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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.

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 / Llyfrgell Llay
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 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=10549

Citizen's Advice Bureau

Free impartial confidential advice on any topic including employment, benefits and debt issues This is a drop in session so there is no need to book an appointment

Venue: Gwersyllt Resource Centre
Dates: 31/08/2017 to 31/08/2019
Time: Thursday 9.30 - 12.30

This is event is suitable for All ages

Contact Gwersyllt Library on 01978 722890 or email gwersyllt.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 31 August 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11247

Scrabble Club

Why not bring a friend and pop into the library for a quiet game of scrabble. All abilities welcome from beginner to expert! Boards, reference books and a cuppa all provided.

Venue: Gwersyllt Library
Dates: 31/08/2017 to 31/08/2019
Time: Monday 2pm

This is event is suitable for Adult

Contact Gwersyllt Library on 01978 722890 or email gwersyllt.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 31 August 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11248

Knit and natter

Bring your latest project, be it knitting, crochet or sewing, and have chance to get on with it in this pleasant chatty group. Get inspiration and advice from other members and enjoy a cuppa as you get on with your hobby in peace!

Venue: Gwersyllt Library
Dates: 31/08/2017 to 31/08/2019
Time: Tuesday 2pm - 4pm

This is event is suitable for Adult

Contact Gwersyllt Library on 01978 722890 or email gwersyllt.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 31 August 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11249

Brynteg Book Club

Brynteg Book Club for Adult Readers. Last Thursday of every month 2-3pm Everyone welcome - tea and biscuits/cake included.

Venue: Brynteg Library/Llyfrgell Brynteg
Dates: 28/09/2017 to 29/11/2018
Time: 2-3pm

This is event is suitable for 16+

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

Box Office: 01978 759523

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 13 September 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11290

Adult Book Club

Friendly group of people who love their books! Each time the group meet they discuss a different title and share thoughts on the writing.

Venue: Llay Library
Dates: 03/10/2017 to 02/10/2018
Time: 2-3 pm every 4 weeks

This is event is suitable for Adult

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

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 02 October 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11333

Lite Arted

'Lite Arted' - Art for fun for grown-ups! First Thursday of every month 2.15-4.15pm at Brynteg Library. £2 per person to cover the cost of materials. Coffee, cake and chat included!

Venue: Brynteg Library/Llyfrgell Brynteg
Dates: 05/10/2017 to 06/12/2018
Time: 2.15 - 4.15pm

This is event is suitable for 16+

Contact Carol Jones on 01978 759523 or email Brynteg.Library@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 759523

Ticket Price: £2

Date event submitted: 13 September 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11291

Parchment Craft Group

Parchment Craft Group at Llay Library starting Thursday 26th October 2017. Please bring your parchment craft kit with you!"

Venue: Llay Library
Dates: 26/10/2017 to 20/12/2018
Time: 1.00-3.00pm

This is event is suitable for adult

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

Ticket Price: free

Date event submitted: 04 January 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11468

Knit and Natter

Friendly knit and natter session for all abilities. Refreshments provided. Every other Friday- please contact the library for details.

Venue: Ruabon Library
Dates: 01/12/2017 to 01/08/2018
Time: 1.45-3.00

This is event is suitable for adults

Contact Ruabon Library on 01978 822002 or email ruabon.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: free

Date event submitted: 24 November 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11425

Grwp Scwrsio Cymraeg

friendly and informal Welsh conversation class. Every Monday in term time.

Venue: Ruabon Library
Dates: 04/12/2017 to 07/05/2018
Time: 2.00-3.00pm

This is event is suitable for adults

Contact Ruabon Library on 01978 822002 or email ruabon.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: free

Date event submitted: 24 November 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11423

Toddlers Story & Rhyme Time

Toddlers Story & Rhyme Time

Venue: Ruabon Library
Dates: 05/12/2017 to 02/05/2018
Time: every Tuesday in term time 2.00-2.45

This is event is suitable for babies and toddlers

Contact Ruabon Library on 01978 822002 or email ruabon.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: free

Date event submitted: 24 November 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11424

Scrabble Club

Come and enjoy a game of Scrabble.

Venue: Ruabon Library / Llyfrgell Rhiwabon
Dates: 20/12/2017 to 20/06/2018
Time: 3rd Wednesday of the month 2.15pm

This is event is suitable for adults

Contact Ruabon Library / Llyfrgell Rhiwabon on 01978 822002 or email ruabon.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: free

Date event submitted: 24 November 2017 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11422

Language and Play Chatterbox sessions

Singing songs, chatting and playing, sharing stories. Every Thursday (Term Time)

Venue: Cefn Mawr Library
Dates: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
Time: 1-2.15

This is event is suitable for 0-3

Contact Rosie Marubbi on 01978 820938 or email cefnmawr.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 16 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11549

Lego Club

For kids who love Lego, what will YOU build? Every Thursday

Venue: Cefn Mawr Library
Dates: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
Time: 3.30-4.30

This is event is suitable for 4+

Contact Rosie Marubbi on 01978 820938 or email cefnmawr.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: 50p per child

Date event submitted: 16 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11550

Read Aloud

A free weekly shared reading group. Each Tuesday the group will read a short story and a poem and discuss their merits along the way whilst enjoying a cup of tea. Everyone is welcome!

Venue: Wrexham Library
Dates: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
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: 15 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11546

Computer Drop In

Need help with emails, attachments or any practical help with your PC? Come along and we will try and help

Venue: Chirk Library
Dates: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
Time: 2.00 p.m. Every Thursday

This is event is suitable for Adult

Contact Chirk Library on 01691772344 or email chirk.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free of charge

Date event submitted: 22 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11559

Story/Rhymetime

Rhymes and story for under fives

Venue: Chirk Library
Dates: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
Time: 3.30 p.m. - 4.00p.m. Every Friday

This is event is suitable for under 5

Contact Chirk Library on 01691772344 or email chirk.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free of Charge

Date event submitted: 22 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11560

Citizens Advice Bureau

Free Impartial Advice

Venue: Chirk Library
Dates: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
Time: Every Monday 9.00 a.m. - 12 noon

This is event is suitable for Adult

Contact Chirk Library on 01691772344 or email chirk.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 22 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11561

Glue N' Stick Friday

Craft session for under 8's

Venue: Chirk Library
Dates: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
Time: 4.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. last Friday of the Month

This is event is suitable for Under 8

Contact Chirk Library on 01691772344 or email chirk.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free of Charge

Date event submitted: 22 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11562

Adult Reading Group

Adult reading group, come along for a lively discussion

Venue: Chirk Library
Dates: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
Time: 2.30 p.m. first Tuesday of the month

This is event is suitable for Adult

Contact Chirk Library on 01691772344 or email chirk.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 22 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11563

Knit and Natter

Bring what you are working on, Share your knitting skills with others, Swap patterns and designs. No need to book just bring your knitting! Every Wednesday

Venue: Cefn Mawr Library
Dates: 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2019
Time: 2.30-4.30

This is event is suitable for Any

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

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 15 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11548

Craft Group

This is a friendly group who are always welcoming new members. It is free to attend and you do not need to book - just come and join us! The group mainly knit, crochet & cross stitch and are willing to share their skills.

Venue: Llay Library / Llyfrgell Llay
Dates: 10/01/2018 to 12/12/2018
Time: 1.00 - 3.00pm

This is event is suitable for Adult

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

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 04 January 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11467

READING GROUP

Reading Group on the 4th Tuesday of the month 2 - 3pm everyone welcome. Free.

Venue: Coedpoeth Library
Dates: 23/01/2018 to 27/11/2018
Time: 2 - 3pm

This is event is suitable for Adult

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

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 02 January 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11465

KIDS CLUB

Crafts, colourings and puzzles on the 1st Tuesday of the month (term time only). Ages 3 - 8 years, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Venue: Coedpoeth Library
Dates: 06/02/2018 to 04/12/2018
Time: 3.30 - 4.15pm

This is event is suitable for 3 - 8 YEARS

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

Ticket Price: FREE

Date event submitted: 02 January 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11464

Craft Group

This is a friendly group who are always welcoming new members. It is free to attend and you do not need to book - just come and join us!

Venue: Gwersyllt Library
Dates: 15/02/2018 to 31/12/2020
Time: Fridays 2pm to 5pm

This is event is suitable for Adult

Contact Gwersyllt Library on 01978722890 or email gwersyllt.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 15 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11547

4 o'clock Club

Fortnightly stories, craft, puzzles, games and Lego activities Please note children must be accompanied by an adult

Venue: Llyfrgell Rhiwabon/Ruabon Library
Dates: 23/02/2018 to 13/07/2018
Time: 4-5yp/pm

This is event is suitable for 5-10

Contact LLyfrgell Rhiwabon/Ruabon Library on 01978 822002 or email ruabon.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 822002

Ticket Price: Am Ddim/Free

Date event submitted: 19 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11555

Ruabon Readers Book Club

Informal monthly book club where the readers discuss their chosen book over a cuppa.

Venue: Llyfrgell Rhiwabon/Ruabon Library
Dates: 07/03/2018 to 06/03/2019
Time: 2.15yp/pm

This is event is suitable for Oedolion/Adults

Contact LLyfrgell Rhiwabon/Ruabon Library on 01978 822002 or email ruabon.library@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 822002

Ticket Price: Am Ddim/Free

Date event submitted: 19 February 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11554

Wrexham's Carnival of Words: Vaseem Khan

Best-selling Young Adult crime novelist Vas Khan chats about the background to his Baby Ganesh Detective Agency series of light-hearted novels, featuring Inspector Chopra and his sidekick, an adopted baby elephant! And Vas may also share some of his secrets about crime writing in general.

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 24/04/2018
Time: 6.30pm

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 Booking Website: http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/pay (external link)

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 09 March 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11587

Wrexham's Carnival of Words: Aled Lewis Evans

Following the success of last year’s “Retrospective”, here is a brand new selection of readings from Aled Lewis Evans’ books. Cameos of people on the crossroads of life, people who have influenced the poet and author. People you can identify with; people just like us. A new selection of video extracts will also feature. Presented in English and Welsh.

Venue: Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham - Glyndwr University, LL11 2AW
Date: 24/04/2018
Time: 7.30pm

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 Booking Website: http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/pay (external link)

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 09 March 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11588

Wrexham's Carnival of Words: Murder Mystery

The Wenlock Mummy by Elly Griffiths (a Dr Ruth Galloway investigation). Welcome to Wenlock Hall which has one of the most important privately owned collections of Egyptian artefacts in the country. Unfortunately, Lord Arthur Wenlock has been found lying beside the ‘Mummy’s Tomb’ with a knife in his chest. In true Golden Age tradition, there are only four people who could have committed the murder. Can you guess who?

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 25/04/2018
Time: 7pm

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 Booking Website: http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/pay (external link)

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 09 March 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11589

Wrexham's Carnival of Words: Emma Carroll

Gripping Young Adults' author, Emma Carroll, sweeps you back in time with her evocative Second World War novel, Letters from the Lighthouse. Emma tells you about the research that helped her write her young adults’ tale of evacuees, child refugees and parsnip sandwiches and gives you the chance to see some weird props from the past.

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 26/04/2018
Time: 1pm

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 Booking Website: http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/pay (external link)

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 09 March 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11590

Wrexham's Carnival of Words: Viva Voce with Les Barker

Reading of the Workers Poem 2018 followed by: Open mic for poets and writers who wish to read or perform their work. The evening is a celebration of the spoken word in English and in Welsh. We welcome guest reader Les Barker, the popular and amusing poet.

Venue: Saith Seren, LL13 8BG
Date: 26/04/2018
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

Ticket Booking Website: http://www.wrexhamcarnivalofwords.com (external link)

Ticket Price: Free

Date event submitted: 09 March 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11591

Wrexham's Carnival of Words: Mark Davies King of the Balloons

Mark Davies shares his insights into the extraordinary life of the adventurer James Sadler, the first Englishman to fly. The backdrop for the story is Georgian Britain and includes many characters and their exploits to get balloons airborne with mixed success. Discover the North Wales connection to early flight.

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 27/04/2018
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 Booking Website: http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/pay (external link)

Ticket Price: £5

Date event submitted: 09 March 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11592

Wrexham's Carnival of Words: Historical Fiction Night

Two shows for the price of one! Yet another panel of fabulous Historical Fiction authors (Matthew Harffy, Carol McGrath, Michael Jecks and Tony Riches) will fight their corners in “My Era is Better Than Yours”. And then, Robyn Young talks about “Blood on the Page” - her personal best-selling journey from the Crusades (the Brethren Trillogy), through the time of Robert the Bruce (Insurrection Trilogy) to the end of the Wars of the Roses (Sons of the Blood) and the rise of the Tudors.

Venue: Nick Whitehead Theatre, Wrexham - Glyndwr University, LL11 2AW
Date: 27/04/2018
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 Booking Website: http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/pay (external link)

Ticket Price: £8

Date event submitted: 09 March 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11593

Wrexham's Carnival of Words: C.L. Taylor

C.L. Taylor, the Sunday Times bestselling author of five psychological thrillers will be discussing how she began her career writing books that were inspired by her fears and now uses real news stories as a jumping off point. She will talk about how she plots her books, the challenges she faces when she's writing and how the editing process shapes the finished book. She will focus on her most recent book The Fear.

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 28/04/2018
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 Booking Website: http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/pay (external link)

Ticket Price: £8

Date event submitted: 09 March 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11594

Lego Club

WREXHAM LIBRARY IS STARTING A LEGO CLUB!! COME AND JOIN US ONCE A MONTH ON SATURDAY MORNING 10:00-11:30

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 28/04/2018
Time: 10:00-11:30

This is event is suitable for all

Contact Susan Massey on 01978 292090 or email susan.massey@wrexham.gov.uk

Box Office: 01978 292090 - advanced booking is required

Ticket Price: £1.50 per child

Date event submitted: 19 April 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11709

Learning at Lunchtime: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

Older People’s Commissioner for Wales is an independent voice and champion for older people across Wales, standing up and speaking out on your behalf. Come along and tell us what matters most to you and find out what we can do for you today.

Venue: Wrexham Library
Date: 02/05/2018
Time: 1-2pm

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: Free

Date event submitted: 12 April 2018 | Link to this event: www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/leisure_tourism/WhatsOnAction.cfm?Event_ID=11692