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Ludlow Library - ICT help Next running on: 16 July 9:30am

Weekly one to one sessions for anyone needing help with lap tops, tablets, smartphones and iPads

Ludlow Library

Ludlow Library - Lego Club Next running on: 16 July 3:45pm

Join us for some Lego fun!

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 23 July

Ludlow Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 16 July 10:30am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 23 July

Market Drayton Library - IT 1-2-1 sessions Next running on: 16 July 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: 16 July, 23 July, 23 July ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Rhyme & Storytimes Next running on: 16 July 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: 23 July

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 16 July 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

Bishops Castle Library - Scrabble group Next running on: 17 July 2pm

Join us for a game or two of Scrabble. All are welcome.

Bishop's Castle Library

Also runs on: 24 July, 31 July, 07 August ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Time to listen Next running on: 17 July 11am

Stories and readings for adults.

Bridgnorth Library

Library at the Lantern - Code Club Next running on: 17 July 4pm

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

Library at the Lantern

Market Drayton Library - Scrabble club Next running on: 17 July 2:30pm

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 24 July, 31 July, 07 August ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Time to Listen Next running on: 17 July 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

Wem Library - Card Making Craft Group Next running on: 17 July 10:30am

Come along and join our social group designing and making greeting cards for all occasions. The group meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

Wem Library

Also runs on: 24 July, 31 July

Wem Library - Reading Group Next running on: 17 July 2:30pm

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

Wem Library

Wem Library - Scrabble Group Next running on: 17 July 2pm

Weekly social group for lovers of playing Scrabble. All welcome.

Wem Library

Also runs on: 24 July, 31 July

Bridgnorth Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 18 July 1pm

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 15 August, 19 September, 17 October ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 18 July 10:30am

Songs and stories for under-4s.

Ellesmere Library

Ludlow Library - meet the author Next running on: 18 July 2pm

An Afternoon with Joy Rhoades.

Ludlow 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

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 18 July 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: 25 July, 01 August, 08 August ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Afternoon reading group Next running on: 19 July 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: 16 August, 20 September, 18 October ... and more dates

Gobowen Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 19 July 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

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 20 July 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: 27 July, 03 August, 10 August ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 20 July 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: 27 July, 03 August, 10 August ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 20 July 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 03 August, 17 August, 31 August ... and more dates

Wem Library - Creative Writing Group Next running on: 20 July 1:30pm

Have you ever thought you had a novel, a story, a poem or a play in you? Share tips, ideas and experience.

Wem Library

Ellesmere Library - Saturday Storytime Next running on: 21 July 2pm

Come along to hear some stories about mischievous characters

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 28 July, 18 August, 01 September

Shrewsbury Library - Arts Award Discover: Information Drop-in Next running on: 23 July 10am

This information session is a drop-in event where children can find out more about Arts Award Discover and sign up to begin their journey into the arts.

Shrewsbury Library

Bridgnorth Library - Monthly Poetry Session Next running on: 24 July 2:30pm

Monthly poetry group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 21 August, 18 September, 16 October ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Mischief Maker summer reading challenge - sign up and craftCh Next running on: 24 July 1:30pm

Come along and sign up to this year’s summer reading challenge and be a mischief maker!

Church Stretton Library

Oswestry Library - Writing surgery with Dave Andrews (Oswestry Library’s Reader & Writer in Residence) Next running on: 24 July 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: 21 August, 04 September, 16 October ... and more dates

Wem Library - bird feeder craft session Next running on: 24 July 2:30pm

Make a colourful bird feeder at our craft session,

Wem Library

Ludlow Library - Arts Award Discover: Information Drop-in Next running on: 25 July 10am

This information session is a drop-in event where children can find out more about Arts Award Discover and sign up to begin their journey into the arts.

Ludlow Library

Ludlow Library - Knit and natter Next running on: 25 July 10:15am

Knit ‘n’ Natter group for all those who enjoy knitting and crochet and would like to join like minded people for fun, chat and sharing ideas.

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 08 August, 22 August

Market Drayton Library - Free picnic Next running on: 25 July 12pm

Join us for our free children's picnic

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 01 August, 08 August, 15 August ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 25 July 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 29 August, 26 September

Oswestry Library - Chess Club Next running on: 25 July 1pm

Do you play chess? Have you ever wanted to? Now’s your chance! Come along and have a go at the library.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 01 August, 08 August, 15 August ... and more dates

Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 26 July 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: 23 August, 27 September, 25 October ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Arts Award Discover: Information Drop-in Next running on: 26 July 2pm

This information session is a drop-in event where children can find out more about Arts Award Discover and sign up to begin their journey into the arts.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Faerie Wonderland Workshop with P. J. Roscoe Next running on: 26 July 2pm

Join author P. J. Roscoe and illustrator Liz Monks for a magical trip into a faerie wonderland, with faerie storytelling and a faerie garden craft workshop using elements from nature.

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 - St John’s Ambulance – First Aid Demos Next running on: 26 July 3pm

Come and learn essential First Aid skills with St John’s Ambulance! Suitable for adults or children. Why not bring the whole family?

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 02 August, 09 August, 16 August ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Breast Cancer Awareness and how you can protect yourself. A talk by Jackie Vaughan (Breast Cancer UK) Next running on: 27 July 10:30am

Breast Cancer UK believes that breast cancer prevention is possible and wants you to know what you can do to reduce your risk.

Oswestry Library

Wem Library - Jake's Take Next running on: 27 July 2:30pm

Join local Young Storyteller of the Year, Jake ‘Trick’ Evans, for a fun-filled, interactive story-telling session. Suitable for children 5 to 11 years.

Wem Library

Market Drayton Library - Junior Book Panel Next running on: 28 July 11am

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

Market Drayton Library

Ellesmere Library - Memory cafe Next running on: 30 July 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: 27 August, 24 September, 29 October ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Pyn Stockman’s Tricky Tricksters Next running on: 30 July 10:30am

Join us for stories with masks and puppets

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 30 July

Oswestry Library - Dogs Trust Storytime Next running on: 30 July 10:30am

Dogs Trust Education and Community Officer, Alison Donald will be visiting the library with her rescue dog, Bertie. Come along and listen to a selection of stories all about mischievous dogs!

Oswestry Library

Market Drayton Library - Craft Event: Paper Aeroplanes Next running on: 1 August 10:30am

Join us for a fun craft session making paper aeroplanes

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 1 August 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: 05 September, 03 October, 07 November ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - MarioKart Gaming Experience at Oswestry Library! Next running on: 1 August 10am

Join us for two hours of competitive Mario Kart 8 Racing fun. Booking essential

Oswestry Library

Pontesbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 2 August 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: 06 September, 04 October, 01 November ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Soap carving workshop Next running on: 2 August 11am

Join the Shropshire Woodcarvers for a children’s Soap carving event.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 23 August

Library at the Lantern - Cartoon Workshop with Malcolm Whittall Next running on: 3 August 3pm

Join us for a workshop to learn how to draw cartoons.

Library at the Lantern

Ellesmere Library - Origami Workshop Next running on: 4 August 2pm

Come along and make some paper creations.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 04 August

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons – A Parade for Thieves Next running on: 4 August 1pm

The classic adventure fantasy game! Join our professional Dungeon Master for an adventure like no other!

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for Under 16s Next running on: 4 August 9:30am

The classic adventure fantasy game! Join our professional Dungeon Master for an adventure like no other, no screens required!

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 18 August

Bridgnorth Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 6 August 10:30am

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 10 September, 08 October, 12 November ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Mischief Maker Crafts Next running on: 6 August 11am

Free craft session at the library! Free drop in– no booking required. Suitable for children 4-11. Parental supervision required

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 13 August, 20 August, 28 August

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 7 August 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: 04 September, 02 October, 06 November ... and more dates

Library at the Lantern - Story Time with Authors Sarah Griffiths and Sarah Isaacs Next running on: 7 August 10:30am

Join children’s authors Sarah Griffiths and Sarah Isaacs as they bring to life the exciting rhyming adventures: Douglas’s Trousers and Derek the Alien!

Library at the Lantern

Ludlow Library - Family history advice session Next running on: 7 August 2pm

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: 04 September, 02 October, 06 November ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Drayton Writers Next running on: 7 August 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: 04 September

Oswestry Library - The Care System and the Law: advice on key legal issues Next running on: 7 August 12:30pm

Find out about the important legal issues surrounding the care system that could affect you.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Wild West Lego Workshop Next running on: 7 August 2pm

Join Rob Spinks from ‘Bricks And Tricks’ at the library this summer for a fun, creative Lego workshop with a Wild West theme! Booking essential

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Mischievous Creatures: Derek the Alien and Douglas - Storyboarding with Sarah Isaacs and Sarah Griffiths Next running on: 8 August 10:30am

Join us in the adventures of Derek the Alien and Douglas and His Magic Trousers.

Bridgnorth Library

Market Drayton Library - Story Time with Authors Next running on: 8 August 2:30pm

Join us for stories with children’s authors Sarah Isaacs and Sarah Griffiths

Market Drayton Library

Gobowen Library - Mischief stories and activities Next running on: 9 August 11am

Come and enjoy stories full of mischievous characters who cause havoc for their poor parents.

Gobowen Library

Shrewsbury Library - Mark Bardsley - illustration and poetry Next running on: 9 August 10:30am

Funny poetry and live drawing session with poet and illustrator Mark Bardsley.

Shrewsbury Library

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

Discuss the chosen novel with the group.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 08 September

Market Drayton Library - Mark Bardsley’s Funny Poems and Cartoons Next running on: 13 August 10:30am

Join Mark Bardsley for funny poems and a cartoon workshop

Market Drayton Library

Bridgnorth Library - Storyboarding and Comic Book Making with Illustrator and Storyteller Fran O’Boyle Next running on: 14 August 10am

Join us for fun with illustrator and storyteller Fran O'Boyle.

Bridgnorth Library

Church Stretton Library - Funny poetry and live drawing session with Mark Bardsley Next running on: 14 August 11am

Create a Dennis the Menace and Gnasher style version of yourself and your favourite pet/animal.

Church Stretton 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

Shrewsbury Library - Bricks n Tricks Next running on: 14 August 10:30am

Make a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory themed Lego collection.

Shrewsbury Library

Bishops Castle Library - Party Animals with Simon from Corner Exotics Next running on: 15 August 10:30am

Back by popular demand! Join Simon and his furry and not-so-furry friends from Corner Exotics as we learn about the animals and handle them!

Bishop's Castle Library

Oswestry Library - Flowers & Fish Willow Craft! Next running on: 16 August 10am

A family workshop, weaving willow and other bendy materials to make remembrance flowers or fun willow fish.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Tiny Terrors Party Games Next running on: 16 August 2pm

An hour of crazy party games at the library, including a Dennis the Menace Beanbag tournament, balancing, bubble blowing and more.

Oswestry Library

Ellesmere Library - Lego Workshop Next running on: 18 August 10am

Come along and build a working farm from Lego bricks and pieces.

Ellesmere Library

Market Drayton Library - Drop-in Craft Event: Hedgehog paper folding Next running on: 18 August 10am

Join us and have some fun making paper hedgehogs

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons – Death on the Wandering Pass Next running on: 18 August 1pm

The classic adventure fantasy game! Join our professional Dungeon Master for an adventure like no other!

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Bricks and Tricks Lego Workshop—Wild West Next running on: 20 August 10:30am

Do you love Lego? Would you like to build a wild west scene in the library?

Bridgnorth Library

Library at the Lantern - Dogs Trust Story and Craft Next running on: 21 August 10:30am

Come and join Alison Donald the Dogs Trust Education and Community Officer to hear some stories about mischievous dogs and make a soft rope toy for your own dog or for a dog at the Dogs Trust rehoming centre to play with.

Library at the Lantern

Oswestry Library - Gnasher Craft Workshop Next running on: 21 August 2pm

Make your very own Gnasher and have a go at Dennis the Menace beanbag toss!

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Dogs Trust Workshop with Bertie the Dog Next running on: 22 August 10:30am

Listen to a selection of stories all about mischievous dogs and come and make a soft rope toy for your own dog or for a dog at our rehoming centre to play with.

Bridgnorth Library

Market Drayton Library - Story Time with Mike Clegg Next running on: 22 August 10:30am

Mike Clegg reads from his children’s book

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Crazy Kids Party Games Next running on: 23 August 2pm

An hour of crazy party games for older children at the library, including a Dennis the Menace Beanbag tournament, balloon walking, a sock war, and more.

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Illustration and Poetry with Mark Bardsley Next running on: 24 August 10:30am

Funny poetry and live drawing session with Poet and Illustrator Mark Bardsley.

Bridgnorth Library

Church Stretton Library - Beano-style arts and craft summer reading challenge Next running on: 24 August 11am

Come and make a Dennis the Menace hairstyle or a clothes peg catapult!

Church Stretton Library

Oswestry Library - Caring for Carers: A self help workshop Next running on: 28 August 1pm

Whether you care for someone professionally, or in your personal life, this workshop will provide valuable self-care techniques to ensure that there is enough energy to go around.

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Mischief Makers Paper Crafts Next running on: 29 August 11am

Make a Beano inspired mask and have a go at designing your own comic cover.

Bridgnorth Library

Bishops Castle Library - Cartoon Fun with Malcolm Whittall Next running on: 30 August 3pm

Join us for a workshop to learn to draw cartoons - no artistic skill necessary!

Bishop's Castle Library

Church Stretton - Dogs Trust Next running on: 30 August 10:30am

Meet and greet a dog and make a toy for your own dog to chew.

Church Stretton Library

Library at the Lantern - Mark Bardsley Poet and Illustrator Next running on: 31 August 10:30am

Funny poetry & live drawing session with poet and illustrator Mark Bardsley.

Library at the Lantern

Ellesmere Library - Family knit and craft workshop Next running on: 1 September 2:15pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 06 October, 03 November, 01 December

Oswestry Library - Board Game Café Next running on: 1 September 10am

Come along & try a new game – or bring a favourite from home. Café with cakes, hot & cold drinks run by Oswestry Guide Dogs Fundraising Group

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Marvellous Magic Show! Next running on: 1 September 2pm

Join Rob Spinks from ‘Bricks And Tricks’ at the library this summer for a spell-binding hour of marvellous magic!

Oswestry Library

Ellesmere Library - Time to Listen Next running on: 3 September 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 01 October, 05 November, 03 December

Shifnal Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 7 September 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: 05 October, 02 November, 10 December

Oswestry Library - St John’s Ambulance – Defibrillator Demos Next running on: 8 September 2pm

Come to the library and learn how to use this essential piece of life saving equipment with this free session with St John’s Ambulance.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 22 September