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2017


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

Ampthill Library
Elmer the Elephant Saturday 27th May
10.00 - 12.00
Elmer Fun Day and Crafts
It's National Elmer Day!
Come in to decorate your very own Elmer the Elephant poster.
You can even try to make Elmer out of Lego

Saturday 27th May
10.00 - 12.30
Colouring Club for All Ages
Drop in for colouring fun if you are aged 12 to 99!
Dancing pencils

Pterodactyl Wednesday 31st May
10.00 - 5.00
Terrible Pterodactyls
Drop in for dinosaur fun for children under 12.

Thursday 1st June
2.00 - 5.00
Krazy Kaleidoscopes
Come along to make your own kaleidoscope to take home.
For children aged 12 and under.
Fun

Pokemon logo Friday 2nd June
10.00 - 5.00
Pokémon Pokeballs
Pokémon themed crafts for children aged 12 and under.

Saturday 3rd June
10.00 - 12.30
Lego Club
Love Lego?
If you are aged 3 to 99 come along and get building!
Lego bricks

Fun Monday 5th June
10.00 - 5.00
Make it Up Monday
Come along for a chance to catch up on crafts you have missed earlier in the holidays.

Barton Library
Saturday 27th May
10.30 - 12.30
Elmer Fun Day and Crafts
It's National Elmer Day!
Join us for crafts and fun.
Elmer the Elephant

Pirate sitting on a treasure chest Tuesday 30th May
10.30 - 5.30
Pirate Fun Day and Crafts
Ahoy there matey!
Join us for this treasure filled day that Jack Sparrow would love!

Wednesday 31st May
10.30 - 15.30
Transformers Fun and Crafts
Transform your day with our robotic crafts!
Fun

Fun Friday 2nd June
10.30 - 5.30
Superhero Fun Day and Craft
Batman, Superman, Spiderman, X-men, Wonder Woman, Guardians of the Galaxy and more!!!

Saturday 3rd June
10.30 - 12.30
Brilliant Bugs and Lovely Ladybirds Craft
Get creepy, crawly and cute with this fabulous craft.
Ladybird

Fun Friday 16th and Saturday 17th June
10.30 - 5.30 and 10.30 - 12.30
Father's Day Card Craft
Come along to a card making session just in time for Father's Day!
Give your Dad a nice surprise with one of these crafty cards.

Bedford Central Library
Saturday 27th May to Saturday 3rd June
All Day
Elmer Competition
Create your own Elmer design and you could win an Elephantastic prize!
Design your own Elmer elephant on the entry form.
Add your name, age and contact number.
Hand your entry in to the library by Saturday 3rd June.
Good Luck!
Entrants must be 6 years or under.
Elmer the Elephant

Elmer the Elephant Saturday 27th May
2.00 - 3.00
Elmer Day
Elmer story and mask making fun.

Tuesday 30th May
11.00 - 12.00
Elephants Everywhere!
Come and make elephant bunting for our display.
Blue Elephant

Tiger head Wednesday 31st May
10.00 - 5.00
Animal Faces Craft
Come along for our animal themed craft.

Thursday 1st June
11.00 - 11.30
Rhymetime
Join us for fabulous songs and rhymes.
Plus you can colour all morning as well!
Fun

A robot Friday 2nd June
11.00 - 12.30 and 2.00 - 3.30
Robot Workshops
Meet our Master Builder and learn the basics of robot building.
Pick up your free ticket from the library.
For children aged 8 to 12 years.

Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd June
11.00 - 12.00
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Lego bricks

Dice Saturday 3rd June
2.00 - 4.00
Board Games Club
Join in with our family friendly board games session.

Saturday 10th June
11.30 - 12.30 and 2.00 - 3.00
One Little Word
A beautiful and gentle story of friendship, power struggles and the rich world of creative play.
For children age 3+ and their families.
Part of June Arts Jam 2017.
Tickets £4.00 and can be booked on the Full House Website or call 01525 630783.
One Little Word Production Image (Credit Ian Tilton)

Bromham Library
Elmer the elephant Saturday 27th May
10.00 - 12.00
Elmer Day
Join us for Elmer fun and crafts - all welcome.

Wednesday 31st May
11.00 - 12.00
Creepy Crawly Stories and Crafts
Come along at 11.00 for great stories followed by some mini-beast themed crafts.
Ladybird

Lego Bricks Friday 2nd June
3.00 - 5.00
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building.
The club meets every Friday between 3.00 and 5.00.

Saturday 3rd June
10.00 - 12.00
Make a Pretty Pin-Wheel
Drop in to design and decorate a pin-wheel to take home.
Fun

Bucket and spade on the sand Saturday 10th June
10.00 - 12.00
Beach Fun
Come and get creative with a beach themed craft.

Monday 12th June
3.30 - 5.00
Create Club
Come along and make a flying seagull to take home!
Fun

Fish Monday 26th June
3.30 - 5.00
Create Club
Join us to make an underwater scene.

Biggleswade Library
Tuesday 30th May to Saturday 3rd June
11.00 - 3.00
Dinosaur Crafts
Drop in for free fun dinosaur themed craft fun.
Dinosaur walking

Dunstable Library
Elmer the Elephant Saturday 27th May
10.00 - 3.00
Elmer Day Crafts
Celebrate Elmer Day with us and lots of Elmer themed crafts.

Tuesday 30th May
10.00 - 3.00
Minecraft Pencil Pot
Drop in to make and decorate your own Minecraft style pencil pot.
Fun

Dog sleeping on pile of books Wednesday 31st May
10.30 - 12.00
Doggy Tales
Dog themed stories and crafts led by The Dogs Trust.
For children aged 1 to 6 years old.
Contact the library to book your free place.

Friday 2nd June
10.00 - 3.00
Zentangles
Come along to try your hand at this latest art craze.
For children aged 8 and over.
Fun

Fun Saturday 3rd June
10.00 - 3.00
Windmills Craft
Just drop in to make your own windmill to take home.

Saturday 17th June
10.00 - 3.00
Father's Day Craft
Come along to make a card for your Dad.
Dad reading to child

Flitwick Library
Elmer the Elephant Saturday 27th May
10.30 - 3.00
Elmer Story and Craft
Celebrate National Elmer Day with us!

Tuesday 30th May
10.30 - We run out!
Umbrella Craft
Umbreall fun for everyone!
Fun

Fun Thursday 1st June
10.30 - Until we run out
Suncatchers
Design and decorate a beautiful sun catcher to take home.

Friday 2nd June
10.30 - We run out!
Bird Nest Craft
Drop in for this bird themed craft.
Birds

Lego bricks Saturday 3rd June
10.30 - 3.00
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!

Kempston Library
Friday 26th May
3.30 - 5.30
Lego Club Elephant Special
Love Lego?
Come and get building but this time with an elephant theme!
Elephant

Elmer the Elephant Saturday 27th May
10.00 - 3.30
Elmer Day
Join us to celebrate Elmer Day with Elmer collaging.

Tuesday 30th May
11.00 - 11.30
RhymeTime
Join us for fabulous fun rhymes and songs.
Fun

Blue fish Tuesday 30th May
11.30 - 4.30
Fishy Craft
Drop in to make your own paper plate fish to take home.

Wednesday 31st May
2.00 - 5.30
Cupcake Flower Making
Get all creative with this great free craft.
Cupcake

Blue flowers Tursday 1st June
10.00 - 4.30
Summer Wreath Making
Create a fabulous floral wreath to take home.

Friday 2nd June
2.00 - 5.30
Flower Blossoms
Flowery craft for the whole family.
Blue flowers

Lego bricks Friday 2nd and Monday 5th June
3.30 - 5.30
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!

Saturday 3rd June
10.00 - 3.30
Bees, Birds and Butterflies
Create beautiful bees, birds and butterfly tree hangers.
A busy bee

Fun Monday 5th June
2.15 - 2.45
StoryTime
Join us for lovely stories and tales.

Leighton Buzzard Library
Saturday 27th May
10.00 - 10.30
Elmer Story
Join us to hear the tales of our favourite elephant Elmer!
Elmer the Elephant

Elmer the Elephant Thursday 1st June
11.00 - 12.00
Elmer Crafts
Elmer themed crafts for the whole family.
Free tickets available from the library.

Potton Library
Saturday 27th May, Wednesday 31st May and Friday 2nd June
10.00 - 12.00, 2.00 - 5.00 and All Day
Elmer Crafts
Join us for lots of Elmer fun!
Elmer the Elephant

Putnoe Library
Elmer the Elephant Friday 26th May
2.30 - 3.00
Elmer StoryTime
Join us for lots of Elmer fun!

Saturday 27th May
11.00 - 3.00
Elmer Colouring Session
Celebrate Elmer Day with us - drop in and enjoy Elmer colouring.
Elmer the Elephant

Elmer the Elephant Tuesday 30th May
11.00 - 3.00
Elmer Crafts
More Elmer fun and celebration.

Wednesday 31st May
2.00 - 4.00
Elephant Treasure Hunt and Colouring
Find the elephants hidden in the library and then when you have found them all relax with some elephant themed colouring.
Elephant

Elephant Thursday 1st June
11.00 - 3.00
Elephant Crafts
The elephant themed week continues.

Friday 2nd June
2.00 - 3.00
RhymeTime and StoryTime
Fabulous stories, rhymes and songs - join us!
Fun

Dancing pencils Saturday 3rd June
11.00 - 3.00
Colouring for Everyone
Drop in and enjoy some relaxing colouring - suitable for all ages!

Sandy Library
Saturday 27th May to Saturday 3rd June
All Day
Pokémon Hunt
Can you find all the Pokémon characters in the library?
Pokemon logo

Elmer the Elephant Saturday 27th May
9.30 - 12.00
Elmer Day
Elmer crafts all morning, plus an Elmer Hunt in the library. Find Elmer and his friends.

Tuesday 30th May
9.30 - 3.30
Make a Monkey
Drop in to make a moving monkey to take home.
A monkey

Pokemon logo Thursday 1st June
9.30 - 3.30
Pokémon Crafts
Make a Pikachu Pokémon model and design your own Pokémon.

Friday 2nd June
9.30 - 1.00
Toadstool House
Design and create your own toadstool house.
Fun

Lego bricks Friday 2nd June
2.00 - 5.00
Lego Afternoon
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!

Shefford Library
Wednesday 31st May and Friday 2nd June
2.30 - 4.30
Alien Crafts
Come and join us for crafts that are out of this world!!
Alien pops head out of spaceship

Lego bricks Thursday 1st June
10.00 - 11.00
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Cone along and get building!

Stotfold Library
Wednesday 31st May
2.15 - 2.45
Storytime for 4 - 9 Year Olds
Join us at the first ever storytime for lower school children.
Jan will be reading 'Animals in School' by Julia Donaldson and 'The Sun and the Wind' by Mairi MacKinnon.
Alien pops head out of spaceship

A kite Wednesday 31st May
2.30 - 5.00
Kite Craft and Lego Club
Double the fun!
Join us to make a kite to fly or display it and then stay to build amazing Lego and Duplo creations.

Monday 5th June
10.30 - 12.30
Bird Feeders
We are making bird feeders for you to take home and hang up.
Watch the different kinds of birds you will attract into your garden!
A range of birds

Book cover of The Brilliant World of Tom Gates Saturday 24th June
10.30 - 12.30
Kidscrafts Club - Tom Gates
Lots of Tom Gates activities to do and borrow the books by Liz Pichon whilst you are here.

Toddington Library
Saturday 27th May
10.00 - 12.00
Elmer Crafts
Just drop in for lots of Elmer fun!
Elmer the Elephant

Book cover of The Gruffalo Tuesday 30th May
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Julia Donaldson Celebration
Join us for crafts based on the many well loved Julia Donaldson books.

Page last updated: 24th May 2017