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Click the link for a map with Bedford Central Library's location marked. The service can give you directions from your home as well.

Opening Hours

MondaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
TuesdaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
WednesdaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
ThursdaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
FridaySelf-Service9:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 4:00pm
Self-Service4:00pm - 6:00pm
SaturdaySelf-Service9:00am - 10:00am
Staffed10:00am - 5:00pm
Self-Service5:00pm - 6:00pm
SundaySelf-Service10:00am - 11:00am
Staffed11:00am - 2:00pm
Self-Service2:00pm - 4:00pm

One Off Closures:
06/05/19 May Day: Open 10:00 to 16:00 for LibraryPlus only
27/05/19 Spring Bank Holiday: Open 10:00 to 16:00 for LibraryPlus only

Building

  • Automatic Doors
  • Disabled Toilets . access with a RADAR key only
  • Escalator
  • Lift
  • Meeting Room (with hearing loop)
  • Public Parking Nearby
  • Toilets

Facilities

  • Access to software
  • Computer prints
  • Free WiFi
  • Internet access
  • Microfilm and fiche prints
  • Photocopier
  • Public fax service
  • RFID

Events

Animation Workshops

Join Bedford College students for Saturday Afternoon Animation Workshops. Saturdays 16th November, 23rd November. For children aged 7-12 years Bring your own device (phone/tablet etc.) with Stop Motion Studio downloaded.
On 16/11/19 from 14:00 to 15:30

Animation Workshop

Join Bedford College students for a Saturday Afternoon Animation Workshop. For children aged 7-12 years Bring your own device (phone/tablet etc.) with Stop Motion Studio downloaded.
On 23/11/19 from 14:00 to 15:30

Christmas Cards

Start the festive fun by decorating a Christmas card for someone you love. Plus Lego Club 11.00 - 12.00
On 30/11/19 from 11:00 to 15:30

Snowflake Craft

Make snowflakes for our Christmas display.
On 07/12/19 from 11:00 to 15:30

Christmas Bauble Craft

Decorate baubles for our Christmas display.
On 14/12/19 from 11:00 to 15:30

Christmas Stocking Craft

Colour in stockings for our Christmas display.
On 21/12/19 from 11:00 to 15:30

Gift Box Craft

Decorate a Christmas gift box to give to someone special.
On 23/12/19 from 11:30 to 15:30

Quiver Colouring Sheets

Bring your colouring to life! Please bring a smartphone to download the Quiver App.
On 24/12/19 from 11:30 to 14:30

New Year Party Glasses

Get ready for the New Year celebrations!
On 27/12/19 from 11:30 to 15:30

Lego Club

What will you build today?
On 28/12/19 from 11:00 to 12:00

2020 Calendars

The New Year is just moments away...
On 30/12/19 from 11:30 to 15:30

Word Puzzles & Lucky Dip Crafts

Missed out on crafts or want to get all wordy? Why not drop in!
On 31/12/19 from 11:30 to 14:30

Stay & Play

Join us after Rhymetime for fun and games.
On 02/01/20 from 12:00 to 15:30

Lego Club & Colouring

Building or decorating - enjoy a bit of both!
On 03/01/20 from 11:30 to 15:30

Robin Craft

Help us decorate our winter display with colourful robins.
On 04/01/20 from 11:00 to 15:30


Regular Events

Lego Club

Saturdays from 11.00 to 12.00

Sunday is Fun Day

Sunday from 11.30 to 1.30

Liberal Democrats (For details phone 01234 221757)

Saturdays from 11.00 to 12.00

Baby Rhymetime for 0 - 18 months (Term Time Only)

Monday from 11.30 to 12.00

Rhymetime (Term Time Only)

Tuesday from 2:00 to 2:30

Rhymetime

Thursday from 11.30 to 12.00