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Bishops Castle Library - Scrabble group Next running on: 21 August 2pm

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

Bishop's Castle Library

Also runs on: 28 August, 04 September, 11 September ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Monthly Poetry Session Next running on: 21 August 2:30pm

Monthly poetry group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 18 September, 16 October, 13 November

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

Ludlow Library - Workshop “Wacky Racers” Film “Nanny McPhee” (PG) Next running on: 21 August 11am

Craft fun designing skateboards and watch them roll!, then chill with Nanny McPhee. Great family fun.

Ludlow Library

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

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 28 August, 04 September, 11 September ... and more dates

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

Oswestry Library - Writing surgery with Dave Andrews (Oswestry Library’s Reader & Writer in Residence) Next running on: 21 August 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: 04 September, 16 October, 06 November ... and more dates

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

Wem Library - Reading Group Next running on: 21 August 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: 21 August 2pm

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 28 August

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

Ludlow Library - Knit and natter Next running on: 22 August 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

Market Drayton Library - Free picnic Next running on: 22 August 12pm

Join us for our free children's picnic

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 29 August

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 - Chess Club Next running on: 22 August 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: 29 August

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 22 August 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 August, 05 September, 12 September ... and more dates

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

Library at the Lantern

Also runs on: 27 September, 25 October, 22 November ... and more dates

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

Oswestry Library - St John’s Ambulance – First Aid Demos Next running on: 23 August 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: 30 August

Shrewsbury Library - Soap carving workshop Next running on: 23 August 11am

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

Shrewsbury Library

Wem Library - Dogs Trust Mischief Makers Next running on: 23 August 10:30am

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

Wem Library

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

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 30 August

Whitchurch Library - Midlands Air Ambulance Next running on: 23 August 9:30am

Meet MAAC the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity mascot who will be in the library.

Whitchurch Library

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

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 30 August

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

Ludlow Library - Library Activity Days “Storytime with the Dogs Trust” Next running on: 24 August 10:30am

We welcome back Alison from Dogs Trust.  Come along and meet Bertie the dog for stories and craft

Ludlow Library

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 24 August 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 August, 07 September, 14 September ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 24 August 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 August, 07 September, 14 September ... and more dates

Wem Library - Listen with Lucy Next running on: 24 August 2:15pm

Come and meet Lucy Rabbit. Sing songs and action rhymes and help her tell a story. Look, listen and join in. Play instruments. Have fun!

Wem Library

Also runs on: 31 August

Ellesmere Library - Memory cafe Next running on: 27 August 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: 24 September, 29 October, 26 November ... and more dates

Highley Library - Bookstart rhyme time Next running on: 27 August 10am

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

Highley Library

Also runs on: 03 September, 03 September, 10 September ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - IT 1-2-1 sessions Next running on: 27 August 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: 27 August, 03 September, 03 September ... and more dates

Library at the Lantern - Story Time with Authors Sarah Griffiths and Sarah Isaacs Next running on: 28 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 - Workshop “Comic Strip Storyboarding” with Salty Studios Film “Horrid Henry: The Movie” (U) Next running on: 28 August 11am

Join Salty Studios for our final workshop, designing stories through image storyboarding, then chill with Horrid Henry: The Movie. Great Family Fun.

Ludlow 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

Oswestry Library - Mischief Maker Crafts Next running on: 28 August 11am

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

Oswestry Library

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 28 August 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 - Writers' Group Next running on: 28 August 2pm

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

Whitchurch 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

Ludlow Library - Mark Bardsley Illustration and Poetry Next running on: 29 August 10am

Funny poetry and live drawing session.

Ludlow Library

Market Drayton Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 29 August 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 26 September

Shifnal Library - Visit from the Dogs Trust Next running on: 29 August 10am

Join us to listen stories & make a soft rope toy for your own dog or for the rehoming centre

Shifnal 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

Oswestry Library - Mark Bardsley Illustration and Poetry Next running on: 30 August 2pm

Funny poetry and live drawing session.

Oswestry Library

Wem Library - Dennis Piñata Craft Next running on: 30 August 2:30pm

Learn how to make your very own piñata,

Wem 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

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 31 August 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 14 September, 28 September

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

Ellesmere Library - Saturday Storytime Next running on: 1 September 2pm

Come along to hear some stories about mischievous characters

Ellesmere Library

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

Oswestry Library - Rhyme & Storytimes Next running on: 3 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: 10 September, 17 September, 24 September ... and more dates

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 4 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.

Bayston Hill Library

Also runs on: 02 October, 06 November, 04 December

Ludlow Library - Family history advice session Next running on: 4 September 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: 02 October, 06 November, 04 December

Market Drayton Library - Drayton Writers Next running on: 4 September 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

Oswestry Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 4 September 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: 18 September, 02 October, 16 October ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Tibet, a journey (Julian Bound) Next running on: 4 September 12:30pm

A photographic journey through Tibet from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lhasa, Tibet, and photographic documentation of Tibetan refugees living in exile in India and Nepal

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 5 September 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 October, 07 November, 05 December

Oswestry Library - Heritage Open Days Poetry Competition – Extraordinary Women of Oswestry Next running on: 6 September 9:30am

As part of Heritage Open Day Festival 2018, which takes place between 6 and 16 of September, Oswestry Library are holding a poetry competition.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 07 September, 08 September, 09 September ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Susan Owen - Mother of a wartime poet Next running on: 6 September 12:30pm

Dave Andrews, Reader and Writer in Residence at Oswestry Library and author of ‘Wilfred Owen: Poet of Oswestry’, talks about the strong-minded and formidable mother of the famous World War One poet.

Oswestry Library

Pontesbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 6 September 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: 04 October, 01 November, 06 December

Oswestry Library - Rhowch i mi’r hen ffordd Gymreig o fyw Next running on: 7 September 2pm

Welsh language event.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Singing for Health with Chloe Murray Next running on: 7 September 11am

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 14 September, 21 September, 28 September

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

Gobowen Library - All About Heritage Open Days Next running on: 8 September 10:30am

A talk with Mark Hignett at Gobowen Central Library and Hub.

Gobowen Library

Market Drayton Library - Library Book Group Next running on: 8 September 11:45am

Discuss the chosen novel with the group.

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Release your Extraordinary Woman with Lise McNamara Next running on: 8 September 10am

Join us for an interactive workshop which will provide an understanding of who you are.

Oswestry Library

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

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

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 08 October, 12 November, 10 December

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

Listen to great stories and poems read aloud by library volunteers

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 09 October, 13 November, 11 December

Oswestry Library - Lip reading taster session Next running on: 11 September 2pm

In recognition of Lipreading Awareness week 2018, we are offering a free drop in for information about learning this life-changing skill

Oswestry Library

Ellesmere Library - Bridge workshops for beginners and improvers Next running on: 12 September 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 19 September, 26 September, 03 October ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 12 September 10:30am

Songs and stories for under-4s.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 26 September, 10 October, 24 October ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: A Woman’s Voice, with P. J. Roscoe Next running on: 12 September 12:30pm

Life was hard for women. The suffragettes fought for women's rights. But just how bad was it? How far do you think women have come in a hundred years?

Oswestry Library

Gobowen Library - The Gilbert and Gordon project update - Heritage Open Days Next running on: 15 September 12pm

A talk with Mark Hignett at Gobowen Central Library and Hub

Gobowen Library

Bridgnorth Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 19 September 1pm

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 17 October, 14 November, 12 December

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

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 - 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

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

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

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 - 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 - 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

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