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Bridgnorth Library - IT help Next running on: 26 February 10am

It advice and support session.

Bridgnorth Library

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

Ludlow Library - ICT help Next running on: 26 February 9:30am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 05 March

Market Drayton Library - IT 1-2-1 sessions Next running on: 26 February 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: 26 February, 05 March, 05 March ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Family and Local History Group (Mondays) Next running on: 26 February 10am

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

Oswestry Library

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

Oswestry Library - Rhymetimes Next running on: 26 February 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: 05 March, 12 March, 19 March ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 26 February 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: 05 March, 12 March, 19 March ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Introduction to Buddhism (1) Next running on: 27 February 7:30pm

Alternative humanist religious lay organisation philosophy

Church Stretton Library

Library at the Lantern - Code Club Next running on: 27 February 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: 06 March, 13 March, 20 March ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 27 February 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

Oswestry Library - Time to Listen Next running on: 27 February 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: 13 March, 27 March, 10 April ... and more dates

Wem Library - Card Making Craft Group Next running on: 27 February 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: 27 February 2pm

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

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 27 February 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: 13 March, 27 March

Ellesmere Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 28 February 10:30am

Songs and stories for under-4s.

Ellesmere Library

Market Drayton Library - hearing aid clinic Next running on: 28 February 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 28 March, 25 April, 23 May ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Knit for Life group Next running on: 28 February 1:30pm

Find out more about the Oswestry Knit for Life group.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 28 March, 25 April, 30 May ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 28 February 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: 07 March, 14 March, 21 March ... and more dates

Pontesbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 1 March 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: 05 April, 03 May, 07 June ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Knit, Craft and Natter Next running on: 2 March 10am

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 16 March

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

Local and family history group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 09 March, 16 March, 23 March

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 2 March 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: 09 March, 16 March, 23 March ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 2 March 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: 09 March, 16 March, 23 March ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 2 March 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 16 March, 13 April, 27 April ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Amser i wrando yn dathlu Gŵyl Dewi: “Ewch â mi nôl i dir Maldwyn” Next running on: 2 March 2pm

"Take me back to Montgomeryshire"

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Family and Local History Group (Fridays) Next running on: 2 March 1:30pm

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

Oswestry Library

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

Shifnal Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 2 March 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: 06 April, 04 May, 08 June ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - NatWest Community Banker Next running on: 2 March 10:30am

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 16 March

Ellesmere Library - Family knit and craft workshop Next running on: 3 March 2:15pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Whitchurch Library - Caldecott Club – Dashing dragonflies Next running on: 3 March 10:15am

Come along to our craft session and make your own dashing dragonfly. For children aged 12 years and under.

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 5 March 10:30am

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 09 April, 14 May, 04 June ... and more dates

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 6 March 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: 03 April, 01 May, 05 June ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Monthly Poetry Session Next running on: 6 March 2:30pm

Monthly poetry group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 03 April, 01 May, 29 May ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Family history advice session Next running on: 6 March 2:30pm

Drop in session for anyone with local and family history enquires

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 03 April, 01 May, 05 June

Market Drayton Library - Drayton Writers Next running on: 6 March 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: 03 April, 01 May, 05 June

Market Drayton Library - Scrabble club Next running on: 6 March 7pm

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 13 March, 20 March, 27 March ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - crochet flowers workshop – Oswestry Makes 2018 Next running on: 7 March 10am

Come and make crochet flowers. Suitable for beginners and intermediate level.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 7 March 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: 04 April, 02 May, 06 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Poetry Live Next running on: 8 March 12pm

Join Dave Andrews to discuss and hear a selection from the popular BBC anthology 'The Nation's Favourite Poems'.

Oswestry Library

Whitchurch Library - PACT Surgery (Police and Communities Together) Next running on: 8 March 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 26 March

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 8 March 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 15 March, 22 March, 29 March

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

Discuss the chosen novel with the group.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 14 April, 12 May, 09 June

Gobowen Library - Time to listen Next running on: 13 March 2pm

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

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 17 April, 08 May, 12 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Planning Your Story with local author Mari Anne Cope Next running on: 13 March 12:30pm

Horror writer Mari Anne Cope will guide you along a journey to planning your novel.

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 14 March 1pm

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

Bridgnorth Library

Ellesmere Library - Afternoon reading group Next running on: 15 March 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: 19 April, 17 May

Gobowen Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 15 March 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: 19 April, 17 May, 21 June ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Time to listen Next running on: 20 March 11am

Stories and readings for adults.

Bridgnorth Library

Broseley Library - Time to Listen Next running on: 20 March 11am

Stories and readings for adults.

Broseley Library

Oswestry Library - Quick Reads Book Club Next running on: 20 March 1pm

Want to get into reading but low on confidence or short of time or concentration...?

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Writing surgery with Dave Andrews (Oswestry Library’s Reader & Writer in Residence) Next running on: 20 March 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: 17 April, 01 May, 12 June ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - Reading Group Next running on: 20 March 5:30pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Market Drayton Library - Friends of Market Drayton Library present Shropshire Rocks Next running on: 21 March 7pm

Talk by Andrew Jenkinson, a freelance publisher and projects officer for Shropshire Geological Society.

Market Drayton Library

Bishops Castle Library - Evening with Jay Tate, Spaceguard Centre Next running on: 22 March 7pm

A fascinating talk by Jay Tate, Spaceguard Centre, discussing the astronomy work undertaken at the centre and DRATS.

Bishop's Castle Library

Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 22 March 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: 26 April, 24 May, 28 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Oswestry Castle: recent archaeological findings and their significance Next running on: 22 March 12:30pm

Join Roger Cooper, archaeologist and member of the Castle Studies Group, for an update on the new discovery of an Anglo-Norman keep on Oswestry Castle.

Oswestry Library

Whitchurch Library - Local Clubs and Societies Event Next running on: 22 March 10am

Join us to find out about all the local community groups, clubs, societies and organisations.

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 23 March

Bishops Castle Library - Science Week – Unveiling our Makerspace thanks to Lottery Awards for All Next running on: 23 March 3:30pm

Ever wanted to programme a Minecraft game, or play with a state-of-the-art robot?

Bishop's Castle Library

Whitchurch Library - Writers' Group Next running on: 27 March 2pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Oswestry Library - Drop into Shakespeare – Macbeth Next running on: 4 April 12:30pm

Talk by Pam Johnson in time for live screening at Kinoculture on Wednesday 11 April.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Flying Fish - family willow workshop Next running on: 6 April 10am

A family workshop weaving willow and other bendy materials to make fish plates or garden decorations.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Shropshire Fire and Rescue drop-in information session Next running on: 9 April 10am

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Team will be here to advise on how to prevent fires in the home.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - willow tray/trivet workshop Next running on: 9 April 10am

Catalan tension trays or trivets workshop

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - felt and fabric flowers – Oswestry Makes 2018 Next running on: 10 April 10am

Come and make felt and fabric flowers! Open to everyone of all ages.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Life linked to food at home in Europe and the trenches in WW1 Next running on: 10 April 12:30pm

Join Simon Jarman MBE for a talk on how food, shortages and rationing impacted the lives of soldiers and civilians alike.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Wuthering Heights Next running on: 19 April 12:30pm

Dave Andrews (our Reader/Writer in Residence) discusses Emily Bronte’s ground breaking novel, it’s free-spirited heroine Cathy and the demonic Heathcliff.

Oswestry Library

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

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

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

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

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

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