The Reader takes up Residence

On Saturday 3 February 2018 a large crowd braved the weather for this special event. Local artist Bill Sample presented his sculpture commissioned by the Friends of Pontesbury Library entitled ‘The Reader’. Lezley Picton, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure, performed the unveiling honours. There was delight and spontaneous applause…

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September Report 2017

Shropshire Council has now published its draft Strategy for the County’s Library Services for the Years 2018-2023 which is out for consultation until 6th October. The Friends are pleased to note that the draft Strategy classes Pontesbury as ‘Tier 2’ in its proposed hierarchy of Libraries in Shropshire, whereas on…

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