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2018

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

  Bedford Central | Biggleswade | Bromham | Dunstable | Flitwick | Houghton Regis | Kempston
Leighton Buzzard Potton | Putnoe | Sandy | Shefford | Stotfold | Toddington | Wootton
Ampthill Library
elmer Saturday 26th May and Tuesday 29th May
10.30 - 3.30 and 9.30 - 12.30
Elmer Day
Come along and join the fun as we celebrate Elmer Day!

Wednesday 30th May
2.00 - 5.30
Dog Bookmark
Drop in to make a dog themed bookmark.
Dog reading a book

Lego Bricks Wednesday 30th May
2.00 - 5.30
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!

Thursday 31st May and Friday 1st June
9.00 - 12.30 and 9.00 - 12.30 and 2.00 - 5.30
Chicken Picture
Drop in for some chicken themed fun and laughter.
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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!

elmer Saturday 26th May
10.30 - 3.30
Elmer Day
Come along and join the fun
as we celebrate Elmer Day!

Saturday 26th May
11.30 - 12.30
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Lego Bricks

octopus Tuesday 29th May
11.30 - 12.30
Under the Sea Storytime and Craft
Come along for an under the sea story
followed by a fun craft.
For the under-5's.

Tuesday 29th May
12.45 - 3.00
Lego, Colouring and Puzzles
There's loads to do with these fun activities.
Come along and join in.
Lego Bricks

fish blue Wednesday 30th May
11.30 - 3.00
Funky Fish Craft
Drop in for this fun
funky fish craft.

Thursday 31st May
11.30 - 12.00
RhymeTime
RhymeTime for the under-5's.
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crab Thursday 31st May
12.45 - 3.00
Under the Sea Mask Craft
Join us to make an under the sea mask.
What will you be?

Friday 1st June
11.30 - 3.00
Sea Life Window Decoration Craft
Drop in to make a colourful sea life window decoration
to take home.
jellyfish

fun small Saturday 2nd June
10.30 - 3.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Come along and catch up with any crafts
you may have missed.

Saturday 2nd June
11.00 - 12.00
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Lego Bricks

Biggleswade Library
Fun Tuesday 29th May
11.00 - 3.00
Flying Dinosaurs Craft
Drop in for flying dinosaurs crafts - which one will you choose?

Wednesday 30th May
11.00 - 3.00
Butterfly Masks
Make and decorate a beautiful butterfly mask to take home.
Butterfly

Rainbow Thursday 31st May
11.00 - 3.00
Rainbow Clouds
Join us for this brightly coloured craft.

Friday 1st June
11.00 - 3.00
Elephant Craft
Pop in and enjoy this excellent elephant extravaganza!
Elephant

Bromham Library
elmer Saturday 26th May
10.30 - 12.30
Elmer Mask Craft
It's Elmer Week at Bromham Library!
Start by dressing in your brightest colours
and come along to complete your outfit
by making an Elmer mask.

Tuesday 29th May
2.30 - 4.30
Elmer Headband and Ears Craft
Come along and join the fun
as Elmer Week continues!
elmer

elmer Wednesday 30th May
10.00 - 11.30
Stand-Up Elmer Craft
Drop in to make and decorate
your own stand-up Elmer elephant.

Thursday 31st May
2.30 - 4.30
Elmer Bunting Craft
Help us make the longest Elmer bunting!
Colour it today and take it home next week.
elmer

elmer Friday 1st June
10.00 - 11.30
Elephant Bookmark Craft
Join us to make your own elephant bookmark
to take home.

Saturday 2nd June
10.30 - 12.30
Elmer Crafts and More
To finish off Elmer Week come and join us for
Elmer crafts, colouring, games
and pin the trunk on Elmer.
elmer

Dunstable Library
Elmer Saturday 26th May
10.00 - 3.00
Elmer Day
Come along and join the fun as we celebrate Elmer Day!

Saturday 26th May
10.30 - 12.30
Catapult Bot
Learn how to win a seige using
waitUntil and distance sensor.
Join our PrepareRobo Robotics Club to build and
programme using Lego bricks.
£3.50 per child for 2 hours.
Age 6+.
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Fun Tuesday 29th May
10.00 - 3.00
May Baskets
Create and decorate colourful May baskets to take home.

Wednesday 30th May
10.00 - 3.00
Giraffes have a laugh
Giraffe themed fun for the whole family
Just drop in anytime between 10.00 and 3.00.
Giraffe eating a leaf

Unicorn Thursday 31st May
10.00 - 3.00
Unicorn Craft
Magical fun in the library today!

Friday 1st June
10.00 - 3.00
Lolly Craft
Get in the summer mood with this delicious craft!
Giraffe eating a leaf

Fun Saturday 2nd June
10.00 - 3.00
Spinners Craft
Fabulous family fun for you to enjoy.

Saturday 2nd June
10.30 - 12.30
Sumo Warriors
Build powerful automatic fighters using repeatUntil,
distance sensor and basic motor behaviour programming functions.
Join our PrepareRobo Robotics Club to build and
programme using Lego bricks.
£3.50 per child for 2 hours.
Age 6+.
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fun small Saturday 9th June
10.30 - 12.30
Race Cars
Learn about gears using touch sensors
and simple motor behaviour programming functions.
Join our PrepareRobo Robotics Club to build and
programme using Lego bricks.
£3.50 per child for 2 hours.
Age 6+.

Saturday 16th June
10.30 - 12.30
Thor Bot
Build a hammer-equipped robot.
An introduction to advanced motor behaviour programming functions and distance/touch sensors.
Join our PrepareRobo Robotics Club to build and
programme using Lego bricks.
£3.50 per child for 2 hours.
Age 6+.
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fun small Saturday 23rd June
10.30 - 12.30
Free Mode
Use all your newly-learned skills and your imagination
to build something of your own design.
Join our PrepareRobo Robotics Club to build and
programme using Lego bricks.
£3.50 per child for 2 hours.
Age 6+.

Flitwick Library
Smiley Treasure Hunt
Every day in Half Term
Celebrate National Smile Month by taking part in our treasure hunt, plus pick up a leaflet on how to look after your teeth.

Lego Club and Colouring
Every afteroon in Half Term
Just drop in if you love Lego and building or just want to take some time out and colour.

elmer Saturday 26th May
10.00 until we run out!
Elmer Day
Come along and join the fun as we celebrate Elmer Day!
Take part in our Elmer craft and contribute to our Elmer Display.

Tuesday 29th May
10.00 until we run out!
Ladybird Craft
Drop in and enjoy our ladybird craft.
Spotty fun for everyone!
Ladybird

Shark Wednesday 30th May
10.00 until we run out!
Shark Craft
Come along and make it snappy!!
Join in our shark themed craft.

Thursday 31st May
10.00 -3.00
K'Nex and Snap Circuits
Join us for building fun!
Fun

Tiger head Friday 1st June
10.00 until we run out!
Animal Masks
Which animal will you choose to be?

Houghton Regis Library
Every Thursday
3.00 - 5.30
K'Nex Kid 3+
Drop in to get creative and build your own construction with K'Nex Kid.
Age3+.

Winnie the Pooh Tuesday 29th May
10.00 - 2.00
Winnie the Pooh Craft
Make your own Winnie The Pooh party bag for a special gift!
Just drop in and have fun!

Wednesday 30th May
10.00 - 2.00
"Up" Inspired Craft
Create your own "Up" inspired collage to take home.
Drop in for balloon themed fun
Balloons

Fun Thursday 31st May
10.00 - 2.00
Cogsworth Craft
Drop in to make your own paper plate Cogsworth.

Friday 1st June
10.00 - 2.00
Toy Story Inspired Craft
Make your own Mr Potato Head.
Fabulous free family fun!
Fun

Fun Saturday 2nd June
10.00 - 2.00
Elsa Craft
Create your own Elsa sparkling collage.
Drop in and let your imagination go!

Kempston Library
fish blue Saturday 26th May
10.00 - 3.30
Funky Fish Cups Craft
Drop in for this fun
funky fish craft.

Saturday 26th May
10.30 - 3.30
Elmer Day
Come along and join the fun
as we celebrate Elmer Day!
elmer

jellyfish Tuesday 29th May
11.30 - 4.30
Jellyfish Craft
Drop in to make a colourful jellyfish
to take home.

Tuesday 29th May
11.00 - 11.30
RhymeTime
RhymeTime for the under-5's.
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fun small Tuesday 29th May
2.00 - 2.30
Wiggles and Jiggles
Lots of fun for the under-1's.

Wednesday 30th May
2.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Aquarium Craft
Come along to make an aquarium scene
on paper plates.
fish blue

fun small Thursday 31st May
10.00 - 4.30
Handprint Fish Puppet Craft
Drop in to make a fun
handprint fish puppet to take home.

Thursday 31st May
11.00 - 11.30
Wiggles and Jiggles
Lots of fun for the under-1's.
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shark Friday 1st June
2.00 - 5.00
Newspaper Shark Craft
Drop in to make a fierce
newspaper shark to take home.

Friday 1st June
2.00 - 5.00
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Lego Bricks

seahorse Saturday 2nd June
10.00 - 3.30
Sea Scene Collaging Craft
Join us for some fun
sea scene collaging.

Saturday 9th June
10.00 - 3.30
Daisy Chain Saturday Kids Club Special
Come along and join the fun!
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Leighton Buzzard Library
Fun Tuesday 29th May
11.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 3.00
Make Your Own Bookmark
Free bookmark fun!
Tickets are available from the library.

Thursday 31st May
11.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 3.00
Paper Plate Crafts
Come along to make a paper plate fish and snail.
Get creative on how to decorate them!
Tickets are available from the library.
Blue fish blowing bubbles

Frog jumping Friday 1st June
2.00 - 3.00
Frog Fun
Create a fabulous frog from a paper plate.
Tickets are available from the library.

Saturday 2nd June
11.00 - 12.00
Lego and Duplo Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building.
Lego bricks

Potton Library
Tuesday 10th April to Saturday 26th May
during normal opening times.
Design a Royal Wedding Dress
Collect a template to decorate. We have some decorations or you can use your own.
Return your design for our display and to enter our prize draw.

elmer Saturday 26th May
10.00 - 3.30
Elmer Colouring
Come along to colour in an Elmer the Elephant
for the Elmer scene on our display board.

Saturday 26th May
10.00 - 3.30
Lego and Lego Coding Games
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Also use our computers to play Lego coding games.
You may need to book a time slot.
Children attending the Lego activities will be
entered into a prize draw.
Lego Bricks

elmer Tuesday 29th May
10.00 - 12.30
Elmer Colouring
Come along to colour in an Elmer the Elephant
for the Elmer scene on our display board.

Tuesday 29th May
10.00 - 12.30
Lego and Lego Coding Games
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Also use our computers to play Lego coding games.
You may need to book a time slot.
Children attending the Lego activities will be
entered into a prize draw.
Lego Bricks

elmer Wednesday 30th May
2.00 - 5.00
Elmer Colouring
Come along to colour in an Elmer the Elephant
for the Elmer scene on our display board.

Wednesday 30th May
2.00 - 5.00
Lego and Lego Coding Games
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Also use our computers to play Lego coding games.
You may need to book a time slot.
Children attending the Lego activities will be
entered into a prize draw.
Lego Bricks

elmer Thursday 31st May
10.00 - 12.30
Elmer Colouring
Come along to colour in an Elmer the Elephant
for the Elmer scene on our display board.

Thursday 31st May
10.00 - 12.30
Lego and Lego Coding Games
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Also use our computers to play Lego coding games.
You may need to book a time slot.
Children attending the Lego activities will be
entered into a prize draw.
Lego Bricks

elmer Friday 1st June
10.00 - 12.30 and 2.00 - 5.00
Elmer Colouring
Come along to colour in an Elmer the Elephant
for the Elmer scene on our display board.

Friday 1st June
10.00 - 12.30 and 2.00 - 5.00
Lego and Lego Coding Games
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Also use our computers to play Lego coding games.
You may need to book a time slot.
Children attending the Lego activities will be
entered into a prize draw.
Lego Bricks

elmer Saturday 2nd June
10.00 - 3.30
Elmer Colouring
Come along to colour in an Elmer the Elephant
for the Elmer scene on our display board.

Saturday 2nd June
10.00 - 3.30
Lego and Lego Coding Games
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Also use our computers to play Lego coding games.
You may need to book a time slot.
Children attending the Lego activities will be
entered into a prize draw.
Lego Bricks

Putnoe Library
vase flowers Saturday 26th May
10.00 - 3.00
Spring Flower Colouring
Spring is in the air!
Come along for some spring flower colouring.

Saturday 26th May
10.00 - 3.00
Elmer Day
Come along and join the fun
as we celebrate Elmer Day!
elmer

butterfly Tueaday 29th May
11.00 - 3.00
Butterfly Day
Drop in to make colourful butterflies
to take home.

Wednesday 30th May
2.30 - 4.00
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Lego Bricks

kite Thursday 31st May
11.00 - 3.00
Kite Craft
Drop in to make a colourful paper kite
to take home.

Friday 1st June
2.30 - 4.00
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Lego Bricks

vase flowers Saturday 2nd June
10.00 - 3.00
Spring Flower Colouring
Spring is in the air!
Come along for some spring flower colouring.

Sandy Library
Tuesday 29th May to Friday 1st June
9.30 - 3.30
Miffy Hunt
During the week there will be a Miffy Hunt around the library.
There will be 3 age groups winners,
with the youngest age group winning their own knitted Miffy toy.
Prizes will be awarded Friday afternoon.

fun small Tuesday 29th May
9.30 - 3.30
Miffy and the Kite
Join us for this fun Miffy event.

Wednesday 30th May
9.30 - 3.30
Chicks on Hands Craft
Drop in to make your own chicks on hands.
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frog jumps Thursday 31st May
9.30 - 3.30
Groovy Frog Craft
Come along to make your own groovy frog
to take home.

Friday 1st June
9.30 - 5.30
Lego
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Lego Bricks

Shefford Library
Saturday 5th May
2.00 - 3.00
Junior Makers
What will you create?
Design and build at our fun new tech sessions.
Every Saturday starting 5th May.
Suitable for children aged 6 to 9 years.

ladybird Tuesday 29th May
2.00 - 3.00
It's a Bug's World and Craft
Find out about and meet creatures
from around the world.
This will be followed by a craft event.
Suitable for over-5's.

Wednesday 30th May
10.30 - 5.30
Bug Crafts
Drop in for our fun
bug crafts.
caterpillar

ladybird Thursday 31st May
10.30 - 5.30
Bug Crafts
Drop in for our fun
bug crafts.

Thursday 31st May
5.00 - 5.30
Teddy Bear Sleepover Drop Off
Let your teddy bear enjoy a sleepover at the library
with all the other teddy bears of Shefford.
Tucking in and story time by 5.30.
teddy bear

teddy bear Friday 1st June
9.00 - 6.00
Teddy Bear Sleepover Pick Up
Come and collect your teddy after the sleepover.

Friday 1st June
2.30 - 5.30
Bug Crafts
Drop in for our fun
bug crafts.
caterpillar

Stotfold Library
fun small Saturday 26th May
9.00 - 3.00
Rock Painting Craft
Come along to paint your own #StotfoldRocks!
Paints and materials provided, you don't
need to be an artist to join the fun!
There is a cost of 20p per rock to go towards materials.

Tuesday 29th May
9.00 - 12.00
Crafty Chameleons
Come along and make your own colourful chameleon
to take home.
chameleon

Lego Bricks Wednesday 30th May
2.00 - 5.30
Lego
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!

Thursday 31st May
9.00 - 12.00
Hama Beads Craft
Drop in and get creative with hama beads.
What will you make?
hama beads

Dragon blowing fire Friday 1st June
2.00 - 5.00
Unicorns and Dragons Craft
Join us for this fun
Unicorns and Dragons craft.

Saturday 2nd June
9.00 - 3.00
Catch-Up Crafts
Here's your chance to catch up with any crafts
you may have missed during the week.
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Toddington Library
Saturday 26th May
9.30 - 3.00
Elmer Crafts
Come along and have loads of fun
with these Elmer crafts.
elmer

peacock Tuesday 29th May
9.30 - 12.00
Peacock Craft
Come along and make a colourful peacock
to take home.

Wednesday 30th May
2.30 - 5.00
Circus Crafts
Join us for loads of fun
with these circus-related crafts.
circus

fun small Thursday 31st May
9.30 - 12.00
The Children of Castle Rock Craft
Drop in to decorate a rock and hide it in the village #ToddRocks
book-related craft.

Friday 1st June
9.30 - 12.00
Dinosaur Mask Craft
Come along and make a dinosaur mask
to take home.
dinosaur

plant growing Saturday 2nd June
9.30 - 3.00
Flowerpot Craft
Drop in to make a lovely
colourful flowerpot.

Wootton Library
Saturday 26th May
11.30 - 12.30
Elmer Crafts
Come along and have loads of fun
with these Elmer crafts.
elmer

elmer Tuesday 29th May
10.30 - 11.30
Elmer Crafts
Come along and have loads of fun
with these Elmer crafts.

Wednesday 30th May
2.30 - 4.30
Pirate or Fairy Tale Mask Craft
Drop in to decorate a pirate
or fairy tale mask to take home.
pirate chest

fairydust Thursday 31st May
2.30 - 4.30
Pirate or Fairy Tale Mask Craft
Drop in to decorate a pirate
or fairy tale mask to take home.

Friday 1st June
2.30 - 4.30
Pirate Hat or Fairy Wings Craft
Come along and make a pirate hat
or some fairy wings.
pirate chest

fairyflower Saturday 2nd June
10.30 - 11.30
Pirate Hat or Fairy Wings Craft
Come along and make a pirate hat
or some fairy wings.

Page last updated: 17th May 2018