Shropshire Council

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Oswestry Library - Family and local history group (Mondays and Fridays) Next running on: 13 December 1:30pm

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 16 December, 06 January, 10 January ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - One on One IT Help Sessions Next running on: 13 December 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: 17 December, 19 December, 20 December ... and more dates

Wem Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 13 December 2:15pm

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 20 December, 10 January, 17 January ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 13 December 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 - Scrabble Club Next running on: 13 December 2:30pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Children’s Christmas Papercrafts Next running on: 14 December 11am

Join us and make some festive papercrafts to take home

Bridgnorth Library

Bridgnorth Library - Friends of Bridgnorth Library Christmas Book Sale Next running on: 14 December 9:30am

The Friends of Bridgnorth Library will be holding a book sale with lots of good quality paperbacks, hardbacks and other items, including jigsaws and knitted handcrafts.

Bridgnorth Library

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for over 16s Next running on: 14 December 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: 11 January, 08 February, 14 March ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Dungeons and Dragons for under 16s Next running on: 14 December 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: 11 January, 08 February, 14 March ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Lego at the library Next running on: 14 December 11am

Have fun with bricks!

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 19 December, 21 December, 02 January ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Book Signing with Jo Jackson Next running on: 14 December 9:30am

Join local author Jo Jackson to celebrate the publication of her new book ‘Beyond the Margin’.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Lego Club Next running on: 14 December 2pm

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

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 21 December, 04 January, 11 January ... and more dates

Wem Library - Reading Group Next running on: 14 December 10am

Choose, read and discuss the book of the month

Wem Library

Wem Library - Scrabble Group Next running on: 14 December 10am

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

Wem Library

Also runs on: 17 December, 07 January, 14 January ... and more dates

Bridgnorth Library - IT help Next running on: 16 December 10am

It advice and support session.

Bridgnorth Library

Ellesmere Library - Memory cafe Next running on: 16 December 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: 27 January, 24 February, 30 March ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - ICT help Next running on: 16 December 9:30am

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

Ludlow Library

Ludlow Library - Lego Club Next running on: 16 December 3:45pm

Join us for some Lego fun!

Ludlow Library

Ludlow Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 16 December 10:30am

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

Ludlow Library

Oswestry Library - Rhymetime Next running on: 16 December 2pm

Half an hour of rhymes and singing at the library.

Oswestry Library

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

Shifnal Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 16 December 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: 23 December, 30 December, 06 January ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 16 December 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: 06 January, 13 January, 20 January ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 17 December 10am

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

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 21 January, 18 February, 17 March

Shrewsbury Library - IT drop-in Next running on: 17 December 9:30am

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

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 07 January, 14 January, 21 January ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - National Careers Service Next running on: 17 December 9:30am

Careers advice for adults.

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 07 January, 14 January, 21 January ... and more dates

Wem Library - Card Making Craft Group Next running on: 17 December 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: 07 January, 14 January, 21 January ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 17 December 11am

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 - Reading Group Next running on: 17 December 5:30pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - Writers' Group Next running on: 17 December 2pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Ellesmere Library - Intermediate Bridge Workshops Next running on: 18 December 9:50am

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

Ellesmere Library

Ellesmere Library - Scrabble Club Next running on: 18 December 2pm

Drop in and enjoy a social game of scrabble.

Ellesmere Library

Shrewsbury Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 18 December 2:30pm

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

Shrewsbury Library

Also runs on: 22 January, 26 February, 25 March

Shrewsbury Library - Story Time Next running on: 18 December 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: 08 January, 15 January, 22 January ... and more dates

Broseley Library - Board Games Club Next running on: 19 December 2pm

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

Broseley Library

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

Ellesmere Library - Afternoon reading group Next running on: 19 December 2:30pm

Come along and hear the books that members of the group are enjoying and recommend your favourite reads to them

Ellesmere Library

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

Songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers

Gobowen Library

Oswestry Library - Carers Trust: Social Group for Carers Next running on: 19 December 10:30am

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

Oswestry Library

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

Oswestry Library - Let’s Talk Local : Drop in for carers Next running on: 19 December 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

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

Wem Library - Hearing aid clinic Next running on: 19 December 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

Also runs on: 16 January

Wem Library - Knit and Natter Next running on: 19 December 10:30am

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

Wem Library

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

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 19 December 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Gobowen Library - Singing for memories Next running on: 20 December 2pm

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

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 17 January, 21 February, 20 March ... and more dates

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

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

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - PACT Surgery Next running on: 20 December 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Oswestry Library - Gift Wrapping workshop with Dzintra! Next running on: 21 December 11am

Join Dzintra Bernsaida, community artist, for a free gift-wrapping workshop!

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Bricks ‘n’ Tricks Winter Wonderland Next running on: 21 December 10:30am

Join us to create a winter wonderland scene out of bricks and light up the junior library, ready for Christmas.

Shrewsbury Library

Wem Library - Children’s Christmas Skittle Craft Session Next running on: 21 December 11:30am

Come and have creative fun at our Christmas craft session.

Wem Library

Wem Library - Meet the author of ‘A Flying Visit’, Lindzi J. Stewart Next running on: 3 January 2pm

Relaxed, informal drop-in, holiday fun session.

Wem Library

Ellesmere Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 6 January 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 03 February, 02 March, 06 April

Shrewsbury Library - Scrabble Club Next running on: 7 January 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: 21 January, 04 February, 18 February ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Building Blocks to Feeling Fabulous! Grabbing the Zzzzzzs! Next running on: 8 January 1pm

The science behind why sleep is soooooo important for your health and how you can make the most of your shut eye.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 8 January 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 February, 04 March, 01 April ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Chatter and natter at the library Next running on: 9 January 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: 23 January

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

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 17 January, 24 January, 31 January ... and more dates

Broseley Library - Books Aloud Next running on: 13 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: 27 January, 10 February, 09 March

Oswestry Library - Learning at Lunchtime: Victorian Crime and Punishment Next running on: 14 January 1pm

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

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Writers' Lab Next running on: 14 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: 28 January, 11 February, 25 February ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Building Blocks to Feeling Fabulous! Moving and Grooving! Next running on: 15 January 1pm

This will be a little bit of an interactive session – don’t worry! You don’t need gym gear!

Oswestry Library

Shrewsbury Library - Mahjong Next running on: 15 January 10am

Come and play the fascinating ancient strategy game that has delighted, entertained and befuddled people since the Qing Dynasty.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Craft and chatter Next running on: 16 January 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: 20 February, 19 March

Shrewsbury Library - Learning at lunchtime: Meet the Author – Brian Sims Next running on: 17 January 12pm

Brian Sims talks about his amazing journey from being a Xerox salesman to F1 motor racing driver and his new autobiography.

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library - Learning at lunchtime: Colour and Calligraphy Next running on: 21 January 12pm

Join Sohrab Samari to learn about Persian and English calligraphy with the chance to experiment with bamboo pens.

Shrewsbury Library

Oswestry Library - Building Blocks to Feeling Fabulous! Mindful Munching! Next running on: 22 January 1pm

This session will be considering how food is as much medicine as a paracetamol and will introduce you to some ways to make healthier food choices.

Oswestry Library

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

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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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

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 - Galapagos Island Discs with David Vine (1) 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