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Bridgnorth Library - Sarah Isaacs and Derek the Alien Next running on: 24 August 1pm

Calling all kids who also come from the Orange Jelly Planet

Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library - The Very Grimm Brothers Next running on: 24 August 4:30pm

Two impish rapscallions, Adrian Mealing and John Denton invite you to a Very Grimm afternoon of anecdotes, comedy, music and poetry.

Bridgnorth Library

Church Stretton Library - Sit and Knit Next running on: 24 August 10am

Have a chat while being creative!

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 31 August, 07 September, 14 September ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Junior Book Panel Next running on: 24 August 11am

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

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - Lego at the library Next running on: 24 August 11am

Have fun with bricks!

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 29 August, 31 August, 05 September ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Lego Club Next running on: 24 August 2pm

Children of all ages welcome. Come along and enjoy building and playing!

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 31 August, 07 September, 14 September ... and more dates

Wem Library - Heritage Wem Display Next running on: 24 August 9:30am

A display of historic buildings in Wem in the library foyer, which will be an introduction for the Heritage Wem Open Weekend (14 & 15 September) provided by Wem Civic Society.

Wem Library

Also runs on: 27 August, 29 August, 30 August ... and more dates

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

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 30 August, 02 September, 06 September ... and more dates

Albrighton Library - Summer Reading Challenge: Craft Activity - Rockets Next running on: 27 August 10:30am

Making cardboard rockets

Albrighton Library

Bishops Castle Library - Scrabble group Next running on: 27 August 10:10am

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

Bishop's Castle Library

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

Church Stretton Library - Rhymetime Next running on: 27 August 10:30am

Fun for under-fives.

Church Stretton Library

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

Gobowen Library - Syrian social / سوريا الاجتماعية Next running on: 27 August 10:30am

An opportunity for Syrian friends from the Oswestry and Gobowen area to meet over a cuppa.

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 24 September, 29 October, 26 November

Ludlow Library - Summer Reading Challenge - Alien Invasion Next running on: 27 August 11am

Every Tuesday throughout the summer holidays, Ludlow Library and Ludlow Assembly Rooms are running two-hour morn­ing workshops and afternoon fun films at Ludlow Library.

Ludlow Library

Market Drayton Library - Scrabble club Next running on: 27 August 2:30pm

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

Oswestry Library - One on One IT Help Sessions Next running on: 27 August 9:30am

Do you need help with IT? Don't struggle. We have a team of volunteers who can provide one on one IT support for customers. Booking is ESSENTIAL.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 29 August, 30 August, 03 September ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge: Space Crafts! Next running on: 27 August 10:30am

Space themed crafts at the library!

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - IT drop-in Next running on: 27 August 9:30am

A free volunteer-led drop in session for those who need IT help.

Shrewsbury Library

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

Shrewsbury Library - National Careers Service Next running on: 27 August 9:30am

Careers advice for adults.

Shrewsbury Library

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

Shrewsbury Library - Writers' Lab Next running on: 27 August 5:30pm

Frustrated? Blocked? Eager to get that story/poem/project finally done? This six-session free course will help get those words onto paper at last!

Shrewsbury Library

Wem Library - Card Making Craft Group Next running on: 27 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: 03 September, 10 September, 17 September ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 27 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: 27 August 2pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Ellesmere Library - Scrabble Club Next running on: 28 August 2pm

Drop in and enjoy a social game of scrabble.

Ellesmere Library

Market Drayton Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 28 August 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - Shropshire Astronomical Society Event for Kids Next running on: 28 August 10:30am

Make Star Charts with the Shropshire Astronomical Society.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 28 August

Oswestry Library - Chess Club Next running on: 28 August 1pm

Do you play chess? Have you ever wanted to? Now’s your chance!

Oswestry Library

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

Find out more about the Oswestry Knit for Life group.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 25 September, 30 October, 27 November

Oswestry Library - Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge: First Aid Training Next running on: 28 August 3pm

Join us at the library to learn essential life saving skills with St John Ambulance! All ages welcome, just drop in

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 28 August 2:30pm

Unwind, relax and listen to stories and poems about travel.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Story Time Next running on: 28 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: 04 September, 11 September, 18 September ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Local history advice session Next running on: 29 August 1pm

Genealogy session.

Church Stretton Library

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

Oswestry Library - Carers Trust: Social Group for Carers Next running on: 29 August 10:30am

Come along to this friendly social group for people who look after people.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 26 September, 31 October, 28 November

Wem Library - Knit and Natter Next running on: 29 August 10:30am

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

Wem Library

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

Wem Library - Summer Reading Challenge: Space Mobile Craft Session Next running on: 29 August 2:30pm

Build a space mobile.

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 29 August 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Ludlow Library - British Legion drop-in advice session Next running on: 30 August 10am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 27 September

Ludlow Library - Summer Reading Challenge - Author visit Next running on: 30 August 10:30am

Storytelling and arts activity, free postcard giveaway, meet the author Barbara Townley.

Ludlow Library

Market Drayton Library - CV Clinic Next running on: 30 August 2pm

Book a one hour slot for help with a CV

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - Free Picnic in the Library Next running on: 30 August 12pm

A free picnic for kids while you read with them

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 30 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

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 30 August 10am

Are you interested in finding about your family history, or local history and don't know where to start?

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 30 August 10am

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

Market Drayton Library

Market Drayton Library - St John's Ambulance Talk for Kids Next running on: 30 August 1:30pm

Fun event where kids can learn about the work of St John’s Ambulance

Market Drayton Library

Ellesmere Library - Summer Reading Challenge: ‘Children’s Space Art Exhibition’ Next running on: 31 August 9:30am

An aerial exhibition of the Space Art made over the summer by the Summer Reading Challenge children.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 31 August, 03 September, 06 September ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge: Library Fun Day! Next running on: 31 August 9:30am

Join us for fun, games, and a perfect opportunity to collect your medals, certificates and complete your treasure hunts!

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge: Space Food! Next running on: 31 August 11am

Join us at the library for a fascinating talk all about how space food was developed and how NASA’s systems are still applied to the food we eat today.

Oswestry Library

Bridgnorth Library - IT help Next running on: 2 September 10am

It advice and support session.

Bridgnorth Library

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

Ellesmere Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 2 September 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 07 October

Ludlow Library - ICT help Next running on: 2 September 9:30am

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

Ludlow Library

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

Oswestry Library - Rhymetime Next running on: 2 September 2pm

Half an hour of rhymes and singing at the library.

Oswestry Library

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

Shrewsbury Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 2 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: 09 September, 16 September, 23 September ... and more dates

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 3 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: 01 October, 05 November, 03 December

Bridgnorth Library - Monthly Poetry Session Next running on: 3 September 2:30pm

Monthly poetry group.

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 01 October, 05 November, 03 December

Ludlow Library - Local and family history advice session Next running on: 3 September 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

Shrewsbury Library - Scrabble Club Next running on: 3 September 4:30pm

Scrabble competitions for all ages – we have junior and original sets. Boost your word power and have a great time!

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 17 September

Ludlow Library - Knit and natter Next running on: 4 September 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: 18 September

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 4 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: 02 October, 06 November, 04 December

Oswestry Library - Chatter and natter at the library Next running on: 5 September 10am

We are creating a space for people to talk, whether it is for five minutes while you drink a brew, or an hour of good conversation.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 19 September

Wem Library - Creative writing group Next running on: 6 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

Also runs on: 20 September

Wem Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 6 September 2:15pm

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 13 September, 20 September, 27 September

Bridgnorth Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 9 September 10:30am

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 07 October, 04 November, 09 December

Ludlow Library - Dementia support drop-in Next running on: 9 September 10am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 14 October, 11 November, 09 December

Gobowen Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 10 September 2pm

Listen to great stories and poems read aloud by library volunteers

Gobowen Library

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

Bridgnorth Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 11 September 1pm

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 16 October, 13 November, 11 December

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for over 16s Next running on: 14 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: 12 October, 09 November, 14 December

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for under 16s Next running on: 14 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: 12 October, 09 November, 14 December

Shrewsbury Library - Hearing Aid clinic Next running on: 17 September 10am

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

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Learning at lunchtime: Carol Harris – Changing your mind Next running on: 17 September 12pm

Join us for a Learning at lunchtime talk on how to have new perspectives on life, the power of our minds and how to harness it.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Understanding why our young people are different today: How screen time and social media affects them. Next running on: 17 September 12pm

Join us for a special talk by Lise McNamara who will explore current issues and offer tips and techniques for understanding young people.

Shrewsbury Library

Ellesmere Library - Afternoon reading group Next running on: 19 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: 17 October, 21 November, 19 December

Gobowen Library - Bookstart rhyme time and story time Next running on: 19 September 11am

Songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 17 October, 21 November, 19 December

Wem Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 19 September 10am

Drop in for hearing aid tube changing, battery collection and advice on hearing aid care. Clinic is staffed by NHS Audiology trained volunteers.

Wem Library

Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 26 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: 24 October, 28 November, 12 December

Ellesmere Library - Memory cafe Next running on: 30 September 2pm

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: 28 October, 25 November

Oswestry Library - Writing surgery with Dave Andrews (Oswestry Library’s Reader & Writer in Residence) Next running on: 8 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: 05 November

Shrewsbury Library - Practical tools & Techniques to support your relationships with young adults and children in your life. Next running on: 15 October 12pm

A talk about how the use of massive screen time and a sedentary lifestyle are affecting our lives personally or our surroundings.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Green Living with Alison Layland Next running on: 22 October 12pm

Learning at lunchtime: Green Living with Alison Layland

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - half-term Halloween craft Next running on: 31 October 10:30am

Join us this half-term to make Halloween window decorations.

Shrewsbury Library

Oswestry Library - Creative writing workshop Next running on: 12 November 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