Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Events at Oswestry Library in February

Message from Siobhan Shaw at the library.

Hearing Aid Clinic

Wednesday 6 February 10-12noon

Hearing aid clinic run by NHS trained volunteers. Drop in to have your hearing aid cleaned and serviced. No booking required.

One on One computer help at the library!

Did you know that we have a team of volunteers who provide one on one IT support for customers at the library? They will sit with you, either using your own device or one of our library computers, and help you to work through whatever issue it is you're having, be it setting up an email address, or learning to navigate your first smartphone. The support is completely free, but MUST be pre-booked as volunteers are available by appointment only. At present, bookable sessions are available each week on a Tuesday morning, Wednesday all day, and Friday morning. Ask staff to book your place.

Rhymetime at the Library!

Monday  4, 11, 18, 25 February, 2-2.30pm

Half an hour of singing and rhymes for children under 4. Free drop in, no booking required.

 Drop in: Veolia

Wednesday 6 February, 10-2pm

Drop in to chat to a representative from Veolia at the library, about recycling and waste disposal in Shropshire. No booking required

 Chatter & Natter at the library

Thursday 7 February, 10-11am

A five minute chat or an hour of good conversation? Your choice. We're making a space available for anybody who would like a chat over a cup of tea. Free drop in, no booking required.

 Learning at Lunchtime: Our Local Star

Thursday 7 February, 12.30-1.30pm

Join Pete Williamson, local astronomer, for a fascinating look at our most local star, the sun!

£3 per person, please book with library staff

 Dungeons & Dragons at the Library

Saturday 9 February 2018, 9.30 for under 16s, 1pm for over 16s.

Join the Shropshire Dungeon Master for another whirlwind adventure into the world of monsters, dragons and otherworldly realms- right here in the library! Book with the Shropshire Dungeon Master direct on 07454797995 or message him on Facebook!

Singing for Health with Chloe Murray

Friday 1, 8, 15 February

10:30-11:45 am

Our block continues! Relax and discover how Singing for Health can help support your health and wellbeing. No previous experience or talent required! Chloe is a professional community choir leader in Shropshire and Mid-Wales– visit to find out more.

£6.50 per session. Prebooking is essential, please book with library staff.


Lego Club

Thursday 7, 14, 21, 28 February, 3.30-4.30pm
Saturday 2, 9, 16, 23 February 11-2pm

Free drop in session to play with lego in the library! Self-guided activity, parental supervision required.


Oswestry Family & Local History Group

Monday  4, 11, 18, 25 February, 10-12 noon

Friday 1, 8, 15, 22 February, 1.30-4pm

Oswestry Family and Local History volunteers run a twice-weekly advice service at Oswestry Library. Teams of trained, knowledgeable volunteers work alongside library staff to help both newcomers and experienced researchers to get the most from the expanded range of resources available. No booking required, just drop in.


Books Aloud- We read, you relax.

Tuesday 5 & 19 February, 2-3pm

Looking for a daytime group with a difference? Drop in, pull up a chair and listen to great stories and poems for adults read aloud by library staff and volunteers.

Free, no booking required. Just come along!


Drop In: Europe Direct

Monday 25 February, 10-2pm

Drop in to speak to a representative from Europe Direct about all things EU related. No booking required


Knit for Life

Wed 27 February 1.30-3pm

Knit for Life is a local knitting charity supporting direct aid distributions of knitting to many countries around the world.  We mostly make blanket squares, hats and toys and sew together squares to make blankets.

No booking required, just come along.


Carer's Trust

Thursday 28 February 10:30-11:30am

A free social group for registered and unregistered carers. Come along for tea and a chat. No booking required.




Siobhan Shaw

Branch Manager, Libraries Team
Oswestry Library

9 Arthur Street

Oswestry SY11 1JN

01743 250351

I am currently reading 'Legacy' by Alastair Pack

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