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Bridgnorth Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 21 May 11am

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 18 June

Church Stretton Library - Diana Nuttall – Mammoths in Shropshire, Lions in Venice Next running on: 21 May 9:30am

Exhibition of paintings – Acrylics, Pastels, Prints, Cars, Placemats, Coaster – All by local artist Diana Nuttall

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 23 May, 24 May, 25 May ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Rhymetime Next running on: 21 May 10:30am

Fun for under-fives.

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 28 May, 04 June, 11 June ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Scrabble club Next running on: 21 May 2:30pm

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 28 May

Oswestry Library - One on One IT Help Sessions Next running on: 21 May 9:30am

Do you need help with IT? Don't struggle. We have a team of volunteers who can provide one on one IT support for customers. Booking is ESSENTIAL.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 23 May, 24 May, 28 May ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Drop in with the Alzheimer’s Society Next running on: 21 May 11am

As part of Dementia Awareness Week, a staff member from the Alzheimer’s Society and an individual living well with dementia will be at Shrewsbury Library.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Hearing Aid clinic Next running on: 21 May 10am

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

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 18 June

Shrewsbury Library - IT drop-in Next running on: 21 May 9:30am

A free volunteer-led drop in session for those who need IT help.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 28 May, 04 June, 11 June ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - National Careers Service Next running on: 21 May 9:30am

Careers advice for adults.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 28 May, 04 June, 11 June ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Scrabble Club Next running on: 21 May 4:30pm

Scrabble competitions for all ages – we have junior and original sets. Boost your word power and have a great time!

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 11 June, 25 June, 09 July ... and more dates

Wem Library - Card Making Craft Group Next running on: 21 May 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: 28 May

Wem Library - Friends of Wem Library meeting Next running on: 21 May 2:30pm

Join us for a talk entitled ‘Heroes and Heroines’. All welcome.

Wem Library

Wem Library - Scrabble Group Next running on: 21 May 2pm

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 28 May

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 21 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

Whitchurch Library - Reading Group Next running on: 21 May 5:30pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Living With Memory Loss Next running on: 22 May 2pm

Living with memory loss? Join us and see how we can help.

Bridgnorth Library

Ellesmere Library - Bridge workshops for beginners and improvers Next running on: 22 May 2pm

Learn to play bridge or improve your skills at a workshop with Nat.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 29 May, 05 June, 12 June ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Learning at lunchtime: various sessions Next running on: 22 May 1pm

Join us at lunchtime and learn something new.

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 26 June, 24 July

Market Drayton Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 22 May 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: A Welsh Woman’s Reflections Next running on: 22 May 12:30pm

Inspired by her mother’s battle with Alzheimer's, Brenda Jones put pen to paper to create a delightful miscellany of short stories.

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 22 May 2:30pm

Unwind, relax and listen to stories and poems about mothers

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Story Time Next running on: 22 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: 29 May, 05 June, 12 June ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Dementia Cafe Next running on: 23 May 10am

Relax. Enjoy a cuppa and look at the Special Dementia display celebrating Dementia Awareness week 20-26 May.

Church Stretton Library

Church Stretton Library - Local history advice session Next running on: 23 May 1pm

Genealogy session.

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 30 May, 06 June, 13 June ... and more dates

Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 23 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.

Library at the Lantern

Also runs on: 27 June, 25 July, 22 August ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Lego at the library Next running on: 23 May 3:15pm

Have fun with bricks!

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 25 May, 30 May, 01 June ... and more dates

Wem Library - Knit and Natter Next running on: 23 May 10:30am

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 30 May

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 23 May 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 30 May

Bridgnorth Library - Knit, Craft and Natter Next running on: 24 May 10am

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 07 June, 21 June

Bridgnorth Library - Who do you think you are? Next running on: 24 May 2pm

Our Local and Family History Volunteers are on hand to help and advise with your local and family history research.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 31 May

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 24 May 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: 31 May

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 24 May 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: 31 May

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 24 May 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Family and Local History Group (Mondays and Fridays) Next running on: 24 May 10am

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 24 May, 31 May, 31 May ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Singing for Health with Chloe Murray Next running on: 24 May 10:30am

Come along to our session with Chloe Murray, to relax and discover how singing for Health can help support your health and wellbeing

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 07 June, 14 June, 21 June ... and more dates

Wem Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 24 May 2:15pm

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

Wem Library

Church Stretton Library - Sit and Knit Next running on: 25 May 10am

Have a chat while being creative!

Church Stretton Library

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

Oswestry Library - Board Game Café Next running on: 25 May 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

Shrewsbury Library - Elmer Day Celebration Next running on: 25 May 10:30am

Dress up in your brightest clothes and join us to celebrate Elmer Day with a story time and craft session.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Lego Club Next running on: 25 May 2pm

Children of all ages welcome. Come along and enjoy building and playing!

Shrewsbury Library

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

Wem Library - Elmer Day Craft Session and Story Next running on: 25 May 11am

Come and have fun making your own Elmer the Elephant and listen to a story.

Wem Library

Bridgnorth Library - Nat West Community Banker Next running on: 27 May 10:30am

Help and support with staying safe and secure online. Awareness of alternative ways to bank.

Bridgnorth Library

Shrewsbury Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 27 May 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: 03 June, 10 June, 17 June ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Friends in Mind Next running on: 28 May 10am

Mental health friendship group

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 11 June, 25 June

Oswestry Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 28 May 2pm

We read, you relax! Looking for a daytime group with a difference? Drop in, pull up a chair and listen to great stories and poems for adults.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 11 June, 25 June, 09 July ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Royal voluntary service drop in session Next running on: 28 May 1:30pm

Come in and speak to staff from the Royal voluntary service about the benefits of volunteering in your local community

Shrewsbury Library

Whitchurch Library - Writers' Group Next running on: 28 May 2pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Animal paper crafts Next running on: 29 May 11am

Join us and make some lovely animal inspired paper crafts to take home.

Bridgnorth Library

Ludlow Library - Knit and natter Next running on: 29 May 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: 12 June, 26 June

Oswestry Library - Knit for Life group Next running on: 29 May 1:30pm

Find out more about the Oswestry Knit for Life group.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 26 June, 31 July, 28 August ... and more dates

Gobowen Library - The History of Gobowen Next running on: 30 May 11am

Come and enjoy a talk about the history of the village by Mark Hignett, of Oswestry Town Museum.

Gobowen Library

Oswestry Library - Carers Trust: Social Group for Carers Next running on: 30 May 10:30am

Come along to this friendly social group for people who look after people.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 27 June, 25 July, 29 August ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Chatter and natter at the library Next running on: 30 May 10am

We are creating a space for people to talk, whether it is for five minutes while you drink a brew, or an hour of good conversation.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 13 June, 27 June

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Think Yourself Slim! Next running on: 30 May 12:30pm

Come along and learn how to use your mind more effectively, whether to manage your weight or to achieve some other goal.

Oswestry Library

Bayston Hill Library - Tales From Under the Sea Next running on: 31 May 11am

Stories and craft for primary age children. Please book you place with library staff.

Bayston Hill Library

Ludlow Library - British Legion drop-in advice session Next running on: 31 May 10am

Information, guidance and advice for serving members of the armed forces, reservists, veterans and their families

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 28 June

Bridgnorth Library - Book signing with Clive Gwilt Next running on: 1 June 10am

Bridgnorth Historian Clive Gwilt will be signing copies of his latest book ‘Bridgnorth History Tour’.

Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library - Friends of Bridgnorth Library Book Sale Next running on: 1 June 9:30am

The Friends of Bridgnorth Library will be holding a book sale with lots of good quality paperbacks, hardbacks and other items in the library meeting room.

Bridgnorth Library

Church Stretton Library - Art Exhibition with local artist Chris Prayel Next running on: 1 June 9:30am

A selection of watercolour, acrylic and mixed media paintings along with greetings cards.

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 04 June, 06 June, 07 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Into the Woods, the Healing Power of telling your own story Next running on: 1 June 10am

A talk with a workshop to help you become your own hero!

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: The Benefits of Hypnobirthing Next running on: 1 June 2pm

Find out how a KG Hypnobirthing course could help you and your partner to remain calm and relaxed and prepare for a positive birth

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Comics Salopia activities Next running on: 1 June 10am

Join us along with Redan Publishing for Peppa pig-inspired activities for pre-schoolers and Beano activities for children of all ages.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 02 June

Whitchurch Library - Bricks and Tricks Lego workshop Next running on: 1 June 10am

Come along for an interactive, hands-on Olympic themed Lego workshop. For children aged 5 to 10 years.

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 3 June 10:30am

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 08 July, 05 August, 09 September ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - IT help Next running on: 3 June 10am

It advice and support session.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 10 June, 17 June, 24 June ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 3 June 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 01 July, 02 September, 07 October

Ludlow Library - ICT help Next running on: 3 June 9:30am

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

Ludlow Library

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

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

Join us for some Lego fun!

Ludlow Library

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

Ludlow Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 3 June 10:30am

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

Ludlow Library

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

Oswestry Library - Rhymetime Next running on: 3 June 2pm

Half an hour of rhymes and singing at the library.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 10 June, 17 June, 24 June ... and more dates

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 4 June 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: 02 July, 06 August, 03 September ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Monthly Poetry Session Next running on: 4 June 2:30pm

Monthly poetry group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 02 July, 06 August, 03 September ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Local and family history advice session Next running on: 4 June 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

Shrewsbury Library - Writers' Lab Next running on: 4 June 5:30pm

Frustrated? Blocked? Eager to get that story/poem/project finally done? This six-session free course will help get those words onto paper at last!

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 18 June

Ellesmere Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 5 June 10:30am

Songs and stories for under-4s.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 19 June, 03 July, 17 July

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 5 June 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: 03 July, 07 August, 04 September ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Taking a stand against Scams Next running on: 6 June 10am

Join Friends against Scams from Natwest – All welcome to drop in for advice and information.

Church Stretton Library

Oswestry Library - Llyfrau Llafar: Hunangofiant Potsiar Next running on: 7 June 2pm

Welsh language event

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Bridgnorth Arts Open House Weekend with Quatt Art Group Next running on: 8 June 10am

Exhibition and demonstrations of artwork by members of the Quatt Art Group.

Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library - Councillors Surgery Next running on: 8 June 10am

Opportunity to talk to Councillors from both Shropshire Council and Bridgnorth Town Council.

Bridgnorth Library

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for over 16s Next running on: 8 June 1pm

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 13 July, 10 August, 14 September ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for under 16s Next running on: 8 June 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: 13 July, 10 August, 14 September ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Dementia support drop-in Next running on: 10 June 10am

Drop-in with the Alzheimer's Society for anyone worried about dementia.

Ludlow Library

Shrewsbury Library - Book group for those living with chronic illness and disability Next running on: 10 June 2pm

Shrewsbury Library are launching a new book group, especially catering to those living with long-term health conditions (carers welcome to accompany).

Shrewsbury Library

Gobowen Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 11 June 2pm

Listen to great stories and poems read aloud by library volunteers

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 09 July

Oswestry Library - Writing surgery with Dave Andrews (Oswestry Library’s Reader & Writer in Residence) Next running on: 11 June 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: 09 July, 13 August, 08 October ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 12 June 1pm

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 17 July, 14 August, 11 September ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Freedom of Expression in Britain today Next running on: 13 June 12pm

Dave Andrews, Reader/Writer in Residence at Oswestry Library, leads a discussion on a subject which troubles many of us.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - We CAN DO day! Next running on: 15 June 12pm

Disability Oswestry and Oswestry Library have teamed up to deliver an afternoon of information and activities at the library, to help you to discover all the things you can do, and what support is available to help you.

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Dungeons and Dragons demonstration Next running on: 15 June 11am

Learn all about this unfolding creative desktop fantasy game.

Shrewsbury Library

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Changing your Mind Next running on: 19 June 12:30pm

How to have new perspectives on life. The power of our mind and how to harness it!

Oswestry Library

Ellesmere Library - Afternoon reading group Next running on: 20 June 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: 18 July, 15 August, 19 September ... and more dates

Gobowen Library - Rhyme time Next running on: 20 June 2pm

Songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 18 July

Gobowen Library - Singing for memories Next running on: 21 June 2pm

Join staff for a very informal hour to sing favourites from 50s 60s and 70s

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 19 July, 16 August

Ellesmere Library - Memory cafe Next running on: 24 June 2pm

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: 29 July, 19 August, 30 September ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 25 June 10am

Get some tips from our Writer in Residence – local author Dave Andrews. Suitable for new and experienced writers working in English and/or Welsh

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 12 November

Bridgnorth Library - Police PACT Surgery Next running on: 26 June 10am

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

Bridgnorth Library

Library at the Lantern - An afternoon with Kate London Next running on: 26 June 2:30pm

Join us in conversation with crime writer Kate London.

Library at the Lantern

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Memory Training Next running on: 17 July 12:30pm

Tips and techniques for improving your memory.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Britain Today Next running on: 18 July 12:30pm

Dave Andrews, Reader/Writer in Residence at Oswestry Library, leads a discussion on a subject which troubles many of us.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Chess Club Next running on: 24 July 1pm

Do you play chess? Have you ever wanted to? Now’s your chance!

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 31 July, 07 August, 14 August ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Leading a Healthy Life Next running on: 1 August 12:30pm

Carol Harris, a local trainer and author, will give you some ways of keeping your mind and your body healthy.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Personal Image Next running on: 15 August 12:30pm

Learn how to choose colours and styles that suit you and what ‘personal branding’ means.

Oswestry Library