Woodside Community Hub

Community Interests

Oswestry library offers you……

Advice and support on

What is the latest junior fiction

Which authors a child may like

How to get children reading

How to set up reading groups, including providing sets of books

Collections of

Books for children with dyslexia

Picture books for older children

First steps and follow on reading sets

Books about difficult situations e.g. visiting the doctor, bereavement

Parents and carers collection

Author events and literature festival

For children and adults

Class visits to the library

Come and have a fun session in the library

Summer Reading Challenge

A scheme to encourage children to read six books throughout the summer holidays

e-library resources

Pupils who are library members can freely access (using a pin no) useful online reference material e.g. encyclopedias, ‘Who’s Who’,  daily newspapers online etc. from school or home

Local/family history experts

who offer help and advice on researching local/family history through bookable and drop-in 1:1 or group sessions

Books in dual languages

  Available in your local library and from the Schools Library Service

Opportunities for older children to volunteer

e.g. Duke of Edinburgh awards and work experience

Homework club

Teacher supported homework club Mondays in term time 3.30-5.30pm

Weekly rhyme and story times for pre-school children

Regular holiday activities for older children

Books for you

Contemporary/classic fiction and non-fiction choices for adults

Free computer use for all ages

Free weekly 1:1  IT help sessions

Work club

Fortnightly meetings helping people look for work.