Shropshire Council

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Broseley Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 27 January 11:30am

Drop in, pull up a chair and listen to great stories and poems for adults read aloud by library staff and volunteers.

Broseley Library

Also runs on: 10 February, 09 March

Ellesmere Library - Memory cafe Next running on: 27 January 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: 24 February, 30 March, 27 April ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - ICT help Next running on: 27 January 9:30am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 27 January, 27 January, 27 January ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Lego Club Next running on: 27 January 3:45pm

Join us for some Lego fun!

Ludlow Library

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

Oswestry Library - Family and local history group (Mondays and Fridays) Next running on: 27 January 10am

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 31 January, 03 February, 07 February ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Rhymetime Next running on: 27 January 2pm

Half an hour of rhymes and singing at the library.

Oswestry Library

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

Oswestry Library - Welsh language course Next running on: 27 January 2:45pm

Make 2020 the year you learn Welsh!

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 03 February, 10 February, 24 February ... and more dates

Shifnal Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 27 January 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: 03 February, 10 February, 17 February ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Learning at lunchtime: Persephone Next running on: 27 January 12pm

Explore the Persephone myth. Find out how we got our seasons and more, in a creative workshop about the Greek goddess.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 27 January 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: 03 February, 10 February, 24 February ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Rhymetime Next running on: 28 January 10:30am

Fun for under-fives.

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 04 February, 11 February, 18 February ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - U3A Writers Group 2 Next running on: 28 January 2pm

Creative writers’ group for all ages

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 11 February, 25 February, 10 March ... and more dates

Library at the Lantern - Shared reading group Next running on: 28 January 2pm

New daytime group for adults! Drop in, sit down and enjoy listening to a great story or poem.

Library at the Lantern

Also runs on: 04 February, 11 February, 18 February ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 28 January 10:30am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 04 February, 11 February, 18 February ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Love that lasts forever Next running on: 28 January 12:30pm

After family breakdown, is a child’s bond with both parents unbreakable?

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - One on One IT Help Sessions Next running on: 28 January 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 January, 31 January, 04 February ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - IT drop-in Next running on: 28 January 9:30am

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

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 04 February, 11 February, 18 February ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - National Careers Service Next running on: 28 January 9:30am

Careers advice for adults.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 04 February, 11 February, 18 February ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Royal voluntary service drop in session Next running on: 28 January 1:30pm

Come in and speak to staff from the Royal voluntary service about the benefits of volunteering in your local community

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 25 February, 24 March

Shrewsbury Library - Writers' Lab Next running on: 28 January 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

Also runs on: 11 February, 25 February, 10 March ... and more dates

Wem Library - Card Making Craft Group Next running on: 28 January 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: 04 February, 11 February, 18 February ... and more dates

Wem Library - Scrabble Group Next running on: 28 January 2pm

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

Wem Library

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

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 28 January 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: 11 February, 25 February

Whitchurch Library - Writers' Group Next running on: 28 January 2pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 25 February

Ellesmere Library - Intermediate Bridge Workshops Next running on: 29 January 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

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

Ellesmere Library - Scrabble Club Next running on: 29 January 2pm

Drop in and enjoy a social game of scrabble.

Ellesmere Library

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

Ludlow Library - Knit and natter Next running on: 29 January 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: 05 February, 12 February, 19 February ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Building Blocks to Feeling Fabulous! Downtime! Next running on: 29 January 12pm

‘Selfcare’, relaxation, ‘time out’. All ideas that many of us don’t really take on board but play a crucial part in our health.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Knit for Life group Next running on: 29 January 1:30pm

Find out more about the Oswestry Knit for Life group.

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Meet police dogs Next running on: 29 January 2pm

Come and meet the West Mercia Police dog handler and police dogs

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Story Time Next running on: 29 January 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: 05 February, 12 February, 19 February ... and more dates

Broseley Library - Board Games Club Next running on: 30 January 2pm

Join us every Thursday afternoon for a friendly game.  We guarantee you won’t be bored!

Broseley Library

Also runs on: 06 February, 13 February, 20 February ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Local history advice session Next running on: 30 January 1pm

Genealogy session.

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 06 February, 13 February, 20 February ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - ‘Improvers French’ with Catherine Evans Next running on: 30 January 7pm

An adult learning course

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 06 February, 13 February, 20 February ... and more dates

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

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 27 February, 26 March, 30 April ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Lego at the library Next running on: 30 January 3:15pm

Have fun with bricks!

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 01 February, 06 February, 08 February ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Let’s Talk Local : Drop in for carers Next running on: 30 January 12:30pm

If you look after someone who would be unable to manage without your help and you would like information, guidance or someone to talk to then Juliette is here to support you

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Thursday Rhyme Time Next running on: 30 January 10:30am

Nursery rhymes and simple action songs for 0-4 years.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 13 February, 27 February, 12 March ... and more dates

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

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 06 February, 13 February, 20 February ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 30 January 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 06 February, 13 February, 20 February ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - British Legion drop-in advice session Next running on: 31 January 10am

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 28 February, 27 March, 24 April

Oswestry Library - Singing for Health with Chloe Murray (new sessions) Next running on: 31 January 10:30am

Relax and discover how Singing for Health can help support your health and wellbeing.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 07 February, 14 February

Shrewsbury Library - Learning at lunchtime: Rules of the Mind Next running on: 31 January 12pm

Sue Mottershead shares her knowledge of how you can heal habits and negative beliefs starting with understanding the rules of the mind.

Shrewsbury Library

Wem Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 31 January 2:15pm

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 07 February, 14 February, 28 February

Whitchurch Library - Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group pop-up event Next running on: 31 January 10am

Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group will be here to answer questions about the dissolution of Shropshire and Telford CCGs to form a single strategic commissioning organisation.

Whitchurch Library

Church Stretton Library - Sit and Knit Next running on: 1 February 10am

Have a chat while being creative!

Church Stretton Library

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

Oswestry Library - Ever met a real police dog? Next running on: 1 February 11am

Come to the library to meet George and Chase, two real working dogs from the West Mercia Police Dogs unit!

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Darwin Sessions: Writers’ Lab Live Next running on: 1 February 11am

Live poetry, prose, readings and performances from the talented and successful Shrewsbury Library Writers’ Lab. Stephen A. Brotherton, Tracey J. Morgan, Stephen Palmer and more.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Lego Club Next running on: 1 February 2pm

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

Shrewsbury Library

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

Whitchurch Library - Caldecott Club Next running on: 1 February 10am

Come along and join our free fun floor games session. Play skittles, hopscotch and more. For children aged 12 years and under

Whitchurch Library

Ellesmere Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 3 February 9:45am

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 02 March, 06 April

Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) Next running on: 4 February 10am

Drop-in desk for advice and to register for volunteering opportunities.

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 03 March

Shrewsbury Library - Learning at lunchtime: Green Living with Alison Layland - Climate and ecological emergency, what can you do about it? Next running on: 4 February 12pm

Novelist and environmental campaigner Alison Layland will tell you more and lead a discussion on ways in which we can change our lives to help the planet.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Scrabble Club Next running on: 4 February 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: 18 February, 03 March, 17 March ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 5 February 10:30am

Songs and stories for under-4s.

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 26 February, 11 March, 25 March

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 5 February 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 March, 01 April, 06 May ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Winning hearts & changing minds: how the british council makes friends for the uk. – Michael White Next running on: 6 February 2:30pm

Michael worked for the British Council in ten countries between 1984 and 2015. He will talk about his experience in two of his favourites - Cuba and Yemen, which should make for a fascinating insight into life in these countries.

Church Stretton Library

Ludlow Library - Clinical Commissioning Group drop-in Next running on: 7 February 10am

Come along and find out more, and chat to us about the future of the NHS.

Ludlow Library

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for over 16s Next running on: 8 February 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: 14 March, 18 April, 09 May ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for under 16s Next running on: 8 February 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: 14 March, 18 April, 09 May ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Getting started with your novel writers workshop with author Mike Gayle Next running on: 8 February 11am

This course will consider how to generate and develop ideas like a professional writer touching on the creation of log lines (your story in a sentence), understanding story structure and avoiding common pitfalls.

Shrewsbury Library

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

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

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 09 March, 11 May, 08 June ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 10 February 2pm

Drop in, pull up a chair and listen to great stories and poems for adults read aloud by library staff and volunteers.

Whitchurch Library

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

Listen to great stories and poems read aloud by library volunteers

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 10 March, 14 April

Church Stretton Library - ‘Pronto-Indo-European: What is it and how do we know?’ Next running on: 12 February 7pm

David Langslow will be introducing a fascinating exploration, looking back across thousands of years, of the complex origins of the language we use today.

Church Stretton Library

Ludlow Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 12 February 2pm

Drop in, pull up a chair and listen to great stories and poems on a theme for adults. Read aloud by library staff and volunteers.

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 11 March, 08 April

Shrewsbury Library - Learning at lunchtime: Crime and Punishment Next running on: 13 February 12pm

Join author Leslie Scase for a fascinating insight into the real world of Victorian crime and punishment.

Shrewsbury Library

Church Stretton Library - U3A Writers Group 1 Next running on: 14 February 9:45am

Creative writers’ group for all ages

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 28 February, 13 March, 27 March

Whitchurch Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 14 February 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - PACT Surgery Next running on: 14 February 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - Scrabble Club Next running on: 14 February 2:30pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Shrewsbury Library Tour Next running on: 15 February 11am

Join a tour of this Grade 1 listed building which dates to the 15th century, formerly Shrewsbury School which Charles Darwin attended in 1818 and home to Shrewsbury’s Public Library for 135 years.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Mini Birdhouse Decorating Next running on: 17 February 10:30am

It’s National Nest Box Week! Give a bird a home by painting your own mini birdhouse.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 18 February 10am

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

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 17 March

Whitchurch Library - Reading Group Next running on: 18 February 5:30pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Shrewsbury Library - Craft and chatter Next running on: 20 February 10:30am

Come along with your craft (knitting, cross-stitch, cards etc.), share your knowledge and skills and have a chat and a cup of tea.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 19 March

Wem Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 20 February 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

Whitchurch Library - NatWest Community Banker Next running on: 20 February 10:30am

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

Whitchurch Library

Ellesmere Library - Afternoon reading group Next running on: 21 February 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: 21 March, 18 April, 16 May ... and more dates

Gobowen Library - Singing for memories Next running on: 21 February 2pm

Join staff for a very informal hour to sing favourites from 50s 60s and 70s

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 20 March, 17 April, 15 May ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Junior Board Games day Next running on: 21 February 10am

A drop-in day with fun, laughs and games of all sorts

Shrewsbury Library

Wem Library - Mark Bardsley cartooning & reading from his latest hilarious book Dogs Next running on: 21 February 2:30pm

...signed copies will be available.

Wem Library

Ludlow Library - Learning at Lunchtime - Being Vegan Next running on: 26 February 1pm

Being Vegan. A talk by Myriad Organics.

Ludlow Library

Shrewsbury Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 26 February 2:30pm

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

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 25 March

Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 27 February 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 March, 23 April, 28 May ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Learning at lunchtime: Biology of Belief Next running on: 27 February 12pm

Sue Mottershead shares her knowledge of how our beliefs form a blueprint of our reality.

Shrewsbury Library

Church Stretton Library - “Raise the Roof” Next running on: 28 February 7pm

Local Poet Lucy Aphramor presents a spoken word performance followed by a question and dialogue session led by Rosier Carnell.

Church Stretton Library

Shrewsbury Library - Darwin Sessions: Democratic Republic of Djembe Live Next running on: 29 February 11am

Experience West African rhythms from Guinea and Mali with a live drumming group – and have a go yourself!

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Baby Bricks Next running on: 5 March 10:30am

An under-5s version of our Lego club.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 19 March, 02 April

Ludlow Library - Learning at Lunchtime - Poultry Keeping Next running on: 25 March 1pm

Poultry Keeping. Informative talk by Cyril Bason

Ludlow Library

Shrewsbury Library - Galapagos Island Discs with David Vine Next running on: 28 March 11am

World-renowned conductor and musician David Vine, from Shropshire, will be presenting selections of music that have been important along the way and speaking about his half-century at the top of Classical Music

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Exotic Zoo interactive animal experience Next running on: 16 April 11am

The Exotic Zoo are visiting for an interactive and hands-on experience.

Shrewsbury Library

Ludlow Library - Learning at Lunchtime - The Plant Nursery Next running on: 22 April 1pm

Plant advice and history of Wildegoose Nursery with Jack Willgoss

Ludlow Library

Ludlow Library - Learning at Lunchtime - Bee keeping Next running on: 27 May 1pm

Informative talk by Lucy Shier from Bee-Biotic

Ludlow Library

Ludlow Library - Learning at Lunchtime - Life of a Finds Liaison Officer Next running on: 24 June 1pm

Informal talk by Peter Reavill. Shropshire Museum Service

Ludlow Library