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Newsflash: Libraries - Opening times over the May bank holidays

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Library events

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Church Stretton Library - local history advice session Next running on: 25 May 1pm

Genealogy session.

Church Stretton Library

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

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

Whitchurch Library

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

Whitchurch Library - writers' group acrostic poetry competition for World Wide Whitchurch Weekend and Party in the Park Next running on: 25 May 9:30am

Pick up your pen, write an acrostic poem and win a prize!

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 26 May, 27 May

Bridgnorth Library - Local and family history advice session Next running on: 26 May 2pm

Local and family history group.

Bridgnorth Library

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

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 26 May 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 June, 09 June, 16 June ... and more dates

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

Oswestry Library - Bookstart Story Time Next running on: 26 May 2pm

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.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 09 June, 23 June, 07 July ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Family and Local History Group (Fridays) Next running on: 26 May 1:30pm

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

Oswestry Library

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

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

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

Wem Library

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

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

Have a chat while being creative!

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 10 June, 24 June

Oswestry Library - Family and Local History Group (Mondays) Next running on: 29 May 10am

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

Oswestry Library

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

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

Fun for under-fives.

Church Stretton Library

Gobowen Library - Time to listen Next running on: 30 May 10am

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

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 27 June, 25 July

Ludlow Library - Fishy tales and crafts Next running on: 30 May 10:30am

Tales and crafts from the sea

Ludlow Library

Market Drayton Library - half-term arts and crafts event Next running on: 30 May 10am

Arts and crafts activities for children.

Market Drayton Library

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

A friendly scrabble session for beginners and more experienced players alike

Market Drayton Library

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

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

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

Wem Library - Scrabble Group Next running on: 30 May 2pm

Do you love playing scrabble? Just drop in, join our Scrabble Group and make new friends.

Wem Library

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

Whitchurch Library - Whitchurch Writers Next running on: 30 May 2pm

Whitchurch Writers is a small, friendly, constructive group with a variety of creative writing interests. The group meet on the last Tuesday of every month.

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 27 June

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 31 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: 07 June, 14 June, 21 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Time to Listen Next running on: 01 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: 15 June, 29 June, 13 July ... and more dates

Shrewsbury Library - Sand Art workshop Next running on: 01 June 10am

Creative a work of art using sand! Drop in, no need to book.

Shrewsbury Library

Wem Library - Knit and Natter Next running on: 01 June 10:30am

Join the weekly knit and natter drop in session. Share your love of knitting, find inspiration and make new friends. Refreshments available for a small contribution.

Wem Library

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

Wem Library - owl craft Next running on: 01 June 2:30pm

Activity for 3-11 year olds.

Wem Library

Bishop's Castle Library - Teen book club Next running on: 02 June 5:30pm

A book club just for teens. Held the first Friday of every month.

Bishop's Castle Library

Bridgnorth Library - Knit, Craft and Natter (1) Next running on: 02 June 10am

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 16 June, 30 June

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 02 June 10am

These free sessions for children aged 0 to 5 years, their parents and carers, are a great way to make new friends and enjoy stories, nursery rhymes and simple action songs. Sign up for the Bookstart Bear Club and your child can collect a series of beautiful certificates.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 16 June, 30 June, 14 July ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Amser i wrando Next running on: 02 June 2pm

Welsh language event.

Oswestry Library

Wem Library - meet the owls Next running on: 02 June 2:30pm

Come and learn all about the different species of owl...

Wem Library

Oswestry Library - Drawing Club Next running on: 03 June 2pm

Want to know how to draw ANYTHING? Local cartoonist John Swogger will show you how!

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 26 July

Whitchurch Library - Caldecott Club - Party Hats Next running on: 03 June 10:15am

Come along and make a party hat!

Whitchurch Library

Bridgnorth Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 05 June 10:30am

Rhymes, Songs and Stories for under fives

Bridgnorth Library

Ellesmere Library - Time to listen Next running on: 05 June 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Ludlow Library - Tales and Tunes Next running on: 05 June 11am

Tales and tunes with storyteller Suzanne Thomas.

Ludlow Library

Market Drayton Library - IT 1-2-1 sessions Next running on: 05 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: 05 June, 12 June, 12 June ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 05 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: 19 June, 03 July, 17 July

Pontesbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 05 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 and crafts.

Pontesbury Library

Also runs on: 03 July, 07 August, 04 September ... and more dates

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 06 June 10:30am

Library event for young children held once a month. Enjoy Rhymes and songs and make new friends.

Bayston Hill Library

Also runs on: 04 July, 01 August, 05 September ... and more dates

Ludlow Library - Local history drop in session Next running on: 06 June 2:30pm

Drop in session for anyone with local and family history enquires

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 04 July, 01 August, 05 September

Market Drayton Library - Drayton Writers Next running on: 06 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

Also runs on: 04 July

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 06 June 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: 20 June

Ellesmere Library - Bookstart rhyme time Next running on: 07 June 10:30am

Sing along rhymes and stories for toddlers

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 21 June, 05 July, 19 July

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 07 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: 05 July

Ludlow Library - Ludlow Baby Shower Next running on: 10 June 10am

Come along and join our baby shower

Ludlow Library

Market Drayton Library - Reading Group Next running on: 10 June 11:45am

This is a friendly group who meet on the second Saturday of the month at Market Drayton Library.

Market Drayton Library

Also runs on: 08 July

Library at the Lantern - Hairy Fairy Tales Next running on: 12 June 10:30am

Classic fairy stories and fabulous furry fun for all.

Library at the Lantern

Oswestry Library - The Poetry of Dylan Thomas Next running on: 13 June 12:30pm

A look at the work of the great poet.

Oswestry Library

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

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

Bridgnorth Library

Also runs on: 12 July, 09 August

Whitchurch Library - bike marking event Next running on: 16 June 3:30pm

Get your bike security-marked for free.

Whitchurch Library

Gobowen Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 20 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: 18 July

Oswestry Library - Quick Reads Book Club Next running on: 20 June 1pm

Want to get into reading but low on confidence or short of time or concentration...?

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 18 July

Wem Library - Reading Group Next running on: 20 June 2:30pm

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

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - Reading Group Next running on: 20 June 5:30pm

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

Whitchurch Library

Oswestry Library - A History of Shopping - A Study of Brown's of Chester Next running on: 04 July 12:30pm

Talk by Professor Deborah Wynne, University of Chester and University Centre Shrewsbury.

Oswestry Library

Wem Library - Listen with Lucy Next running on: 04 August 2:15pm

Come and meet Lucy Rabbit. Sing songs and action rhymes and help her tell a story. Look, listen and join in. Play instruments. Have fun!

Wem Library

Also runs on: 18 August, 25 August, 01 September

Wem Library - Story time with Dogs Trust Next running on: 11 August 2:30pm

Meet rescue dog, Bertie and his owner.

Wem Library

Wem Library - Exotic Zoo Next running on: 02 September 10:30am

Come and learn all about the exotic animals at the Exotic Zoo.

Wem Library