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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

Tuesday 22 October 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Harry Hedgehog Craft
Come along for some crafty hedgehog fun! Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.
Tuesday 22 October 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Keyring Craft
Make your own glow-in-the-dark keyring to take home.
Tuesday 22 October 10:00 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Hedgehogs
Come along for some prickly themed crafty fun! Crafts will run all day or until supplies run out so don`t be late! 
Tuesday 22 October 14:30 to 16:30 Bromham Library Monster Mania
Create your own monster with Scratch Art.
Tuesday 22 October 09:00 to 16:00 Sandy Library Bat Coasters
Design your own bat coaster with foam and googly eyes. 
Tuesday 22 October 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Creepy Mask Craft
Come along and make your own creepy mask. Just drop in!
Tuesday 22 October to Sandy Library Picture Hunt
Our Hunt around the Library this half term is themed around The Jungle Book. Hunt for the pictures hidden in the Library and write the names of the characters in the boxes.
Tuesday 22 October 10:30 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Leaf Magnets
Come along to make and decorate a wooden leaf magnet.
Tuesday 22 October 10:00 to 11:30 Wootton Library Terrific Tuesday
Come along to make spooky finger puppets. 
Tuesday 22 October 11:00 to 15:00 Biggleswade Library Autumn Fan Hedgehogs
Join us for some crafty family fun. 
Tuesday 22 October 11:30 to 16:30 Kempston Library Robot Crafts
Drop in to make a robot out of kitchen rolls! 
Tuesday 22 October 09:30 to 12:00 Toddington Library Ghost Craft
Come along for some spooky craftiness!
Tuesday 22 October 11:15 to 13:15 Bedford Central Library Spooky Mural Fun
Create a spooky mural with the students from Bedford College. 
Tuesday 22 October 10:00 to 11:30 Shefford Library Lego & Mega Block Fun!
Come along and have fun with our Lego and Mega Block/Duplo Bricks. What will you build?
Wednesday 23 October 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Witchy Craft
Come along and join in with our Witch House craft. Just drop in!
Wednesday 23 October 14:00 to 16:00 Potton Library Book Folding Workshop
Come and learn how to turn battered old books into crafty creations. This is suitable for ages 8 to adult - we are taking bookings for this event.
Wednesday 23 October 14:00 to 16:30 Wootton Library Wicked Wednesday
Get all crazy creating your own cat pom pom.
Wednesday 23 October 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Autumn Trees Craft
Join us for some autumnal inspired craft. Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.
Wednesday 23 October 10:00 to 11:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Mask Craft
Create a mask to fool your friends and family! Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.
Wednesday 23 October 09:00 to 16:00 Sandy Library Spooky Crafts
Decorate a witch`s door with lots of spooky stickers and make a ghost using cotton wool to hang in your window.
Wednesday 23 October 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Binary Bracelets
Join us to create your own personalised binary bracelet.
Wednesday 23 October 10:00 to 11:30 Shefford Library Junior Makers
What will you make? Code our robots and design and build at our tech sessions.
Wednesday 23 October 14:00 to Shefford Library Board Games
Join in our half term board games afternoon.
Wednesday 23 October 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Make, Do and Mend
Come along and have a try at a new craft.
Wednesday 23 October 14:30 to 17:00 Toddington Library Little Monster Craft
Monstrous fun for all the family!
Wednesday 23 October 10:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library Monster Crowns
Colour in a monster crown to scare the neighbours! Plus Storytime for the under 5s 11.00 - 11.30 am.
Wednesday 23 October 11:00 to 15:00 Biggleswade Library Owl Craft
Decorate your own owl mask to take home.
Wednesday 23 October 12:00 to 13:30 Putnoe Library Meet the Author - Jean Fullerton
Join Jean as she talks about her new book “A Ration Book Childhood” and the much loved Brogan Family and Ration Book series. Award winning author Jean Fullerton is the author of many novels all based in and around East London where she was born. Tickets £2.00 available from the Library in advance. Copies of Jean’s books will be available for purchase and signing.
Wednesday 23 October 11:30 to 15:30 Bedford Central Library iExplore Day
See books come to life!
Wednesday 23 October 14:00 to 15:30 Flitwick Library Prepare Robo
Calling all robot fans! Come along to a Robotic Workshop, where you will learn the basics of robotics and construction. Use your creativity and imagination to construct working machines out of Lego Mindstorms. Test your creations out in reality! Tickets are £3.50 available from the Library. Recommended for ages 8 and over.
Wednesday 23 October 14:30 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Autumn Wreaths
Get all creative with autumnal colours.
Thursday 24 October 10:00 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Ghosts
Some spooky crafty fun for all the family! Crafts will run all day or until supplies run out so don`t be late!
Thursday 24 October 12:00 to 15:30 Bedford Central Library Chalk Drawing
Come along and be artistic. 
Thursday 24 October 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Monsterrrr Crown Craft
Make a monsterific crown. Just drop in!
Thursday 24 October 11:30 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Rhymetime
Come for a story and stay for Chalk Drawing 12.00 - 3.30pm. 
Thursday 24 October 10:00 to 11:30 Wootton Library Terrifying Thursday
Join us to make a funky spider decoration to spook the locals! 
Thursday 24 October 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Mystery Machine Craft
More mysterious crafty fun!
Thursday 24 October 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Spider Pencil Craft
Some creepy crawly craft with a spidery theme! Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.
Thursday 24 October 14:30 to 16:30 Bromham Library Finger Puppets
Drop in to make spooky finger puppets. 
Thursday 24 October 09:00 to 16:00 Sandy Library Creepy Crafts
Make your witch and put her in the cauldron! Design a foam pumpkin. 
Thursday 24 October 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Matchbox Cameras
Make a camera with us.
Thursday 24 October 10:00 to 11:00 Shefford Library Children`s Book Quiz
Pick up a quiz sheet and test your knowledge. Lucky dip prize for everyone who completes the quiz!
Thursday 24 October 09:30 to 13:00 Toddington Library Isadora Moon
Make some wings with our Isadora Moon themed craft.
Thursday 24 October 11:00 to 15:00 Biggleswade Library Rock Painting
Pebble painting fun - how will you decorate yours? 
Thursday 24 October 10:30 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Picture Frames
Design and decorate a popsicle stick picture frame. 
Friday 25 October 14:30 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Owl Craft
Weave an owl using paper.
Friday 25 October 10:00 to 14:00 Dunstable Library Trick or Treat Craft
Make your own trick or treat bag and collect a trick and a treat from staff - while stocks last! Just drop in!
Friday 25 October 16:00 to 17:30 Dunstable Library Spooky Spectacular
Join us for our spooky spectacular party - come along in your spookiest costume for fun and mayhem! Spaces are limited - book your free ticket now! For ages 6 years and over.
Friday 25 October 10:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library Halloween Fridge Magnets
Make your own Scratch Art Halloween magnet.
Friday 25 October 11:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library Britannica Online
An introduction to the Britannica Library resource for children`s learning and fun.
Friday 25 October 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Ghost Cookies
Join us to decorate a ghost cookie to take home and enjoy. Cost is 50p per child - no booking required!
Friday 25 October 14:00 to 16:30 Wootton Library Futuristic Friday
Make a robot themed biff bat.
Friday 25 October 10:00 to 11:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Paper Spider Craft
Wonderful web themed craft - the spider kind! Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.
Friday 25 October 11:15 to 12:15 Bedford Central Library Ozobot Creative Robot Sessions
Book your place on one of the sessions.
Friday 25 October 09:00 to 16:00 Sandy Library Construction Day
Join us for fun with Lego, K`Nex and Electronic Snap Circuits. Learn and have fun as well!
Friday 25 October 13:30 to 14:30 Bedford Central Library Ozobot Creative Robot Sessions
Book your place on one of the sessions.
Friday 25 October 14:30 to 16:00 Shefford Library Half Term Craft Session
It`s free family fun - just drop in!
Friday 25 October 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Minecraft Boxes
Get creative with your Minecraft box, maybe you could stash your Halloween sweets in it!
Friday 25 October 14:30 to 17:00 Toddington Library Halloween Puppets
Which spooky character will you choose?
Friday 25 October 09:30 to 12:00 Toddington Library Halloween Puppets
Which spooky character will you choose?
Friday 25 October 11:00 to 15:00 Biggleswade Library Pumpkin Craft
Come along for some colouring fun!
Saturday 26 October 10:00 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Cats
Join us for some feline family crafty fun! Crafts will run all day or until supplies run out so don`t be late!
Saturday 26 October 10:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Haunted House Craft
Get all spooky making a Scratch Art haunted house. 
Saturday 26 October 10:30 to 12:30 Bromham Library Skull Window Decorations
Sugar candy skull window decorations to make.
Saturday 26 October 09:00 to 16:00 Potton Library Lantern Craft
Create a ghostly lantern out of a paper cup!
Saturday 26 October 11:00 to 12:30 Wootton Library Super Saturday
Catch up on the crafts you missed this week.
Saturday 26 October 10:30 to 16:30 Bedford Central Library Paper Pumpkin Decorating
Get ready for the big day with pumpkin fun. 
Saturday 26 October 09:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Design a Craft Tablet
Design your own tablet - maybe your idea will make you a fortune in the future! 
Saturday 26 October 09:30 to 15:00 Toddington Library Pumpkin Time
Colour and cut to create your own 3D pumpkin.
Saturday 26 October 11:00 to 15:00 Biggleswade Library Door Hangers
Make an autumnal themed door hanger for your bedroom. 
Monday 28 October 14:30 to 17:00 Putnoe Library Crafty Mash Up
Pop in to catch up on any crafts you missed last week.
Monday 28 October 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Funny Face Pumpkin Craft
Come along and make a funny face foam pumpkin. Just drop in!
Monday 28 October 14:00 to 16:30 Wootton Library Lucky Dip Crafts
Another chance to try the crafts you may have missed.
Monday 28 October 11:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library Introduction to Freegal
Learn to stream and download music for free.
Monday 28 October 10:00 to 11:30 Bromham Library Trick or Treat Boxes
Get ready for the big night!
Monday 28 October 11:30 to 15:30 Bedford Central Library Spooky Crafts
Make treat bags, crowns and honeycomb decorations.
Monday 28 October 14:00 to 17:00 Kempston Library Walkie Talkie Making
Come along for some creative communication fun!
Wednesday 30 October 14:30 to 16:00 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
If you love crafts and would like to meet like minded individuals, share expertise and maybe learn some new skills then come along to our club. Each session costs £1.00. You do not have to commit to attend every session.
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.
Saturday 9 November 11:00 to Flitwick Library Language & Conversation Cafe
Meets once a month on a Saturday. The remaining date for 2019 is: 7th December. Please see staff for more details.
Saturday 9 November 16:30 to 18:00 Bromham Library Meet the Author - Jean Fullerton
Join Jean as she talks about her new book “A Ration Book Childhood” and the much loved Brogan Family and Ration Book series. Award winning author Jean Fullerton is the author of many novels all based in and around East London where she was born. Tickets £2.00 available from the Library in advance. Copies of Jean’s books will be available for purchase and signing.
Friday 22 November 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Bedfordshire Age UK
Age UK provide information and advice that covers every facet of later life, from helping people find out the benefits they are entitled to claim, to discussing options that help make later life at home more manageable. Learn about Age UK from their information stand here at Bromham Library from 22nd November to 6th December. Speak to a team member from Age UK between 10am and 12pm on the following dates: Friday 22nd November, Wednesday 27th November and Friday 6th December.
Wednesday 27 November 19:00 to Toddington Library Christmas in Jane Austens Time
Come along and listen to Janet Stow who will be giving us a fascinating talk on the type of Christmas Jane Austen would have experienced. See how it compares with our celebrations today. Why not visit our Jane Austen display and get into the spirit by rereading your favourite books! Tickets are £3.00 and available from the Library - places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment! Doors open at 6.45 and the talk starts at 7.00pm. Refreshments will be available.
Wednesday 27 November 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Bedfordshire Age UK
Age UK provide information and advice that covers every facet of later life, from helping people find out the benefits they are entitled to claim, to discussing options that help make later life at home more manageable. Learn about Age UK from their information stand here at Bromham Library from 22nd November to 6th December. Speak to a team member from Age UK between 10am and 12pm on the following dates: Friday 22nd November, Wednesday 27th November and Friday 6th December.
Wednesday 27 November 14:30 to 16:00 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
If you love crafts and would like to meet like minded individuals, share expertise and maybe learn some new skills then come along to our club. Each session costs £1.00. You do not have to commit to attend every session.
Friday 6 December 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Bedfordshire Age UK
Age UK provide information and advice that covers every facet of later life, from helping people find out the benefits they are entitled to claim, to discussing options that help make later life at home more manageable. Learn about Age UK from their information stand here at Bromham Library from 22nd November to 6th December. Speak to a team member from Age UK between 10am and 12pm on the following dates: Friday 22nd November, Wednesday 27th November and Friday 6th December.
Saturday 7 December 11:00 to Flitwick Library Language & Conversation Cafe
Meets once a month on a Saturday. Please see staff for details and future dates.