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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

Friday 27 January 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Swing Back to `16
A topical look back at 2016. A Down Memory Lane event.
Saturday 28 January 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Chinese New Year Crafts
Join us celebrating Chinese New Year with fabulous free crafts, including Chinese symbols and fun with chopsticks.
Saturday 28 January 10:00 to 12:00 Toddington Library Chinese New Year Crafts
Celebrate Chinese New Year with us - drop in for free fabulous crafts.
Saturday 28 January 10:30 to 12:30 Wootton Library Chinese New Year Crafts
Celebrate Chinese New Year with us - drop in for free fabulous crafts. For children aged 3 to 9 years.
Wednesday 1 February 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Wednesday 1 February 14:30 to 15:30 Stotfold Library Guide Dogs for the Blind
A talk by Roger Fifield. Refreshments are available. Transport can be arranged by contacting the library.
Thursday 2 February 14:00 to 16:00 Toddington Library Learn to Use Your Gadget
Feel like you could be doing more with your smartphone or tablet? Want to learn how to get the best from them? Drop in and be enlightened!
Thursday 2 February 16:30 to 17:30 Dunstable Library Harry Potter Night 2017
Come along for some wizarding fun! For children aged 8+. Free tickets available from the library.
Thursday 9 February 09:00 to 13:00 Bedford Central Library Weaving Narratives 2017
Another chance to see this free exhibition of textile art, inspired by sources at Bedfordshire Archives!
Friday 10 February 09:00 to 18:00 Bedford Central Library Weaving Narratives 2017
Another chance to see this free exhibition of textile art, inspired by sources at Bedfordshire archives!
Friday 10 February 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Club Batman Special
Love Lego? Love Batman? This is the best event for you!
Saturday 11 February 09:00 to 17:00 Bedford Central Library Weaving Narratives 2017
Another chance to see this free exhibition of textile art, inspired by sources at Bedfordshire Archives!
Saturday 11 February 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Superhero Wrist Cuffs
Come along to Saturday Kids Club and make superhero themed wrist cuffs to wear with pride.
Saturday 11 February 10:30 to 12:30 Wootton Library Valentines Crafts
Create a fabulous gift for someone you love. For children aged 3 to 9 years.
Monday 13 February 14:15 to 14:45 Kempston Library Storytime
Come along for fun stories and tales.
Monday 13 February 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Valentine`s Hand Made Cards
Join us to make a card for someone you love.
Monday 13 February 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Club Batman Special
Love Lego? Love Batman? This is the best event for you!
Monday 13 February 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Creative Bats!
Colour and bedazzle your very own bats! Fun for all the family.
Monday 13 February 14:30 to 15:00 Wootton Library Rhymetime
Song and rhyme fun!
Monday 13 February 14:30 to 16:00 Shefford Library Valentine`s Day Crafts
Come and make a card to give to someone you love.
Tuesday 14 February 11:00 to 11:30 Kempston Library Rhymetime
Songs, rhymes and lots of fun!
Tuesday 14 February 11:30 to 16:30 Kempston Library `Hoo` Love You Crafts
Owl crafts - make fabulous things to take home.
Tuesday 14 February 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Fun For All
Love Lego? Come along and get building. Plus there will be superhero colouring all day.
Tuesday 14 February 14:00 to 15:00 Toddington Library Valentines Day Craft
Create a fabulous gift for someone you love.
Wednesday 15 February 14:00 to 15:30 Stotfold Library Interview Skills Workshop
If you need help with your interview skills come along to our free workshop with Miriam Ansell, Central Bedfordshire Council`s Business and Skills Adviser.
Wednesday 15 February 14:00 to 17:30 Kempston Library Batman Colouring Club Special
Drop in to colour in Batman themed pictures to take home.
Wednesday 15 February 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Superhero Storytime
Stories and crafts for all!
Wednesday 15 February 14:30 to 16:30 Wootton Library Mardi Gras Crafts
Festival fun! For children aged 3 to 9 years.
Thursday 16 February 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Batman Hama Beading
Hama beading fun - with an extra added Batman element!
Thursday 16 February 10:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Colouring Fun
Drop in anytime to have a go at colouring.
Thursday 16 February 10:00 to 12:30 Toddington Library Lego Batman Lego Movie Activity Session
Love the Lego movies? Drop in for Batman themed activities.
Friday 17 February 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Club Batman Special
Love Lego? Love Batman? This is the best event for you!
Friday 17 February 14:00 to 17:30 Kempston Library Butterfly Window Hanger
Come along to create and decorate a beautiful butterfly to hang in your window.
Friday 17 February 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Superhero Masks
Decorate and colour your own Superhero mask. Fun for all the family.
Friday 17 February 14:30 to 16:30 Wootton Library Origami Craft
Learn about origami and take home your creations. For children aged 4 to 9 years.
Friday 17 February 10:30 to 12:00 Shefford Library Heart Animals
Come and make animals out of heart shapes.
Saturday 18 February 10:00 to 16:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Yarn Special Event
Leighton Buzzard Library and Library Theatre are proud to present a fabulous programme of events and exhibits highlighting traditional wool crafts. We have teamed up with the Knitting and Crochet Guild and other crafting communities to knit together a fun filled day. Includes yarn spinning demos, Knitting Through the Ages Pop-Up Museum, local knitters and stitchers available to answer your questions and a selection of natural hand dyed fibres from different sheep breeds.
Saturday 18 February 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Money Tree Making
Money tree fun for the whole family!
Saturday 18 February 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Fun For All
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Saturday 18 February 10:30 to 12:30 Wootton Library Lucky Dip
Have you missed out this week? Don`t worry come along and see what fabulous crafts are on offer.
Saturday 18 February 10:00 to 11:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Yarn Special Event for Children
Take part in a weaving craft - led by the experts! Free tickets available from the library.
Friday 24 February 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library A Fine Romance
Love is in the air. A Down Memory Lane event.
Wednesday 1 March 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Wednesday 1 March 14:30 to 15:30 Stotfold Library Armchair Yoga
Armchair Yoga with Jane Oppegaard. Refreshments are available. Transport can be arranged by contacting the library.
Thursday 2 March 10:00 to 12:00 Toddington Library World Book Day Themed Crafts
Drop in for book themed crafts to celebrate World Book Day.
Thursday 2 March 14:00 to 17:00 Toddington Library World Book Day Themed Crafts
Drop in for book themed crafts to celebrate World Book Day.
Friday 3 March 10:30 to 12:30 Stotfold Library World Book Day Family Fun
Dress up as Elmer the Elephant and make his ears and trunk at the library. Plus make a colourful Elmer picture and other crafts. You can also borrow lots of Elmer books! Refreshments will be available.
Saturday 4 March 10:30 to 12:30 Stotfold Library World Book Day Family Fun
Dress up as Elmer the Elephant and make his ears and trunk at the library. Plus make a colourful Elmer picture and other crafts. You can also borrow lots of Elmer books! Refreshments will be available.
Wednesday 29 March 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Friday 31 March 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Mad as a March Hare
Folklore, sayings & `mad` characters. A Down Memory Lane event.
Wednesday 26 April 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Friday 28 April 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Mine`s a Pint
Celebrating Bedford`s brewing history
Wednesday 24 May 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Friday 26 May 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Bygone Bedford - The High Street
How the High Street has changed. A Down Memory Lane event.
Wednesday 28 June 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Friday 30 June 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library June is Busting Out All Over
Musicals, characters and shows. A Down Memory Lane event.
Wednesday 26 July 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Friday 28 July 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Away Day
A Down Memory Lane event. Venue to be confirmed.
Wednesday 23 August 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
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.
Wednesday 20 September 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
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.