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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:

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

Autumn Crafts

Fabulous autumnal crafts for the whole family to enjoy!
On 23/10/17 from 11:30 to 12:30

Autumn Colouring

A chance to do some lovely relaxing colouring with an autumn theme.
On 24/10/17 from 14:00 to 15:00

Lego Club

Love Lego? Come along and get building.
On 24/10/17 from 11:30 to 12:30

Autumn Colouring

A chance to do some lovely relaxing colouring with an autumn theme.
On 25/10/17 from 14:00 to 15:00

Autumn Crafts

Drop in and get all autumnal with our amazing crafts to take home.
On 25/10/17 from 11:30 to 12:30

Lego Club

Love Lego? Come along and get building.
On 26/10/17 from 14:00 to 15:00

Storytime with Percy the Park Keeper

Come and meet our special guest... Percy the Park Keeper and enjoy some fabulous Percy stories.
On 27/10/17 from 11:30 to 12:30

Lego Club

Love Lego? Come along and get building.
On 28/10/17 from 10:00 to 11:00

The Bedford Highlanders

What do you know about these Scottish soldiers? A Down Memory Lane event.
On 24/11/17 from 11:00 to 12:00

Alice in the Cuckoo`s Nest


On 25/11/17 from 14:30 to 15:30

It`s Christmas

Festive fun & get together. A Down Memory Lane event.
On 15/12/17 from 11:00 to 12:00

Beetle Drive

Try your hand at this popular game. A Down Memory Lane event.
On 27/12/17 from 11:00 to 12:00


Regular Events

Lego Club

Saturdays from 11.30 to 12.30

Liberal Democrats (For details phone 01234 221757)

Saturdays from 11.00 to 12.00

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

Monday from 11.30 to 12.00

Update your literacy (Term Time Only)

Tuesday from 11:15 to 1:15

RhymeTime (Term Time Only)

Tuesday from 2:00 to 2:30

RhymeTime (Term Time Only)

Thursday from 11.30 to 11.00


Other Events

Down Memory Lane

Last Friday of the month
Fridays 11.30 - 12.30

Knit and Knatter

For details phone the library
Wednesday(Fortnightly) 2.00-3.30