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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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Date

Time

Library

Event

Monday 17 December 14:15 to 14:45 Kempston Library Christmas Storytime Special
Join us for wonderful Christmas stories and tales.
Tuesday 18 December 11:00 to 12:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Santa Face Craft
Fabulous Santa themed craft. Free tickets available from the library.
Tuesday 18 December 10:00 to 12:00 Flitwick Library Christmas Coffee Morning
Join us for refreshments and mince pies.
Tuesday 18 December 11:00 to 11:30 Kempston Library Christmas Rhymetime Special
Christmas rhymes and song for everyone to enjoy.
Wednesday 19 December 14:30 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Scratch Art Christmas Baubles and Snow Flakes
Get creative with Scratch Art.
Wednesday 19 December 11:30 to 15:30 Bedford Central Library Lego Club and Colouring
Lego fun and why not draw and colour a picture for our Christmas scene.
Wednesday 19 December 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Colouring Club Christmas Special
There will be lovely festive themed colouring sheets for you to colour in.
Wednesday 19 December 14:00 to 16:30 Wootton Library Make a Christmas Card
Drop in to make a Christmas card for someone you love.
Thursday 20 December 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Christmas Bauble Biscuits
Join us to ice and decorate your Christmas bauble biscuit.
Thursday 20 December 11:00 to 12:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Christmas Tree Card Craft
Make a lovely tree card to give to someone you love. Free tickets available from the library.
Thursday 20 December 9:00 to 13:00 Barton Library Reindeer Craft
Come along and make a wooden reindeer.
Thursday 20 December 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Stocking Craft
Design and decorate a Christmas stocking to take home and hang up. Free tickets available from the library.
Thursday 20 December 9:30 to 15:30 Sandy Library Christmas Baubles
Drop in to decorate beautiful wooden Christmas baubles - take them home and hang them on your tree!
Thursday 20 December 9:30 to 12:30 Ampthill Library Christmas Crafts
Join us to make a robin Christmas tree decoration or a Mary Poppins craft.
Thursday 20 December 9:00 to 12:00 Stotfold Library Santa Craft
Join us for a fabulous free Santa themed craft.
Thursday 20 December 14:30 to 16:30 Bromham Library Wiggle Eye Christmas Cards
Drop in to make fun googly eye Christmas cards.
Thursday 20 December 10:30 to 12:00 Shefford Library Christmas Crafts
Drop in for free fabulous Christmas themed crafts.
Thursday 20 December 11:30 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Christmas Storytime
Join us for fabulous Christmas stories.
Thursday 20 December 9:30 to 12:00 Toddington Library Christmas Cracker Craft
Join us to make a Christmas cracker with a special treat inside!
Thursday 20 December 12:30 to 15:30 Bedford Central Library Christmas Cards
Drop in to decorate Christmas cards for the people you love.
Thursday 20 December 10:30 to 11:15 Flitwick Library Christmas Stories and Songs
Get in the festive spirit and meet our special guest!
Thursday 20 December 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Christmas Mosaic Decorations
Get creative with mosaic to make decorations.
Thursday 20 December 11:00 to 12:00 Houghton Regis Library Santa`s Storytime and Craft
Join us for fabulous Christmas stories and craft, plus meet our special guest!
Thursday 20 December 11:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Festive Unicorn and Christmas Elf Decoration
Make fabulous decorations to take home and put on your tree.
Thursday 20 December 10:00 to 11:30 Wootton Library Decorate a Christmas Tree Gift Box
Join us to decorate a Christmas Tree gift box to take home.
Thursday 20 December 14:00 to 16:30 Wootton Library Decorate a Christmas Tree Gift Box
Join us to decorate a Christmas Tree gift box to take home.
Friday 21 December 9:30 to 17:00 Ampthill Library Christmas Crafts
Join us to make a robin Christmas tree decoration or a Mary Poppins craft.
Friday 21 December 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Christmas Door Hangers
Drop in and colour in a Christmas door hanger to take home - so you are ready for Christmas Eve.
Friday 21 December 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Reindeer Decoration Craft
Create reindeer shaped Christmas tree decorations. Free tickets available from the library.
Friday 21 December 10:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library Reindeer Decorations
Come along and make a reindeer decoration to take home for your tree.
Friday 21 December 14:30 to 16:00 Shefford Library Christmas Crafts
Drop in for free fabulous Christmas themed crafts.
Friday 21 December 9:00 to 13:00 Barton Library Christmas Crafts
Get in the Christmas spirit with us - make fabulous crafts to take home.
Friday 21 December 14:00 to 17:00 Stotfold Library Christmas Tree Craft
Drop in for a Christmas tree themed craft.
Friday 21 December 14:30 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Christmas Owl Baubles
Join us to make your very own owl bauble.
Friday 21 December 9:30 to 17:00 Toddington Library Christmas Bauble Craft
Drop in to make a Christmas bauble to take home and hang on the tree. Please note Toddington Library is closed 13.00 - 14.00.
Friday 21 December 12:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Christmas Gift Bag Craft
Drop in to make a beautiful gift bag to take home.
Friday 21 December 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Santa Craft
Santa fun for everyone!
Friday 21 December 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Christmas Tree Craft
Decorate your own Christmas tree.
Friday 21 December 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Mouse Craft
Come along to make a candy cane mouse to take home and enjoy.
Saturday 22 December 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Reindeer Handprint Craft
Make a reindeer using your handprint! Free tickets available from the library.
Saturday 22 December 10:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Festive Food Wooden Decoration
What is your favourite Christmas treat? Use it for your decoration inspiration!
Saturday 22 December 11:00 to 12:30 Wootton Library Decorate a Star Wreath
Decorate a star shaped wreath to hang on your door.
Saturday 22 December 9:30 to 15:30 Potton Library Christmas Door Hangers
Drop in and colour in a Christmas door hanger to take home - so you are ready for Christmas Eve.
Saturday 22 December 11:30 to 13:00 Shefford Library Christmas Crafts
Drop in for free fabulous Christmas themed crafts.
Saturday 22 December 9:30 to 15:00 Toddington Library Christmasaurus Craft
Jurrasic Christmas craft fun.
Saturday 22 December 10:30 to 12:30 Bromham Library Christmas Cracker Craft
Make a fun colourful Christmas cracker - who will you pull yours with?
Saturday 22 December 10:30 to 16:30 Bedford Central Library Christmas Card Craft and Lego Club
Come along to make a Pip and Posy Christmas card to take home. Whilst you are here why not have some building fun with our Lego too.
Saturday 22 December 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Snowflake Craft
Snowy crafts to get you in the mood.
Saturday 22 December 10:00 to 15:00 Kempston Library Christmas Tree Pictures
Drop in for more festive fun!
Saturday 22 December 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Melting Snowman Craft
Drop in to make your own melting snowman.
Monday 24 December 10:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library Christmas Pudding Cards
Your final chance to make a card for someone you love.
Monday 24 December 11:30 to 14:30 Bedford Central Library Christmas Lucky Dip Crafts
Missed one of our crafts? Don`t worry you can catch up with our Lucky Dip today.
Thursday 27 December 10:00 to 11:30 Wootton Library Star Crafts
Star scratch art and star collage crafts for everyone to enjoy.
Thursday 27 December 9:30 to 12:30 Potton Library Calendar Craft
Prepare for the new year by making a fabulous calendar.
Thursday 27 December 11:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Poinsettia Card Craft
Design a card using the festive poinsettia.
Thursday 27 December 9:30 to 12:30 Ampthill Library Calendar Craft
Drop in to make a Four Seasons calendar to take home.
Thursday 27 December 9:00 to 12:00 Stotfold Library Snowman Craft
Design and decorate a snowman to take home.
Thursday 27 December 9:30 to 12:00 Toddington Library Snowflake Craft
Scratch your own snowflake design.
Thursday 27 December 14:30 to 16:30 Bromham Library Calendar Craft
Get ready for 2019! Make a Scratch Art calendar to take home.
Thursday 27 December 12:30 to 15:30 Bedford Central Library Penguin Craft
Fabulous penguin themed craft for all the family to enjoy.
Thursday 27 December 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library K`Nex and Snap Circuits
Building fun for the whole family.
Thursday 27 December 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Calendar Making
Prepare for the new year by making a fabulous calendar.
Thursday 27 December 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Winter Scene Craft
Come along to create your own winter snow scene.
Friday 28 December 9:30 to 17:00 Potton Library Calendar Craft
Prepare for the new year by making a fabulous calendar.
Friday 28 December 9:30 to 17:00 Ampthill Library Calendar Craft
Drop in to make a Four Seasons calendar to take home.
Friday 28 December 14:30 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Polar Pals Magnet
Make a magnet with a Polar theme!
Friday 28 December 14:00 to 17:00 Stotfold Library Penguin Pals Craft
Fabulous penguin themed craft for the whole family to enjoy.
Friday 28 December 14:00 to 16:30 Wootton Library Star Crafts
Star scratch art and star collage crafts for everyone to enjoy.
Friday 28 December 9:30 to 17:00 Toddington Library New Year Banner
Drop in to design your own New Year banner. Please note Toddington Library is closed between 13:00 and 14:00.
Friday 28 December 10:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library New Year Wreaths
Make and decorate a wreath to welcome in the New Year.
Friday 28 December 11:30 to 15:30 Bedford Central Library Polar Bear Crfat
Join us for a post Christmas polar bear themed craft.
Friday 28 December 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Lego, Mega Blocks and Colouring
Love Lego? Come along to get creative and then chill out with some colouring
Friday 28 December 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Paper Plate Snow Globes
Join us to create fabulous snow globes to take home.
Friday 28 December 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Owl Craft
Create your own pine cone snowy owl.
Saturday 29 December 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Calendar Craft
Get ready for the New Year and make your own calendar.
Saturday 29 December 9:30 to 15:00 Potton Library Calendar Craft
Prepare for the new year by making a fabulous calendar.
Saturday 29 December 10:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Rainbow Star Felt Craft
Design a colourful star to take home.
Saturday 29 December 9:30 to 15:00 Toddington Library Fireworks Craft
Join us for explosive firework themed crafts.
Saturday 29 December 11:00 to 12:30 Wootton Library Calendar Craft
Get ready for the new year - drop in to make a calendar for 2019.
Saturday 29 December 10:30 to 12:30 Bromham Library Mixed Crafts
Missed a craft over the holidays? Just come along and have a try today.
Saturday 29 December 10:30 to 16:30 Bedford Central Library Lucky Dip Crafts and Lego Club
Missed one of our crafts? Don`t worry you can catch up with our Lucky Dip today. Plus have some Lego fun whilst you are here!
Saturday 29 December 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Calendar Craft
Get ready for the New Year and make your own calendar.
Saturday 29 December 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Funky Party Glasses
Go crazy decorating your party glasses.
Monday 31 December 14:30 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Firework Art
It`s New Years Eve so lets go firework crazy!
Monday 31 December 10:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library New Year Bookmarks
Start the new year with a lovely new bookmark for all the fabulous books you will be borrowing from the library in 2019.
Monday 31 December 14:00 to 16:30 Wootton Library Calendar Craft
Get ready for the new year - drop in to make a calendar for 2019.
Monday 31 December 11:30 to 14:30 Bedford Central Library Calendar Craft
Get ready for the new year by making a calendar to take home.
Wednesday 2 January 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library New Year Goal Cards
What do you want to achieve in 2019 - add them to your Goals Card.
Wednesday 2 January 14:30 to 17:00 Potton Library Calendar Craft
Prepare for the new year by making a fabulous calendar.
Wednesday 2 January 14:30 to 17:00 Ampthill Library Calendar Craft
Drop in to make a Four Seasons calendar to take home.
Wednesday 2 January 9:00 to 13:00 Barton Library Hama Beads
Get creative with Hama Beads.
Wednesday 2 January 14:30 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Rocket Ship and Alien Craft
Crafts that are out of this world!
Wednesday 2 January 9:30 to 12:00 Toddington Library New Year Crafts
Celebrate the arrival of 2019 with these free crafts.
Wednesday 2 January 10:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library New Year Colouring
Join us for fun colouring.
Wednesday 2 January 11:30 to 15:30 Bedford Central Library Board Games
Settle in for some board games fun.
Wednesday 2 January 14:00 to 16:30 Wootton Library Winter Bookmarks
Wintry themed bookmarks for you to decorate.
Wednesday 2 January 10:00 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Craft Mash Up
Missed a craft? Come along and have a go today.
Friday 4 January 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Frozen Craft
Join us for this Frozen inspired Olaf lantern craft.
Saturday 5 January 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Polar Bears!
Polar bear themed craft - free family fun for everyone!
Sunday 3 February 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Penguin Crafts
Fabulous penguin themed craft for all the family to enjoy.
Wednesday 6 February 14:30 to 15:30 Flitwick Library The Two Museums at Bletchley Park: a talk by Nick Hill
The Bletchley Park Trust and the National Museum of Computing. Find out how the strategic messages of German High Command and the enigma messages were broken, which lead to the development of the world`s first programmable electronic computer, Colossus. This is a Good Afternoon event. Admission is 1.50 and includes refreshments.
Wednesday 6 March 14:30 to 15:30 Flitwick Library A Walk on Atlantis: a talk by David Squibb
A visit to Tenerife, probing behind the hot sunshine, sandy beaches and the souvenir shops to discover ancient mysteries, walk across the volcano, find the beautiful local crafts and find out why this island could be linked to the legendary Atlantis. Look into the crafts of the Oratavo Valley; whale watch from a catamaran; ponder over the pyramids of Guimar; find out why Christopher Columbus visited La Gomera before launching out for America. This is a Good Afternoon event. Admission is 1.50 and includes refreshments.
Wednesday 3 April 14:30 to 15:30 Flitwick Library Gardens Through the Centuries: a talk by Dorothy Jamieson
The variety of English gardens now open to the public is wonderful. Come along with the Bedford National Trust to trace the development of garden design over several centuries and marvel at the gorgeous photographic examples of some well-known gardens, and others which may be a surprise. This is a Good Afternoon event. Admission is 1.50 and includes refreshments.
Wednesday 6 November 14:30 to 15:30 Flitwick Library My Mother-in-Law`s Service at Buckingham Palace: a talk by Janet Stow
Janet`s mother-in-law worked in Buckingham Palace since she was 11 years old. Janet will be discussing what it was like as well as her own knowledge on the subject. This is a Good Afternoon event. Admission is 1.50 and includes refreshments.