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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


Bubble Wrap Sheep

Drop in to make sheep using everyone`s favourite - bubble wrap!
On 22/07/17 from 10:00 to 15:30

Library Detective Badges

Drop in to make your library detective badge, what will the name of your Detective Agency be?
On 24/07/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Rainbow Fish

Rainbow Fish crafts and fun.
On 25/07/17 from 11:30 to 16:30

Ice Cream Bunting

Design and make your own ice cream themed bunting to decorate your home.
On 26/07/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Adult Craft Club

Come along for crafting fun.
On 26/07/17 from 14:30 to 15:30

Ready Steady Roll

Come along for lots of fun!
On 27/07/17 from 11:00 to 15:00

Butterfly Crafting

Free fabulous butterfly crafts.
On 27/07/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Animal Edutainment Launch Event

Animal Edutainment join us again to launch this years challenge -join us to meet the animals and learn lots of interesting facts. Suitable for children aged 4 to 12 years. Free tickets available from the library.
On 28/07/17 from 14:15 to 15:15

Our Zoo - Elephant

Collect the first animal for your zoo - the elephant
On 28/07/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Paper Chain Snakes

Create slithery snakes from paper chains - how long will yours be?
On 29/07/17 from 10:00 to 15:30

Tiger Masks

Drop in to make a tiger mask to take home.
On 31/07/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Lenny the Lion

Lion themed craft - great fun for everyone!
On 01/08/17 from 11:30 to 16:30

Paper Plate Pandas

Make a wonderful panda using paper plates and your imagination.
On 02/08/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Stand-Up Elmers

Make a Elmer to take home.
On 03/08/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Our Zoo - Fantastic Fish

Add to your zoo with a fantastic fish.
On 04/08/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Monkey Door Hangers

Make a door hanger to take home - how cheeky will your monkey be?
On 05/08/17 from 10:00 to 15:30

Smiling Sunflowers

Nothing is more summery than a smiling yellow sunflower.
On 07/08/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Pasta Giraffe Pictures

Come along to make a giraffe picture using pasta and glue!
On 08/08/17 from 11:30 to 16:30

Spooky Wood Scenes

Make a spooky wood scene to take home and scare the family!
On 09/08/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Hama Beads

Let`s get creative with Hama Beads - what will your design be like?
On 10/08/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Our Zoo - Crocodiles

Come along to collect your crocodile and make it snappy!!
On 11/08/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Dazzling Dragonflies

Design and make a fantastic dragonfly.
On 12/08/17 from 10:00 to 15:30

Fantasy Planets

A planetary themed craft for the whole family to enjoy!
On 14/08/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Animal Masks

Which animal will you be?
On 15/08/17 from 11:30 to 16:30

Elephants with Straws

An elephant craft using straws.
On 16/08/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Paper Plate Peacocks

Make a beautiful peacock using paper plates.
On 17/08/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Our Zoo - Tropical Birds

Time to add some birds to your zoo.
On 18/08/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Crazy Flamingos

Make your own crazy pink flamingo!!
On 19/08/17 from 10:00 to 15:30


Rooster themed craft fun.
On 21/08/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Summer Trees

Fabulous craft fun for the whole family.
On 22/08/17 from 11:30 to 16:30

Diving Dolphins

Deep sea dolphin crafts.
On 23/08/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Adult Craft Club

Come along for crafting fun.
On 23/08/17 from 14:30 to 15:30

Weaving Fish

Test your weaving skills with the fishy themed craft.
On 24/08/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Our Zoo - Lions

Time to add the King to your zoo - roaring good fun.
On 25/08/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Hama Beads

Join us for Hama Bead fun - what design will you create and make?
On 26/08/17 from 10:00 to 15:30

Wriggly Snakes

Slithery snake craft - join us to make your own wriggly snake.
On 29/08/17 from 11:30 to 16:30

Magazine Strip Animals

More animal craft fun - come along to write and draw a magazine strip.
On 30/08/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Eye Spy Binoculars

Every agent needs them - make your own binoculars to help with your missions.
On 31/08/17 from 10:00 to 16:30

Our Zoo - Monkeys

The final animal to enter your zoo - the cheeky monkey!
On 01/09/17 from 14:00 to 17:00

Summer Mash Up!

Catch up on all the crafts you have missed.
On 02/09/17 from 10:00 to 15:30

Adult Craft Club

Come along for crafting fun.
On 20/09/17 from 14:30 to 15:30

Adult Craft Club

Come along for crafting fun.
On 18/10/17 from 14:30 to 15:30

Adult Craft Club

Come along for crafting fun.
On 15/11/17 from 14:30 to 15:30

Adult Craft Club

Come along for crafting fun.
On 13/12/17 from 14:30 to 15:30

Regular Events


Monday from 2.15 to 2.45

Lego Club

Monday from 3.30 to 5.30

Rhyme Time

Tuesday from 11:00 to 11:30

Wiggles and Jiggles for children under 1

Tuesday from 2.00 to 2.30

Colouring Club (for everyone)

Wednesday from 2.30 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