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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:
30/05/16   Spring BH


  • Automatic Doors
  • Car Park
  • Meeting Room
  • Ramp


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


The Book`s the Thing

The Book’s the Thing is Hamlet by William Shakespeare, but as it has never been seen before. The show will tour UK libraries in Spring 2016, coinciding with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare`s death. A fast-paced hour-long play performed by a cast of 3, newly adapted from the original text by Tom Cuthbertson and Kelly Eva-May, The Book`s the Thing will make a great introduction to Elizabethan Text – and seasoned Shakespeare fans will love this refreshing new take on a classic too. Suitable for children aged 10+ Tickets are £7.00 for adults and £4.00 for concessions, available from There is a group concessionary rate available for groups of 10 or more, 1 free ticket. Group bookings can made direct with Librarian Theatre.
On 11/05/16 from 19:30 to 20:30

Garden Event

Come along to our garden event - bring plants that you would like to swap and have a go at making a CD garden spinner (£1.00 for the craft). There will also be refreshments on offer for a small charge.
On 25/05/16 from 14:30 to 16:30

Lego Club

Love Lego? Come join us and get building!
On 27/05/16 from 15:30 to 17:30

Elmer`s Birthday Party

Join us for this Saturday Club Special to celebrate Elmer`s 27th birthday.
On 28/05/16 from 10:00 to 15:30

Paper Chain Pets

Join us to make your favourite pet from paper chains.
On 31/05/16 from 11:30 to 16:30

Tropical Bird Collaging and Colouring Club

Drop in to create a beautiful colourful bird collage. Or just relax with some colouring in.
On 01/06/16 from 14:00 to 17:00

Owl Cup Crafts

Make an owl to take home.
On 02/06/16 from 10:00 to 16:00

Robot Weaving

Come along and weave a robot!
On 03/06/16 from 14:30 to 17:00

Lego Club

Love Lego? Come join us and get building!
On 03/06/16 from 15:30 to 17:30

Prince and Princess Crowns

Come to Saturday Kids Club and make a beautiful crown.
On 04/06/16 from 10:00 to 15:30

Regular Events

Storytime (Term time only)

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

Colouring Club (for everyone)

Wednesday from 2.30 to 5.30

Homework Centre (Term time only)

Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30

Knit and Knatter Group

Thursday from 2.00 to 3.00

Wiggles and Jiggles for children under 1

Thursday from 11.00 to 11.30

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