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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


Hama Beads

Drop in and get creative with Hama Beads.
On 25/08/15 from 11:00 to 15:00

Colouring Club

Colouring in to enjoy.
On 26/08/15 from 14:30 to 15:30


Drop in and make a beautiful bracelet.
On 27/08/15 from 11:00 to 15:00

Board Games

Love board games? Come in and play your friends, family and other library users.
On 28/08/15 from 14:30 to 15:30

Seaside Crafts

Seaside themed crafts for the whole family!
On 29/08/15 from 11:00 to 15:00

Garden Friends Clay

Make garden creatures out of clay.
On 01/09/15 from 11:00 to 15:00

Colouring Club with Jigsaws

Colouring in to enjoy, plus jigsaw fun.
On 02/09/15 from 14:30 to 15:30

Fairy Fun

Fairy themed crafts for the whole family to enjoy.
On 03/09/15 from 11:00 to 15:00

Craft Mash Up

Free fabulous fun crafts!
On 04/09/15 from 14:30 to 15:30

Summer Reading Challenge Finale Crafts and Challenges

Craft and challenge fun for everyone to mark the end of the Record Breakers Challenge.
On 05/09/15 from 11:00 to 15:00

Roald Dahl Day

We all love Roald Dahl. Why not join us to celebrate everything Dahl - there will be lots of fun crafts and activities.
On 12/09/15 from 10:00 to 16:00

Where the River Runs

Full House Theatre present Where the River Runs is a chance to see high quality dance performance for free and we also promise joyful entertainment and a lot of fun. It is the simple story of a stranger trying to cross a river, and what happens when water comes to life. The performance is free and suitable for children aged 5+. Just turn up and enjoy! Full House Theatre have a national reputation for creating the very best performances for children and young people. The performance has been supported by Ward Funding from Councillors Shan Hunt, Will Hunt, Carl Meader, Mohammed Nawaz and Anthony Boutall.
On 19/09/15 from 11:00 to 11:45

Enid Blyton Day

Celebrate all things Enid Blyton with us - come along for lots of fun activities and crafts.
On 26/09/15 from 10:00 to 16:00

Board Games Afternoon

Love board games? Why not join us and have a play?
On 23/10/15 from 14:00 to 17:00

Musical Instruments Day

Join us for musical madness! Drop in anytime.
On 24/10/15 from 10:30 to 15:00

Animal Autumn Leaves Event

Join us to make animals using feathers and leaves.
On 26/10/15 from 11:00 to 16:00

Creative Finger Puppets

Make your own fun finger puppets - maybe you can write a puppet show too?!
On 27/10/15 from 11:00 to 16:00

Gruffalo Craft and Colouring Club

Everyone loves the Gruffalo! Drop in for fabulous crafts plus there will be lots of colouring fun too!
On 28/10/15 from 14:00 to 17:00

Spooky Craft Day

Spooky crafts for the whole family. Make Halloween themed objects out of pipe cleaners.
On 29/10/15 from 11:00 to 16:00

Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe Day

Crafts and activities based around the classic book `The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe`. Drop in to find out more.
On 30/10/15 from 14:00 to 17:00

Halloween Crafts

Halloween crafts for the whole family - come and get spooky with us!
On 31/10/15 from 11:00 to 15:00

Elmer Crafts and Storytime

Drop in anytime for crafts based on everyone`s favourite and colourful elephant. There will be an Elmer storytime at 14:15 as well.
On 02/11/15 from 11:00 to 16:00

Regular Events

Colouring Club (for everyone)

Wednesdays from 2.30 to 5.30

Storytime (Term time only)

Monday from 2.15 to 2.45

Homework Centre (Term time only)

Tuesday from 3:30 to 5:30

Rhyme Time (Term time only)

Tuesday from 11:00 to 11:30

Knit and Knatter Group

Thursday from 2.00 to 3.00

Homework Centre (Term time only)

Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30

Other Events

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