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Regular Activities

ICT Groups

  • Brynteg Library: Every Tuesday 12.30 – 2pm; Drop in sessions
  • Brynteg Library: 1 to 1 sessions by appointment only
  • Cefn Mawr Library: Women’s Hour every Friday, 2-3pm
  • Cefn Mawr Library: IT Taster sessions by appointment only
  • Rhos Library:  Taster Sessions - Friday and Mondays 9.30-12
  • Ruabon Library: One to one taster sessions every Friday 3-5pm, booking essential
  • Wrexham Library: Thursday’s 9.30-11.30 (Appointment only)
  • Wrexham Library: Computer Drop In for beginners, last Wednesday of the month 2.15pm - 3.15pm

Craft Clubs

  • Brynteg Library: Every Wednesday, 1-4pm suitable for Adults
  • Brynteg Library: Every Thursday, 10-12 suitable for Adults
  • Brynteg Library: Adult Craft Club every Saturday 10-12.30pm
  • Cefn Mawr Library: Knit and natter – Every Wednesday, 2-4pm
  • Gresford Library: Quilters, every Friday at 10.30-12.30pm
  • Llay Library: Every Wednesday Craft Group for Adults. Time 1pm – 3pm

Other Groups

  • Brynteg Library: Kids Club every Saturday, suitable for age 5-12
  • Chirk Library: Adult Colouring Group, every Thursday 2pm
  • Gwersyllt Library: Scrabble Club, every Monday 2pm – open to everyone
  • Gwersyllt Library: Craft Club, alternative Wednesdays 10-12
  • Llay Library: Every Wednesday Knitting Group for Adults. Time 1pm – 3pm
  • Rhos Library: Knit and Natter, every Tuesday 2-4pm
  • Wrexham Library: Books Inside Out: creative writing for Children aged 8-10; Wednesdays 4-5pm (Booking essential)
  • Wrexham Library: Creative writing classes for adults in Welsh and English Term time only, one evening per month during term time, dates to be confirmed and booking essential.

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

  • Brynteg Library: Every Wednesday, 9.30-11.30am
  • Cefn Mawr Library: Every Wednesday 1.30-4.30pm
  • Chirk Library: Every Monday 9-12pm
  • Gwersyllt Library: Every Thursday 9.30-12.30
  • Rhos Library: Every other Wednesday 9.30 - 2.30pm

Events

We hold many events in our libraries throughout the year, the details of which will be posted below.

Please Note, some events may be postponed or cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. You are advised to check with the event organiser beforehand.

Adult Craft Group

Adult Craft Group - Bring along your crafts and share your ideas with fellow crafters over a cup of tea and a natter. Every Saturday at Brynteg Library 10am - 12.30pm. Everyone Welcome!

Venue: Brynteg Library Quarry Rd Brynteg Wrexham LL11 6AB
Dates: 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017
Time: Every Saturday 10am - 12.30pm

This is event is suitable for Adult (16+)

Contact Lynda Davies on 01978 759523 or email Brynteg.Library@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 759523

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 14 December 2016

Brynteg Book Club

Brynteg Library Book Club: If you'd like to chat about books whilst enjoying a cup of tea and a slice of cake then why not join us 2-3pm on the last Thursday of every month.

Venue: Brynteg Library Quarry Rd Brynteg Wrexham LL11 6AB
Dates: 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017
Time: Last Thursday of every month 2-3pm

This is event is suitable for Adult (16+)

Contact Lynda Davies on 01978 759523 or email Brynteg.Library@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 759523

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 14 December 2016

ADULT CRAFT GROUP (Wednesdays)

The Adult craft group meet every Wednesday to spend a couple of hours in an informal atmosphere, to either develop their skills or learn new ones from other members. So, if your passion is either knitting, crochet or cross-stitch, or indeed you have a different skill which you would like to share with the group, we'd love to see you here.

Venue: Llay Library
Dates: 06/01/2017 to 23/12/2017
Time: 1pm - 3pm

This is event is suitable for ADULTS

Contact Llay Library on 01978 855100 or email llay.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: FREE

Date event submitted: 06 January 2017

Junior Reading Group

Our junior 'Book Buddies 'meet every three weeks to discuss the latest book they've read. They also do word searches, puzzles and generally chat about what they like to read. This is all followed by a drink and a snack.

Venue: Llay Library
Dates: 06/01/2017 to 23/12/2018
Time: 3.30-4.30

This is event is suitable for 5-11

Contact llay library on 01978855100 or email llay.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: free

Date event submitted: 06 January 2017

Shared Reading Sessions

Wrexham Library run weekly shared reading group sessions every Tuesday 2.30-4pm. Whether you’re a reader, a non-reader, or someone who would simply like some time and space to relax these sessions could be for you. Each week, short stories and poems are read aloud and are discussed over an informal cuppa and a biscuit. You can join in as much or as little as you like, there’s no pressure.

Venue: Wrexham Library
Dates: 17/01/2017 to 17/12/2017
Time: 2.30-4pm

This is event is suitable for 16+

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 14 January 2017

Reading Group

4th Tuesday of the month. Everyone welcome.

Venue: Coedpoeth Library, Plas Pentwyn, Castle Road, Coedpoeth, Wrexham.
Dates: 24/01/2017 to 28/11/2017
Time: 2-3pm

This is event is suitable for Adult

Contact Coedpoeth Library on 01978 722920 or email coedpoeth.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 722920

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 20 December 2016

Reading Group

Cefn Mawr Reading Group Monthly on a Monday 2pm -3pm Do you enjoy reading? Join us to discuss books over a coffee and biscuits

Venue: Cefn Mawr Library
Dates: 06/02/2017 to 06/12/2018
Time: 2pm-3pm

This is event is suitable for all

Contact Rosie Marubbi on 01978820938 or email cefnmawr.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 820938

Ticket Price: free

Date event submitted: 25 January 2017

Learning at Lunchtime: Crime Prevention- Keeping Your Home and Belongings Safe With North Wales Police

How to make your home safe and things you should be doing to not become a victim of crime, how you can mark your valuables, crime prevention products available to buy, door step crime/bogus callers and internet security. What schemes you can join for free, Bicycle Watch, Vehicle 25 plus, Motor Bike Watch, OWL, Temporary Unoccupied Premises (going on holiday), plus lots more crime awareness advice.

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 05/04/2017
Time: 1-2pm

This is event is suitable for 16+

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 15 March 2017

Easter bunny hunt

Some cheeky Easter bunnies are hiding in Wrexham Library – come along during the school holiday and help us find them!

Venue: Wrexham Library
Dates: 10/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
Time: All day

This is event is suitable for All ages welcome

Contact Yvonne Thomas on 01978 292604 or email yvonne.thomas@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 24 March 2017

Design an Easter egg competition

Design your own Easter egg and you could be in with the chance of winning a delicious prize! Pick up a competition form from Wrexham Library.

Venue: Wrexham Library
Dates: 10/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
Time: All day

This is event is suitable for All ages

Contact Kelly Peters on 01978 292604 or email kelly.peters@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 24 March 2017

Visit from Magi Ann

Magi Ann will be visiting Wrexham Library for a morning of fun! All ages welcome

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 12/04/2017
Time: 10-11

This is event is suitable for All welcome

Contact Nia Davies on 01978 292605 or email nia.davies@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: £1 per child

Date event submitted: 24 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Poetry Baton

POETRY BATON: THE PERFORMANCE POETRY RELAY Poets are welcome to read a poem and then pass on the baton to the next reader. Our aim is to get the most poets in one continuous reading in Wrexham. Poets can read in their choice of language. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Eagles Meadow
Date: 29/04/2017
Time: 11.00am

This is event is suitable for Any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Crime Writers and Coppers

Go behind the scenes of a real-life murder investigation AND get the inside track on writing prime time crime drama for TV. Meet Lisa Cutts, award-winning author of the Nina Foster crime novels and police officer with the Serious Crime Directorate, and Simon Booker, author of the Morgan Vine thrillers and screenwriter for BBC and ITV (including Inspector Lynley Mysteries and Holby City).

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 29/04/2017
Time: 2pm

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Joanne Harris

Best-selling author, Joanne Harris (Chocolat, the Rune series, Blackberry Wine, Gentlemen & Players), believes that real life is nowhere near as plausible as fiction, and proves the point when she talks about the background that inspired her latest novel, Different Class. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University
Date: 29/04/2017
Time: 7.00pm

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £8

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Ramblers and Readers

Join local authors including J.M. Moore to share rambling and walking tales in the inspiring location of a local country park. Then explore the beauty of the area with friends. Dog friendly. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Alyn Waters Country Park
Date: 30/04/2017
Time: 11.00am

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - New Voices

New literary voices will share their writing journeys with the audience. Introduction and Q & A with bestselling author A.D. Garrett. To apply to be a New Voice, please email no later than 1 March 2017. Entrants must live within a 25-mile radius of Wrexham. Full terms of entry on website. Winners of the short story competition will be announced. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Eagles Meadow
Date: 01/05/2017
Time: 1.30-3.30pm

This is event is suitable for 18+

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Bothered and Bewildered

Playwright Gail Young talks about the background to her comedy drama, 'Bothered & Bewildered' – a moving insight into the realities of dementia. Gail and friends will read and perform extracts from the play, which follows Irene and her two daughters Louise and Beth as the girls lose their mum in spirit but not in body. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Gwersyllt Community Resource Centre
Date: 01/05/2017
Time: 7pm

This is event is suitable for 18+

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Murder Mystery

This new and exclusive script, Bannocks and Blood, is based on Cold Earth, the latest Shetland novel by the award-winning crime writer Ann Cleeves. Listen to the testimony from the suspects in the case, before deciding the identity of the murderer, the means and the motive. Join us for our celebration of Ann Cleeves’ 30th book in 30 years! Light refreshments included. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 02/05/2017
Time: 7pm

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Retro-Spective

Bilingual presentation. A bilingual journey through twenty books of Wrexham-based Aled’s work, featuring writing in many genres from four decades. Aled will be reading his work, supported by archive video and sound clips. Come and enjoy this retrospective look at his work. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham Glyndwr University
Date: 02/05/2017
Time: 7.30pm

This is event is suitable for 16+

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - The Long and Winding Road with Alan Johnson

Author David Ebsworth interviews former Government Minister, Alan Johnson, about the latest of his best-selling books, The Long and Winding Road. Preceded by a reading of the Wrexham Workers’ Poem. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Gwersyllt Community Resource Centre
Date: 03/05/2017
Time: 7pm

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £8

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Viva Voce with Alys Conran

Viva Voce is an acknowledged stage in Wrexham as an open mic for poets and writers who wish to read or perform their work. The night is presented by Aled Lewis Evans, and is a celebration of the spoken word in English and in Welsh. Come and join us as readers or as an audience in the relaxed atmosphere of Saith Seren. As part of the Carnival of Words we welcome a guest reader – Alys Conran. Alys is the author of “Pigeon” published by Parthian books in 2016. She has read her work at the Hay Festival and on Radio Four. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Saith Seren, Wrexham
Date: 04/05/2017
Time: 7.30pm

This is event is suitable for 18+

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Karrie Fransman: The Power and Potentioal of Comics and Graphic Novels

Join award winning graphic novelist Karrie Fransman (Penguin Random House, The Guardian, The Times) to explore why comics are entering a golden age. Explore stunning, printed graphic novels, digital, interactive comics and Fransman's own comics and discover why this medium is so powerful. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Coleg Cambria Yale
Date: 04/05/2017
Time: 7pm

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Lucienne Boyce: Spinsters, Hysterics & Ungrateful Women

Lucienne Boyce (author of The Bristol Suffragettes) looks at the sometimes hilarious and horrifying attempts of the anti-suffrage movement to turn the tide. An opportunity to experience Lucienne’s fascinating grasp of this significant period in our history. www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 04/05/2017
Time: 7pm

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - My Era is Better Than Yours

A panel of authors who know their eras inside out. They are here to convince you that if you were going to step back in time, you’d choose their era. Come along ready to vote – and then be prepared to change your mind! **Includes entry into Ben Kane www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Nick Whithead Theatre, Wrexham Glyndwr University
Date: 05/05/2017
Time: 7pm

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £6 (including entry to see Ben Kane)

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Ben Kane

From Kenya to veterinary practice, along the Silk Road and a later trip around the world, Ben Kane's path to becoming a best-selling author of Roman military historical fiction has been as gripping as his novels. Ben talks about the experiences and yarns that have inspired his writing (the Eagles of Rome, Spartacus, Hannibal and Forgotten Legion series). www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Nick Whithead Theatre, Wrexham Glyndwr University
Date: 05/05/2017
Time: 7pm

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090

Ticket Price: £8 (including entry to see My Era is Better Than Yours

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017

Wrexham's Carnival of Words - Barbara Erskine

An interview with iconic novelist, Barbara Erskine talking about the background to her stories and the special place in her heart for the Welsh borders, which inspired her multi-million selling novel, Lady of Hay. Now, thirty years later, her latest novel ‘Sleeper's Castle’ returns to Hay… www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 06/05/2017
Time: 2pm

This is event is suitable for any

Contact Debbie Williams on 01978 292090 or email debbie.williams@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090

Ticket Price: £8

Date event submitted: 16 March 2017