Wolverhampton's libraries will be holding a range of events to mark Libraries Week 2021, which begins on Monday (4 October, 2021).

On Tuesday 5 October, people are invited to join the Reading Friends Group which will be meeting at Central Library at 11am.

On Wednesday 6 October, local poet and novelist Emma Purshouse will be hosting an online poetry workshop from 2pm – book on Eventbrite

On Thursday 7 October, Penn Library will be holding Self-Publishing Workshop from 10.30am – book on Eventbrite. And the same day from 4.30pm there will be a Creative Writing Workshop at Central Children’s Library – to book, please call 01902 552023.

Finally, Friday 8 October, the Punjabi Women’s Writing Group will be putting on a performance at Central Library – book on Eventbrite

Please note, the Wizard School at Central Children’s Library on Saturday 9 October is fully booked.

Councillor Jasbir Jaspal, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for Public Health and Wellbeing, said: "The library service has organised a range of events and activities over the next few days, and Libraries Week is the perfect time to find out what your local library has to offer."

It's free to join Wolverhampton's libraries – to find out more, please visit Libraries, call 01902 552025 or follow the library service on social media at Facebook and Twitter

Libraries Week runs from 4 to 10 October and celebrates the nation’s much loved libraries and the central role that they play in their community.