Wolverhampton's libraries will be holding a range of events to mark Libraries Week 2022, which begins on Monday (3 October, 2022).

On Tuesday (4 October), people are invited to join a Scrabble and Chess Club at Central Library from 2pm, or they can take part in a MacMillan Coffee Afternoon at Warstones Library from 2pm to 5pm and help raise vital funds for charity.

On Thursday (6 October) there is an IT Skills for Beginners session at Central Library from 10am to noon, while at the same venue on the same day, New Voices at Central Library will be showcasing the work of local poets in association with Offa’s Press from 5pm to 6pm.
Then on Saturday 8 October, Central Library hosts the launch of the latest book by local author Elisabeth King from noon to 2pm.

In addition, the ever popular Baby Booktime, Rhymetime and Storytime sessions for younger bookworms continue as normal across the local library network.

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

Library members can also use PressReader, offering digital versions of over 7,000 newspaper and magazine titles in more than 60 languages and covering a wide range of topics like sport, fashion, travel, gaming, animals and pets, and music. 

For more information about PressReader and to sign up, visit PressReader. Alternatively, download the PressReader app from the Apple or Play Store. Go to 'Sign In' and select 'Library or Group', search for 'Wolverhampton' and then, when prompted, enter your library card number.

Libraries Week runs from 3 to 9 October and celebrates the nation’s much loved libraries and the central role that they play in their community.