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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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Time

Library

Event

Monday 23 October 11:30 to 12:30 Bedford Central Library Autumn Crafts
Fabulous autumnal crafts for the whole family to enjoy!
Monday 23 October 14:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Autumn Crafts
Pop in for amazing autumnal crafts.
Monday 23 October 14:30 to 16:30 Wootton Library Leaf Rubbings
Get creative with the amazing patterns that leaves can make.
Monday 23 October 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Dangly Crows Craft
Join us to make a dangly crow to take home.
Monday 23 October 10:30 to 11:30 Bromham Library Autumn Leaves Craft
Colour leaves to add to our fabulous autumn display.
Tuesday 24 October 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Autumn Colouring
A chance to do some lovely relaxing colouring with an autumn theme.
Tuesday 24 October 11:30 to 12:30 Bedford Central Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Tuesday 24 October 09:00 to 12:00 Stotfold Library Autumn Crafts
Drop in for free family autumnal crafts.
Tuesday 24 October 10:15 to 11:45 Wootton Library Tree Display
Join us to make a fabulous tree display for the library.
Tuesday 24 October 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Halloween Lantern
Drop in to make a Halloween lantern to take home.
Tuesday 24 October 10:00 to 12:00 Barton Library Autumn Display
Drop in and help to create our Autumn display.
Tuesday 24 October 10:00 to 16:00 Biggleswade Library Mummies and Halloween Craft
Drop in for a fun mummy craft and to make Halloween finger puppets. Please bring photo of your face which is about 4cm by 4cm.
Tuesday 24 October 09:30 to 12:30 Ampthill Library Hedgehog Crafts
Hedgehog themed crafts for lots of prickly fun!
Tuesday 24 October 18:00 to 19:00 Wootton Library Working in Cinemas in the 50s and 60s Talk
Mick Woodridge talks about how cinemas affected the social and cultural aspect of people`s lives in that era. Tickets: 2.00 including refreshments are available from the library in advance.
Tuesday 24 October 14:30 to 16:30 Bromham Library Fingerprint Tree
Drop in to make a tree using your fingerprints.
Tuesday 24 October 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Hugless Douglas Craft
Douglas is everyone`s favourite bear - come along for this fabulous free craft.
Tuesday 24 October 10:00 to 11:30 Shefford Library Halloween Crafts
Drop in for spooky and scary free family craft events.
Tuesday 24 October 09:00 to 12:00 Stotfold Library Half Term Crafts
Drop in for free family craft events.
Tuesday 24 October 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Pasta Skeleton Craft
How scary will your skeleton be?
Tuesday 24 October 11:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Pumpkin Paper Crafts
Pumpkin themed craft fun for the whole family.
Tuesday 24 October 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Crafty Cats
Cat themed crafts for the whole family.
Tuesday 24 October 09:30 to 15:00 Sandy Library Bees and Spooky Houses
Fabulous free family crafts - minibeasts and spooky!
Tuesday 24 October 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Bat Bookmark
Join us to make your own scary bat bookmark. Just drop in and join the fun.
Tuesday 24 October 09:00 to 12:30 Barton Library Hedgehog Craft
Fabulous fun hedgehog themed crafts to take home or add to the library display.
Wednesday 25 October 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Halloween Decorations
Come along to make Halloween decorations to hang up at home.
Wednesday 25 October 16:00 to 17:00 Stotfold Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Wednesday 25 October 15:30 to 17:00 Stotfold Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Wednesday 25 October 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Autumn Colouring
A chance to do some lovely relaxing colouring with an autumn theme.
Wednesday 25 October 11:30 to 12:30 Bedford Central Library Autumn Crafts
Drop in and get all autumnal with our amazing crafts to take home.
Wednesday 25 October 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Hama Beads
Come along and get creative with Hama Beads, plus there are glow in the dark beads to have fun with.
Wednesday 25 October 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Egg Box Monster Craft
Make your own monster - what will they look like?
Wednesday 25 October 14:00 to 16:00 Toddington Library Fairy Tale Crafts
Join us for fantastic fairy tale themed crafts and fun.
Wednesday 25 October 15:30 to 16:00 Stotfold Library Autumn Storytime
Join for lovely autumnal stories and rhymes.
Wednesday 25 October 11:00 to 16:00 Biggleswade Library Ghostly and Trick or Treat Crafts
Come along to make a trick or treat bag to take home and pop up ghosts to scare the family!
Wednesday 25 October 14:15 to 15:30 Wootton Library Storytime with Percy the Park Keeper and Tree Planting
Come and meet our special guest... Percy the Park Keeper and enjoy some fabulous Percy stories. Plus there is a chance to plant trees at the library.
Wednesday 25 October 10:30 to 12:30 Shefford Library Family History Seminar
Find out how to trace your family history, learn how to use the free Ancestry Library Edition website and discover other websites. Bring along some information about the ancestor you wish to trace. Please book your place at the library counter.
Wednesday 25 October 10:30 to 11:30 Bromham Library Autumn Colouring
A chance to do some lovely relaxing colouring with an autumn theme.
Wednesday 25 October 14:00 to 17:00 Ampthill Library Squirrel Crafts
Squirrel fun for everyone - just drop in!
Wednesday 25 October 15:30 to 16:00 Barton Library Storytime
Join us for fabulous stories and stay for Lego fun!
Wednesday 25 October 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Pinecone Animals
Join us to make your favourite animal with a pinecone.
Wednesday 25 October 14:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Autumn Colouring
A chance to do some lovely relaxing colouring with an autumn theme.
Wednesday 25 October 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Skeleton Craft
Create your own spooky skeleton. Just drop in and join the fun.
Wednesday 25 October 09:30 to 15:00 Sandy Library Scottie Dogs and Spiders
Animal themed crafts for everyone to enjoy.
Wednesday 25 October 14:00 to 17:00 Barton Library Owl Craft
Owl themed crafts - join us and have fun! Take them home or add them to the library display.
Thursday 26 October 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Autumn Trees
Drop in for Autumnal crafts - free fun for everyone to enjoy.
Thursday 26 October 09:00 to 12:00 Stotfold Library Autumn Crafts
Drop in for free family autumnal crafts.
Thursday 26 October 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Spider Finger Puppet Craft
Finger puppet spiders to scare the family!
Thursday 26 October 10:00 to 11:30 Shefford Library Halloween Crafts
Drop in for spooky and scary free family craft events.
Thursday 26 October 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Thursday 26 October 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Cauldron Cakes
Join us to for some cake decorating fun.
Thursday 26 October 10:15 to 11:45 Wootton Library Tree Display
Join us to make a fabulous tree display for the library.
Thursday 26 October 10:00 to 16:00 Biggleswade Library Bats and Hats Crafts
Come along and go bat crazy with these crafts!
Thursday 26 October 10:00 to 12:00 Barton Library Autumn Display
Drop in and help to create our Autumn display.
Thursday 26 October 14:30 to 16:30 Bromham Library Handprint Tree
Drop in to design and make a tree using your handprint.
Thursday 26 October 09:30 to 12:30 Ampthill Library Decorate an Autumn Tree
Help us create a fabulous display for the library by decorating our autumn tree!
Thursday 26 October 09:00 to 12:00 Stotfold Library Half Term Crafts
Drop in for free family craft events.
Thursday 26 October 11:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Autumn Crafts
Pop in for amazing autumnal crafts.
Thursday 26 October 10:30 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Glow in the Dark Bracelets
Design and make your own bracelet to impress your friends.
Thursday 26 October 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Halloween Biscuits
Have fun decorating biscuits with Halloween designs. Just drop in and join the fun.
Thursday 26 October 09:30 to 15:00 Sandy Library Witches and Trick or Treat Crafts
Pop in for Winnie the Witch crafts plus you can design and make your own Trick or Treat bag.
Thursday 26 October 09:00 to 12:30 Barton Library Squirrel Craft
Squirrel crafts - come along and join the fun!
Thursday 26 October 10:00 to 11:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Paper Pumpkin Crafts
Pumpkin paper fun for everyone! Free tickets available from the library.
Friday 27 October 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Spooky Lights
Join us to make a spooky light to take home and scare the neighbours!
Friday 27 October 14:00 to 17:00 Stotfold Library Autumn Crafts
Drop in for free family autumnal crafts.
Friday 27 October 10:00 to 11:30 Shefford Library Halloween Crafts
Drop in for spooky and scary free family craft events.
Friday 27 October 09:00 to 12:00 Stotfold Library Autumn Crafts
Drop in for free family autumnal crafts.
Friday 27 October 14:00 to 16:00 Toddington Library Halloween Crafts
Drop in for spooky and scary free family craft events.
Friday 27 October 10:00 to 12:00 Toddington Library Halloween Crafts
Drop in for spooky and scary free family craft events.
Friday 27 October 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Cat and Owl Collages
Cat and owl themed fun for everyone.
Friday 27 October 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Friday 27 October 11:00 to 16:00 Biggleswade Library Owl Crafts
Drop in for owl themed craft fun!
Friday 27 October 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Paper Pumpkin Craft
What says Halloween more than pumpkins? Make your own using a paper plate.
Friday 27 October 14:30 to 16:30 Wootton Library Make a Tree
Drop in and make a fabulous tree to take home.
Friday 27 October 10:00 to 12:00 Barton Library Autumn Display
Drop in and help to create our Autumn display.
Friday 27 October 09:00 to 12:30 Ampthill Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Friday 27 October 09:30 to 12:30 Ampthill Library Catch Up Crafts
Drop in anytime to catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.
Friday 27 October 10:30 to 11:30 Bromham Library Autumn Colouring
A chance to do some lovely relaxing colouring with an autumn theme.
Friday 27 October 14:00 to 17:00 Ampthill Library Catch Up Crafts
Drop in anytime to catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.
Friday 27 October 14:00 to 17:00 Ampthill Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Friday 27 October 14:15 to 15:15 Putnoe Library Storytime with Percy the Park Keeper
Come and meet our special guest... Percy the Park Keeper and enjoy some fabulous Percy stories. Followed by crafty leaf activities.
Friday 27 October 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Spooky Lanterns
Just drop in to make a spooky lantern to scare the neighbours!
Friday 27 October 15:00 to 15:45 Dunstable Library Match Attax Launch Session
Come along to receive your free Panini cards (limited to 2 packs per child). Sessions will run monthly. Sponsored by Dunstable Town Football Club.
Friday 27 October 14:00 to 17:00 Stotfold Library Half Term Crafts
Drop in for free family craft events.
Friday 27 October 11:30 to 12:30 Bedford Central Library Storytime with Percy the Park Keeper
Come and meet our special guest... Percy the Park Keeper and enjoy some fabulous Percy stories.
Friday 27 October 09:30 to 13:00 Sandy Library Eiffel Tower Craft
Build your own Eiffel Tower from buttons, plus the chance to catch up on any crafts you have missed this week.
Friday 27 October 14:00 to 17:00 Barton Library Bats, Spiders and Pumpkins
Amazing Halloween crafts for the whole family to enjoy.
Friday 27 October 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Spider`s Web Craft
Join us to make your own scary lolly stick spider`s web. Just drop in and join the fun.
Friday 27 October 09:00 to 13:00 Barton Library Bats, Spiders and Pumpkins
Amazing Halloween crafts for the whole family to enjoy.
Friday 27 October 14:00 to 17:00 Sandy Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Friday 27 October 09:00 to 12:00 Stotfold Library Half Term Crafts
Drop in for free family craft events.
Saturday 28 October 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library KNEX Fun
Get creative with our new KNEX equipment.
Saturday 28 October 10:00 to 12:00 Stotfold Library Half Term Crafts
Drop in for free family craft events.
Saturday 28 October 14:00 to 15:00 Shefford Library Jewellery Workshop
Join local jewellery mmaker Katherine Taylor to design and make a beautiful Sterling Silver ring. The Workshop costs 20 and must be booked in advance. Price includes materials, equipment, tuition and finishing. The finished piece will be yours to keep!
Saturday 28 October 10:00 to 11:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.
Saturday 28 October 14:00 to 15:30 Potton Library Halloween Lantern
Drop in to make a Halloween lantern to take home.
Saturday 28 October 11:00 to 15:00 Biggleswade Library Pumpkins and Spider Crafts
More Halloween themed fun for everyone.
Saturday 28 October 11:00 to 12:30 Wootton Library Lucky Dip
Come along to enjoy the crafts of the week.
Saturday 28 October 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Paper Plate Witches Craft
More spooky fun for the whole family!
Saturday 28 October 10:30 to 12:30 Bromham Library Autumn Crafts
Join us for autumn themed crafty fun - free for the whole family!
Saturday 28 October 10:30 to 12:00 Putnoe Library Hedgehog Making
Drop in to make your own hedgehog to take home.
Saturday 28 October 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Room on the Broom Craft
Free fabulous fun for the whole family!
Saturday 28 October 13:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Autumn Colouring
A chance to do some lovely relaxing colouring with an autumn theme.
Saturday 28 October 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Cat Crafts
Get creative with this cat craft - make your own mysterious black cat to take home. Just drop in and join the fun.
Saturday 28 October 09:30 to 13:00 Sandy Library Vampire Craft
Come along and take part in this vampire themed craft.
Saturday 28 October 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Paper Pumpkin Crafts
Pumpkin paper fun for everyone! Free tickets available from the library.
Saturday 28 October 09:45 to 10:15 Leighton Buzzard Library Spooky Storytime
We are holding an extra storytime this month dedicated to Spooky Stories. Join us in the children`s library for spooky storytelling...
Tuesday 31 October 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Halloween Craft
Spooky, scary crafty fun for everyone!
Tuesday 31 October 15:00 to 17:00 Houghton Regis Library Mummy Craft
Join us to make your own scary mummy jar light. Just drop in and join the fun.
Thursday 2 November 19:00 to 20:00 Putnoe Library Author Event - Angus Donald
Come along and hear Angus Donald talk about his new book `Blood`s Game`. Copies will be available for purchase and signing at the end of the evening. Tickets are available in advance from the library at just 1.00.
Saturday 4 November 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Firework Craft
Free firework fun for the whole family.
Saturday 4 November 09:30 to 15:00 Ampthill Library Firework Craft
Firework fun for the whole family!
Saturday 4 November 09:00 to 15:30 Barton Library Firework Craft
Join in with our new firework craft.
Wednesday 8 November 14:00 to 16:00 Shefford Library Need Help to Apply for a Blue Badge Online?
The Disability Resource Centre`s outreach officer will be at the library to help you apply for a Blue Badge on a library computer. A Blue Badge gives a range of parking concessions for people with severe mobility problems. Ask library staff to reserve your free place on a help session. Suitable for people with basic internet skills.
Wednesday 8 November 14:00 to 15:30 Toddington Library Employment Event
Meet employers promoting local job vacancies and career opportunities. Find out about a new training course that provides you with a qualification in Food Hygiene And one-2-one support to help you find employment.
Saturday 11 November 09:30 to 15:00 Ampthill Library Paddington Bear
Drop in to enjoy this Paddington Bear themed craft.
Saturday 11 November 14:00 to 15:00 Shefford Library Bookfolding Workshop
Come and discover what you can create by folding books! Suitable for adults and children over 10 years old. Book your place at the library counter.
Wednesday 15 November 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Wednesday 15 November 19:30 to 20:30 Dunstable Library Neil White & Angela Clarke Author Event
Neil White - criminal lawyer by day and crime fiction writer by night, will be joined by Sunday Times bestselling crime author Angela Clarke, for an evening of conversation, Q&A and book readings. Contact the library to book your ticket. Tickets 3.00 each.
Wednesday 15 November 19:00 to 21:30 Barton Library Quiz Night
The Friends of Barton Library are hosting this twice yearly quiz night. Make up your own teams of 6 or come along and be matched with others. Tickets cost 2.00 per adult and there are half-time refreshments. Bring your own drink and nibbles. Proceeds go to Friends of Barton Library.
Thursday 16 November 19:30 to 20:30 Flitwick Library Neil White & Angela Clarke Author Event
Neil White - criminal lawyer by day and crime fiction writer by night, will be joined by Sunday Times bestselling crime author Angela Clarke, for an evening of conversation, Q&A and book readings. Tickets are 3.00 each. Please contact the library to book yours.
Saturday 18 November 10:00 to 11:00 Barton Library Wildlife Storytelling and Crafts
Join us for a theatrical and magical story telling experience to discover some local wildlife characters. Tickets 1.00 per child available from the library.
Saturday 18 November 11:00 to 12:00 Barton Library Wildlife Storytelling and Crafts
Join us for a theatrical and magical story telling experience to discover some local wildlife characters. Tickets 1.00 per child available from the library.
Tuesday 21 November 19:30 to 20:30 Biggleswade Library Alice in the Cuckoo`s Nest
Wednesday 22 November 19:30 to 20:30 Toddington Library Alice in the Cuckoo`s Nest
Thursday 23 November 19:00 to 20:00 Dunstable Library Alice in the Cuckoo`s Nest
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.
Friday 24 November 19:30 to 20:30 Flitwick Library Alice in the Cuckoo`s Nest
Saturday 25 November 14:30 to 15:30 Bedford Central Library Alice in the Cuckoo`s Nest
Wednesday 6 December 19:30 to 20:30 Flitwick Library Ruth Hogan Author Event
A great opportunity to meet the author Ruth Hogan, who was born in the house where her parents still live in Bedford, England. A fan of stories since childhood, she studied English and Drama at Goldsmiths College. The Keeper of Lost Things featured in the Richard & Judy Book Club 2017 and was hailed as a hit! Please contact the library to book your ticket. Tickets 3.00 each.
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.