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Below you will find the details of one off events and activities, click on the library name to find the contact details and address. Plus each individual library page lists the events that happen on a regular basis.
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Library

Event

Tuesday 22 August 10:00 to 11:00 Flitwick Library Coding Club
Come along to our coding club taster session. Want to know more about coding, then this is your chance! There are only 6 places so book your slot now.
Tuesday 22 August 10:00 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Rainbow Fish
A sparkly craft with everyone`s favourite fish at the centre.
Tuesday 22 August 11:30 to 16:30 Kempston Library Summer Trees
Fabulous craft fun for the whole family.
Tuesday 22 August 09:30 to 15:00 Sandy Library Patchwork Elephants
Design and decorate your own version of Elmer.
Tuesday 22 August 10:00 to 12:00 Toddington Library At the Zoo Crafts
Zoo crafts - let`s get wild!
Tuesday 22 August 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Tuesday 22 August 13:30 to 14:30 Barton Library Zoolab Presents Animal Detectives
Join ZooLab and their animals for a fantastical tale of mystery and intrigue. Brought to you by The Friends of Barton Library. Suitable for children aged 2 to 12 years. Tickets are £3.50 available from the library.
Tuesday 22 August 10:00 to 17:00 Biggleswade Library Fingerprints Crafts
Fingerprint messy fun.
Tuesday 22 August 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library 006 and a Bit Story and Craft
Listen to this great story then stay for the craft.
Tuesday 22 August 10:00 to 17:00 Putnoe Library Paper Plate Sharks and Whales
Make a shark or whale from a paper plate - which will you choose to make?
Tuesday 22 August 14:00 to 15:30 Shefford Library Summer Crafts
Join us every week for free fabulous crafts for the whole family to enjoy! Bags cost £1.50.
Tuesday 22 August 14:00 to 16:00 Toddington Library At the Zoo Crafts
Zoo crafts - let`s get wild!
Wednesday 23 August 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Pom Pom Spy Bugs
Make your own spy bugs to take home - what colours will you go for?
Wednesday 23 August 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Umbrella Craft
Create your own colouring brolly picture.
Wednesday 23 August 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Submarine Craft
A submarine themed craft to keep everyone in the family entertained.
Wednesday 23 August 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Wednesday 23 August 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Coffee Filter Art Activity
Make a pretty design, or the tail for a peacock with our special pens.
Wednesday 23 August 10:30 to 17:30 Ampthill Library Dog Crafts Week
Come along and join in with doggy crafts.
Wednesday 23 August 11:00 to 12:30 Bromham Library Pirates Ahoy!
Come along to listen to a fabulous pirate story and then stay for the craft.
Wednesday 23 August 14:30 to 17:30 Wootton Library Octopus Craft
Fabulous fun for all the family.
Wednesday 23 August 10:30 to 12:30 Wootton Library Octopus Craft
Fabulous fun for all the family.
Wednesday 23 August 10:30 to 17:30 Barton Library Minions Craft and Fun
Join us for plenty of fun inspired by everyone`s favourite Despicable Me 3 characters. Free tickets from the library.
Wednesday 23 August 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Diving Dolphins
Deep sea dolphin crafts.
Thursday 24 August 10:00 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Elephant Craft
An elephant craft for the whole family to enjoy.
Thursday 24 August 11:00 to 11:30 Bedford Central Library Storytime
Join us for fabulous free stories.
Thursday 24 August 14:30 to 17:30 Ampthill Library Dog Crafts Week
Come along and join in with doggy crafts.
Thursday 24 August 10:00 to 17:00 Putnoe Library Mini Beast Crafts
Bee and ladybirds crafts - join the buzz!
Thursday 24 August 11:30 to 12:30 Bedford Central Library Colouring Club
Just drop in to get creative with some colouring.
Thursday 24 August 14:00 to 16:00 Toddington Library Peppa Pig Crafts
Peppa themed crafts to make everyone smile.
Thursday 24 August 10:00 to 12:00 Toddington Library Peppa Pig Crafts
Peppa themed crafts to make everyone smile.
Thursday 24 August 09:30 to 15:00 Sandy Library Tiger Craft
Get wild with this tiger craft.
Thursday 24 August 10:00 to 11:00 Shefford Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Thursday 24 August 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Weaving Fish
Test your weaving skills with the fishy themed craft.
Friday 25 August 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Animal Agents Finger Puppets
Drop in to make Animal Agents to take home.
Friday 25 August 10:00 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Friday 25 August 11:15 to 12:00 Dunstable Library Hip Hop Dance Fun!
Join in with our Hip Hop dance session and create a final performance in the library on Saturday 26th August. For children aged 8 years and over. Book your free place at the library.
Friday 25 August 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Ice Cream Craft and a Treat!
oin us for an ice cream themed craft and the chance for a fabulous treat!
Friday 25 August 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Secret Scratch Bookmarks
Make your own secret scratch bookmark to take home.
Friday 25 August 10:30 to 17:30 Ampthill Library Dog Crafts Week
Come along and join in with doggy crafts.
Friday 25 August 10:00 to 17:00 Putnoe Library Paper Plate Animals Craft
Create an animal using a paper plate and your imagination.
Friday 25 August 10:30 to 17:30 Barton Library Spiderman Crafts
Make your own Spidey style (or another superhero if you prefer) door plaque with your name on! Free drop in session
Friday 25 August 14:30 to 17:30 Wootton Library Make a Snake Bookmark
Design and create a snake themed bookmark.
Friday 25 August 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Gadgets Now & Then
A look at some of our favourites. A Down Memory Lane event.
Friday 25 August 10:00 to 17:00 Biggleswade Library Rabbit Masks
Drop in to make rabbit masks.
Friday 25 August 09:30 to 13:00 Sandy Library Scarecrows
What will your scarecrow look like?
Friday 25 August 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Our Zoo - Lions
Time to add the King to your zoo - roaring good fun.
Saturday 26 August 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Lego Club and Colouring
Fun activities to entertain! Lego and colouring for everyone.
Saturday 26 August 12:00 to 13:00 Dunstable Library Hip Hop Dance Fun!
Join in with our Hip Hop dance session and create a final performance in the library on Saturday 26th August. For children aged 8 years and over. Book your free place at the library.
Saturday 26 August 10:30 to 12:30 Stotfold Library Treasure Hunt
Can you find the treasure in the library?
Saturday 26 August 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Games Club
Love games? Come along and play against other games lovers!
Saturday 26 August 12:00 to 16:00 Bedford Central Library Colouring Club
Just drop in to get creative with some colouring.
Saturday 26 August 10:30 to 12:30 Ampthill Library Dog Crafts Week
Come along and join in with doggy crafts.
Saturday 26 August 10:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Build Our Zoo
Drop in to create animals for our wall display!
Saturday 26 August 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Creeping Critters
Bug themed crafts for the whole family!
Saturday 26 August 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Firedog Sam
Come along to make your very own firedog to celebrate the release of the film `Fireman Sam: Alien Alert`. Just drop in!
Saturday 26 August 10:30 to 12:30 Wootton Library Lucky Dip Crafts
Catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.
Saturday 26 August 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Saturday 26 August 10:00 to 15:30 Biggleswade Library Blossom Trees
Free fabulous craft for the whole family to enjoy!
Saturday 26 August 10:30 to 12:30 Barton Library Spiderman Crafts
Make your own Spidey style (or another superhero if you prefer) door plaque with your name on! Free drop in session
Saturday 26 August 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Hama Beads
Join us for Hama Bead fun - what design will you create and make?
Tuesday 29 August 10:00 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Secret Agent Binoculars
Come along and add these fabulous binoculars to your agent kit.
Tuesday 29 August 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Cat Craft
Cat themed crafts for the whole family!
Tuesday 29 August 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Loom Bands Workshop
Let`s get creative with Loom Bands - what design will you make?
Tuesday 29 August 10:00 to 17:00 Putnoe Library Farm Animals Crafts
Free fantastic fun crafts for everyone.
Tuesday 29 August 14:00 to 16:00 Toddington Library Paddington Bear Crafts
Paddington Bear crafts - promise you will not have to eat marmalade!
Tuesday 29 August 10:00 to 12:00 Toddington Library Paddington Bear Crafts
Paddington Bear crafts - promise you will not have to eat marmalade!
Tuesday 29 August 14:00 to 15:30 Shefford Library Summer Crafts
Join us every week for free fabulous crafts for the whole family to enjoy! Bags cost £1.50.
Tuesday 29 August 10:00 to 17:00 Biggleswade Library Snake Craft
Slithery snake themed craft - how long will your snake be?
Tuesday 29 August 09:30 to 15:00 Sandy Library Fairies and Pirates
Fabulous crafts - just drop in and enjoy!
Tuesday 29 August 10:30 to 17:30 Barton Library Pirate Craft and Fun
Ahoy there Mateys! Join us for a treasure filled day of swashbuckling fun. Free tickets from the library.
Tuesday 29 August 11:30 to 16:30 Kempston Library Wriggly Snakes
Slithery snake craft - join us to make your own wriggly snake.
Wednesday 30 August 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Craft Catchup
Your chance to catch up on this weeks crafts!
Wednesday 30 August 10:30 to 17:30 Barton Library Pirate Crafts and Fun
Ahoy there Mateys! Join us for a treasure filled day of swashbuckling fun. Free tickets from the library.
Wednesday 30 August 14:00 to 15:30 Stotfold Library Doggy Tales
Gemma from the Dogs Trust will be joining us for doggy stories and crafts. This event has been changed from the original date of Friday 1st September. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience to our customers.
Wednesday 30 August 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Monster Craft
Drop in to create and make your own monster.
Wednesday 30 August 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Lolly Sticks Craft
Create an amazing picture frame using lolly sticks.
Wednesday 30 August 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Penguin in Peril Story and Craft
Three cats plan to steal a penguin from the zoo - will all go to plan?
Wednesday 30 August 10:30 to 17:30 Ampthill Library Crafty Catch Up Week
Time to catch up on any crafts that you missed out on.
Wednesday 30 August 10:00 to 11:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Jungle Craft
Warning do not enter!! Join us to make a jungle animal themed door hanger to take away with you.
Wednesday 30 August 11:00 to 12:30 Bromham Library What You Saw From the Submarine
Join us for a submarine story and then a craft.
Wednesday 30 August 14:30 to 17:30 Wootton Library Butterfly Craft
Make a beautiful butterfly to take home.
Wednesday 30 August 10:30 to 12:30 Wootton Library Butterfly Craft
Make a beautiful butterfly to take home.
Wednesday 30 August 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Wednesday 30 August 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Magazine Strip Animals
More animal craft fun - come along to write and draw a magazine strip.
Thursday 31 August 10:00 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Mix Up Day
Missed out on any of the crafts so far? No problem today you have a final chance!
Thursday 31 August 11:00 to 11:30 Bedford Central Library Storytime
Join us for fabulous free stories.
Thursday 31 August 14:30 to 17:30 Ampthill Library Crafty Catch Up Week
Time to catch up on any crafts that you missed out on.
Thursday 31 August 11:30 to 12:30 Bedford Central Library Colouring Club
Just drop in to get creative with some colouring.
Thursday 31 August 10:00 to 17:00 Putnoe Library Frame It!
Draw a picture of your favourite animal.
Thursday 31 August 14:00 to 16:00 Toddington Library Shark Attack Crafts
Shark themed crafts.
Thursday 31 August 10:00 to 12:00 Toddington Library Shark Attack Crafts
Shark themed crafts.
Thursday 31 August 09:30 to 15:00 Sandy Library Roosters
Rooster themed craft for everyone.
Thursday 31 August 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Eye Spy Binoculars
Every agent needs them - make your own binoculars to help with your missions.
Friday 1 September 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Butterfly Crafts
Join us to make beautiful butterfly themed crafts.
Friday 1 September 10:00 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Friday 1 September 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Craft Mash Up
Missed a craft over the summer then come along and join in with our end of summer craft mash up day.
Friday 1 September 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Peppa Pig Craft
Come along for a craft based on everyone`s favourite pig!
Friday 1 September 10:30 to 17:30 Ampthill Library Crafty Catch Up Week
Time to catch up on any crafts that you missed out on.
Friday 1 September 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Get-Away Car Bunting Craft
Drop in to make your own bunting.
Friday 1 September 10:00 to 17:00 Putnoe Library Paper Plate Animals Craft
Create an animal using a paper plate and your imagination.
Friday 1 September 14:30 to 17:30 Wootton Library Ladybird Craft
Join us for a ladybird craft - what colour will your spots be?
Friday 1 September 10:00 to 17:00 Biggleswade Library De-Coders
Calling all secret agents! Join us to create de-coders - can you work out the secret message?
Friday 1 September 09:30 to 13:00 Sandy Library Butterflies
Beautiful butterfly crafts to end the holidays.
Friday 1 September 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Our Zoo - Monkeys
The final animal to enter your zoo - the cheeky monkey!
Saturday 2 September 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Summer Mash Up!
Catch up on all the crafts you have missed.
Saturday 2 September 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Games Club
Love games? Come along and play against other games lovers!
Saturday 2 September 12:00 to 16:00 Bedford Central Library Colouring Club
Just drop in to get creative with some colouring.
Saturday 2 September 10:30 to 12:30 Ampthill Library Crafty Catch Up Week
Time to catch up on any crafts that you missed out on.
Saturday 2 September 10:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Build Our Zoo
Drop in to create animals for our wall display!
Saturday 2 September 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Animal Agent Activities
Join us for a range of Animal Agent activities and lots of fun!
Saturday 2 September 10:30 to 12:30 Wootton Library Lucky Dip Crafts
Catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.
Saturday 2 September 10:00 to 15:30 Biggleswade Library Paper Plate Fish
Join us to make fish using paper plates - what colour will yours be?
Saturday 2 September 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Monday 4 September 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Craft Catchup
Your chance to catch up on this weeks crafts!
Monday 4 September 09:30 to 17:30 Bedford Central Library Animal Agents Activity Packs
Join us to do Animal Agents activity sheets.
Tuesday 5 September 09:30 to 17:30 Bedford Central Library Animal Agents Activity Packs
Join us to do Animal Agents activity sheets.
Tuesday 5 September 14:00 to 16:00 Toddington Library Mix `n` Match Crafts
Time to catch up on all the crafts you have missed.
Tuesday 5 September 10:00 to 12:00 Toddington Library Mix `n` Match Crafts
Time to catch up on all the crafts you have missed.
Wednesday 6 September 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Wednesday 6 September 09:30 to 17:30 Bedford Central Library Animal Agents Activity Packs
Join us to do Animal Agents activity sheets.
Thursday 7 September 11:00 to 11:30 Bedford Central Library Storytime
Join us for fabulous free stories.
Thursday 7 September 11:30 to 12:30 Bedford Central Library Colouring Club
Just drop in to get creative with some colouring.
Thursday 7 September 14:00 to 16:00 Toddington Library Gadget Session
Gadget session for anyone who needs some help with phones, tablets, camera, e-readers, sat-nav ...
Friday 8 September 09:30 to 17:30 Bedford Central Library Animal Agents Activity Packs
Join us to do Animal Agents activity sheets.
Saturday 9 September 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Saturday 9 September 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Potton Show
Come along and see us on the library stall at The Potton Show - there will be a Roald Dahl activity for children and a library bag raffle for the adults.
Saturday 9 September 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Jungle Roar!
Have a roaring good time whilst making jungle themed pencil pots to mark the end of the Summer Reading Challenge. Just drop in!
Saturday 9 September 11:00 to 12:30 Bromham Library Animal Swap Shop
Join us for an animal story and then craft - fun for the whole family.
Saturday 9 September 09:30 to 16:30 Bedford Central Library Animal Agents Activity Packs
Join us to do Animal Agents activity sheets.
Saturday 9 September 10:00 to 15:30 Biggleswade Library Octonauts Craft
Love Octonauts? Drop in for this fabulous craft.
Saturday 16 September 09:30 to 12:30 Potton Library Potton Seasonal Market
The library is having a stall at Potton`s seasonal market. There will be lots of information about the library, new opening times and coming events. There will also be a book sale. Come along and see us.
Wednesday 20 September 13:30 to 14:15 Potton Library Pre-school Story and Craft
Join us to listen to the Very Hungry Caterpillar and stay for a caterpillar themed craft.
Wednesday 20 September 14:30 to 16:30 Potton Library Dementia Awareness Talk
Come along for a talk by Tibbs Dementia on dementia awareness.
Wednesday 20 September 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Wednesday 27 September 19:30 to 20:30 Barton Library Local Author Visit: Simon Michael
Simon Michael’s new book The Lighterman follows on from the first two books (The Brief and An Honest Man) in his bestselling series of crime thrillers. They feature anti-hero barrister, Charles Holborne, born on the wrong side of the tracks in the East End. Set in 1960s London, the “Wild West” of British criminal justice, when lawyers had to negotiate a difficult and dangerous path between the violent gangs vying for control of Britain’s big cities, corrupt police and biased judges. Tickets £2 in advance or £3 on the door.
Friday 29 September 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Best in Show
Our third annual show. A Down Memory Lane event.
Wednesday 18 October 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Wednesday 15 November 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Friday 24 November 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library The Bedford Highlanders
What do you know about these Scottish soldiers? A Down Memory Lane event.
Wednesday 13 December 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Friday 15 December 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library It`s Christmas
Festive fun & get together. A Down Memory Lane event.
Wednesday 27 December 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Beetle Drive
Try your hand at this popular game. A Down Memory Lane event.