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Imagination in Bedford Borough Libraries

Aged 10 – 18 years and planning to do some summer holiday reading?
Join ImagiNation 2017 and share your reactions to the books you have been reading by creating an ImagiNation hack.
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Shelf Help

An amazing collection of books to help children aged 13 to 18 to manage their mental health, wellbeing and emotional resilience using recommended reading.
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Arena App!

The library in your pocket!
Search, request, renew and check your reservations.
Easy to use.
Download from your app store today!

Free downloadable e-magazines

Free downloadable e-magazines

Choose from over 50 popular titles on a range of subjects.
All you need is your library card number and PIN and a RB Digital account.

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Choose from over 16,000 graphic novels and comics.
Read online or download using the ComicsPlus app.
Discover the amazing selection here.
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Teen Links

Recommended websites for homework, careers, books and so much more.
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Be a Summer Reading Challenger Volunteer

Do you like the idea of volunteering with children during the summer holidays?
Can you spare time over the summer holidays listening to children chat about books?
We would love to hear from you!

Make a Difference

We Need You!

Why not volunteer in your local library and make a difference?
Bedford Borough are looking for volunteers to help with stock, promotions, Lego Club and activities.
The answer is here...

The answer is here...

Discover newspapers archives, online reference books, and more to find the answers you seek.