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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.

Ampthill | Barton | Bedford Central | Biggleswade | Bromham | Dunstable | Flitwick | Houghton Regis | Kempston | Leighton Buzzard | Potton | Putnoe | Sandy | Shefford | Stotfold | Toddington | Wootton
Ampthill Library
Thursday 20th and Friday 21st December
9.30 - 12.30 and 9.30 - 5.00 (closed between 1.00 and 2.00)
Holiday Crafts
Join us to make a robin Christmas tree decoration or a Mary Poppins craft.
Robin

Calendar Thursday 27th, Friday 28th December and Wednesday 2nd January
9.30 - 12.30, 9.30 - 5.00 (closed between 1.00 and 2.00) and 2.30 - 5.30
Calendar Craft
Drop in to make a Four Seasons calendar to take home.

Barton Library
Thursday 20th December
9.00 - 1.00
Reindeer Craft
Come along and make a wooden reindeer.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Merry Christmas Friday 2st December
9.00 - 1.00
Christmas Crafts
Get in the Christmas spirit with us - make fabulous crafts to take home.

Wednesday 2nd January
2.00 - 5.00
Hama Beads
Get creative with Hama Beads.
Hama Beads

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!

Rhymetime
11.30 - 12.00
Get your singing voices ready!
Come along to Rhymetime on Thursdays through the holidays.

Lego bricks Wednesday 19th December
11.30 - 3.30
Lego Club and Colouring
Lego fun and why not draw and colour a picture for our Christmas scene.

Friday 21st December
11.30 - 12.00
Christmas Storytime
Join us for fabulous Christmas stories.
Santa laughing

Merry Christmas Friday 21st December
12.00 - 3.00
Christmas Gift Bag Craft
Drop in to make a beautiful gift bag to take home.

Saturday 22nd December
10.30 - 4.30
Christmas Card Craft and Lego Club
Come along to make a Pip and Posy Christmas card to take home.
Whilst you are here why not have some building fun with our Lego too.
Santa dancing

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Monday 24th December
11.30 - 2.30
Christmas Lucky Dip Crafts
Missed one of our crafts? Don't worry you can catch up with our Lucky Dip today.

Friday 28th December
11.30 - 3.30
Polar Bear Craft
Join us for a post Christmas polar bear themed craft.
Polar bear

Fun Saturday 29th December
10.30 - 4.30
Lucky Dip Crafts and Lego Club
Missed one of our crafts? Don't worry you can catch up with our Lucky Dip today.
Plus have some Lego fun whilst you are here!

Monday 31st December
11.30 - 2.30
Calendar Craft
Get ready for the new year by making a calendar to take home.
Calendar

Dice Wednesday 2nd January
11.30 - 3.30
Board Games
Settle in for some board games fun.

Biggleswade Library
Santa laughing Saturday 15th December
11.00 - 3.00
Santa Faces
Decorate Santa's face to take home.

Bromham Library
Thursday 20th December
2.30 - 4.30
Wiggle Eyes Christmas Cards
Drop in to make fun googly eye Christmas cards.
Merry Christmas

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Friday 21st December
10.00 - 11.30
Reindeer Decorations
Come along and make a reindeer decoration to take home for your tree.

Saturday 22nd December
10.30 - 12.30
Christmas Cracker Craft
Make a fun colourful Christmas cracker - who will you pull yours with?
Christmas Cracker

Christmas pudding Monday 24th December
10.00 - 11.30
Christmas Pudding Cards
Your final chance to make a card for someone you love.

Thursday 27th December
2.30 - 4.30
Calendar Craft
Get ready for 2019!
Make a Scratch Art calendar to take home.
Calendar

Fun Friday 28th December
10.00 - 11.30
Happy New Year Wreaths
Make and decorate a wreath to welcome in the New Year.

Saturday 29th December
10.30 - 12.30
Mixed Crafts
Missed a craft over the holidays? Just come along and have a try today.
Fun

Fun Monday 31st December
10.00 - 11.30
New Year Bookmarks
Start the new year with a lovely new bookmark for all the fabulous books you will be borrowing from the library in 2019.

Wednesday 2nd January
10.00 - 11.30
New Year Colouring
Join us for fun colouring.
Dancing pencils

Flitwick Library
Christmas stocking Saturday 15th December
10.00 until we run out!
Christmas Trees
Decorate a Christmas tree to take home.

Thursday 20th December
10.30 - 11.15!
Christmas Stories and Songs
Get in the festive spirit and meet our special guest!
Santa laughing

Santa dancing Friday 21st December
10.00 until we run out!
Santa Craft
Santa fun for everyone!

Saturday 22nd December
10.00 until we run out!
Snowflake Craft
Snowy crafts to get you in the mood.
Snowflake

Fun Thursday 27th December
10.00 - 3.00
K'Nex and Snap Circuits
Building fun for the whole family.

Friday 28th December
10.00 - 3.00
Lego, Mega Blocks and Colouring
Love Lego? Come along to get creative and then chill out with some colouring.
Lego bricks

Calendar Saturday 29th December
10.00 until we run out!
Calendar Craft
Get ready for the New Year and make your own calendar.

Wednesday 2nd January
10.00 until we run out!
Craft Mash Up
Missed a craft? Come along and have a go today.
Fun

Houghton Regis Library
Santa laughing Thursday 20th December
11.00 - 12.00
Santa's Storytime and Craft
Join us for fabulous Christmas stories and craft, plus meet our special guest!

Friday 21st December
10.00 - 3.00
Mouse Craft
Come along to make a candy cane mouse to take home and enjoy.
Mouse

Snowman in an scarf Saturday 22nd December
10.00 - 3.00
Melting Snowman Craft
Drop in to make your own melting snowman.

Thursday 27th December
10.00 - 3.00
Winter Snow Scene Craft
Come along to create your own winter snow scene.
Polar bear

Owl on a branch Friday 28th December
10.00 - 3.00
Owl Craft
Create your own pine cone snowy owl.

Saturday 29th December
10.00 - 3.00
Calendar Craft
Get ready for the New Year and make your own calendar.
Calendar

Kempston Library
Monday 17th, Friday 21st, Monday 31st December and Friday 4th Januay
2.00 - 5.00
Christmas and New Year Lego Club Special
Come and get festive with the building blocks.

Tuesday 18th, Thursday 20th, Thursday 27th December and Thursday 3rd Januay
3.30 - 5.00
Dice Warriors
If you love board games fun then this is the place for you!
Drop in for a game.

Merry Christmas Saturday 15th December
10.00 - 3.30
Merry Christmas Bunting
Drop in to make fun fabulous Merry Christmas bunting.

Monday 17th December
2.15 - 2.45
Christmas Storytime Special
Join us for wonderful Christmas stories and tales.
Santa laughing

Santa laughing Tuesday 18th December
11.00 - 11.30
Christmas Rhymetime Special
Get your singing voices warmed up - come along for lots of Christmas themed rhymes.

Wednesday 19th December
2.00 - 5.00
Christmas Colouring Club Special
There will be lovely festive themed colouring sheets for you to colour in.
Christmas pudding

Christmas bauble Thursday 20th December
10.00 - 4.30
Christmas Mosaic Decorations
Get creative with mosaic to make decorations.

Friday 21st December
2.00 - 5.00
Christmas Tree Craft
Decorate your own Christmas tree.
Christmas stocking

Christmas stocking Saturday 22nd December
10.00 - 3.30
Christmas Tree Pictures
Drop in for more festive fun!

Thursday 27th December
10.00 - 4.30
Calendar Making
Prepare for the new year by making a fabulous calendar.
Calendar

Friday 28th December
2.00 - 5.00
Paper Plate Snow Globes
Drop in to make fabulous snow globes to take home.
Snow Globe

Glasses Saturday 29th December
10.00 - 3.30
Funky Party Glasses
Go crazy decorating your party glasses.

Wednesday 2nd January
2.00 - 5.00
New Year Goals Card
What do you want to achieve in 20196 - add them to your Goals Card.
Fun

Polar bear Saturday 5th January
10.00 - 3.30
Polar Bears!
Polar bear themed craft - free family fun for everyone!

Leighton Buzzard Library
Saturday 15th December
2.00 - 3.00
Grinch Craft
Be inspired by the new Grinch movie.
Free tickets available from the library.
Fun

Santa laughing Tuesday 18th December
11.00 - 12.00
Santa Face Craft
Fabulous Santa themed craft.
Free tickets available from the library.

Thursday 20th December
11.00 - 12.00
Christmas Tree Card Craft
Make a lovely tree card to give to someone you love.
Free tickets available from the library.
Christmas stocking

Christmas Stocking Thursday 20th December
2.00 - 3.00
Stocking Craft
Design and decorate a Christmas stocking to take home and hang up.
Free tickets available from the library.

Friday 21st December
2.00 - 3.00
Reindeer Decoration Craft
Create reindeer shaped Christmas tree decorations.
Free tickets available from the library.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Saturday 22nd December
2.00 - 3.00
Reindeer Craft
Make a reindeer using your handprint!
Free tickets available from the library.

Potton Library
Penguin Treasure Hunt
Saturday 1st December to Saturday 5th January
Drop in and have a go at the Penguin Hunt.
There's a penguin related surprise once the hunt is completed!

Lego Club
Friday 21st December and Friday 4th January
2.00 - 5.00
Love building?
Come and join our Lego Club!

Building Club
Saturday 22nd December and Saturday 5th January
1.45 - 3.30
Get creative with Lego and Knex!

Saturday 15th December
2.00 - 3.30
Christmas Cards
Drop in to colour in cards to take home and to help decorate the Carol Singers Library Display.
Santa laughing

Christmas bauble Thursday 20th December
10.00 - 12.30
Christmas Bauble Biscuits
Join us to ice and decorate your Christmas bauble biscuit.

Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd December
10.00 - 12.30 and 9.30 - 3.30
Christmas Door Hangers
Drop in and colour in a Christmas door hanger to take home - so you are ready for Christmas Eve.
Merry Christmas

Calendar Thursday 27th, Friday 28th and Saturday 29th December
10.00 - 12.30, 10.00 - 5.00 and 9.30 - 3.30
Calendar Craft
Prepare for the new year by making a fabulous calendar.

Thursday 3rd January
10.00 - 12.30
Penguin Craft
Fabulous penguin themed craft for all the family to enjoy.
Penguin

Fun Friday 4th January
10.00 - 12.30
Olaf Lantern Craft
Join us for this Frozen inspired Olaf lantern craft.

Putnoe Library
Christmas Treasure Hunt
Friday 14th December to Wednesday 2nd January
Drop in and have a go at the Treasure Hunt.

Friday 14th December
2.30 - 3.00
Christmas Storytime
Join us for some festive Christmas stories.
Santa laughing

Snowflake Wednesday 19th December
2.30 - 4.00
Scratch Art Christmas Baubles and Snow Flakes
Get creative with Scratch Art.

Thursday 20th December
11.00 - 4.00
Festive Unicorn and Christmas Elf Decoration
Make fabulous decorations to take home and put on your tree.
Unicorn

Owl on a branch Friday 21st December
2.30 - 4.00
Christmas Owl Baubles
Join us to make your very own owl bauble.

Saturday 22nd December
10.00 - 3.00
Festive Food Wooden Decoration
What is your favourite Christmas treat?
Use it for your decoration inspiration!
Christmas pudding

Fun Thursday 27th December
11.00 - 4.00
Poinsettia Card Craft
Design a card using the festive poinsettia.

Friday 28th December
2.30 - 4.00
Polar Pals Magnet
Make a magnet with a Polar theme!
Polar bear

Fun Saturday 29th December
10.00 - 3.00
Rainbow Star Felt Craft
Design a colourful star to take home.

Monday 31st December
2.30 - 4.00
Fireworks Art
It's New Years Eve so lets go firework crazy!
Fireworks

Alien appearing from spaceship Wednesday 2nd January
2.30 - 4.00
Rocket Ship and Alien Craft
Crafts that are out of this world!

Sandy Library
Christmas Colouring Competition
Drop into the library to collect a Christmas shape, decorate it and we will then display them in the library windows.
There will be a prize for the best designed entry.

Christmas Quiz
Saturday 1st to Tuesday 18th December.
A fun quiz for all ages.
There will be a prize for a correct entry pulled out a hat.

Christmas Treasure Hunt
Friday 10th December to TBC
Hunt around the library for the 12 days of Christmas.

Thursday 20th December
11.00 - 3.00
Christmas Bauble Day
Drop in to decorate beautiful wooden Christmas baubles - take them home and hang them on your tree!
Christmas bauble

Shefford Library
Lego Cards
Just pop into the library and pick up packs of Lego Cards, no swapping required.
Saturday 15th December
11.30 - 1.00
Christmas Gift Box
Come along and make a gift box to take home.
Christmas present

Merry Christmas Thursday 20th, Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd December
10.30 - 12.00, 2.30 - 4.00 and 11.30 - 1.00
Christmas Crafts
Drop in for free fabulous Christmas themed crafts.

Stotfold Library
Lego bricks Wednesday 19th December
4.00 - 5.30
Lego Club
Love Lego?
Come along and get building!

Thursday 20th December
9.00 - 12.00
Santa Craft
Join us for a fabulous free Santa themed craft.
Santa laughing

Christmas stocking Friday 21st December
2.00 - 5.00
Christmas Tree Craft
Drop in for a Christmas tree themed craft.

Saturday 22nd December
9.00 - 3.00
Coffee and Lego
Love building?
Get creative with fabulous Lego whilst Mum and Dad have a coffee!
Lego bricks

Snowman in a scarf Thursday 27th December
9.00 - 12.00
Snowman Craft
Design and decorate a snowman to take home.

Friday 28th December
2.00 - 5.00
Penguin Pals
Fabulous penguin themed craft for the whole family to enjoy.
Penguin

Snowman in a scarf Saturday 29th December
9.00 - 3.00
Coffee and Lego
Love building?
Get creative with fabulous Lego whilst Mum and Dad have a coffee!

Toddington Library
Face Painting
Saturdays in December
1.00 - 3.00 Drop in for free face painting this month.

Thursday 20th December
9.30 - 12.00
Christmas Crackers
Join us to make a Christmas cracker with a special treat inside!
Christmas Cracker

Christmas bauble Friday 21st December
9.30 - 12.00 and 2.30 - 5.00
Christmas Baubles
Drop in to make a Christmas bauble to take home and hang on the tree.

Saturday 22nd December
9.30 - 3.00
Christmasaurus Crafts
Jurrasic Christmas craft fun.
Merry Christmas

Snowflake Thursday 27th December
9.30 - 12.00
Snowflake Craft
Scratch your own snowflake design.

Friday 28th December
9.30 - 12.00 and 2.30 - 5.00
New Year Craft
Drop in to design your own New Year banner.
Fun

Fireworks Saturday 29th December
9.30 - 3.00
Fireworks Craft
Join us for explosive firework themed crafts.

Wednesday 2nd January
9.30 - 12.00
New Year Craft
Celebrate the arrival of 2019 with these free crafts.
Fun

Wootton Library
Lego Club, Colouring Club and Jigsaws
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays - 3.45 - 4.45
Saturdays 11.00 - 12.30 Why not pop in to get creative!

Christmas pudding Wednesday 19th December
2.00 - 4.30
Christmas Card Craft
Drop in to make a Christmas card for someone you love.

Thursday 20th December
10.00 - 11.30
Christmas Tree Gift Box
Join us to decorate a Christmas Tree gift box to take home.
Christmas stocking

Teddy Thursday 20th December
10.30 - 10.50
Storytime with Ted
Enjoy fabulous stories with Ted this morning.

Friday 21st December
2.00 - 4.30
Christmas Tree Gift Box
Join us to decorate a Christmas Tree gift box to take home.
Christmas stocking

Christmas Wreath Saturday 22nd December
11.00 - 12.30
Wreath Craft
Decorate a star shaped wreath to hang on your door.

Thursday 27th December
10.00 - 11.30
Star Crafts
Star scratch art and star collage crafts for everyone to enjoy.
Stars

Stars Friday 28th December
2.00 - 4.30
Star Crafts
Star scratch art and star collage crafts for everyone to enjoy.

Saturday 29th December
11.00 - 12.30
Calendar Craft
Get ready for the new year - drop in to make a calendar for 2019.
Calendar

Calendar Monday 31st December
2.00 - 4.30
Calendar Craft
Get ready for the new year - drop in to make a calendar for 2019.

Wednesday 2nd January
2.00 - 4.30
Winter Bookmarks
Wintry themed bookmarks for you to decorate.
Fun

Page last updated: 10th December 2018