Bedford Borough Council logo Central Bedfordshire Council logo

The Virtual Library

Menu
Follow us on Pinterest Follow us on Twitter Contact us on Facebook Home Page What's On Contact Us Help

Events

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.
Why not tell us about your events using the Local Events Database

Date

Time

Library

Event

Saturday 29 April 10:00 to 12:00 Toddington Library Star Wars Read
Just drop in for lots of Star Wars fun!
Saturday 6 May 14:00 to 15:00 Bedford Central Library Star Wars Craft
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Join us for a Star Wars adventure. Come in your Star Wars costume and join the action for 5 to 12 year olds. There is a special Lego Club at 11.00 and then crafts, games and quizzes between 2.00 and 3.00. Collect your free ticket from the library.
Saturday 6 May 11:00 to 12:00 Bedford Central Library Star Wars Lego
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Join us for a Star Wars adventure. Come in your Star Wars costume and join the action for 5 to 12 year olds. There is a special Lego Club at 11.00 and then crafts, games and quizzes between 2.00 and 3.00. Collect your free ticket from the library.
Saturday 6 May 10:00 to 15:00 Dunstable Library Star Wars Day
Join us for all things Star Wars - May the force be with you!
Saturday 6 May 10:30 to 11:30 Flitwick Library Read & Recommend Group
Adult reading group. Come along and tell us about a book you have enjoyed reading over a cuppa!
Wednesday 10 May 19:30 to 21:30 Potton Library Quiz Evening
Come along as a team of 3-4 people, or those who would like to join a library team are welcome. Contact the library to book your place. Tickets are £2.00 per person.
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 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Jigsaw Swap
Come along and swap your jigsaw for a different one.
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
Saturday 13 May 10:00 to 13:00 Barton Library Cake Stall
The Friends of Barton Library are holding their next yummy bake sale. It starts at ten and finishes at one (or when we run out!).
Monday 15 May 15:30 to 17:00 Bromham Library Create Club
Make an ice-cream cone bookmark! Come along and get creative.
Wednesday 17 May 12:00 to 13:00 Putnoe Library Meet the Author Event - Jean Fullerton
Join Jean as she talks about her new book “Wedding Bells for Nurse Connie” and her much loved Nolan Family and post war East London Nurses series. Award winning author, Jean Fullerton is the author of ten novels all based in and around East London where she was born. Tickets £2.00 available from Putnoe Library in advance. Copies of “Wedding Bells for Nurse Connie” will be available for purchase and signing.
Wednesday 17 May 11:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Elmer Colouring Session
Celebrate Elmer Day with us - drop in and enjoy Elmer colouring.
Wednesday 24 May 14:30 to 15:30 Kempston Library Adult Craft Club
Come along for crafting fun.
Friday 26 May 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Club Elephant Special
Love Lego? Come and get building but this time with an elephant theme!
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.
Friday 26 May 14:30 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Elmer StoryTime
Join us for lots of Elmer fun!
Saturday 27 May 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Elmer Day
Join us to celebrate Elmer Day with Elmer collaging.
Saturday 27 May 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Elmer Day
Join us for Elmer fun and crafts - all welcome.
Tuesday 30 May 11:30 to 16:30 Kempston Library Fishy Craft
Drop in to make your own paper plate fish to take home.
Tuesday 30 May 11:00 to 11:30 Kempston Library RhymeTime
Join us for fabulous fun rhymes and songs.
Tuesday 30 May 11:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Elmer Crafts
More Elmer fun and celebration
Wednesday 31 May 14:00 to 17:30 Kempston Library Cupcake Flower Making
Get all creative with this great free craft.
Wednesday 31 May 11:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Creepy Crawly Stories and Crafts
Come along at 11.00 for great stories followed by some mini-beast themed crafts.
Wednesday 31 May 14:00 to 16:00 Putnoe Library Elephant Hunt and Colouring
Find the elephants hidden in the library and then when you have found them all relax with some elephant themed colouring.
Thursday 1 June 10:00 to 16:30 Kempston Library Summer Wreath Making
Come along and make a beautiful summer wreath.
Thursday 1 June 11:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Elephant Crafts
The elephant themed week continues.
Friday 2 June 14:00 to 17:30 Kempston Library Flower Blossoms
Flowery craft for the whole family.
Friday 2 June 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
Friday 2 June 14:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library RhymeTime and StoryTime
Fabulous stories, rhymes and songs - join us!
Saturday 3 June 10:30 to 11:30 Flitwick Library Read & Recommend Group
Adult reading group. Come along and tell us about a book you have enjoyed reading over a cuppa!
Saturday 3 June 10:00 to 15:30 Kempston Library Bees, Birds and Butterflies
Create beautiful bees, birds and butterfly tree hangers.
Saturday 3 June 10:00 to 12:00 Bromham Library Make a Pretty Pin-Wheel
Drop in to design and decorate a pin-wheel to take home.
Saturday 3 June 11:00 to 15:00 Putnoe Library Colouring for Everyone
Drop in and enjoy some relaxing colouring - suitable for all ages!
Monday 5 June 14:15 to 14:45 Kempston Library StoryTime
Join us for lovely stories and tales.
Monday 5 June 15:30 to 17:30 Kempston Library Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building!
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.
Saturday 1 July 10:30 to 11:30 Flitwick Library Read & Recommend Group
Adult reading group. Come along and tell us about a book you have enjoyed reading over a cuppa!
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.