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2017


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

Barton Library
Saturday 18th March
10.30 - 12.30
Lucky Shamrock Craft
Make a suncatcher to hang in your window.
Leprechaun holding a shamrock

Blue flowers Saturday 25th March
10.30 - 12.30
Mother's Day Brilliant Badges Craft
Make your Mum a badge to show her she's the best!

Bedford Central Library
Saturday 4th March
10.00 - 4.00
World Book Day
Celebrate Jacqueline Wilson's new book 'Butterfly Beach' with us.
Come along and decorate gorgeous butterflies to fly around the library.
Just drop in!
World Book Day Logo

BedPop Science Lab Logo Saturday 11th March
All Day
BedPop Science Lab 2017
The BedPop Science Lab is back and bringing even more free hands-on STEM events to Bedford town centre.
All day in the library you can drop in to:
The Science of Sign Language with Access Bedford
Code Cracking with Bletchley Park
Lego Club
There are also other events happening in the town centre, to find out more visit the BedPop website.

Saturday 11th March
10.00, 12.00 and 2.00
Mission Starlight: a global experiment on UV protection
Your mission is to stop UV light harming an astro-naut under the guidance of the Royal Society of Chemistry. What materials work best? Do they have the right properties for a spacesuit? How about an astronaut’s visor? Take part in the Royal Society of Chemistry's experiment and share your data with thousands of students from around the world.
There are also other events happening in the town centre, to find out more visit the BedPop website.
BedPop Science Lab Logo

BedPop Science Lab Logo Saturday 11th March
10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 2.30, 3.30 and 4.30
Enigma Machine Demonstration
Hands on demonstrations of a real, working Enigma machine. Find out more about how the code-crackers at Bletchley Park helped bring an end to the Second World War and how they used to Enigma machine to unscramble Nazi codes.
There are also other events happening in the town centre, to find out more visit the BedPop website.

Saturday 11th March
10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 1.00, 2.00, 3.00 and 4.00
Process Painting with Sophie Gresswell
See paint move and colour crackle. Pop into the process painting workshop where we will focus on exploring the chemical reactions used in process painting. You will watch materials blend and repel to create crazy patterns. We will look at the way acrylic/watercolour paint reacts with liquids like water, oil, soap and milk. Then make a small abstract painting from these reactions to show how a scientific experiment can turn into a work of art. This workshop is suitable for ages 5+ as long as children are accompanied by an adult.
There are also other events happening in the town centre, to find out more visit the BedPop website.
BedPop Science Lab Logo

Dunstable Library
Fun Wednesday 1st March
11.00 - 11.45
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Event
Celebrate World Book Day with us and The Grove Theatre.
Each child will receive a free goody bag!
Book your free ticket at the library.

Thursday 2nd March
4.00 - 5.30
World Book Day
Come along and hunt the hidden characters in the library to win a chocolate bar and then also be entered into a special draw!
Just drop in.
World Book Day Logo

Blue flowers Saturday 25th March
10.00 - 3.00
Mother's Day Card Making
Drop in to make a card to tell your Mum she is the best!!

Flitwick Library
World Book Day Logo Thursday 2nd March
10.30 - 11.00
World Book Day Storytime
Join our special World Book Day storytime session and take the chance to sign up for 'Bear's Reading Adventure' and collect stickers.
Plus there will be tea and coffee for the grown ups afterwards!

Thursday 2nd March
4.00 - 5.30
World Book Day Event
Take part in our 'booky' treasure hunt and why not add your favourite book to the book tree.
We would love to see your schook fancy dress too!
World Book Day Logo

Kempston Library
Thursday 2nd March
All Day
Peppa Pig Day
Celebrate World Book Day with us.
Just drop in for piggy themed crafts and stories.
Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig Saturday 4th March
All Day
Peppa Pig Day
Celebrate World Book Day with us.
Just drop in for piggy themed crafts and stories.

Friday 31st March, Monday 3rd, Friday 7th and Monday 10th April
3.30 - 5.30
Lego Fun
Love Lego?
Then come along and get building!

Monday 3rd and Monday 10th April
2.15 - 2.45
Storytime
Join us for fabulous stories to entertain and enthrall.

Tuesday 4th, 11th and 18th April
11.00 - 11.30
Rhymetime
Come along for songs, rhymes and fun.

Saturday 1st April
10.00 - 3.30
Saturday Kids Club
Join us to make April Fool's Clown Faces.
Fun

Birds Monday 3rd April
10.00 - 4.30
Birds Nest Collaging
Make a birds nest collage to take home and take pride of place.

Tuesday 4th April
11.30 - 4.30
Blossom Tree Collaging
Create a fabulous tree in blossom.
Fun

Happy Easter Wednesday 5th April
2.00 - 5.30
Easter Bonnet Colouring
Join the colouring club to colour in the most crazy Easter bonnet you can.

Thursday 6th April
10.00 - 4.30
Fluffy Sheep Craft
Drop in to make a fabulous fluffy sheep to take home.
Sheep

A daffodil Friday 7th April
2.00 - 5.30
Daffodil Craft
Come along and make bright sunny daffodils to take home.

Saturday 8th April
10.00 - 3.30
Star Wars Read
A Star Wars themed Saturday Kids Club.
Fun

Easter bunny with basket of eggs Monday 10th April
10.00 - 4.30
Easter Bunny Craft
Join us to make an Easter bunny.

Tuesday 11th April
11.30 - 4.30
Easter Chick Collaging
Design and make an Easter chick collage.
Easter chick

Easter chick popping out of an egg Wednesday 12th April
2.00 - 5.30
Hatching Chicks
More Easter fun for the whole family!

Thursday 13th April
10.00 - 4.30
Easter Hanging Decorations
Make Easter themed decorations to decorate your home.
Easter duck with a umbrella

Easter bunny with an Easter sign Saturday 15th April
10.00 - 3.30
Easter Card Craft
Join Saturday Kids Club to make an Easter card for someone special.

Tuesday 18th April
11.30 - 4.30
Easter Hama Beads
Love Hama beads?
Join us to get Easter creative.
Hama Beads

Easter bunny with basket of eggs Wednesday 19th April
2.00 - 5.30
Paper Plate Bunnies
A colouring club special for Easter - create bunnies with paper plates.

Leighton Buzzard Library
Fun Thursday 23rd February and 16th March
10.00 - 10.30
Rhymetime
Come along for fabulous songs and rhymes with the Bookends!

Potton Library
Thursday 2nd March
10.00 - 12.30
World Book Day Coffee Morning
Joins us to celebrate with an author quiz, book reviews and recommendations, reading websites, plus coffee and cakes!
World Book Day Logo

Shefford Library
Fun Friday 24th February
4.00 -5.00
Match Attax Swap Session
Love Match Attax?
Come along and swap your stickers and cards to complete your collection.

Stotfold Library
Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th March
10.30 - 12.30
World Book Day Family Fun
Dress up as Elmer the Elephant and make his ears and trunk at the library.
Plus make a colourful Elmer picture and other crafts.
You can also borrow lots of Elmer books!
Refreshments will be available.
Elmer the Elephant

Blue flowers Saturday 25th March
10.30 - 12.30
Mother's Day Brilliant Badges Craft
Make your Mum a badge to show her she's the best!

Friday 7th April
10.30 - 12.30
Messy Crafts Day
Put on your old clothes and come and get dirty from 10.30am.
Fun

Teddy Bear Monday 10th April
10.30 - 12.30
Teddy Bear's Picnic
Bring your teddy bear and enjoy making sandwiches, decorating cakes and other crafts.
We will be outside if the weather is warm enough!

Toddington Library
Thursday 2nd March
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 5.00
World Book Day themed Crafts
Drop in for book themed crafts to celebrate World Book Day.
World Book Day Logo

Wootton Library
Easter bunny with a basket of eggs Wednesday 5th to Saturday 15th April
All Day
Easter Crafts
Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts:
Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!

Page last updated: 27th February 2017