Tuesday, 2 August 2022

September events at Oswestry Library

September events at Oswestry Library to put in your diary.

Board Game Café

Thursday 1 September 10-12noon and Sat 17 September 10-1pm

A free board gaming session suitable for all ages! Come along and try out something new.

Free, no need to book.

Lego at the Library

Every Thursday 3.15-4.15pm Every Saturday 11am-2pm

Self-guided Lego play! Free of charge Suitable for all ages (children require parental supervision)

No booking required, just drop in!

Rhyme Time at the Library!

Every Monday 2-2.30pm

Half an hour of nursery rhymes and singing, suitable for under 5s. No need to book.

Story Time at the Library!

Every Wednesday 10.30am, every Saturday 2pm.

A free story session aimed at pre-school children. No need to book.

Hearing Aid Clinic

Usually 1st Wednesday every month (7 Sept)

Hearing aid clinic run by NHS trained volunteers. Usually the first Wednesday of every month. Battery changes and hearing aid cleaning.

Booking is now essential for this, please contact the Hearing Loss Support Service on 01743 342168 or email shis@community-resource.org.uk to make an appointment.

Demystifying Counselling!

Saturday 3 September 1.30-3pm

Siobhan Triggs (MBACP), from Eclipse Psychotherapy is bringing us a fascinating introductory workshop to explain more about the process of therapy, what to expect from counselling, how it can be helpful and what different types of therapy are available- and most importantly, how to find what is right for you!

£4 per person, pre-booking essential

Oswestry Family & Local History Group

Every Monday 10-12 noon

Every Friday 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. 

Dungeons and Dragons

Usually 2nd Saturday every month (10 Sept)

After overwhelming demand, we are delighted to be welcoming the Shropshire Dungeon Master back for more Saturdays at the library filled with magic and adventure! New players welcome, no experience required. Under 16s game in the morning, over 16s in the afternoon.

Booking is essential. To book for these games, or for more information, contact the Dungeon Master direct, either on his Facebook Page (@shropshireDM) or by telephoning 07454797995

Carer's Support Drop in

Thursday 22 September 10.30-12.30

Did you know that there is an open Carer's Support Drop in at the library, usually on the fourth Thursday of every month? If you are a carer for someone you can seek support and advice from Shropshire Council's Carer Support team here. You do not need to book, just come along.

Contact Shropshire Carers support line on 01743 341995 (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm or email: Shropshire.Carers@shropshire.gov.uk

15 Years in India

Saturday 24 Sep 2022 11-1pm

Local author Barbara Maitra spent five years living in India in an extended family and a further ten in a compound made up of British people left behind after India won its independence in 1947.

Witness to history in the making, Barbara observed the unique cultural conflicts of the time which then inspired her novel THE SPICE YEARS. She will be speaking about her inspiration for the novel, her years in India and the publishing process for those aspiring to write their own.

£2 per person, pre-booking essential (Barbara's book can be purchased for £5 cash on the day)

Managing Anxiety & Stress

Thursday 29 Sep, 6, 13, 20 Oct 11-1pm

Back by popular demand, this 4 week course with Siobhan Triggs (MBACP) aims to provide a better understanding of anxiety, why and how it affects us, how we can identify personal triggers, and help participants to develop a toolkit of practical coping skills to manage and reduce stress.

£40 per person (whole course), pre-booking essential


Best regards,

Siobhan Shaw CMgr MCMI

say: shi-vawn shaw (she/her)

Branch Manager Oswestry Library SY11 1JN

Shropshire Libraries, Culture, Leisure & Tourism Services, Place Directorate

01743 250351 (01743 255394 direct)· siobhan.shaw@shropshire.gov.uk

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