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2017

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

Ampthill |Barton | Biggleswade | Bromham | Flitwick | Kempston | Leighton Buzzard | Potton | Putnoe | Sandy | Shefford | Stotfold | Toddington | Wootton Santa in his sled with reindeers
Barton Library
Every Saturday in December
9.00 - 4.00
Paper Chain Making
Whilst you are in the library why not make a paper chain to help us decorate the library.

Wednesday 20th December
2.00 - 6.00
Christmas Hama Beads
Come along and make Christmassy Hama Bead designs.
Hama Beads

Santa laughing Thursday 21st December
9.00 - 1.00
Christmas Cards and Calendars
Join us to make fabulous festive cards and calendars as gifts for family and friends.

Friday 22nd December
9.00 - 1.00 and 2.00 - 6.00
Reindeer Sweet Pot
Come and make a reindeer sweet pot and fill it with goodies!
Rudolph the Reindeer

Christmas tree Saturday 23rd December
9.00 - 4.00
Christmas Decoration Day
Today is our Christmas decoration day - join us to help make the library sparkle.
There will be squash for the kids and treats for the carers!

Biggleswade Library
Saturday 2nd, 9th and 16th December
11.00 - 3.00
Christmas Crafts
Join us for fabulous festive Christmas crafts.
Santa tiptoeing along to deliver gifts

Wednesday 20th December
2.00 - 6.00
Christmas Hama Beads
Come along and make Christmassy Hama Bead designs.
Hama Beads

Bromham Library
Wednesday 20th, Friday 22nd, Wednesday 27th
and Friday 29th December
10.00 - 11.30
Christmas Colouring
Drop in for some festive colouring fun!
Christmas wreath Thursday 21st December
2.30 - 4.30
Christmas Cards
Create and design Christmas cards to send to your friends.
Saturday 23rd December
10.00 - 12.30
Christmas Decorations
Drop in to make Christmas decorations to add to your tree at home.
Christmas bauble
Thursday 28th December
2.30 - 4.30
Make a Bookmark
Make a bookmark for your new Christmas gift books.
Bookworm
Calendar Saturday 30th December
10.00 - 12.30
Calendar Making
Make a 2018 calendar to take home - will you keep it or give it to someone you love?
Christmas wreath Tuesday 2nd January
2.30 - 4.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Join us for a lucky dip of crafts.

Flitwick Library
Snowman wearing a scarf Saturday 2nd December
10.00 until we run out!
Make a Snowman Advent
Pop in to make your own advent to take home and count down to Christmas!

Saturday 16th December
10.00 until we run out!
Design a Jumper for Santa
Drop to design and decorate Santa's jumper - make one to take home and one for the library display.
Santa tiptoeing along to deliver gifts

Book cover of Christmas Surprise Wednesday 20th December
Time to be confirmed
Simon Prescott - Author and Illustrator
Author and illustrator Simon Prescott will be sharing his work from the Marvin and Marigold Series.
Join us to meet him and learn more.

Thursday 21st December
10.00 until we run out!
Santa Craft
Join us of a fabulous Santa themed craft.
Santa skating

Angel carrying a Christmas Tree Friday 22nd December
Time to be confirmed
Storytime and Christmas Rhymes
Come along for Christmas stories and rhymes.

Saturday 23rd December
9.00 - 3.00
Lego and Colouring In
Love Lego and colouring?
Come along and get creative!
Lego bricks

A Robin Wednesday 27th December
10.00 until we run out!
Robin Craft
Drop in for a robin themed craft.

Thursday 28th December
10.00 until we run out!
Snowman Picture
Create a lovely snowman picture.
Snowman wearing a scarf

A calendar Friday 29th December
10.00 until we run out!
Minecraft Calendar
Create a Minecraft picture using our block stickers and then turn it into a calendar for 2018.

Saturday 30th December
9.00 - 3.00
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Lego bricks

Fun Tuesday 2nd January
10.00 - 3.00
Knex, Bee Bots and Mega Blocks
Bring your younger children along for building fun!

Kempston Library
Fridays - 2.00 - 5.00
Lego Club
If you love Lego then come along and join us.
Friday 22nd December will have a special Christmas theme!

Thursdays - 11.00 - 11.30
Wiggles and Jiggles for Under 1s
Come and join us.
Thursday 21st December will be especially festive!

Tuesday 19th December
11.00 - 11.30
Rhyme Time Christmas Special
Join us for Christmas songs and rhymes.
Santa laughing

Snowman wearing a scarf Wednesday 20th December
2.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Snowmen
Come along to make snowmen to take home.

Thursday 21st December
10.00 - 4.30
Christmas Angels
Pop in to design and make a Christmas Angel to take home.
Angel carrying a Christmas Tree

Christmas cracker Friday 22nd December
2.00 - 5.00
Christmas Magnet Making
Colour in and make a Christmas themed magnet - a perfect gift for someone you love.

Saturday 23rd December
10.00 - 3.30
Handprint Reindeer
Create your own reindeer to take home.
Rudolph the Reindeer

Christmas wreath Wednesday 27th December
2.00 - 5.00
Wreath Making
Join us for star craft wreath making.

Thursday 28th December
10.00 - 4.30
Polar Bear Masks
Come along to make a polar bear mask.
Polar bear

Calendar Friday 29th December
2.00 - 5.00
Calendar Making
Make a 2018 calendar to take home - will you keep it or give it to someone you love?

Saturday 30th December
10.00 - 3.30
Funky Party Glasses
Make some fabulous funky glasses to wear to your New Year's Eve Party.
Glasses

Snowflake Tuesday 2nd January
11.30 -4.30
Snowflake Craft
Design and create your own unique snowflake.

Leighton Buzzard Library
Every Saturday in December
11.00 - 12.00
Lego and Duplo Club
Love Lego and Duplo?
Come along and get building!

Thursday 7th December
10.00 - 10.30
Christmas Rhymetime
Join us for fabulous festive Christmas rhymes and fun.
Christmas wreath

Santa laughing Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December
2.15 - 2.45 and 9.45 - 10.15
Christmas Storytime
Come along and listen to lovely Christmas stories.

Saturday 16th December
9.45 - 10.15
Christmas Story and Rhymetime
Christmas stories, rhymes, songs and fun for you.
Christmas wreath

Rudolph Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th December
2.15 - 2.45 and 9.45 - 10.15
Christmas Storytime
Come along and listen to lovely Christmas stories.

Wednesday 20th December
10.00 - 11.00
Bauble Craft
Join us to make Christmas baubles to take home.
Free tickets available from the library.
Christmas bauble

Christmas tree Thursday 21st December
10.00 - 11.00 and 2.00 - 3.00
Christmas Tree Craft
Join us for a Christmas tree themed event.
Free tickets available from the library.

Friday 22nd December
10.00 - 11.00
Stocking Craft
Make and decorate stockings to take home.
Free tickets available from the library.
Christmas stocking

Hedgehog Wednesday 27th December
2.00 - 3.00
Mixed Crafts
Join us for hedgehog, windmill and animal pencil pots crafts.

Thursday 28th December
10.00 - 12.00
Lego and Duplo Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!
Lego bricks

Calendar Friday 29th December
10.00 - 11.00 and 2.00 - 3.00
Calendar Crafts
Join us to make a calendar for 2018.
Free tickets available from the library.

Potton Library

Bookworm Saturday 25th November
1.30 - 3.30
Book Sale
Come along to take a look at our booksale in the Meeting Room upstairs.

Friday 1st December
Late opening until 7.15pm
Christmas Lights Switch On
We will be staying open until 7.15, so why not pop in to see us, warm up and have fun with our free activity.
Christmas tree

Christmas wreath Saturday 2nd December
1.30 - 3.30
Christmas Cards
Create and design Christmas cards to send to your friends.

Saturday 9th December
2.30 - 3.30
Roll a Snowman
Come along and join in the fun of drawing a snowman with others - add pieces after rolling a dice.
There will be Christmas pencils awarded as prizes.
Snowman wearing a scarf

Book cover of Christmas Surprise Monday 11th December
3.45 - 4.45
Simon Prescott - Author and Illustrator
Author and illustrator Simon Prescott will be visiting for a Christmas Story and Craft event.
Join us to meet him and hear about his new book "A Christmas Surprise", which will be available to purchase on the day.
Suitable for children age 3 or over.
Tickets are £1.00

Wednesday 13th December
2.00 - 2.45
Christmas Story and Craft
Come along for some lovely Christmas stories
and Christmas themed craft.
Santa skating

Rudolph the Reindeer Wednesday 20th December
2.00 - 4.30
Reindeer Cakes
Drop in to decorate your cake with a reindeer design.

Thursday 21st December
10.00 - 12.30
Christmas Crackers
Pop in to make Christmas crackers to take home.
Christmas Cracker

Rudolph the Reindeer Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd December
10.00 - 12.30 / 1.30 - 3.30
Reindeer Food
Make food for Santa's helpers on Christmas night - fill your cone with reindeer food and decorate so it is ready to be sprinkled in the garden on the 24th.

Friday 22nd December
2.00 - 5.00
Lego Club
Love Logo?
Come along and get building!
Lego Bricks

Putnoe Library
Friday 15th to Saturday 23rd December
Christmas Treasure Hunt
Come along and join our Christmas Treasure Hunt throughout the holiday break.

Friday 15th to Saturday 23rd December
Letter to Santa
Write your letter to Santa and post it in our Christmas Post Box.

Rudolph Friday 15th December
2.30 - 3.00
Christmas Storytime
Come along and listen to lovely Christmas stories.

Wednesday 20th December
2.00 - 4.00
Tree Dressing Craft
Join us for a festive tree themed event.
Christmas tree

Fun Thursday 21st December
11.00 - 4.00
Paper Chain Craft
Drop in to make some colourful paper chains.

Friday 22nd December
2.00 - 4.00
Christmas Crafts
Join us for fabulous festive Christmas crafts.
Santa tiptoeing along to deliver gifts

Santa tiptoeing along to deliver gifts Saturday 23rd December
11.00 - 3.00
Christmas Crafts
Join us for fabulous festive Christmas crafts.

Fun Wednesday 27th December
2.00 - 3.00
Thank You Card and Party Hat Crafts
Come along to make cards to say thank you for all your presents
and make a special party hat.

Thursday 28th December
11.00 - 4.00
Funky Party Glasses
Make some fabulous funky glasses to wear to your New Year's Eve Party.
Glasses

Snowflake Friday 29th December
2.00 - 3.00
Snowflake Craft
Design and create your own unique snowflake.

Saturday 30th December
11.00 - 3.00
Tree Dressing Craft
Join us for a wintry tree themed event.
Christmas tree

Tuesday 2nd to Saturday 6th January
11.00 - 4.00/ 2.00 - 3.00/ 11.00 - 4.00/ 2.00 - 3.00/ 11.00 - 3.00
Winter Colouring
Drop in for some wintry themed colouring.

Sandy Library
Friday 1st to 15th December
All Day
Christmas Colouring Competition
Drop in or take home and colour in Christmas scarves and jumpers.

Monday 18th to Thursday 21st December
All Day
Christmas Hunt
Come along and see if you can find all the Christmas pictures hidden in the library.

Christmas tree with stars on Wednesday 20th December
9.30 - 3.00
Christmas Cone Decorations
Drop in to make fabulous Christmas decorations using pine cones to take home for your tree.

Thursday 21st December
9.30 - 3.00
Bauble Decorations
Decorate baubles for your Christmas tree.
Christmas bauble

Santa tiptoeing along to deliver gifts Friday 22nd December
9.30 - 3.00
Christmas Door Hangers
Make a door hanger for Christmas Eve.

Shefford Library
Saturday 9th December
2.00 - 3.00
Christmas Card Making
Get into the Christmas spirit by making cards for your friends!
Santa skating

Rudolph the Reindeer Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd December
10.30 - 11.30
Christmas Crafts
Join us for fabulous festive crafts and fun.

Stotfold Library
Wednesday 20th and 27th December
3.30 - 5.00
Lego and Duplo Club
Love Lego and Duplo?
Come along and get building!

Tuesday 19th December
9.00 - 12.00
Merry Mittens
How would you design a pair of mittens? Here's your chance!
Fun

Christmas tree with stars on Thursday 21st December
9.00 - 12.00
Christmas Tree Craft
Christmas tree themed crafty fun for everyone.

Friday 22nd December
2.00 - 5.00
Little Elf Craft
Elfish fun for everyone!
Fun

Christmas wreath Saturday 23rd December
9.00 - 3.00
Catch-Up Crafts
Miss a craft this week? No problem just pop along to catch up.

Thursday 28th December
9.00 - 12.00
Snowman Mask Craft
Drop in to make a snowman mask.
Snowman wearing a scarf

Penguin Friday 29th December
2.00 - 5.00
Penguin Pals
Penguin fun - come on! Join us!

Saturday 30th December
9.00 - 3.00
Catch-Up Crafts
Miss a craft this week? No problem just pop along to catch up.
Fun

Toddington Library
Santa laughing Friday 15th December
2.00 - 3.00
Santa Visit
Santa is coming to visit! Why not come and see him?
Book your free place at the library.

Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd December
2.00 - 5.00/ 10.00 - 12.00/ 10.00 -12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00 & 10.00 - 3.00
Christmasaurus Activity and Craft
A fabulous activity and craft based on the Tom Fletcher book.
Book cover of Christmasaurus

Polar bear Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th, Friday 29th and Saturday 30th December
2.00 - 5.00/ 10.00 - 12.00/ 10.00 -12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00 & 10.00 - 3.00
Polar Bear Explorer Activity and Craft
Polar themed craft and activity.

Tuesday 2nd January
10.00 - 12.00
Superhero Mask
Join us for superhero fun - who will you be?
Fun

Wootton Library
Tuesday 19th, Thursday 21st, Thursday 28th December and Tuesday 2nd January
10.30 - 11.30
Christmas and Post-Christmas Colouring
Drop in to see what lovely designs we have to colour in.

Monday 18th December
2.30 - 4.30
Christmas Card Craft
Join us to make a Christmas card for someone special.
Santa skating

Red Christmas stocking Wednesday 20th December
2.30 - 4.30
Christmas Tree and Stocking Craft
Come along and decorate a Christmas tree and stocking to take home.

Friday 22nd December
2.30 - 4.30
Christmas Decorations
Drop in to make Christmas decorations to add to your tree at home.
Christmas bauble

Christmas wreath Saturday 23rd December
11.00 - 12.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Join us for a lucky dip of crafts.

Wednesday 27th December
2.30 - 4.30
Make a Bookmark
Make a bookmark for your new Christmas gift books.
Bookworm

Calendar Friday 29th December
2.30 - 4.30
Calendar Craft
Make a calendar for 2018.

Saturday 30th December
11.00 - 12.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Join us for a lucky dip of crafts.
Fun

Page last updated: 20th November 2017