Thursday 1 September 2022

So much goes on at Oswestry Library

Message from Siobhan at Oswestry Library.

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. 

Anti-Fraud advice with HSBC

Tuesday 11 October 2.30-3.30

Would you like to learn more about how to protect your finances from fraud? HSBC Oswestry advisors will be delivering a talk about the most common pitfalls.

• Banking fraud

• Common Scams

• Anti-fraud measures- how to stay safe

Free of charge - no need to book

Singing for Memories

Wed 19 October 2.30-3.30

Join staff for an informal hour at the library to sing favourites from the '50s, '60s and '70s. Feel memories flooding back and spirits lifting!  Everyone can sing - suitable for all, especially those with some memory loss

Tea/coffee on arrival.

This is a FREE session but please contact the library to book your place or email

Dungeons and Dragons

Usually 2nd Saturday every month (8 Oct)

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

Language Café

Wednesday 12 Oct

If you have an interest in foreign languages and would like to share your passion with like-minded people in an informal and relaxed environment, join our Language Café! Second Wednesday of every month. Organised by local linguist Ewa Corser from 'Word of Mouth Languages'. Coffee and tea provided (small donations welcomed).

Free of charge but please book your place.

Board Game Café

Sat 15 October 10-1pm

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

Free, no need to book.

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:

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.

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!

Hearing Loss Support Hubs

Usually 1st Wednesday every month (5 Oct)

Hearing aid support Hub 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 to make an appointment.

The Shipwreck of RMS Hildebrand III
Saturday 29 Oct 11am
Author Ruthie Lockyer visits Oswestry Library to talk about her book, detailing her experiences as a young passenger on a shipwreck. Event to include a special screening of a 45 minute documentary made about the wreck, plus a Q&A opportunity.
£3 per person- contact library for details.



Thank you for your support, and as always if you would like to be removed from this mailing, just let me know.


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

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