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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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Event

Thursday 23 March 10:00 to 11:30 Bedford Central Library Trace Your Irish Ancestors
Interested in tracing your Irish ancestors? Together we will visit a number of web sites to help you begin to trace your Irish ancestors. Contact the library to book your free place.
Friday 24 March 10:00 to 17:30 Potton Library Fridge Magnet Craft
Drop in to create a fridge magnet picture frame as a gift for the best Mum in the world.
Saturday 25 March 09:00 to 12:30 Houghton Regis Library Mother`s Day Craft
Create your own Mother`s Day card for the best Mum in the world!
Saturday 25 March 10:00 to 12:30 Wootton Library Mother`s Day Crafts
Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Drop in 10.00 am and 12.30 pm to make a card and paper flower.
Saturday 25 March 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Mother`s Day Card Craft
Drop in and make a Mother`s Day card to take home.
Saturday 25 March 10:30 to 12:00 Shefford Library Mother`s Day Crafts
Join us to make a fabulous Mother`s Day card and other gifts.
Saturday 25 March 14:30 to 15:30 Wootton Library The Trials and Tribulations of Family History
A talk by Mary Wooldridge from the Bedfordshire Family History Society. Tickets 2.00 including refreshments Are available from Wootton Library in advance.
Saturday 25 March 10:00 to 12:30 Potton Library Fridge Magnet Craft
Drop in to create a fridge magnet picture frame as a gift for the best Mum in the world.
Saturday 25 March 14:00 to 15:00 Leighton Buzzard Library Mother`s Day Craft
Join us to make a card for the most important person in your life. Free tickets are available from the library.
Saturday 25 March 10:00 to 12:00 Sandy Library Mother`s Day Cards
Come along to create a beautiful card for your Mum and for the chance to make her a sweet cone as well.
Saturday 25 March 10:30 to 12:30 Barton Library Mother`s Day Brilliant Badges Craft
Make your Mum a badge to show her she`s the best!
Saturday 25 March 10:00 to 16:00 Bedford Central Library Mother`s Day Card Craft
Come along and decorate a Mother`s Day Card.
Saturday 25 March 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Old Maps and New - digital mapping and its use in local history research
This talk will explore the ways that historical maps can be related to the present landscape and will highlight some of the projects that are currently being carried out. Tickets 1.00 - available form the library in advance, or on the door.
Saturday 25 March 10:30 to 12:30 Stotfold Library Mother`s Day Brilliant Badges Craft
Make your Mum a badge to show her she`s the best!
Saturday 25 March 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Mother`s Day Card Making
Drop in to make a card to tell your Mum she is the best!!
Monday 27 March 15:30 to 17:00 Bromham Library Create Club
Make a robot puppet to take home.
Wednesday 29 March 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Friday 31 March 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Fun
Love Lego? Then come along and get building!
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.
Saturday 1 April 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Saturday Kids Club
Join us to make April Fool`s Clown Faces.
Saturday 1 April 14:15 to 15:15 Dunstable Library Superhero Club
The club starts on the 1st and will meet once a month. For children aged 8+.
Monday 3 April 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Birds Nest Collaging
Make a birds nest collage to take home and take pride of place.
Monday 3 April 14:15 to 14:45 Kempston Library Storytime
Join us for fabulous stories to entertain and enthrall.
Monday 3 April 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Fun
Love Lego? Then come along and get building!
Monday 3 April 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Sheep Craft
Join us to make and decorate your own sheep then take them home, or put them on display in the library.
Monday 3 April 09:30 to 15:30 Sandy Library 3D Elephants
A fun elephant craft for everyone to enjoy.
Tuesday 4 April 14:00 to 16:00 Bedford Central Library Creative Writing Workshop
Creative Writing workshops will explore how to hook readers, dialogue, the rule of three and much more... Write blogs. Create newsletters! Suitable for beginners. Free admission. Open to all adults 19+ Booking essential. Telephone 07577 273597
Tuesday 4 April 11:30 to 16:30 Kempston Library Blossom Tree Collaging
Create a fabulous tree in blossom.
Tuesday 4 April 11:00 to 11:30 Kempston Library Rhymetime
Come along for songs, rhymes and fun.
Tuesday 4 April 09:30 to 15:30 Sandy Library Baby Lambs
Join us for springtime lamb themed crafts.
Wednesday 5 April 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Faberge Egg Craft
Create your own Easter Faberge egg to take home.
Wednesday 5 April 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Sheep Craft
Join us to make and decorate your own sheep then take them home, or put them on display in the library.
Wednesday 5 April 14:00 to 17:30 Kempston Library Easter Bonnet Colouring
Join the colouring club to colour in the most crazy Easter bonnet you can.
Wednesday 5 April 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Aliens Love Underpants!
Join in the fun and create crazy aliens in their underpants! Stories and crafts - fun for all the family!
Wednesday 5 April 14:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Lego and Board Games
If you love Lego and board games then come along and join in the fun!
Wednesday 5 April 15:30 to 17:00 Bromham Library After School Colouring
Join us for fabulous free colouring.
Wednesday 5 April 14:30 to 15:30 Stotfold Library Good Afternoon Club - Age UK
Hilary Tuohy joins us to talk about Age UK and their work. Transport can be arranged by contacting the library.
Wednesday 5 April 10:30 to 17:00 Wootton Library Easter Crafts
Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!
Wednesday 5 April 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Lego Batman Craft Fun
Love Lego? Love Batman? This is the best craft ever for you!
Thursday 6 April 09:30 to 15:30 Sandy Library Where`s Wally and Flower Crafts
Pop in to complete a Where`s Wally picture and spring flower craft.
Thursday 6 April 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Easter Bunny Card
Drop in to make your own Easter bunny card to give to someone special.
Thursday 6 April 10:30 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Butterfly Garland
Join us to make a beautiful butterfly garland.
Thursday 6 April 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Fluffy Sheep Craft
Drop in to make a fabulous fluffy sheep to take home.
Thursday 6 April 10:00 to 17:00 Bedford Central Library Colouring Fun
Drop in anytime to do some colouring.
Thursday 6 April 11:00 to 12:00 Putnoe Library Creative Writing Workshop
Explore Learning will be here to teach you creative writing skills. For children aged 8 plus.
Friday 7 April 10:30 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Cupcake Flowers
Come along make a flower to take home and another for our Spring display.
Friday 7 April 09:30 to 13:00 Sandy Library Dalmations and Dog masks
Dog themed crafts - fun for everyone
Friday 7 April 14:00 to 17:00 Sandy Library Lego Fun
Love Lego? Come along and get building
Friday 7 April 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Easter Chick Craft
Make and decorate an Easter chick using a paper plate.
Friday 7 April 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Windmill Craft
Come along to make your own windmill to take home.
Friday 7 April 10:00 to 17:00 Bedford Central Library Space Crafts
Get cosmic and help us decorate our wall with space crafts! Fun for all!
Friday 7 April 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Fun
Love Lego? Then come along and get building!
Friday 7 April 14:00 to 17:30 Kempston Library Daffodil Craft
Come along and make bright sunny daffodils to take home.
Friday 7 April 14:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Easter Storytime and Egg Hunt
Come and listen to a fabulous Easter themed story and then join in the egg hunt.
Friday 7 April 14:30 to 15:30 Bromham Library Mog Story and Craft
Listen to a lovely Mog story and then make a Mog mask.
Friday 7 April 14:00 to 17:00 Bromham Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Friday 7 April 10:30 to 12:30 Stotfold Library Messy Crafts Day
Put on your old clothes and come and get dirty from 10.30am. There will be spaghetti painting, bubble painting and stone painting. Plus we are making a HUGE collage of hand prints to decorate the activity room.
Friday 7 April 14:30 to 17:00 Wootton Library Easter Crafts
Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!
Friday 7 April 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Easter Chicken Craft
Drop in for this Easter chicken craft - great fun for the whole family!
Saturday 8 April 10:30 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Chick in Egg Craft
Drop in to make your own Easter chick in an egg.
Saturday 8 April 10:30 to 12:30 Wootton Library Easter Crafts
Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!
Saturday 8 April 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Fun
Love Lego? Then join us and get building. Plus colouring all day.
Saturday 8 April 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Star Wars Read
A Star Wars themed Saturday Kids Club.
Saturday 8 April 11:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Easter Crafts
Just drop in and have fun with our fabulous free crafts.
Saturday 8 April 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Design a Butterfly
Drop in to decorate a butterfly to be part of our library Spring display.
Saturday 8 April 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Easter Colouring Fun
Drop in and take a moment to do some colouring.
Monday 10 April 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Humpty Dumpty Craft
Will you be able to put Humpty back together again? Join us for this free fun craft.
Monday 10 April 14:30 to 17:00 Wootton Library Easter Crafts
Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!
Monday 10 April 09:30 to 15:30 Sandy Library Easter Baskets
Come along and create your own Easter basket to take home.
Monday 10 April 10:30 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Sheep Craft
Don`t be all sheepish (!) - drop in and have a go at today`s craft!
Monday 10 April 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Daffodil Picture Craft
Design your own daffodil picture.
Monday 10 April 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Batman Crafts
Join us in celebrating all things Batman!
Monday 10 April 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Alien Pom Poms
Make your very own alien pom poms. Fun for all the family! Plus colouring all day
Monday 10 April 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Easter Bunny Craft
Join us to make an Easter bunny.
Monday 10 April 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Fun
Love Lego? Then come along and get building!
Monday 10 April 14:15 to 14:45 Kempston Library Storytime
Join us for fabulous stories to entertain and enthrall.
Monday 10 April 14:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Lego and Board Games
If you love Lego and board games then come along and join in the fun!
Monday 10 April 10:30 to 12:30 Stotfold Library Teddy Bears Picnic
Bring your teddy bear and make sandwiches, decorate cakes and have squash. Crafts include Teddy Bear plates, Teddy Bear cups to fill with mini eggs and Easter Bunny Hoppers. We will be outside if the weather is warm enough!
Monday 10 April 10:30 to 13:00 Bromham Library Easter Colouring
Join Create Club for Easter themed colouring.
Monday 10 April 14:00 to 17:00 Bromham Library Make an Easter Basket
Design and decorate an Easter basket in Create Club.
Tuesday 11 April 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Easter Basket Decorating
Decorate an Easter basket to take home.
Tuesday 11 April 10:30 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Bunny Cards
Design and decorate and Easter bunny card to give to someone you love.
Tuesday 11 April 10:00 to 12:00 Sandy Library Sweetie Cones
Come along and join Kim from PD Sweets to make delicious sweetie cones.
Tuesday 11 April 09:30 to 15:30 Sandy Library Snake Crafts
Join us for a slippery snake themed craft.
Tuesday 11 April 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Easter Bunny Basket Craft
Come along to make an Easter bunny basket.
Tuesday 11 April 14:00 to 16:00 Bedford Central Library Creative Writing Workshop
Creative Writing workshops will explore how to hook readers, dialogue, the rule of three and much more... Write blogs. Create newsletters! Suitable for beginners. Free admission. Open to all adults 19+ Booking essential. Telephone 07577 273597
Tuesday 11 April 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Fun
Love Lego? Then join us and get building. Plus colouring all day.
Tuesday 11 April 11:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Easter Crafts
Just drop in and have fun with our fabulous free crafts.
Tuesday 11 April 11:30 to 16:30 Kempston Library Easter Chick Collaging
Design and make an Easter chick collage.
Tuesday 11 April 11:00 to 11:30 Kempston Library Rhymetime
Come along for songs, rhymes and fun.
Wednesday 12 April 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Easter Craft Fun
Easter themed crafts for everyone!
Wednesday 12 April 10:30 to 17:00 Wootton Library Easter Crafts
Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!
Wednesday 12 April 10:00 to 15:00 Houghton Regis Library Self Portraits
Join us to create a self portrait to take home.
Wednesday 12 April 14:30 to 16:30 Stotfold Library Duckling Craft
Join us to make a duckling cup that will be filled with mini eggs.
Wednesday 12 April 14:30 to 16:30 Stotfold Library Lego Fun
Love Logo? Come along and build an Easter model.
Wednesday 12 April 14:00 to 17:00 Potton Library Beauty and the Beast Craft
Drop in for Beauty and the Beast themed crafts - design a dress for Belle, decorate a teapot and more.
Wednesday 12 April 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Insect Masks!
Become an insect for the day! Decorate your own insect mask. Stories and crafts for the whole family! Plus decorate an Easter card all day.
Wednesday 12 April 14:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Lego and Board Games
If you love Lego and board games then come along and join in the fun!
Wednesday 12 April 14:00 to 17:30 Kempston Library Hatching Chicks
More Easter fun for the whole family!
Wednesday 12 April 11:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Easter Story and Card Making
Join Create Club for Easter themed colouring.
Thursday 13 April 10:30 to 15:00 Flitwick Library Lego Challenge
Love Lego? Can you step up to the challenge?
Thursday 13 April 09:30 to 15:30 Sandy Library Easter Eggs and Chicks
Free fabulous Easter themed crafts.
Thursday 13 April 10:00 to 17:00 Bedford Central Library Colouring Fun
Drop in anytime to do some colouring.
Thursday 13 April 11:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Easter Crafts
Just drop in and have fun with our fabulous free crafts.
Thursday 13 April 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Easter Hanging Decorations
Make Easter themed decorations to decorate your home.
Friday 14 April 14:30 to 17:00 Wootton Library Easter Crafts
Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!
Saturday 15 April 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Treasure Hunt
Can you find all the clues in the library?
Saturday 15 April 10:30 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Easter Basket Craft
Make and Easter basket for your free chick and mini eggs.
Saturday 15 April 10:30 to 12:30 Wootton Library Easter Crafts
Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!
Saturday 15 April 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Lego Fun
Love Lego? Then join us and get building. Plus colouring all day.
Saturday 15 April 11:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Easter Colouring
Join us to colour in Easter themed pictures.
Saturday 15 April 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Easter Card Craft
Join Saturday Kids Club to make an Easter card for someone special.
Saturday 15 April 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Board Games Galore
Come along and play some games.
Tuesday 18 April 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Ben and Holly Craft
Do you love Ben and Holly? Drop in anytime to have some crafty fun.
Tuesday 18 April 10:30 to 17:00 Flitwick Library Easter Bookmark Craft
Design and make a new bookmark for your favourite reads.
Tuesday 18 April 09:30 to 17:30 Sandy Library Lego Fun
Love Lego? Come along and get building
Tuesday 18 April 14:00 to 16:00 Bedford Central Library Creative Writing Workshop
Creative Writing workshops will explore how to hook readers, dialogue, the rule of three and much more... Write blogs. Create newsletters! Suitable for beginners. Free admission. Open to all adults 19+ Booking essential. Telephone 07577 273597
Tuesday 18 April 11:00 to 11:30 Kempston Library Rhymetime
Come along for songs, rhymes and fun.
Tuesday 18 April 11:30 to 16:30 Kempston Library Easter Hama Beads
Love Hama beads? Join us to get Easter creative.
Wednesday 19 April 11:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Caterpillar Story and Craft
Listen to a caterpillar story and then make your own caterpillar turn into a beautiful butterfly.
Wednesday 19 April 14:00 to 17:30 Kempston Library Paper Plate Bunnies
A colouring club special for Easter - create bunnies with paper plates.
Friday 21 April 14:00 to 17:00 Bromham Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Saturday 22 April 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Fortune Teller Craft
Drop in to make a fortune teller to take home.
Monday 24 April 10:30 to 12:00 Bromham Library Adult Colouring
Last Mondays of the month. Come along and relax with some some colouring.
Tuesday 25 April 14:00 to 16:00 Bedford Central Library Creative Writing Workshop
Creative Writing workshops will explore how to hook readers, dialogue, the rule of three and much more... Write blogs. Create newsletters! Suitable for beginners. Free admission. Open to all adults 19+ Booking essential. Telephone 07577 273597
Wednesday 26 April 19:00 to 20:00 Barton Library Luton Hoo: Past, Present and Future
Zena Dickinson talks about her 30-year career at Luton Hoo and the fascinating history of the Estate. Tickets are 2 and available at the library.
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. A Down Memory Lane event.
Friday 28 April 14:00 to 17:00 Bromham Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Thursday 11 May 10:00 to 10:30 Leighton Buzzard Library Rhymetime
Come along for songs and rhymes for children ages 0 to 5 years.
Saturday 13 May 09:45 to 12:45 Stotfold Library Rag Rug Workshop with Elspeth Jackson
Have fun turning old t-shirts and fabric offcuts into recycled works of art with the age-old skill of rag rugging. In this workshop you will learn how to use the rag rug tools, select and prepare materials for rag rugging and do both the loopy and shaggy rag rug techniques. You will gain the skills and confidence to embark on rag rug projects at home and will leave having started a lovely rag rug flower. Suitable for all levels. 22 includes materials. Find us on Facebook www.letchworthsettlement.org.uk Call 01462 682828 for details
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.