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2019

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Follow this link for details of regular events such as storytime and rhymetime for under fives.

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Ampthill Library
Lego Club and Board Games Club
Wednesdays
2.00 - 5.00
Drop in to build or play a game.

Bedford Central Library
Sunday is Funday
11.30 - 1.30
Join us every Sunday for Giant Lego, Play Doh, Board Games, Puzzles and more...
Fun for all the family!

Lego Club
10.30 - 4.30
Love Lego?
Come along Saturday and get building!

Rhyme Time
11.30 - 12.00
Join us on Thursday for songs and rhymes.

Monday 21st October
11.30 - 3.30
Spooky Bunting
Help us to decorate the children's library.
ghost 

skeleton dancing  Tuesday 22nd October
11.15 - 1.15
Spooky Mural Fun
Create a spooky mural with the students from Bedford College. 

Wednesday 23rd October
11.30 - 3.30
iExplore Day
See books come to life!
reading computer 

fun emoji  Thursday 24th October
11.30 - 12.00
Rhymetime
followed by
12.00 - 3.30
Chalk Drawing
Come for a story and stay and be artistic. 

Friday 25th October
11.15 - 12.15 & 1.30 - 2.30
Ozobot Creative Robot Sessions
Book your place on one of the sessions.
robot 

pumpkin cat  Saturday 26th October
10.30 - 4.30
Paper Pumpkin Decorating
Get ready for the big day with pumpkin fun. 

Monday 28th October
11.30 - 3.30
Spooky Crafts
Make treat bags, crowns and honeycomb decorations.
 ghost

Biggleswade Library
hedgehog  Tuesday 22nd October
11.00 - 3.00
Autumn Fan Hedgehogs
Join us for some crafty family fun. 

Wednesday 23rd October
11.00 - 3.00
Owl Craft
Decorate your own owl mask to take home.
owl 

fun  Thursday 24th October
11.00 - 3.00
Rock Painting
Pebble painting fun - how will you decorate yours? 

Friday 25th October
11.00 - 3.00
Pumpkin Craft
Come along for some colouring fun!
pumpkin blowing raspberry 

autumn leaves  Saturday 26th October
11.00 - 3.00
Door Hangers
Make an autumnal themed door hanger for your bedroom. 

Bromham Library
skeleton dancing  Saturday 19th October
10.30 - 12.30
Halloween Window Decorations
Get ready for Halloween with these great decorations. 

rainbow  Saturday 19th October
10.30 - 12.30
Quiver Colouring
Bring colouring to life with the Quiver App and special colouring sheets. 

Monday 21st October
10.00 - 11.30
Halloween Magnets
Make spooky magnets for your fridge.
witch 

Monday 21st October
11.00 - 11.30
Introduction to Rbdigital
Learn how to get started and access audiobooks, e-books and magazines for children with a library card and PIN.
reading computer 

cyclops juggler  Tuesday 22nd October
2.30 - 4.30
Monster Mania
Create your own monster with Scratch Art. 

Wednesday 23rd October
10.00 - 11.30
Monster Crowns
Colour in a monster crown to scare the neighbours!
Plus Storytime for the under 5s 11.00 - 11.30
monster 

ghost  Thursday 24th October
2.30 - 4.30
Finger Puppets
Drop in to make spooky finger puppets. 

Friday 25th October
10.00 - 11.30
Halloween Fridge Magnets
Make your own Scratch Art Halloween magnet.
spider web 

Friday 25th October
11.00 - 11.30
Britannica Online
An introduction to the Britannica Library resource for children's learning and fun.
whats on computer 

skull  Saturday 26th October
10.30 - 12.30
Skull Window Decorations
Sugar candy skull window decorations to make. 

Monday 28th October
10.00 - 11.30
Trick or Treat Boxes
Get ready for the big night!
sweet 

Monday 28th October
11.00 - 11.30
Introduction to Freegal
Learn to stream and download music for free.
musical notes 

Dunstable Library
Superhero Club
Sundays 13th October, 10th November & 1st December
2.00 - 2.45
Feel your spidey-senses tingling and come along to our amazing new Superhero Club!
Come dressed as your favourite character to the first meeting and collect your free goodie bag while stocks last!
For ages 8 and over.

bat  Monday 21st October
10.00 - 3.00
Bat Hat Craft
Make your own batastic hat!
Just drop in!

Tuesday 22nd October
10.00 - 3.00
Creepy Mask Craft
Come along and make your own creepy mask.
Just drop in!
spider web 

witch  Wednesday 23rd October
10.00 - 3.00
Witchy Craft
Come along and join in with our Witch House craft.
Just drop in!

Thursday 24th October
10.00 - 3.00
Monsterrrr Crown Craft
Make a monsterific crown!
Just drop in!
cyclops juggling 

vampire  Friday 25th October
10.00 - 2.00
Trick or Treat Craft
Make your own trick or treat bag and collect a trick and a treat from staff - while stocks last!
Just drop in!

mummy  Friday 25th October
4.00 - 5.30
Spooky Spectacular
Join us for our spooky spectacular party - come along in your spookiest costume for fun and mayhem!
Spaces are limited - book your free ticket now! For ages 6 years and over.

Monday 28th October
10.00 - 3.00
Funny Face Pumpkin Craft
Come along and make a funny face foam pumpkin.
Just drop in!
pumpkin blowing raspberry 

Flitwick Library
hedgehog  Tuesday 22nd October
10.00 - 5.00
Hedgehogs
Come along for some prickly themed crafty fun!
Crafts will run all day or until supplies run out so don't be late! 

Wednesday 23rd October
2.00 - 3.30
Prepare Robo
Calling all robot fans! Come along to a Robotic Workshop, where you will learn the basics of robotics and construction.
Use your creativity and imagination to construct working machines out of Lego Mindstorms.
Test your creations out in reality!
Tickets are £3.50 available from the Library. Recommended for ages 8 and over.

Thursday 24th October
10.00 - 5.00
Ghosts
Some spooky crafty fun for all the family!
Crafts will run all day or until supplies run out so don't be late!
ghost 

pumpkin  Friday 25th October
10.00 - 5.00
Pumpkins
Pop along and participate in some pumpkin themed craft!
Crafts will run all day or until supplies run out so don't be late!

Saturday 26th October
10.00 - 5.00
Cats
Join us for some feline family crafty fun!
Crafts will run all day or until supplies run out so don't be late!
cat tumbling 

Kempston Library
Mondays and Fridays
2.00 - 5.00
Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building this holiday!

Mondays
2.15 - 2.45
Storytime
Join us for fabulous stories.

Tuesdays
11.00 - 11.30
Rhymetime
Come along for fun songs and rhymes.

Tuesdays and Thursdays
3.30 - 5.00
Dice Warrior Games Club
Love board games?
Drop in to have some game fun.

unicorn  Saturday 19th October
9.30 - 3.30
Magnet Fun
Come along to make unicorn Scratch Art magnets for your fridge. 

Monday 21st October
2.00 - 5.00
CD Clocks
Make some time to come and create a clock from a CD!
fun emoji 

robot  Tuesday 22nd October
11.30 - 4.30
Robot Crafts
Drop in to make a robot out of kitchen rolls! 

Wednesday 23rd October
2.00 - 5.00
Binary Bracelets
Join us to create your own personalised binary bracelet.
code 

Wednesday 23rd October
2.00 - 5.00
Make, Do and Mend
Come along and have a try at a new craft.
fun home 

camera  Thursday 24th October
10.00 - 4.30
Matchbox Cameras
Make a camera with us. 

Friday 25th October
2.00 - 5.00
Minecraft Boxes
Get creative with your Minecraft box, maybe you could stash your Halloween sweets in it!
funstuff 

question marks  Saturday 26th October
9.30 - 3.30
Design a Craft Tablet
Design your own tablet - maybe your idea will make you a fortune in the future! 

Monday 28th October
2.00 - 5.00
Walkie Talkie Making
Come along for some creative communication fun!
fun 

Leighton Buzzard Library
hedgehog  Tuesday 22nd October
2.00 - 3.00
Harry Hedgehog Craft
Come along for some crafty hedgehog fun!
Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.

Wednesday 23rd October
10.00 - 11.00
Mask Craft
Create a mask to fool your friends and family!
Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.
fun 

Wednesday 23rd October
2.00 - 3.00
Autumn Trees Craft
Join us for some autumnal inspired craft.
Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.
autumn leaves 

pencils Thursday 24th October
2.00 - 3.00
Spider Pencil Craft
Some creepy crawly craft with a spidery theme!
Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.

Friday 25th October
10.00 - 11.00
Paper Spider Craft
Wonderful web themed craft - the spider kind!
Free tickets available from the HelpDesk.
spider web 

Potton Library
Homework Club
Every Wednesday during term time.
4.00 - 5.30
Come along to use our PCs, search Encyclopedia Britannica and our books for information.
Free requests and one free black and white print per child visiting.

Scooby Doo Hunt
There is a Scooby Doo Hunt around the library!
From Friday 11th October until Saturday 26th October
All entries will go into a prize draw.

Heroes Card Swaps
The Library is collecting the Sainsbury's Heroes Cards and holding two swap events to help you complete your sets.
Saturday 12th October 2.00 - 3.30
Friday 18th October 4.00 - 5.30
Come along, bring your spares and see if you can find a swap.

fun  Saturday 19th October
9.00 - 4.00
Mystery Machine Craft
Drop in for some mysterious family fun! 

Tuesday 22nd October
10.00 - 12.30
Keyring Craft
Make your own glow-in-the-dark keyring to take home.
lightbulb flashing 

book folded animal  Wednesday 23rd October
2.00 - 4.00
Book Folding Workshop
Come and learn how to turn battered old books into crafty creations.
This is suitable for ages 8 to adult - we are taking bookings for this event.

Thursday 24th October
10.00 - 12.30
Mystery Machine Craft
More mysterious crafty fun!
fun emoji 

iced biscuits  Friday 25th October
10.00 - 12.30
Ghost Cookies
Join us to decorate a ghost cookie to take home and enjoy.
Cost is 50p per child - no booking required!

Saturday 26th October
9.00 - 4.00
Lantern Craft
Create a ghostly lantern out of a paper cup!
ghost 

Putnoe Library
Treasure Hunt
All week during half term take part in our treasure hunt with a digital twist!

squirrel  Saturday 19th October
10.00 - 3.00
Animal Magnets
Drop in to make Scratch Art woodland animal magnets. 

Monday 21st October
2.30 - 5.00
Hedgehog Peg Pals
Make your own hedgehog to take home.
hedgehog 

autumn leaves  Tuesday 22nd October
10.30 - 4.00
Leaf Magnets
Come along to make and decorate a wooden leaf magnet. 

Wednesday 23rd October
2.30 - 4.00
Autumn Wreaths
Get all creative with autumnal colours.
tree autumn 

lollipop  Thursday 24th October
10.30 - 4.00
Picture Frames
Design and decorate a popsicle stick picture frame. 

Friday 25th October
2.30 - 4.00
Owl Craft
Weave an owl using paper.
owl 

haunted house  Saturday 26th October
10.00 - 3.00
Haunted House Craft
Get all spooky making a Scratch Art haunted house. 

Monday 28th October
2.30 - 5.00
Crafty Mash Up
Pop in to catch up on any crafts you missed last week.
fun 

Sandy Library
Picture Hunt
Our Hunt around the Library this half term is themed around The Jungle Book.
Hunt for the pictures hidden in the Library and write the names of the characters in the boxes.

bat  Tuesday 22nd October
9.00 - 4.00
Bat Coasters
Design your own bat coaster with foam and googly eyes. 

Wednesday 23rd October
9.00 - 4.00
Spooky Crafts
Decorate a witch's door with lots of spooky stickers and make a ghost using cotton wool to hang in your window.
ghost 

pumpkin  Thursday 24th October
9.00 - 4.00
Creepy Crafts
Make your witch and put her in the cauldron! Design a foam pumpkin. 

Friday 25th October
9.00 - 4.00
Construction Day
Join us for fun with Lego, K'Nex and Electronic Snap Circuits. Learn and have fun as well!
lego 

Shefford Library
lego  Tuesday 22nd October
10.00 - 11.30
Lego & Mega Block Fun!
Come along and have fun with our Lego and Mega Block/Duplo Bricks. What will you build? 

Wednesday 23rd October
10.00 - 11.30
Junior Makers
What will you make? Code our robots and design and build at our tech sessions.
fun emoji 

Wednesday 23rd October
From 2.00
Board Games
Join in our half term board games afternoon.
fun 

question marks  Thursday 24th October
10.00 - 11.00
Children's Book Quiz
Pick up a quiz sheet and test your knowledge. Lucky dip prize for everyone who completes the quiz!

Friday 25th October
2.30 - 4.00
Half Term Craft Session
It's free family fun - just drop in!
fun 

Stotfold Library
Coffee & Lego
Every Saturday
9.00 - 3.00
Come along to our coffee morning and enjoy a hot cuppa with a biscuit (or two)!
There's also Lego for all the family to play with together!
Recommended for ages 0-99!

Lego Club
Every Wednesday Afternoon
4.00 - 5.30
Come along and play with Lego and Duplo!
Recommended for ages 0-99!

Toddington Library
hugless douglas  Saturday 19th October
9.30 - 3.00
Hugless Douglas
Join us for some family fun with our huggable brown bear's activity packs. 

Tuesday 22nd October
9.30 - 12.00
Ghost Craft
Come along for some spooky craftiness!
ghost 

cyclops juggling  Wednesday 23rd October
2.30 - 5.00
Little Monster Craft
Monstrous fun for all the family! 

Thursday 24th October
9.30 - 1.00
Isadora Moon
Make some wings with our Isadora Moon themed craft.
isadora moon 

mummy  Friday 25th October
9.30 - 12.00 & 2.30 - 5.00
Halloween Puppets
Which spooky character will you choose?

Saturday 26th October
9.30 - 3.00
Pumpkin Time
Colour and cut to create your own 3D pumpkin.
pumpkin 

Wootton Library
Lego Club, Colouring Club and Jigsaws
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays - 3.45 - 4.45
Saturdays 11.00 - 12.30
Why not pop in to get creative!

Funtime for the Under 5s
Mondays
2.30 - 2.50
Family funtime!

Baby Funtime
Tuesdays
10.15 - 10.45
Family funtime!

Story Time with Ted for Pre-school children
Thursdays
10.30 - 10.50

camera  Saturday 19th October
11.00 - 12.30
Smiley Saturday
Drop in to make your own camera. 

Monday 21st October
2.00 - 4.30
Mystic Monday
Dragon and fairy Scratch Art for the whole family to enjoy.
dragon green 

ghost  Tuesday 22nd October
10.00 - 11.30
Terrific Tuesday
Come along to make spooky finger puppets. 

Wednesday 23rd October
2.00 - 4.30
Wicked Wednesday
Get all crazy creating your own cat pom pom.
cat tumbling 

spider web  Thursday 24th October
10.00 - 11.30
Terrifying Thursday
Join us to make a funky spider decoration to spook the locals! 

Friday 25th October
2.00 - 4.30
Futuristic Friday
Make a robot themed biff bat.
robot 

fun emoji  Saturday 26th October
11.00 - 12.30
Super Saturday
Catch up on the crafts you missed this week. 

Monday 28th October
2.00 - 4.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Another chance to try the crafts you may have missed.
fun 

Page last updated: 21st October 2019