Shropshire Council

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Ellesmere Library - Afternoon reading group Next running on: 20 September 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 October, 15 November, 20 December

Gobowen Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 20 September 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: 18 October, 22 November, 20 December

Wem Library - Knit and Natter Next running on: 20 September 10:30am

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 27 September

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 20 September 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 27 September

Bridgnorth Library - Who do you think you are? Next running on: 21 September 2pm

If you are looking for help and advice on researching your local or family history, pop in and speak to our volunteers.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 28 September, 05 October, 12 October ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 21 September 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: 28 September, 12 October, 19 October ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 21 September 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: 28 September, 12 October, 19 October ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Singing for Health with Chloe Murray Next running on: 21 September 11am

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: 28 September

Wem Library - Creative Writing Group Next running on: 21 September 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

Wem Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 21 September 2:15pm

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 28 September

Whitchurch Library - NatWest Community Banker Next running on: 21 September 10:30am

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

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - Scrabble Club Next running on: 21 September 2:30pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Ellesmere Library - Exhibition and slide show on the history of Cross Street Next running on: 22 September 2pm

At Ellesmere Town Hall. Refreshments included.

Library at the Lantern - Shrewsbury Baby Shower Next running on: 22 September 10am

Are you expecting a baby or the parent of a baby up to one year old? Then come along!

Library at the Lantern

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for over 16s Next running on: 22 September 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: 06 October

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for under 16s Next running on: 22 September 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: 06 October

Oswestry Library - St John’s Ambulance – Defibrillator Demos Next running on: 22 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

Ellesmere Library - Memory cafe Next running on: 24 September 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: 29 October, 26 November, 17 December

Highley Library - Bookstart rhyme time Next running on: 24 September 9:30am

Stories and rhyme for under 5s. No need to book.

Highley Library

Also runs on: 24 September

Ludlow Library - Lego Club Next running on: 24 September 3:45pm

Join us for some Lego fun!

Ludlow Library

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

Ludlow Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 24 September 10:30am

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

Ludlow Library

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

Market Drayton Library - IT 1-2-1 sessions Next running on: 24 September 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: 24 September, 08 October, 08 October ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Rhyme & Storytimes Next running on: 24 September 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: 01 October, 08 October, 15 October ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 24 September 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: 01 October, 08 October, 15 October ... and more dates

Bishops Castle Library - Scrabble group Next running on: 25 September 2pm

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

Bishop's Castle Library

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

Market Drayton Library - Scrabble club Next running on: 25 September 2:30pm

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

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

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Three Poets, Three Poems, with Wendy Lowdon Next running on: 25 September 12:30pm

An appreciation of three poems by three World War One poets, with author Wendy Lowdon.

Oswestry Library

Wem Library - Card Making Craft Group Next running on: 25 September 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

Wem Library - Scrabble Group Next running on: 25 September 2pm

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

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 25 September 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

Ellesmere Library - Bridge workshops for beginners and improvers Next running on: 26 September 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

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

Ellesmere Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 26 September 10:30am

Songs and stories for under-4s.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 10 October, 24 October, 07 November ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 26 September 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 24 October, 28 November, 19 December

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 26 September 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: 03 October, 10 October, 17 October ... and more dates

Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 27 September 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: 25 October, 22 November, 13 December

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: The Oswestry Heritage Comics with John Swogger Next running on: 27 September 12:30pm

Helping bring history to life: Join local artist and archaeologist John Swogger as he talks about his year-long series of newspaper comic strips.

Oswestry Library

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 28 September 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 12 October, 09 November, 23 November ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Benefits of Hypnobirthing Next running on: 29 September 2pm

This talk & taster session will supply insight into a KG Hypnobirthing course and how it can help you and your partner to remain calm and relaxed and prepare for a positive birth.

Oswestry Library

Ellesmere Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 1 October 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 05 November, 03 December

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 2 October 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: 06 November, 04 December

Ludlow Library - Family history advice session Next running on: 2 October 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: 06 November, 04 December

Market Drayton Library - Drayton Writers Next running on: 2 October 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: 06 November, 04 December

Oswestry Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 2 October 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: 16 October, 06 November, 20 November ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Knit and natter Next running on: 3 October 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: 17 October, 31 October, 14 November ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 3 October 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: 07 November, 05 December

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Poetry Live with Dave Andrews Next running on: 4 October 12pm

Dave Andrews, reader/writer in residence at Oswestry Library, discusses and reads a selection from the popular BBC anthology The Nation's Favourite Poems

Oswestry Library

Pontesbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 4 October 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: 01 November, 06 December

Shifnal Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 5 October 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: 02 November, 10 December

Ellesmere Library - Family knit and craft workshop Next running on: 6 October 2:15pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 03 November, 01 December

Bridgnorth Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 8 October 10:30am

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 12 November, 10 December

Ludlow Library - Dementia support drop-in Next running on: 8 October 10am

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

Also runs on: 12 November, 10 December

Oswestry Library - Artist in Residence – Ticky Lowe Exhibition Next running on: 8 October 11am

Artist in Residency Ticky Lowe will be here with her flower laboratory and creating a cornflower.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 09 October, 10 October, 11 October ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Elevate – informational talk about exercise classes for the over 65s Next running on: 8 October 3pm

Over 65? Feel a little unsteady on your feet? Elevate classes might be for you!

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Oswestry Makes Exhibition – Flowers of Peace and Remembrance Next running on: 8 October 9:30am

Come and have a look at the incredible collection of flowers created by groups all over the community in honour of Peace and Remembrance for Armistice Day and the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 09 October, 10 October, 11 October ... and more dates

Gobowen Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 9 October 2pm

Listen to great stories and poems read aloud by library volunteers

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 13 November, 11 December

Oswestry Library - Artist in Residence – Ticky Lowe Felting Workshop Next running on: 9 October 1pm

Artist in Residence Ticky Lowe will be here offering a fantastic felting workshop at the library.

Oswestry Library

Market Drayton Library - Ex-stock book sale Next running on: 10 October 10am

A small book sale of ex-library-stock books

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - Library Book Group Next running on: 10 October 11:45am

Discuss the chosen novel with the group.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 13 October, 10 November, 08 December

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: War Memorials of Shropshire Next running on: 11 October 12:30pm

Local historian Peter Francis is the author of a number of books on different aspects of Shropshire’s history.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Oswestry Makes – Textile Taster Day Next running on: 13 October 11am

Join us and have a go at various crafts, including felting, knitting/crochet, willow weaving, embroidery and more.

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 16 October 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: 20 November, 18 December

Bridgnorth Library - Monthly Poetry Session Next running on: 16 October 2:30pm

Monthly poetry group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 13 November

Market Drayton Library - Man Booker evening Next running on: 16 October 7pm

Hear reviews and vote for the winner! With refreshments.

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: The Dangling Participle and other pet hates Next running on: 16 October 12:30pm

Carol Williams identifies some of the most commonly criticized expressions and explores why so many of us get so angry about them.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Writing surgery with Dave Andrews (Oswestry Library’s Reader & Writer in Residence) Next running on: 16 October 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: 06 November, 04 December

Bridgnorth Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 17 October 1pm

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 14 November, 12 December

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Finding Joy in Writing with P.J.Roscoe Next running on: 17 October 12:30pm

Words can make you smile or frown, laugh or cry - finding your own words to help you truly feel.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: An Audience with Joan Shirley-Davies Next running on: 18 October 12:30pm

Local author, Joan Shirley-Davies, trod the boards and wrote plays for over twenty years, but her true ambition was to write novels.

Oswestry Library

Market Drayton Library - Junior Book Panel Next running on: 20 October 11am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 17 November, 15 December

Ludlow Library - British Legion drop-in advice session Next running on: 26 October 10am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 30 November

Market Drayton Library - Arts Fest - Francis storyteller Next running on: 26 October 10am

Children are invited to come along and listen to our storyteller

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - Arts Fest - open mic night Next running on: 26 October 7pm

A chance for local writers to perform their work.

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - Arts Fest - Beatrix Potter Next running on: 27 October 10am

Performer Julie Ann Cooper enacting tales of Peter Rabbit.

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - Arts Fest - Emmeline Pankhurst Next running on: 27 October 2pm

Performer Julie Ann Cooper enacts the tale of Emmeline Pankhurst and her struggle to give women the right to vote.

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - Voice: the Emmeline Pankhurt story Next running on: 27 October 2pm

Julie Ann Cooper’s solo production of E. Pankhurst’s struggle to gain women the right to vote.

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Author event: Storytime with Sarah Griffiths! Next running on: 29 October 11am

Join Sarah Griffiths, author of ‘George and Maude’ and ‘Douglas’s Trousers’.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Poetry with Punch- a workshop at the library with Matt Windle! Next running on: 30 October 10am

Join us for a workshop with Matt Windle

Oswestry Library

Market Drayton Library - Gecko Craft Event Next running on: 31 October 10am

Craft event for kids with real geckos!

Market Drayton Library

Gobowen Library - Mindfulness with Dr Julie Leoni Next running on: 1 November 11am

National Stress Awareness Day - An introduction to health benefits of Mindfulness

Gobowen Library

Gobowen Library - Spooky stories and craft Next running on: 1 November 2pm

Come and enjoy some spooky stories with craft activities to follow

Gobowen Library

Gobowen Library - Munch and the Funny Tummy Stories and all about recycling Next running on: 15 November 10am

Come and learn about importance of recycling as part of National Recycling Week

Gobowen Library