Shropshire Council

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Library at the Lantern - Elmer Day Next running on: 26 May 10am

Come and celebrate ‘differences’ on ELMER DAY.

Library at the Lantern

Market Drayton Library - Board Games and Biscuits Next running on: 26 May 10am

Children are invited to come along and play board games or even bring their favourite board game with them.

Market Drayton Library

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

Shrewsbury Library - Celebrating Elmer Day Next running on: 26 May 11am

Join us for stories and crafts in celebration of everyone's favourite patchwork elephant

Shrewsbury Library

Wem Library - Art Therapy Group (Saturday) Next running on: 26 May 10:30am

Come along to our newly formed Art Therapy Group and join some like-minded people for some stress-free, pressure-free colouring-in and chatter.

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - Shropshire Rocks Next running on: 26 May 10am

Bring a rock to be decorated and then hidden in the Jubilee Park ready for Party in the Park.

Whitchurch Library

Ellesmere Library - Memory cafe Next running on: 28 May 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: 25 June, 30 July, 27 August ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Family and Local History Group (Mondays and Fridays) Next running on: 28 May 10am

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 01 June

Bishops Castle Library - Scrabble group Next running on: 29 May 2pm

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

Bishop's Castle Library

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

Bridgnorth Library - Monthly Poetry Session Next running on: 29 May 2:30pm

Monthly poetry group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 26 June, 24 July, 21 August ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Police PACT Surgery Next running on: 29 May 3pm

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 13 June

Church Stretton Library - Zig Zag and the Giant Adventure Next running on: 29 May 10:30am

Come and meet the author Barbara Townley and Illustrator Cherie Jerrard.

Church Stretton Library

Market Drayton Library - Scrabble club Next running on: 29 May 7pm

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

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

Wem Library - Card Making Craft Group Next running on: 29 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

Wem Library - Scrabble Group Next running on: 29 May 2pm

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

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - Elmer Fun Hour Next running on: 29 May 10:15am

Come along in your brightest colours to help us celebrate Elmer Day, with crafts, colouring and games.

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - Writers' Group Next running on: 29 May 2pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Bishop’s Castle Library - Children’s Half-Term Event Next running on: 30 May 9am

Join us for stories and a craft activity to celebrate spring.

Bishop's Castle Library

Bishop’s Castle Library - Hay-on-Wye Festival of Literature Coach Trip Next running on: 30 May 9am

Join us for a wonderful day at the Hay on Wye Festival of Literature

Bishop's Castle Library

Ludlow Library - Knit and natter Next running on: 30 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: 13 June, 27 June, 11 July ... and more dates

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

Find out more about the Oswestry Knit for Life group.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 27 June

Oswestry Library - The Tiger that Came To Tea Next running on: 30 May 2pm

Come along to enjoy some tiger-themed craft activities and stories to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this children’s classic! Book with library staff.

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 30 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: 06 June, 13 June, 20 June ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Soap carving workshop Next running on: 31 May 11am

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

Shrewsbury Library

Wem Library - Knit and Natter Next running on: 31 May 10:30am

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

Wem Library

Wem Library - Lego fun Next running on: 31 May 10:30am

Have fun with friends and get creative! Free drop-in event. Suitable for children aged 4 to 11.

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 31 May 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Local and family history advice session Next running on: 1 June 2pm

Local and family history group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 08 June, 15 June, 22 June ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 1 June 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: 08 June, 15 June, 22 June ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 1 June 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: 08 June, 15 June, 22 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Flying Fish - Family Willow Workshop Next running on: 1 June 10am

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

Oswestry Library

Whitchurch Library - Bricks 'n' Tricks Magic Show Next running on: 1 June 10:30am

Come along to a wonderful magic show, including puppets Bella the Parrot and Tilly the Dog

Whitchurch Library

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

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

Ellesmere Library

Market Drayton Library - Junior Book Panel Next running on: 2 June 11am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 30 June, 28 July

Bridgnorth Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 4 June 10:30am

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 09 July, 06 August, 10 September ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - IT help Next running on: 4 June 10am

It advice and support session.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 11 June, 18 June, 25 June

Ellesmere Library - Time to Listen Next running on: 4 June 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Highley Library - National Bookstart Week - Bird Boogie Rhyme and Story Time Next running on: 4 June 2pm

Celebrating National Bookstart week with rhymes and stories for the under 5s

Highley Library

Ludlow Library - ICT help Next running on: 4 June 9:30am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 11 June, 18 June, 25 June ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Lego Club Next running on: 4 June 3:45pm

Join us for some Lego fun!

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 11 June, 25 June, 02 July ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 4 June 10:30am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 11 June, 25 June, 02 July ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Code Club Next running on: 4 June 3:30pm

Programming for 9-13-year-olds.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 11 June, 18 June, 25 June

Market Drayton Library - IT 1-2-1 sessions Next running on: 4 June 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: 04 June, 11 June, 11 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Rhyme & Storytimes Next running on: 4 June 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: 11 June, 18 June, 25 June ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 4 June 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: 11 June, 18 June, 25 June ... and more dates

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 5 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: 03 July, 07 August, 04 September ... and more dates

Highley Library - National Bookstart Week - Bird Boogie Next running on: 5 June 9am

Call into the library this week for activity and craft sheets, to explore the bird-themed shared reading corner, and collect your free copy of 'A Busy Day for Birds' to read and keep.

Highley Library

Also runs on: 06 June, 07 June, 08 June ... and more dates

Library at the Lantern - Code Club Next running on: 5 June 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: 12 June, 19 June, 26 June ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Family history advice session Next running on: 5 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

Market Drayton Library - Drayton Writers Next running on: 5 June 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 - Time to Listen Next running on: 5 June 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: 19 June, 03 July, 17 July

Bishop’s Castle Library - National Bookstart Week: Bookstart Bird Boogie Next running on: 6 June 10am

Come and enjoy some birdy stories, songs and activities as we celebrate National Bookstart Week.

Bishop's Castle Library

Ellesmere Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 6 June 10:30am

Songs and stories for under-4s.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 20 June, 04 July, 18 July

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 6 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: 04 July, 01 August, 05 September ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Singing for Health Next running on: 6 June 2pm

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

Oswestry Library - Lego club Next running on: 7 June 3:15pm

Have fun with bricks!

Oswestry Library

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

Pontesbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 7 June 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 July, 02 August, 06 September ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Knit, Craft and Natter Next running on: 8 June 10am

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 22 June

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 8 June 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 22 June

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Walk a Mile, Walk a Millennium Next running on: 8 June 12:30pm

Author Fiona Holland explores the depth of human history hidden in the very earth beneath our feet.

Oswestry Library

Shifnal Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 8 June 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 July, 07 September, 05 October ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Library Book Group Next running on: 9 June 11:45am

Discuss the chosen novel with the group.

Market Drayton Library

Highley Library - Story and rhyme time Next running on: 11 June 2pm

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

Highley Library

Also runs on: 18 June, 25 June

Highley Library - The Kind Corner Next running on: 11 June 10am

Come and hear stories about the importance of being kind, accepting and respectful of others, for pre-school children and their parents/carers.

Highley Library

Bayston Hill Library - The Kind Corner Next running on: 12 June 10:30am

Come and hear stories about the importance of being kind, accepting and respectful of others, for pre-school children and their parents/carers.

Bayston Hill Library

Gobowen Library - The Kind Corner Next running on: 12 June 1:30pm

Stories about being kind, accepting and respectful of others.

Gobowen Library

Gobowen Library - Time to listen Next running on: 12 June 2pm

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

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 10 July

Oswestry Library - Human Library Next running on: 12 June 2pm

Don’t judge a book by its cover! Join our human library and take out one of its living books.

Oswestry Library - Writing surgery with Dave Andrews (Oswestry Library’s Reader & Writer in Residence) Next running on: 12 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: 24 July, 21 August, 04 September ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 13 June 1pm

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 18 July, 15 August, 19 September ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - mindful colouring Next running on: 13 June 2pm

With Phil Evans, a free event for carers.

Oswestry Library

Library at the Lantern - The Kind Corner Next running on: 14 June 10:30am

Come and hear stories about the importance of being kind, accepting and respectful of others, for pre-school children and their parents/carers.

Library at the Lantern

Market Drayton Library - The Marsh People Next running on: 14 June 7pm

Join author M. Valentine Williams as she launches her new book through an evening talk at the library.

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Local Literature at Lunchtime Next running on: 14 June 12:30pm

Local authors join reader/ writer-in-residence Dave Andrews for readings from their latest books.

Oswestry Library

Bishop’s Castle Library - Annual Massive Book Sale Next running on: 15 June 10am

Grab yourself a bargain at our annual fund raising book sale!

Bishop's Castle Library

Also runs on: 16 June

Bishop’s Castle Library - Tea and Coffee Morning Next running on: 15 June 10am

Join us for a cuppa and a slice of cake

Bishop's Castle Library

Oswestry Library - Amser i wrando Next running on: 15 June 2pm

"Take me back to Montgomeryshire"

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - Time to listen Next running on: 19 June 11am

Stories and readings for adults.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 17 July

Oswestry Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 19 June 1:30pm

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

Gobowen Library - Gobowen in history Next running on: 20 June 11am

Talk by Mark Hignett on records and artefacts at Oswestry Town Museum.

Gobowen Library

Market Drayton Library - Around the World Wine Tasting Next running on: 20 June 7pm

In a relaxed and informal environment, come and hear a light hearted history of the world of wine.

Market Drayton Library

Ellesmere Library - Afternoon reading group Next running on: 21 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: 19 July, 16 August, 20 September ... and more dates

Gobowen Library - Bookstart Bird Boogie Next running on: 21 June 11am

Stories, songs and activities.

Gobowen Library

Gobowen Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 21 June 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 July

Ellesmere Library - summer craft fair Next running on: 23 June 10am

A relaxed and friendly welcome awaits at Our Space Summer Craft Fair.

Ellesmere Library

Gobowen Library - Festival of Learning Week Next running on: 23 June 11am

Coffee morning and reminiscence.

Gobowen Library

Market Drayton Library - hearing aid clinic Next running on: 27 June 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 28 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.

Library at the Lantern

Also runs on: 26 July, 23 August, 27 September ... and more dates

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

Gobowen Library - Scams Aware Next running on: 12 July 11am

Find out what you can do to avoid scams

Gobowen 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

Gobowen Library - Mischief stories and activities Next running on: 9 August 11am

Join us for an event as part of our summer reading challenge.

Gobowen 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