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Kempston Library

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Address, Telephone and Fax

Halsey Road
MK42 8AU
Tel: 01234 276453
Fax: 01234 841476


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

Opening Hours

Monday9:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday9:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday2:00pm - 6:00pm
Thursday9:30am - 6:00pm
Friday2:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday9:30am - 4:00pm

One Off Closures:


  • Automatic Doors
  • Car Park
  • Meeting Room
  • Ramp


  • Access to software
  • Computer prints
  • Free WiFi
  • Internet access
  • Photocopier
  • Public fax service


Lego Club

Love Lego? You have even longer to get building in the holidays!
On 22/07/16 from 15:30 to 17:30

Flower Collage

Get all floral with us and make a fabulous collage.
On 23/07/16 from 10:00 to 15:30

Farmyard Fun

Pop in for farmyard themed crafts and activities.
On 25/07/16 from 10:00 to 16:30

Summer Beach Colouring Club

Discover beach themed colouring today!
On 27/07/16 from 14:00 to 17:00

Bracelet Making

Design and make a beautiful bracelet for yourself or as a gift.
On 28/07/16 from 10:00 to 16:30

Jelly Fish Plates

Make and decorate a jellyfish.
On 29/07/16 from 14:00 to 17:00

Animal Mask Making

Which animal will you be? Drop in and make a mask to take home.
On 30/07/16 from 10:00 to 15:30

What the Ladybird Heard

Join us for stories and crafts.
On 01/08/16 from 10:00 to 16:30

Dream Catchers

Make your own dream catchers to take home.
On 02/08/16 from 11:30 to 16:30

Roald Dahl Colouring Club

Drop in for a Dahl colouring fest!
On 03/08/16 from 14:00 to 17:00

Hama Beading

Love Hama Beads? Come along and get creative!
On 04/08/16 from 11:00 to 15:00

Paper Dish Turtles

Make a cute turtle to take home.
On 05/08/16 from 14:00 to 17:00

Animal Edutainment

Come along to this fabulous animal session - your chance to meet all sorts of animals and maybe the chance to hold some of them too! Free tickets are available from the library.
On 05/08/16 from 14:15 to 15:15

Carnival Headbands

Design, make and wear your own headband and get into the carnival mood!
On 06/08/16 from 10:00 to 15:30

Medal Making

Join us to make a medal to rival the Olympic champions.
On 08/08/16 from 10:00 to 16:30

Chocolate Bar Design Craft

Come along and design your own chocolate bar - will it have a golden ticket in the wrapper?
On 09/08/16 from 11:30 to 16:30

Olympic Colouring Club Marathon

Olympic inspired colouring for everyone to enjoy.
On 10/08/16 from 14:00 to 17:00

Olympic Flag Making

What would your flag look like? Here`s your chance to design your own flag.
On 11/08/16 from 10:00 to 16:30

Sports Collaging

Create a collage with a sporty theme.
On 12/08/16 from 14:00 to 17:00

Olympic Torch Making

Make your own Olympic torch.
On 13/08/16 from 10:00 to 15:30

Regular Events


Monday from 2.15 to 2.45

Lego Club

Monday from 3.30 to 5.30

Rhyme Time (Term time only)

Tuesday from 11:00 to 11:30

Homework Centre (Term time only)

Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:30

Wiggles and Jiggles for children under 1

Tuesday from 11.00 to 11.30

Colouring Club (for everyone)

Wednesday from 2.30 to 5.30

Homework Centre (Term time only)

Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30

Wiggles and Jiggles for children under 1

Thursday from 11.00 to 11.30

Knit and Knatter Group

Thursday from 2.00 to 3.00

Lego Club

Friday from 3.30 to 5.30

Saturday Kids Club

Saturday from 10.00 to 3.30

Other Events

Adult Craft Club

2.30 - 3.30
Wednesdays - ask staff for dates

Creative Writing Group

4.00 - 5.00
1st Friday of the month

Chatterbooks Reading Group - Ring for more details

4.30 - 5.30
1st Monday of the month