Shropshire Council

Newsflash: Easter opening for Shropshire libraries

During the Easter weekend, normal library opening times will be affected

Library events

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Ellesmere - Meres and Mosses talk - Wildlife on your Doorstep with Vicky Turrell Next running on: 31 March 2:30pm

Nature talk at Ellesmere Town Hall.

Ellesmere Library

Market Drayton Library - Knit and Stitch Together Next running on: 31 March 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: 07 April, 21 April, 28 April ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Local and family history advice Next running on: 31 March 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: 07 April, 21 April, 28 April ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Family and Local History Group (Fridays) Next running on: 31 March 1:30pm

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 07 April, 21 April, 28 April ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Willow trivets, pot stands and coasters Next running on: 31 March 10am

Learn how to use willow to make tension trivets which can be used as heat proof mats or coasters.

Oswestry Library

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

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

Wem Library

Church Stretton Library - Sit and Knit Next running on: 01 April 10am

Have a chat while being creative!

Church Stretton Library

Also runs on: 15 April, 29 April, 13 May ... and more dates

Ellesmere Library - Family knit workshops Next running on: 01 April 2pm

Knitting workshops for 8-11 year olds and their parents

Ellesmere Library

Whitchurch Library - Caldecott Club - Easter Craft Session Next running on: 01 April 10:15am

Join us for an exciting craft session with an Easter theme. For children aged 12 years and under.

Whitchurch Library

Ellesmere Library - Time to listen Next running on: 03 April 2pm

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

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 08 May, 05 June

Ludlow Library - Tales and Tunes Next running on: 03 April 11am

Tales and tunes with storyteller Suzanne Thomas.

Ludlow Library

Also runs on: 08 May, 05 June

Market Drayton Library - IT 1-2-1 sessions Next running on: 03 April 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: 03 April, 10 April, 10 April ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Artist in residence Next running on: 03 April 11am

Come and meet Lisa Baraona a final year Creative Practice student at Manchester Met University.

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 04 April

Oswestry Library - Family and Local History Group (Mondays) Next running on: 03 April 10am

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

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 10 April, 24 April, 08 May ... and more dates

Pontesbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 03 April 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: 08 May, 05 June, 03 July ... and more dates

Bayston Hill Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 04 April 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: 02 May, 06 June, 04 July ... and more dates

Church Stretton Library - Rhymetime Next running on: 04 April 10:30am

Fun for under-fives.

Church Stretton Library

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

Gobowen Library - Time to listen Next running on: 04 April 10am

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

Gobowen Library

Also runs on: 02 May, 30 May, 27 June ... and more dates

Market Drayton Library - Drayton Writers Next running on: 04 April 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: 02 May

Oswestry Library - Hearing Aid Clinic Next running on: 05 April 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

Shrewsbury Library - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 05 April 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: 12 April, 19 April, 26 April ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Time to Listen Next running on: 06 April 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: 27 April, 11 May

Whitchurch Library - PACT Surgery (Police and Communities Together) Next running on: 06 April 11am

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 25 April

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time - Bhangra Tots Next running on: 06 April 10am

Join us on an imaginary and magical journey to India as children learn about the Bhangra dance.

Whitchurch Library

Bishop's Castle Library - Teen book club Next running on: 07 April 5:30pm

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

Bishop's Castle Library

Also runs on: 05 May, 02 June

Market Drayton Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 07 April 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: 21 April, 05 May, 19 May

Market Drayton Library - Reading Group Next running on: 08 April 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: 13 May

Oswestry library - BBC Get Creative weekend event Next running on: 08 April 10am

Join us in celebrating BBC Get Creative weekend. Artists, musicians, poets, craftspeople here to demonstrate and a chance to have a go at clay pots, crochet/knitting, applique, embroidery, creative writing and more.

Oswestry Library

Whitchurch Library - Bricks ‘n’ Tricks Lego Workshop – Seaside Special Next running on: 08 April 10am

Come along for an interactive, hands-on seaside themed Lego workshop. For children aged 12 years and under. This event is fully booked. Please contact the library if you would like to be added to the reserve list.

Whitchurch Library

Ellesmere Library - Meet the author Next running on: 11 April 2pm

Meet the author Maggie Lycett and listen to her read her book, ‘Willoughby the Wind has fun’. Children’s activities and the book on sale with book signing.

Ellesmere Library

Whitchurch Library - Knit and Natter Group Next running on: 11 April 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: 25 April

Whitchurch Library - Mammals of the Meres and Mosses Next running on: 11 April 2pm

Stuart Edmunds, chair of Shropshire Mammal Group and wildlife enthusiast, talks about mammals he has recorded and monitored in North Shropshire.

Whitchurch Library

Wem Library - Darwin and the Bog Next running on: 13 April 2pm

Explore the wildlife of bogs with Charles Darwin from the comfort of your local library.

Wem Library

Whitchurch Library - Rhyme Time Next running on: 13 April 10am

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

Whitchurch Library

Also runs on: 20 April, 27 April

Ellesmere Library - Tricks ‘n’ Bricks: Lego Workshop Next running on: 15 April 10:30am

Come along for an interactive, hands-on Medieval Castle themed Lego workshop.

Ellesmere Library

Oswestry Library - Quick Reads Book Club Next running on: 18 April 1pm

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

Oswestry Library

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

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

Whitchurch Library

Whitchurch Library - Darwin and the bog Next running on: 20 April 2pm

Explore the wildlife of bogs with Charles Darwin from the comfort of your local library

Whitchurch Library

Wem Library - Listen with Lucy Next running on: 21 April 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

Ellesmere Library - Darwin and the bog Next running on: 22 April 2pm

Explore the wildlife of bogs with Charles Darwin from the comfort of your local Library. Sara Lanyon (environmental educator) will be taking us on a voyage of discovery through the weird and wonderful wetlands of Shropshire.

Ellesmere Library

Oswestry Library - Look After Yourself – Health Awareness Day Next running on: 22 April 10am

Come and get advice and support from groups including; Boots the Chemist, District Nurses (doing blood pressure checks), Time for you, Macmillan Cancer Support, Wise & Well, Citizen’s Advice Bureau, Oswestry Stroke Club, Walking for Health, St Johns Ambulance, Guide Dogs, Bluebird Care, Disability Oswestry and CarersTrust4all

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 24 April 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: 08 May, 22 May, 05 June ... and more dates

Gobowen Library - Bookstart Rhyme Time Next running on: 25 April 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: 16 May, 20 June, 18 July

Oswestry Library - Julius Caesar Unwrapped Next running on: 25 April 12:30pm

A fascinating play of political intrigue, spin, rhetoric … and murder. Part of our 'Learning at Lunchtime – Drop into Shakespeare' series.

Oswestry Library

Oswestry Library - Time to remember - time to listen Next running on: 25 April 10:30am

Oswestry Family Carers Network are offering an event where as a carer you can grab some time for yourself – sit back, relax with a cuppa and listen to a good story read aloud

Oswestry Library

Also runs on: 25 April

Whitchurch Library - Whitchurch Writers Next running on: 25 April 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

Ellesmere Library - Bookstart rhyme time Next running on: 26 April 10:30am

Sing along rhymes and stories for toddlers

Ellesmere Library

Also runs on: 10 May, 24 May, 07 June ... and more dates

Library at the Lantern - Bookstart Stories and Rhymes Next running on: 27 April 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.

Library at the Lantern

Also runs on: 25 May, 22 June, 27 July ... and more dates

Oswestry Library - Bookstart Story Time Next running on: 28 April 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: 12 May, 26 May, 09 June ... and more dates

Whitchurch Library - Spring Online – an introduction to e-library Next running on: 28 April 10:30am

Have you ever wondered how to download an e-book, e-magazine or e-newspaper from Shropshire Libraries? If so, book a session on our e-library event and Richard will guide you step-by-step through the process.

Whitchurch Library

Oswestry Library - Antony and Cleopatra unwrapped Next running on: 23 May 12:30pm

Part of our 'Learning at Lunchtime – Drop into Shakespeare' series.

Oswestry Library

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

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