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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 | Bedford | Biggleswade | Bromham | Dunstable | Flitwick | Houghton Regis | Kempston | Leighton Buzzard | Potton | Putnoe | Sandy | Shefford | Stotfold | Toddington | Wootton

Ampthill Library
Every Saturday between 11.00 and 12.30
Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.

Monday 24th to Saturday 29th July
All Day
Space Craft Week
Drop in and enjoy some amazing space themed crafts and activities.
Alien emerging from space ship

The Animal Agents Monday 31st July to Saturday 5th August
All Day
Animals Craft Week
Free fabulous animal crafts to enjoy when you visit.

Monday 7th to 12th August
All Day
Detective Crafts Week
Join us to create your own detective kit and more.
Detective with magnifying glass

Ladybird Monday 14th to Saturday 19th August
All Day
Bug Craft Week
Free fabulous bug crafts to enjoy - just drop in!

Monday 21st to Saturday 26th August
All Day
Dog Crafts Week
Come along and join in with doggy crafts.
Dog reading a book

Dog reading a book Monday 21st August
1.00 - 2.30
Doggy Tales
Join us for fun Doggy tales and activities with Gemma from the Dogs Trust.
For children aged 6 and over.
Book your free place at the library.

Wednesday30th August to Saturday 2nd September
All Day
Crafty Catch Up Week
Time to catch up on any crafts that you missed out on.
Fun

Barton Library
Monkey Friday 28th and Saturday 29th July
10.30 - 5.30 and 10.30 - 12.30
Cars 3 Cool Crafts
Join us for some Lightning McQueen inspired crafts and fun.
Free drop-in session.

Tuesday 1st August
10.30 - 5.30
Summer Hama Beads
Let your imagination run wild making some summery Hama Bead creations.
Free drop-in session.
Hama Beads

Ice lolly Wednesday 2nd August
10.30 - 5.30
Ice Lolly Bookmarks
Watch the temperature soar with these super cool ice lolly bookmarks with real working thermometers!
Free drop-in session.

Friday 4th and Saturday 5th August
10.30 - 5.30 and 10.30 - 12.30
Pinwheel Windmills
Make your own working pinwheel windmill to whirr the wind!
Free drop-in session.
Pinwheel Windmill

Lego bricks Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th August
10.30 - 5.30
Lego Crafts and Fun
Including Paint-Your-Own salt dough Lego mini figure!
Stand him on your shelf or turn him into an amazing fridge magnet.
Plus make your own Lego inspired door hanger and more!
Free drop-in session.

Friday 11th and Saturday 12th August
10.30 - 5.30 and 10.30 - 12.30
Knights and Princesses Craft
Make yourself a brave knight's helmet with a working visor or a beautiful hat fit for a fairytale princess.
Free drop-in session.
Knight and Princess

Dog reading a book Tuesday 15th August
10.30 - 12.00
Dogs Trust Story and Craft Session
Join Gemma from the Dogs Trust on this special session.
Free tickets from the library.

Wednesday 16th August
10.30 - 5.30
Elegant Elephant Craft
Design and make your own 3D elephant to take home with you. Why not make an elephant parade?
Free drop-in session.
Blue elephant

Caterpillar Friday 18th and Saturday 19th August
10.30 - 5.30 and 10.30 - 12.30
Crazy Cute Caterpillar Magnets
Make your caterpillar sitting on a leaf to put on your fridge door!
Free tickets from the library.

Tuesday 22nd August
1.30 - 2.30
Zoolab presents Animals Detectives
Join ZooLab and their animals for a fantastical tale of mystery and intrigue.
Brought to you by The Friends of Barton Library.
Suitable for children aged 2 to 12 years.
Tickets are £3.50 available from the library.
Blue elephant

Two minions Wednesday 23rd August
10.30 - 5.30
Minions Craft and Fun
Join us for plenty of fun inspired by everyone's favourite Despicable Me 3 characters.
Free tickets from the library.

Friday 25th and Saturday 26th August
10.30 - 5.30 and 10.30 - 12.30
Spiderman Crafts
Make your own Spidey style (or another superhero if you prefer) door plaque with your name on!
Free drop in session
Fun

Pirate digging for treasure Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th August
10.30 - 5.30
Pirate Craft and Fun
Ahoy there Mateys! Join us for a treasure filled day of swashbuckling fun.
Free tickets from the library.

Bedford Central Library
Every Saturday between 11.00 and 12.00 and Wednesday between 2.00 and 3.00
Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.

Every Thursday between 11.00 and 11.30
Storytime
Join us for fabulous free stories.

Every Saturday between 12.00 and 4.00 and every Thursday between 11.30 and 12.30
Colouring Club
Just drop in to get creative with some colouring.

Every Saturday between 2.00 and 3.00
Games Club
Love games? Come along and play against other games lovers!

Friday 28th July
2.00 - 3.00
Crafty Snakes Craft
Drop in for this snake themed craft.
Snake coming out of a basket

Detective Monday 31st July
11.00 - 12.00
Detective's Disguises
What disguises would you use if you were detecting? Come along to design and make your own disguises to take home.

Tuesday 1st August
1.00 - 4.00
Ready Steady Roll
Come along for lots of fun!
Ready Steady Roll Logo

Book cover of Detective Dog Wednesday 2nd August
11.00 - 12.00
Story and Craft
Detective Dog is the story of the day followed by a craft.

Friday 4th August
2.00 - 3.00
Moustache Craft
Time to add to your disguises kit by making a selection of moustaches to wear.
Moustache

Fun Monday 7th August
2.00 - 3.00
Code Cracking Activity
Can you break the secret codes? Come along and have a go at the code cracking activity sheet.

Tuesday 8th August
11.00 - 12.00
Hermelin Detective Mouse Story and Craft
Enjoy this great story followed by a mouse themed craft.
Mouse

Fun Wednesday 9th August
11.00 - 12.00
Secret Messages Matchbox Craft
Come along and make your own spy craft secret messages matchbox.

Friday 11th August
2.00 - 3.00
Loom Bands Workshop
Let's get creative with Loom Bands - what design will you make?
Loom Bands

Tiger mask Monday 14th August
11.00 - 12.00
Animal Masks
Make a wonderful animal mask to take home - who will you choose to be?

Tuesday 15th August
11.00 - 12.00
Swag bag Craft
Make your own swag bag - what will loot will be in yours?
Swag bag

Book cover of Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam Wednesday 16th August
11.00 - 12.00
Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam Story and Craft
Will the cat burglar get away with it? Find out and then stay for a fun craft.

Friday 18th August
2.00 - 3.00
Finger Print Line-Up
Create your own line-up of suspects.
A thief

A detective badge Monday 21st August
11.00 - 12.00
ID Badges
Drop in to make your detective's ID badge, what will the name of your Detective Agency be?

Tuesday 22nd August
11.00 - 12.00
006 and a Bit Story and Craft
Listen to this great story then stay for the craft.
Book cover of 006 and a Bit

Fun Wednesday 23rd August
11.00 - 12.00
Pom Pom Spy Bugs
Make your own spy bugs to take home - what colours will you go for?

Friday 25th August
2.00 - 3.00
Secret Scratch Bookmarks
Make your own secret scratch bookmark to take home.
Fun

Loom Bands Tuesday 29th August
2.00 - 3.00
Loom Bands Workshop
Let's get creative with Loom Bands - what design will you make?

Wednesday 30th August
11.00 - 12.00
Penguin in Peril Story and Craft
Three cats plan to steal a penguin from the zoo - will all go to plan?
Book cover of Penguin in Peril

Fun Friday 1st September
2.00 - 3.00
Get Away Car Bunting Craft
Drop in to make your own bunting.

Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th, Friday 8th and Saturday 9th September
All Day
Animal Agents Activity Packs
Join us to do Animal Agents activity sheets.
The Animal Agents

Biggleswade Library
Every Monday and Wednesday between 10.00 - 5.00
Colouring and Puzzles
Drop in for colouring and puzzle fun.

Friday 28th July
10.00 - 5.00
Minions Bookmarks
Create a Minion bookmark to take home.
Minions

Crown Saturday 29th July
10.00 - 3.30
Crown Craft
Design and make a crown - be king or queen for the weekend.

Tuesday 1st August
10.00 - 5.00
Binoculars Craft
Make a pair of binoculars to take home.
Fun

Rainbow Fish Friday 4th August
10.00 - 5.00
Rainbow Fish Craft
Create a fabulous sparkly rainbow fish to take home.

Saturday 5th August
10.00 - 3.30
Pirate Craft
Ahoy me hearties!
Join us for pirate themed crafts.
Pirate digging for treasure

Bear Tuesday 8th August
10.00 - 5.00
Bear Craft
Drop in to make a bear using paper plates.

Friday 11th August
10.00 - 5.00
Windmill Craft
Let's hope for a light breeze to turn your colourful windmills.
Pinwheel Windmill

Fun Saturday 12th August
10.00 - 3.30
Secret Code Glasses
Come along to make an essential part of your secret agent kit.

Dog reading a book Tuesday 15th August
10.00 - 5.00
Tube Dogs
Dog inspired crafty fun for the whole family.

Friday 18th August
10.00 - 5.00
Bugs Craft
Creepy crawly crafty activities - which bugs will you choose?
Ladybird

Cat Tumbling Saturday 19th August
10.00 - 3.30
Ginger Cats
Cat themed craft for everyone to enjoy.

Tuesday 22nd August
10.00 - 5.00
Fingerprints Craft
Fingerprint messy fun.
Fun

Rabbit running Friday 25th August
10.00 - 5.00
Rabbit Masks
Drop in to make rabbit masks.

Saturday 26th August
10.00 - 3.30
Blossom Trees
Free fabulous craft for the whole family to enjoy!
Fun

Snake coming out of a basket Tuesday 29th August
10.00 - 5.00
Snake Craft
Slithery snake themed craft - how long will your snake be?

Friday 1st September
10.00 - 5.00
De-Coders
Calling all secret agents!
Join us to create de-coders - can you work out the secret message?
Fun

Fish blowing bubbles Saturday 2nd September
10.00 - 3.30
Paper Plate Fish
Join us to make fish using paper plates - what colour will yours be?

Saturday 9th September
10.00 - 3.30
Octonauts Craft
Love Octonauts?
Drop in for this fabulous craft.
Fun

Bromham Library
Every Friday between 3.30 and 5.00
Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.

Friday 28th July
2.00 - 5.00
Cute Koala
Come along to make a cute koala - just drop in!
Koala

Fun Saturday 29th July
10.00 - 12.00
Animal Bookmarks
Drop in to design and make your own animal bookmark.

Monday 31st July
10.00 - 12.30 and 2.00 - 5.00
Colouring Day
Drop in anytime today and enjoy our colouring choices - you can do more than one if you want!
Dancing pencils

Elephant Wednesday 2nd August
11.00 - 12.30
Elefun
Jon us for an elephant story and craft.

Saturday 5th August
10.00 - 12.00
Animal Masks
Create an animal mask to take home - which animal will you be?
Tiger

Frog jumping Monday 7th August
2.00 - 5.00
Create Club
Come along to make a paper plate animal - go on join the club!

Wednesday 9th August
11.00 - 12.30
Animal Swap Shop
Join us for an animal story and then craft - fun for the whole family.
Fun

Octopus Friday 11th August
2.00 - 5.00
Octopus Mobile
Drop in to make an octopus mobile to take home.

Saturday 12th August
10.00 - 12.00
Footprint Prints
Have fun stamping animal footprints - just drop in!
Animal footprint

Multi-coloured birds Monday 14th August
10.00 - 12.00
Briliant Birds
Fabulous bird themed craft for everyone to enjoy.

Wednesday 16th August
11.00 - 12.30
Teddy Bear's Picnic
Teddy story and craft - why not bring your favourite teddy along?
Teddy bear

An aardvark Friday 18th August
2.00 - 5.00
Can you picture an aardvark?
Find out what an aardvark likes to eat and more - an aardvark themed afternoon.

Saturday 19th August
10.00 - 12.00
Animal Agent Activities
Join us for a range of Animal Agent activities and lots of fun!
The Animal Agents

Pencils dancing Monday 21st August
All Day
Colouring Day
Drop in anytime today and enjoy our colouring choices - you can do more than one if you want!

Wednesday 23rd August
11.00 - 12.30
Pirates Ahoy!
Come along to listen to a fabulous pirate story and then stay for the craft.
Pirate digging for treasure

Ladybird Saturday 26th August
10.00 - 12.00
Creeping Critters
Bug themed crafts for the whole family!

Wednesday 30th August
11.00 - 12.30
What You Saw From the Submarine
Join us for a submarine story and then a craft.
Blue fish blowing bubbles

The Animal Agents Saturday 2nd September
10.00 - 12.00
Animal Agent Activities
Join us for a range of Animal Agent activities and lots of fun!

Dunstable Library
Friday 28th July
10.00 - 3.00
Disney Car Craft
Join us for Disney Card fun.
Fun

Robot Monday 31st July
9.30 - 11.00 and 11.30 - 1.00
Robotic Workshops
Free robotic workshops led by PrepareRobo Ltd.
For children aged 6 years plus.
Book your free place at the library.

Tuesday 1st August
11.00 - 12.00
Memory Lane
A new show created by Art Town Young Company in association with the residents of Red House Court.
Memory Lane presents the stories of Houghton Regis’ elderly residents through the eyes of Art Town Young Company, a company of local young people aged 13-19 years old.
In celebration of the differences and similarities of local lives across the generations Memory Lane will move and delight audiences of all ages.
Book your free tickets on the Full House website.
Memory Lane sign

Fun Wednesday 2nd August
10.00 - 3.00
Monster Truck Craft
Free family fun with a monster truck theme.

Friday 4th August
10.00 - 3.00
Emoji Craft
Join us for a craft based on everyone's favourite way to communicate!
Smiling emoji

Fun Monday 7th August
10.00 - 3.00
Superhero Craft
Be here for a super superhero craft - just drop in!

Tuesday 8th August
10.00 - 3.00
Angry Birds Craft
Free fabulous crafts for the whole family.
Fun

Book cover of Letter to Pluto Wednesday 9th August
11.00 - 12.00
Lou Treleaven Author Visit
Best selling children's author Lou Treleaven will be visiting to talk about her new book 'Letter to Pluto'.
Join us for a book reading, crazy crafts, colouring and a book signing.
Book your free ticket at the library.

Friday 11th August
10.00 - 3.00
Rainbow Fish Craft
Create a fabulous sparkly rainbow fish to take home.
Rainbow Fish

Funny character dancing Monday 14th, Friday 18th, Monday 21st, Friday 25th and Saturday 26th August
11.15 - 12.00 and Saturday at 12.00 - 1.00
Hip Hop Dance Fun!
Join in with our Hip Hop dance session and create a final performance in the library on Saturday 26th August.
For children aged 8 years and over.
Book your free place at the library.

Tuesday 15th August
10.00 - 12.00
Bracelet Making
If you are aged 5 or older then come along to make a beautiful bracelet for yourself or someone you love.
Fun

Dog reading a book Wednesday 16th August
10.30 - 12.00
Doggy Tales
Join us for fun Doggy tales and activities with Gemma from the Dogs Trust.
For children aged 6 and over.
Book your free place at the library.

Wednesday 23rd August
10.00 - 3.00
Submarine Craft
A submarine themed craft to keep everyone in the family entertained.
Fun

Cat tumbling Tuesday 29th August
10.00 - 3.00
Cat Craft
Cat themed crafts for the whole family!

Wednesday 30th August
10.00 - 3.00
Monster Craft
Drop in to create and make your own monster.
Blue monster

Fun Friday 1st September
10.00 - 3.00
Craft Mash Up
Missed a craft over the summer then come along and join in with our end of summer craft mash up day.

Flitwick Library
Every Friday between 10.00 and 5.00
Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.

Every Saturday between 10.00 and 3.00
Lego Club and Colouring
Fun activities to entertain!
Lego and colouring for everyone.

Butterfly Monday 31st July
10.00 til we run out!
Dragonflies and Butterfly Craft
Drop in to make beautiful butterflies and dragonflies to take home.

Tuesday 1st August
10.00 til we run out!
Dalmation Craft
Craft designed on the best spotty dogs in the world.
Dalmation

Fun Thursday 3rd August
10.00 til we run out!
Trolls Craft
Free fun Troll themed craft for the whole family.

Friday 4th August
10.00 til we run out!
Minion Glasses
Minion fun in the library, come early we may run out!!
Minions

Lion Monday 7th August
10.00 til we run out!
Lion Craft
Will you be the King of Craft with this King of the Jungle craft?

Tuesday 8th August
10.00 til we run out!
Monster Masks
Will your monster mask be scary or friendly?
Monster

Detective with magnifying glass Thursday 10th August
10.00 til we run out!
Detective Bookmark
Design your own detective themed bookmark.

Saturday 12th August
10.00 - 3.00
Mix Up Day
Missed out on any of the crafts so far?
No problem today you have a second chance!
Fun

Fun Monday 14th August
10.00 til we run out!
Ninjago Craft
Do you love Lego and Ninjago?
Yes? Then you will love today's craft - just drop in!

Tuesday 15th August
10.00 til we run out
Seahorse Picture
Design and make your own seahorse picture.
Seahorse

Fun Thursday 17th August
10.00 til we run out!
Cars 3 Bookmark
Celebrate the new Cars movie with us - make a fabulous bookmark to take home.

Thursday 17th August
2.00 - 3.00
Coding Club
Come along to our coding club taster session.
Want to know more about coding, then this is your chance!
There are only 6 places so book your slot now.
Code

Dog reading a book Monday 21st August
3.30 - 4.30
Doggy Tales
Gemma from the Dogs Trust visits to tell stories, plus there are doggy crafts.
Book your free place at the library.

Tuesday 22nd August
10.00 til we run out
Rainbow Fish
A sparkly craft with everyone's favourite fish at the centre.
Rainbow Fish

Code Tuesday 22nd August
10.00 - 11.00
Coding Club
Come along to our coding club taster session.
Want to know more about coding, then this is your chance!
There are only 6 places so book your slot now.

Elephant Thursday 24th August
10.00 til we run out!
Elephant Craft
An elephant craft for the whole family to enjoy.

Tuesday 29th August
10.00 til we run out
Secret Agent Binoculars
Come along and add these fabulous binoculars to your agent kit.
Fun

Elephant Thursday 24th August
10.00 til we run out!
Mix Up Day
Missed out on any of the crafts so far?
No problem today you have a final chance!

Houghton Regis Library
Friday 28th July
10.00 - 3.00
Snappy Crocodile Craft
Come along for this crocodile themed craft and make it snappy!
Crocodile walking

Bee flying Monday 31st July
10.00 - 3.00
Bumblebee Craft
Come on down to enjoy this buzzy craft !

Tuesday 1st August
2.00 - 3.00
Memory Lane
A new show created by Art Town Young Company in association with the residents of Red House Court.
Memory Lane presents the stories of Houghton Regis’ elderly residents through the eyes of Art Town Young Company, a company of local young people aged 13-19 years old.
In celebration of the differences and similarities of local lives across the generations Memory Lane will move and delight audiences of all ages.
Book your free tickets on the Full House website.
Memory Lane sign

Lion Wednesday 2nd August
10.00 - 3.00
Lion Craft
Make a fabulous lion's head using doilies.

Friday 3rd August
10.30 - 12.30
Doggy Tales
Join us for fun Doggy tales and activities with Gemma from the Dogs Trust.
For children aged 6 and over.
Book your free place at the library.
Dog reading a book

A shark Monday 7th August
10.00 - 3.00
Shark Craft
Free family fun - just drop in!

Wednesday 9th August
10.00 - 3.00
Mirror Craft
Design your own mirror board to take home.
Mirror

A bucket and spade on the beach Friday 11th August
10.00 - 3.00
Seaside Craft
Come along for this seaside crab craft.

Wednesday 9th August
10.00 - 3.00
Mirror Craft
Design your own mirror board to take home.
Mirror

A butterfly Monday 14th August
10.00 - 3.00
Butterfly Craft
Make a beautiful 3D butterfly to take home.

Wednesday 16th August
10.00 - 3.00
Farmyard Craft
Create your own farmyard - which animals will you include?
Sheep running

Fun Friday 18th August
10.00 - 3.00
Garden Lantern Craft
Create your own garden lantern.

Monday 21st August
10.00 - 3.00
Frog Craft
Froggy crafts for family fun!
Frog jumping

Colourful umbrella Wednesday 23rd August
10.00 - 3.00
Umbrella Craft
Create your own colouring brolly picture.

Friday 25th August
10.00 - 3.00
Ice Cream Craft and a Treat
Join us for an ice cream themed craft and the chance for a fabulous treat!
Ice cream

Fun Wednesday 30th August
10.00 - 3.00
Lolly Sticks Craft
Create an amazing picture frame using lolly sticks.

Friday 1st September
10.00 - 3.00
Peppa Pig Craft
Come along for a craft based on everyone's favourite pig!
Peppa Pig

Kempston Library
Every Tuesday at 2.00 and Thursday at 11.00
Wiggles and Jiggles
Fabulous songs and rhymes for under ones.

Every Wednesday between 2.00 and 5.00
Colouring Club
Join us for relaxing colouring time.

Every Monday and Friday between 3.30 and 5.30
Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.

Every Monday between 2.15 and 2.45
Under Five Storytime
Join us for fabulous stories.

Every Tuesday between 11.00 and 11.30
Under Five Rhymetime
Come along for lovely rhymes and songs.

Elephant Friday 28th July
2.00 - 5.00
Our Zoo - Elephant
Collect the first animal for your zoo - the elephant

Friday 28th July
2.15 - 3.15
Animal Edutainment Launch Event
Animal Edutainment join us again to launch this years challenge -join us to meet the animals and learn lots of interesting facts.
Suitable for children aged 4 to 12 years.
Free tickets available from the library.
The Animal Agents

Saturday 29th July
10.00 - 3.30
Paper Chain Snakes
Create slithery snakes from paper chains - how long will yours be?
Snake coming out of basket

Tiger Monday 31st July
10.00 - 4.30
Tiger Masks
Drop in to make a tiger mask to take home.

Tuesday 1st August
11.30 - 4.30
Lenny the Lion
Lion themed craft - great fun for everyone!
Lion

Panda Wednesday 2nd August
2.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Pandas
Make a wonderful panda using paper plates and your imagination.

Thursday 3rd August
10.00 - 4.30
Stand-Up Elmers
Make a Elmer to take home.
Elmer the elephant

Blue fish blowing bubbles Friday 4th August
2.00 - 5.00
Our Zoo - Fantastic Fish
Add to your zoo with a fantastic fish.

Saturday 5th August
10.00 - 3.30
Monkey Door Hangers
Make a door hanger to take home - how cheeky will your monkey be?
Monkey

Growing sunflower Monday 7th August
10.00 - 4.30
Smiling Sunflowers
Nothing is more summery than a smiling yellow sunflower.

Tuesday 8th August
11.30 - 4.30
Pasta Giraffe Pictures
Come along to make a giraffe picture using pasta and glue!
Giraffe eating leaves

Fun Wednesday 9th August
2.00 - 5.000
Spooky Wood Scene
Make a spooky wood scene to take home and scare the family!

Thurday 10th August
10.00 - 4.30
Hama Beads
Let's get creative with Hama Beads - what will your design be like?
Hama Beads

Crocodile walking Friday 11th August
2.00 - 5.00
Our Zoo - Crocodiles
Come along to collect your crocodile and make it snappy!!

Saturday 12th August
10.00 - 3.30
Dazzling Dragonflies
Design and make a fantastic dragonfly.
A dragonfly

Planet Monday 14th August
10.00 - 4.30
Fantasy Planets
A planetary themed craft for the whole family to enjoy!

Tuesday 15th August
11.30 - 4.30
Animal Masks
Which animal will you be?
Tiger

Elephant Wednesday 16th August
2.00 - 5.00
Elephants with Straws
An elephant craft using straws.

Thursday 17th August
10.00 - 4.30
Paper Plate Peacocks
Make a beautiful peacock using paper plates.
Peacock

A variety of coloured birds Friday 18th August
2.00 - 5.00
Our Zoo - Tropical Birds
Time to add some birds to your zoo.

Saturday 19th August
10.00 - 3.30
Crazy Flamingos
Make your own crazy pink flamingo!!
A flamingo

Fun Monday 21st August
10.00 - 4.30
Roosters
Rooster themed craft fun.

Tuesday 22nd August
11.30 - 4.30
Summer Trees
Fabulous craft fun for the whole family.
Tree

Dolphin Wednesday 23rd August
2.00 - 5.00
Diving Dolphins
Deep sea dolphin crafts.

Thursday 24th August
10.00 - 4.30
Weaving Fish
Test your weaving skills with the fishy themed craft.
Fish blowing bubbles

Lion Friday 25th August
2.00 - 5.00
Our Zoo - Lions
Time to add the King to your zoo - roaring good fun.

Saturday 26th August
10.00 - 3.30
Hama Beads
Join us for Hama Bead fun - what design will you create and make?
Hama Beads

Snake coming out of a basket Tuesday 29th August
11.30 - 4.30
Wriggly Snakes
Slithery snake craft - join us to make your own wriggly snake.

Wednesday 30th August
2.00 - 5.00
Magazine Strip Animals
More animal craft fun - come along to write and draw a magazine strip.
Fun

Fun Thursday 31st August
10.00 - 4.30
Eye Spy Binoculars
Every agent needs them - make your own binoculars to help with your missions.

Friday 1st September
2.00 - 5.00
Our Zoo - Monkeys
The final animal to enter your zoo - the cheeky monkey!
Monkey

Fun Saturday 2nd September
10.00 - 3.30
Summer Mash Up!
Catch up on all the crafts you have missed.

Leighton Buzzard Library
Tuesday 1st August
10.00 - 11.00
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Think of yourself as Greg Heffley?
We will be making a craft based on the popular Jeff Kinney book.
Book cover of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

My Life as a Courgette Wednesday 9th August
2.00 - 3.00
My Life as a Courgette
To celebrate the release of the film 'My Life as a Courgette' we are inviting you to join us in making and decorating your own paper courgette character.
Just drop in!

Thursday 17th August
10.00 - 11.00
Despicable Me 3
Do you like Minions?
Join us in making a Minion themed craft.
Minions

Firedog Sam craft Saturday 26th August
2.00 - 3.00
Firedog Sam
Come along to make your very own firedog to celebrate the release of the film 'Fireman Sam: Alien Alert'.
Just drop in!

Wednesday 30th August
10.00 - 11.00
Jungle Craft
Warning do not enter!!
Join us to make a jungle animal themed door hanger to take away with you.
Snake emerging from basket

A monkey Saturday 9th September
2.00 - 3.00
Jungle Roar!
Have a roaring good time whilst making jungle themed pencil pots to mark the end of the Summer Reading Challenge.
Just drop in!

Potton Library
Every Friday between 2.00 and 5.00
Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.

Fun Saturday 29th July
10.00 - 12.30
Spiderman Crafts
Drop in to make masks and bookmarks to take home.

Monday 31st to Saturday 5th August
Treasure Island Week
Design a treasure map using invisible pens - drop in anytime all week.

Monday 31st July
2.00 - 5.00
Pirate Crafts
Join us for fabulous pirate themed crafts - pirate masks, treasure maps and pirate models made from spoons.
Pirate digging

Fun Wednesday 2nd August
2.00 - 5.00
Telescope Kaleidoscope
Build your own kaleidoscope to spot enemy ships!

Friday 4th August
10.00 - 12.30
Mermaid and Ocean Crafts
Mermaid models and ocean scenes including whales, dolphins and sharks.
A mermaid

Fun Saturday 5th August
10.00 - 12.30
Craft Catchup
Your chance to catch up on this weeks Treasure Island themed crafts!

Monday 7th to Saturday 12th August
Code Breaking Week
Have a go at solving codes, make a code breaker to create secret messages yourself - drop in anytime all week.

Monday 7th August
2.00 - 5.00
Hama Beads
Create your own, or follow ones of our designs.
Hama Beads

Egyptian Lady Wednesday 9th August
2.00 - 5.00
Egyptian Crafts
Make an Egyptian collar, colour in an Egyptian headdress and stamp out your name in hieroglyphs.

Friday 11th August
10.00 - 12.30
Spy and Detective School
Make your own ID badge, investigate your fingerprints, make a disguise mask and investigate who has eaten the library's cookies by following the clues in the library.
A private detective

Fun Saturday 5th August
10.00 - 12.30
Craft Catchup
Your chance to catch up on this weeks Code Breaking themed crafts!

Monday 14th August
2.00 - 5.30
Who has Eaten the Library Cookies?
Come along, make a magnifying glass and solve the clues in the library - you win one of the cookies if you can solve the puzzle.
A private detective

Book cover of Aliens Love Underpants Monday 14th August
2.00 - 5.00
Aliens Love Underpants Craft
Make an alien and there will be lots of underpants to colour!

Wednesday 16th August
11.00 - 12.00
Teddy Bear's Picnic Storytime and Bear Hunt
Bring your teddy, a mat and a snack for our bear stories and bear hunt.
We will meet on the Henry Smith Playing Fields, or the library if the weather is not good.
Teddy in PJs

Fun Wednesday 16th August
3.00 - 5.00
Magic Writing
A story building workshop for children aged 8 to 12 years with Laura Noakes, award winning author from Potton!
Book your free place at the library.

Wednesday 16th, Friday 18th and Saturday 19th August
2.00 - 5.30, 10.00 - 12.30 and 10.00 - 12.30
Who has Eaten the Library Cookies?
Come along, make a magnifying glass and solve the clues in the library - you win one of the cookies if you can solve the puzzle.
A private detective

Fun Friday 18th August
2.00 - 5.30
Fun with Straws
See if your rocket will fly and make a straw Ninja.

Monday 21st to Saturday 26th August
Snakes and Ladders Week
Make a snakes and ladders game to take home - drop in anytime all week.

Monday 21st August
2.00 - 5.00
Hama Beads
Create your own, or follow ones of our designs.
Hama Beads

Fun Wednesday 23rd August
2.00 - 5.00
Coffee Filter Art Activity
Make a pretty design, or the tail for a peacock with our special pens.

Friday 25th August
10.00 - 12.30
Animal Agents Finger Puppets
Drop in to make Animal Agents to take home.
The Animal Agents

Fun Wednesday 30th August
All Day
Craft Catchup
Your chance to catch up on this weeks crafts!

Friday 1st September
10.00 - 12.30
Butterfly Crafts
Join us to make beautiful butterfly themed crafts.
A butterfly

Fun Monday 4th September
2.00 - 5.00
Craft Catchup
Your chance to catch up on this weeks crafts!

Putnoe Library
Friday 28th July
10.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Animals Craft
Create an animal using a paper plate and your imagination.
Fun

Lion Tuesday 1st August
10.00 - 5.00
Card Craft
Design an animal shaped card to take home.

Thursday 3rd August
10.00 - 5.00
Tiger Crafts Day
Join us for tiger themed crafts and activities.
Tiger

Fun Friday 4th August
10.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Animals Craft
Create an animal using a paper plate and your imagination.

Tuesday 8th August
10.00 - 5.00
Rainbow Fish Crafts
Come along for sparkly crafts based on the prettiest fish there is.
Rainbow Fish

Panda Thursday 10th August
10.00 - 5.00
Panda Crafts Day
Who doesn't love a panda? Join us for panda themed crafts and fun.

Friday 11th August
11.00 - 12.00
Animal Storytime
Bring along your cuddly animal and have picnic lunch in our garden.
Bring your own picnic blanket and packed lunch.
Teddy

Fun Tuesday 15th August
10.00 - 5.00
Decorate Animal Shapes
Decorate a range of animal shapes to take home and start your own zoo.

Thursday 17th August
10.00 - 5.00
Giraffe Crafts Day
Giraffe themed crafts and activities for the whole family.
Giraffe eating leaves

Fun Friday 18th August
10.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Animals Craft
Create an animal using a paper plate and your imagination.

Tuesday 22nd August
10.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Sharks and Whales
Make a shark or whale from a paper plate - which will you choose to make?
Shark

Ladybird Thursday 24th August
10.00 - 5.00
Mini Beast Crafts
Bee and ladybirds crafts - join the buzz!

Friday 25th August
10.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Animals Craft
Create an animal using a paper plate and your imagination.
Fun

Sheep running Tuesday 29th August
10.00 - 5.00
Farm Animals Crafts
Free fantastic fun crafts for everyone.

Thursday 31st August
10.00 - 5.00
Frame It!
Draw a picture of your favourite animal.
Fun

Fun Friday 1st September
10.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Animals Craft
Create an animal using a paper plate and your imagination.

Sandy Library
Every Friday between 2.00 and 5.30
Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.

Friday 28th July
9.30 - 1.00
Spinning Tops
Design and decorate a spinning top - how long will yours keep spinning?
Fun

Jellyfish Monday 31st July
9.30 - 3.00
Jellyfish
Design a wobbly jellyfish - fabulous fun!

Tuesday 1st August
9.30 - 3.00
Pink Button Flamingoes
Make a fantastic flamingo using pink buttons.
Flamingo

Cupcake Thursday 3rd August
9.30 - 3.00
Cupcakes
Tasty crafts with cupcakes - how will you decorate yours?

Friday 4th August
9.30 - 1.00
Fish Hands
A fishy themed craft to end the week
Blue fish

Snails Monday 7th August
9.30 - 3.00
Button Snails
Make a snail from buttons and glue!

Tuesday 8th August
9.30 - 3.00
Wise Old Owls
Owly crafts - how wise will your owl be?
Owl in a tree

Fun Thursday 10th August
9.30 - 3.00
Door Plaques and Coasters
Design and make a plaque for your door and coasters, maybe they could be a gift for someone?

Friday 11th August
9.30 - 1.00
Umbrella Craft
Free family fun with a brolly theme!
Fun

Ice cream cone Monday 14th August
9.30 - 3.00
Ice Cream Sundaes
Have fun creating your own ice cream sundae.

Tuesday 15th August
9.30 - 3.00
Ice Lollies
Now decorate an ice lolly.
Ice lolly

Snake coming out of basket Thursday 17th August
9.30 - 3.00
Snake Craft
Make slip and slide snakes.

Friday 18th August
9.30 - 1.00
Penguins on Sticks
We all love penguins - join us to make your own penguin on a stick!
Penguin

Cat tumbling Monday 21st August
9.30 - 3.00
Cat Craft
Feline fun for the family.

Tuesday 22nd August
9.30 - 3.00
Patchwork Elephants
Design and decorate your own version of Elmer.
Elmer the elephant

Tiger Thursday 24th August
9.30 - 3.00
Tiger Craft
Get wild with this tiger craft.

Friday 26th August
9.30 - 1.00
Scarecrows
What will your scarecrow look like?
Fun

Pirate digging Tuesday 29th August
9.30 - 3.00
Fairies and Pirates
Fabulous crafts - just drop in and enjoy!

Thursday 31st August
9.30 - 3.00
Roosters
Rooster themed craft for everyone.
Fun

Butterfly Friday 1st September
9.30 - 1.00
Butterflies
Beautiful butterfly crafts to end the holidays.

Shefford Library
Every Thursday between 10.00 and 11.00
Lego Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.

Every Tuesday from 25th July to 29th August
10.00 - 11.30 and 2.00 - 3.30
Summer Crafts
Join us every week for free fabulous crafts for the whole family to enjoy!
Bags cost £1.50.
Sun wearing sunglasses

Teddy in PJs Thursday 10th August
5.00 - 5.30
Teddy Bear Sleepover
Let your teddy bear enjoy a sleepover at the library with all the other teddy bears of Shefford.
Drop off between 5.00 and 5.30. Join us for tucking in and a bedtime story at 5.30.
Pick them up between 9.30 and 6.00 on Friday 11th.

Stotfold Library
Every Wednesday between 3.30 and 5.30
Storytime, Lego and Duplo Club
Love Lego? Come along and get building.

Fun Saturday 29th July
10.30 - 12.30
Junior Quiz
Drop in and have a go at our quiz - the first challenge of the holidays!

Monday 31st July
10.30 - 12.00
Bunny Spoons and Bird Feeders
Come along and make a bunny using a spoon and why not create a bird feeder as well?
Rabbit running

Fun Saturday 5th August
10.30 - 12.30
Sports and Skills
A sports themed challenge - we will be outside if the weather is nice!

Monday 7th August
10.30 - 12.00
Jungle Crafts
Create a jungle themed pencil pot and coasters.
Tiger

Fun Saturday 12th August
10.30 - 12.30
Code Breakers
A code breaking challenge - can you work it out?

Monday 14th August
10.30 - 12.00
Dinosaur Crafts
Fabulous dinosaur crafts - dinosaur gliders, masks and sticker scenes.
Dinosaur walking

Fun Saturday 19th August
10.30 - 12.30
Tower Building
Who can build the tallest tower - could it be you?

Monday 21st August
10.30 - 12.00
Beach Hut Crafts
Make a beach hut box to take home.
Bucket and spade on the beach

Fun Saturday 26th August
10.30 - 12.30
Treasure Hunt
Can you find the treasure in the library?

Toddington Library
Tuesday 1st August
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Minion Crafts
Fabulous Minion themed crafts.
Minions

Fun Thursday 3rd August
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Super Hero Crafts
This is your chance to become a super hero - what will your super powers be?

Tuesday 8th August
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Elmer Crafts
He is everyone's favourite patchwork elephant - come and be inspired!
Elmer the elephant

Fun Thursday 10th August
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Emoji Crafts
Fantastic free fun!

Tuesday 15th August
2.30 - 4.00
Doggy Tales
Gemma from the Dogs Trust visits to tell stories, plus there are doggy crafts.
Book your free place at the library.
Dog reading a book

Fun Thursday 17th August
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Frozen Crafts
Frozen themed crafts in the summer!! Let it go!

Tuesday 22nd August
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
At the Zoo Crafts
Zoo crafts - let's get wild!
lion

Peppa Pig Thursday 24th August
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Peppa Pig Crafts
Peppa themed crafts to make everyone smile.

Tuesday 29th August
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Paddington Crafts
Paddington Bear crafts - promise you will not have to eat marmalade!
Paddington Bear

Shark Thursday 31st August
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Shark Attack Crafts
Shark themed crafts.

Saturday 5th September
10.00 - 12.00 and 2.00 - 4.00
Mix 'n' Match Crafts
Time to catch up on all the crafts you have missed.
Fun

Wootton Library
Pencils dancing Friday 28th July
2.30 - 4.00
Colouring Club
Come in and choose from our great colouring selection.

Friday 28th July
SOLD OUT
Animal Edutainment Launch Event
Animal Edutainment join us again to launch this years challenge -join us to meet the animals and learn lots of interesting facts.
Suitable for children aged 4 to 12 years.
Free tickets available from the library.
The Animal Agents

Fun Saturday 29th July
10.30 - 12.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.

Friday 28th July
4.00 - 5.00
Animal Edutainment Launch Event
Animal Edutainment join us again to launch this years challenge -join us to meet the animals and learn lots of interesting facts.
Suitable for children aged 4 to 12 years.
Free tickets available from the library.
The Animal Agents

Monkey Monday 31st July
2.30 - 5.30
Monkey Craft
Join us for monkey fun - how cheeky will you be?

Wednesday 2nd August
10.30 - 12.30
Panda Craft
Join us for a panda themed craft - great fun for the family.
Panda

Jigsaw pieces Wednesday 2nd August
2.30 - 5.30
Jigsaw Club
Drop in and have a go at completing one of our jigsaws - can you get it done in time?

Friday 4th August
2.30 - 5.30
Parrot Craft
Can you make your own Pretty Polly?!
Parrot

Fun Saturday 5th August
10.30 - 12.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.

Monday 7th August
2.30 - 5.30
Puzzle Time
Do you love a good puzzle? Then come along and challenge yourself!
Fun

Giraffe eating leaves Wednesday 9th August
10.30 - 12.30
Giraffe Craft
Join us for a giraffe themed craft and fun.

Wednesday 9th August
2.30 - 5.30
Jigsaw Club
Drop in and have a go at completing one of our jigsaws - can you get it done in time?
Jigsaw pieces

Sausage Dog Friday 11th August
2.30 - 5.30
Sausage Dog Craft
Come along and join in with this Dachshund themed craft - come on they are so cute!

Saturday 12th August
10.30 - 12.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.
Fun

Bear Monday 14th August
2.30 - 5.30
Beartime Craft
Join us for this beary good craft!

Wednesday 16th August
10.30 - 12.30 and 2.30 - 5.30
Turtle Craft
Visit the library for turtley fabulous fun!
Turtle

Hedgehog Friday 18th August
2.30 - 5.30
Hedgehog Craft
Today's craft is based around everyone's favourite garden animal... the hedgehog.

Saturday 19th August
10.30 - 12.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.
Fun

Rabbit Monday 21st August
2.30 - 5.30
Bunny Craft
Hop into the library for this free fun craft.

Wednesday 23rd August
10.30 - 12.30 and 2.30 - 5.30
Octopus Craft
Fabulous fun for all the family.
Octopus

Snake coming out of basket Friday 25th August
2.30 - 5.30
Make a Snake Bookmark
Design and create a snake themed bookmark.

Saturday 26th August
10.30 - 12.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.
Fun

Butterfly Wednesday 30th August
10.30 - 12.30 and 2.30 - 5.30
Butterfly Craft
Make a beautiful butterfly to take home.

Friday 1st September
2.30 - 5.30
Ladybird Craft
Join us for a ladybird craft - what colour will your spots be?
Ladybird

Saturday 2nd September
10.30 - 12.30
Lucky Dip Crafts
Catch up on the crafts you have missed this week.
Fun

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