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Welcome to the Bedford Borough & Central Bedfordshire Virtual Library
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The new opening hours started on Monday 2nd October.
Many libraries now offer extended hours and a Saturday afternoon service is now available in all the libraries.
Look no further than your local library!
Read online or download using the ComicsPlus app.
Discover the amazing selection here.
Lots of new e-books have been added to the collection.
Check out the new titles - the perfect book for you could be just a few clicks away.
A selection of great recent history non-fiction from our stock.
Some great recent science books to get you inspired, and thinking
Fantastic book and library related quotes to inspire and enthuse!
Why not share them with your friends?
Download free e-magazines from Zinio.
Choose from over 50 popular titles on a range of subjects.
All you need is your library card number and PIN and a Zinio account.
You can take advantage of our flexible LibraryPlus service,
giving you extra choice to use libraries with extended opening times.
Learn more about the new opening hours and LibraryPlus here.
We currently have vacancies for Customer Services Assistants in Central Bedfordshire Libraries.
The hours of work available are Full time, Part time and Saturdays.
Find out more and apply today!
To celebrate National Poetry Day we are running our competiton again.
Send in your entries on the theme of Freedom for the chance to be published online.
The closing date is Saturday 21st October.
Some great recent Crime and Thrillers in our libraries
Some of the best of science fiction and fantasy titles around.
Why not lose yourself in another world...
Highlights from our DVD collection.
Download and stream free e-music from Freegal.
Choose from over 9 million tracks and 15,000 videos.
All you need is your library card number.
Following a consultation earlier this year changes have been made to the Mobile Library and Library Link service. Find out more here.
Red is one of over 55 titles available to download for free.
Check out the collection of over 55 e-magazines available to download and read for free.
All you need is your library card number and PIN, then create a RB Digital account and you are away!
Plus there is a great app - just visit your app store to download the 'RB Digital' app now.
If you love libraries and want to know the latest on news and events - sign up for our e-newsletters?
All the latest direct to your inbox.
Funny things that book and library lovers can relate to.
Go on - take some time out for a giggle!
Download the Arena app to put the library in your pocket!
Search, request, renew and check your reservations.
Easy to use.
Quirky factoids, quotes, jokes, library news and more
Why not follow us on Twitter and be ahead of the game!
Not a member of the library?
Want to download amazing e-content plus borrow from the library and so much more.
Complete the online form.
Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Libraries are delighted to welcome the Librarian Theatre Company again with their latest production 'Alice in the Cuckoo's Nest'.
15 new titles have been added to the e-audio service for October - discover them here!
Some of the stand out albums of 2017, available from our collections or to stream or download through our Freegal subscription
Our selection of the comics and graphic novels available in our libraries now, in the adult fiction section.
A selection of great recent cookbooks from our stock, plus websites and more for inspiration and enjoyment.
Go on - have a go!
An amazing collection of books to help children aged 13 to 18 to manage their mental health, wellbeing and emotional resilience using recommended reading.