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Ludlow Library - Lego Club Next running on: 22 October 3:45pm

Join us for some Lego fun!

Ludlow Library

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

Ludlow Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 22 October 10:30am

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

Ludlow Library

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

Market Drayton Library - IT 1-2-1 sessions Next running on: 22 October 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: 22 October, 29 October, 29 October ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Oswestry Makes Exhibition – Flowers of Peace and Remembrance Next running on: 22 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: 23 October, 24 October, 25 October ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Rhyme & Storytimes Next running on: 22 October 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 November, 12 November, 19 November ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 22 October 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: 23 October 2pm

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

Bishop's Castle Library

Also runs on: 30 October, 06 November, 13 November ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Age UK Befriending Service Drop-in Next running on: 23 October 10am

Drop-in and find out about the Age UK Befriending Service

Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library - Friends in Mind Next running on: 23 October 10am

Mental health friendship group

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 13 November, 27 November, 11 December

Church Stretton Library - Rhymetime Next running on: 23 October 10:30am

Fun for under-fives.

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 30 October, 06 November, 13 November ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Scrabble club Next running on: 23 October 2:30pm

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 30 October, 06 November, 13 November ... and more dates

Wem Library - Card Making Craft Group Next running on: 23 October 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: 30 October

Wem Library - Scrabble Group Next running on: 23 October 2pm

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 30 October

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 23 October 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: 24 October 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 31 October, 07 November, 14 November ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 24 October 10:30am

Songs and stories for under-4s.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 07 November, 21 November, 05 December ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Wilfred Owen: Poet of Oswestry Next running on: 24 October 7pm

Dave Andrews, writer in residence at Oswestry Library, talking about his new book ‘Wilfred Owen: Poet of Oswestry’.

Ellesmere Library

Market Drayton Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 24 October 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 28 November, 19 December

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 24 October 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: 31 October, 07 November, 14 November ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Local history advice session Next running on: 25 October 1pm

Genealogy session.

Church Stretton Library

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

Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 25 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.

Library at the Lantern

Also runs on: 22 November, 13 December

Wem Library - Knit and Natter Next running on: 25 October 10:30am

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

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 25 October 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Who do you think you are? Next running on: 26 October 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: 02 November, 16 November, 23 November ... and more dates

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 - Jake Evans 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 - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 26 October 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: 02 November, 09 November, 16 November ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 26 October 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: 02 November, 09 November, 16 November ... and more dates

Wem Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 26 October 2:15pm

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

Wem Library

Bridgnorth Library - Councillors Surgery Next running on: 27 October 10am

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 24 November, 01 December

Church Stretton Library - Sit and Knit Next running on: 27 October 10am

Have a chat while being creative!

Church Stretton Library

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

Ellesmere Library - Vege-Monsters Craft and Storytime Next running on: 27 October 2pm

Come along to make a vegetable monster and listen to some amazing stories

Ellesmere 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

Whitchurch Library - Bricks 'n' Tricks Lego workshop (Halloween) Next running on: 27 October 10am

Join us for an interactive, hands-on lego workshop

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Cards for Good Causes Christmas Cards Next running on: 29 October 9:30am

Cards for Good Causes Christmas Cards on sale at Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 30 October, 31 October, 01 November ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Halloween Paper Crafts Next running on: 29 October 9:30am

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 30 October, 31 October, 01 November ... and more dates

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

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

Shrewsbury Library - pumpkin party Next running on: 29 October 11am

Join us during half term to enjoy a Halloween story time and craft session.

Shrewsbury Library

Church Stretton Library - An Evening of spooks Next running on: 30 October 6pm

With creepy stories and wicked crafts. Come in fancy dress, ready for a scream!!

Church Stretton 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

Whitchurch Library - Writers' Group Next running on: 30 October 2pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Ludlow Library - Knit and natter Next running on: 31 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: 14 November, 28 November, 12 December

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

Craft event for kids with real geckos!

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Bats and Cats Crafts Next running on: 31 October 10:45am

Free craft session at your library!

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Library lion Next running on: 1 November 2:30pm

What would happen if a lion came to story time?

Bridgnorth 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

Oswestry Library - Library Lion Next running on: 1 November 10:30am

What would happen if a lion came to storytime? Join us to find out.

Oswestry Library

Pontesbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 1 November 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 December

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Wilfred Owen, Poet of Oswestry. With Dave Andrews Next running on: 2 November 12:30pm

Dave Andrews, Reader/Writer in Residence at Oswestry Library, talks about his tenth book, ‘Wilfred Owen: Poet of Oswestry’.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Singing for Health with Chloe Murray Next running on: 2 November 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: 09 November, 16 November, 23 November ... and more dates

Shifnal Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 2 November 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: 10 December

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

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 01 December

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for over 16s Next running on: 3 November 1pm

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

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for under 16s Next running on: 3 November 9:30am

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

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Unveiling of the Wilfred Owen Bench, with Designs in Mind Next running on: 4 November 2pm

Come along for a special unveiling session at the library on Sunday, to hear about the project, the process, and to see the finished product!

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Meet the Local and family history volunteers Next running on: 5 November 2pm

Local and family history group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 09 November, 10 November

Bridgnorth Library - Old, Boys, Young Lives Next running on: 5 November 7pm

Old Boys, Young Lives celebrates the adventurous old boys of Bridgnorth Grammar School and the heroic sacrifices they made during the Great War.

Bridgnorth Library

Ellesmere Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 5 November 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 03 December

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 6 November 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 December

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

Monthly poetry group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 04 December

Ludlow Library - Family history advice session Next running on: 6 November 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: 04 December

Market Drayton Library - Drayton Writers Next running on: 6 November 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 December

Oswestry Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 6 November 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: 20 November, 04 December, 18 December

Oswestry Library - Writing surgery with Dave Andrews (Oswestry Library’s Reader & Writer in Residence) Next running on: 6 November 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 December

Bridgnorth Library - Bridgnorth Infirmary: A Beneficent Undertaking Next running on: 7 November 7pm

Explore the social conditions of early 19th century Bridgnorth and the history of Bridgnorth Infirmary.

Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library - Guided Walk: You Wouldn’t Want To End Up Here Next running on: 7 November 10:30am

Join an experienced guide on a historic tour of Bridgnorth, taking in the locations which would have been familiar to the Victorian residents of Bridgnorth.

Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library - Writing History Next running on: 7 November 7pm

Katherine Swift, author of The Morville Hours, will be talking about two pioneering women historians and the influence they have had on her own research and writing: Joan Thirsk and Margaret Gelling.

Bridgnorth Library

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 7 November 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 December

Bridgnorth Library - Normandy 1944: The 4th Battalion of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry Next running on: 8 November 7pm

This talk will focus on the preparation, training and recruitment of the 4th KSLI, their place in the campaign in Normandy, and their experiences of battle in late June and early July.

Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library - The Bridgnorth Women’s Suffrage Society Next running on: 9 November 7pm

This talk explores the roles of the militant suffragettes and the law-abiding suffragists, in both the local and national context.

Bridgnorth Library

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 9 November 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 23 November, 07 December, 21 December

Bridgnorth Library - History Day Next running on: 10 November 10am

Join us to find out more about the history that surrounds us.

Bridgnorth Library

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

Discuss the chosen novel with the group.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 08 December

Bridgnorth Library - My Dearest Girls: The Letters Book Next running on: 11 November 7:30pm

The story of six women’s lives in the time of war, told through the letters they wrote to one another.

Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 12 November 10:30am

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 10 December

Ludlow Library - Dementia support drop-in Next running on: 12 November 10am

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

Also runs on: 10 December

Gobowen Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 13 November 2pm

Listen to great stories and poems read aloud by library volunteers

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 11 December

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

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 12 December

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

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

Market Drayton Library - Junior Book Panel Next running on: 17 November 11am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 15 December

Oswestry Library - Anti-Bullying, with Lise McNamara Next running on: 17 November 1pm

Join Lise McNamara, Well-being and Working Environment Facilitator, for an exploration into bullying, what it is, how it works, why people bully, and how we can break the cycle permanently.

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 20 November 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 December

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Anecdotes from an RAF Pilot’s Career, with Group Captain Jon Fynes RAF (Retd) Next running on: 21 November 12:30pm

Join us for an entertaining talk with FAF Group Captain Jon Fynes (Rtd)

Oswestry Library

Gobowen Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 22 November 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: 20 December

Oswestry Library - Board Game Café Next running on: 24 November 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