Take some time for yourself, relax, and listen to a good story read.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 04 June

Whitchurch Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 14 May 2pm

Drop in, pull up a chair and listen to great stories and poems for adults read aloud by library staff and volunteers.

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Time to listen Next running on: 15 May 11am

Stories and readings for adults.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 19 June, 17 July

Market Drayton Library - Friends of Market Drayton – Meole Clarinet Next running on: 15 May 7pm

Come and hear a musical feast with an introduction to the Clarinet Choir.

Market Drayton Library

Whitchurch Library - Reading Group Next running on: 15 May 5:30pm

Well established friendly library group, reading a wide range of books supplied by Shropshire Libraries.

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 16 May 1pm

£2.50 per person. Places limited. Speak to Library staff to book a place.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 13 June, 18 July, 15 August ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Afternoon reading group Next running on: 17 May 2:30pm

Come along and hear the books that members of the group are enjoying and recommend your favourite reads to them

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 21 June, 19 July, 16 August ... and more dates

Gobowen Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 17 May 11am

These free sessions for children aged 0 to 4 years, their parents and carers, are a great way to make new friends and enjoy stories, nursery rhymes and simple action songs.

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 21 June, 19 July

Oswestry Library - Board Game Café Next running on: 19 May 12pm

These sessions are for everyone who wants to play a board game. You can bring your own, or learn a new one from the collection available to borrow. People are here to help you learn the rules.

Oswestry Library

Whitchurch Library - Shropshire Rocks Next running on: 19 May 10am

Bring a rock to be decorated and then hidden in the Jubilee Park ready for Party in the Park.

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 26 May

Gobowen Library - afternoon tea with memories Next running on: 22 May 2pm

Memories event for people suffering with dementia or anyone caring for sufferers.

Gobowen Library

Oswestry Library - Dementia Awareness Next running on: 22 May 12:30pm

George Rook will be speaking about how he is living with dementia, how it was diagnosed and how he deals with it on a day to day basis.

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Tea and memories Next running on: 23 May 2pm

For local people with memory loss to pop in with their family / carer to enjoy

Bridgnorth Library

Market Drayton Library - hearing aid clinic Next running on: 23 May 10am

Drop in for hearing aid tube changing, battery collection and advice on hearing aid care.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 27 June

Oswestry Library - Felted Flowers – Oswestry Makes 2018 Next running on: 24 May 10am

Come and make felted flowers using the wet felting technique.

Oswestry Library

Whitchurch Library - Fabric hearts wreath workshop Next running on: 24 May 1:30pm

Come along and make a fabric hearts wreath with textile artist Sue Edwards.

Whitchurch Library

Oswestry Library - Heritage Comics: helping bring history to life Next running on: 25 May 12:30pm

Local artist/illustrator and Archaeologist John Swogger explains his year long series of newspaper comic strips about local archaeology, history and heritage.

Oswestry Library

Whitchurch Library - Tea and Memories Next running on: 25 May 10:30am

Local people with memory loss or dementia are invited to pop in with their family/carer to enjoy memories or songs on the theme of 'seaside days'.

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Police PACT Surgery Next running on: 29 May 3pm

Opportunity to meet members of the local policing team and to discuss issues and concerns

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 13 June

Whitchurch Library - Elmer Fun Hour Next running on: 29 May 10:15am

Come along in your brightest colours to help us celebrate Elmer Day, with crafts, colouring and games.

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - Writers' Group Next running on: 29 May 2pm

Pick up your pen, write a novel, a story, a poem or a play.

Whitchurch Library

Bishop’s Castle Library - Children’s Half-Term Event Next running on: 30 May 9am

Join us for stories and a craft activity to celebrate spring.

Bishop's Castle Library

Bishop’s Castle Library - Hay-on-Wye Festival of Literature Coach Trip Next running on: 30 May 9am

Join us for a wonderful day at the Hay on Wye Festival of Literature

Bishop's Castle Library

Oswestry Library - Knit for Life group Next running on: 30 May 1:30pm

Find out more about the Oswestry Knit for Life group.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 27 June

Oswestry Library - A romp through beginners Welsh Next running on: 14 June 12:30pm

Dave Andrews (our bi-lingual Reader/Writer in Residence) takes those with no Welsh whatsoever through basic sentence structures, and promises you’ll come away able to form hundreds of sentences! Notes provided. Croeso!

Oswestry Library

Bishop’s Castle Library - Annual Massive Book Sale Next running on: 15 June 10am

Grab yourself a bargain at our annual fund raising book sale!

Bishop's Castle Library

Also runs on: 16 June

Bishop’s Castle Library - Tea and Coffee Morning Next running on: 15 June 10am

Join us for a cuppa and a slice of cake

Bishop's Castle Library

Oswestry Library - cross stitch a bookmark – Oswestry Makes 2018 Next running on: 10 July 10am

Come and make a cross stitch bookmark decorated with flowers.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Drop into Shakespeare – Romeo and Juliet Next running on: 12 July 12:30pm

A talk about this doomed romance with Pam Johnson. In time for the live screening at Kinoculture on Wednesday 18 July.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Herbs – grow them, use them and love them! Next running on: 18 July 12:30pm

Cathy Preston gives an insight into the many practical uses for common and unusual herbs.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Mabinogion Next running on: 26 July 12:30pm

Dave Andrews (our bi-lingual Reader/Writer in Residence) leads a talk on, and reads excerpts from, the legendary Welsh Folk Tales.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Paper Flowers – Oswestry Makes 2018 Next running on: 14 August 10am

Come and make paper flowers – open to all ages.

Oswestry Library