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2024

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Ampthill Library
Rhymetime
Every Thursday (term time only)
9.30am - 10.00am
A drop-in session of songs and rhymes
Suitable for children under 4 years old with their carers.

Crafty Tots
Every Thursday (term time only)
From 10.00am until stocks run out
Simple crafts for pre-schoolers

School's Out Club
Every Friday after school and all day Saturdays
Games, puzzles, colouring books and craft activities for kids

Lego Club
Every Saturday
10.00am - 3.00pm
We have Lego out in the library every Saturday,
come and make an amazing creation!

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 1.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Barton Library
Fun Time
Every Tuesday (term time only)
9.30am - 10.00am
Stories and a sing-a-long for under 5s
All children should be accompanied by a parent or carer

Lego Club
Every Wednesday 3.30pm - 5.00pm
and Saturday 10.30am - 12.30pm
Come along and play with our Lego and Duplo
All children should be accompanied by a parent or carer

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 1.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Bedford Central Library
Bounce and Rhyme
Mondays (term time only)
11.30am - 12.00pm
Suitable for 0 - 18 months

Building Block Play
Every Tuesday (term time only)
11.00am - 1.00pm
Come along and join in
Not suitable for children under 1 years old

Rhymetime
Thursdays (term time only)
11.30am - 12.00pm
Come along for some stories and songs
For Cruisers to Preschoolers
(Our Cruisers to Pre-schooler rhyme time sessions are aimed at toddlers who are up and walking about all the way until they start school)

Lego Club
Every Saturday
11.00am - 3.00pm
Come along and get creative!

Sunday Funday
Every Sunday
11.30am - 1.30pm
Sunday is Funday! – lots of fun for all the family with Giant Lego, board games and puzzles
No need to book just turn up

Biggleswade Library
Rhymetime
Every Wednesday
10.00am - 10.30am
Come along for some stories and songs

Rhymetime with a Story
Every Friday
2.00pm - 2.30pm
Come along for some stories and songs

Lego Club
Every Friday
4.00pm - 5.00pm
Come along and get creative!

Rhymetime
Every Saturday - starting 2nd March
10.00am - 10.30am
Come along for some stories and songs

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 6.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Bromham Library
Lego Club
Every Saturday
10.30am - 12.30pm
Come along and get creative!

Rhymetime
Fridays (term time only)
11.00am - 11.30am
Come along for some stories and songs
For Cruisers to Preschoolers
(Our Cruisers to Pre-schooler rhyme time sessions are aimed at toddlers who are up and walking about all the way until they start school)

Dunstable Library
Messy Mondays
Every Monday (term time only)
10.00am - 10.45am
Just drop in!

Bee-Bots
Every Monday (term time only)
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Just drop in!

Artsy Antics
Every Monday (term time only)
4.30pm - 5.15pm
For ages 8 years and over
Just drop in!

Rhymetime
Every Tuesday (term time only)
10.00am - 10.30am
Come along for some stories and songs
Suitable for under 5 year olds

Draw & Sketch Tablets
Every Tuesday (term time only)
4.00pm - 5.00pm
Suitable for ages 5 years and over
Just drop in!

Play Mats
Every Wednesday (term time only)
10.00am - 12.00pm
Just drop in!

Gaming Session
Every Wednesday (term time only)
4.15pm - 5.00pm
Suitable for ages 8 years and over
Just drop in!

Baby Sensory Session
Every Thursday (term time only)
10.00am - 10.30am

Pokemon Club
Every Fortnight on a Thursday (term time only)
4.30pm - 5.15pm
Contact the library for dates

Maker Space
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
(term time only)
11.00am - 3.00pm
Messy craft sessions - just drop in!
Mondays - Fuzzy Felt
Tuesdays - Play Dough
Wednesdays - Paint Sticks
Thursdays - Free Create
Fridays - Puzzles

Toddler Sensory Play
Every Friday (term time only)
10.00am - 10.30am
Suitable for ages 2-4 years old

GlowPad Drawing Boards
Every Friday (term time only)
11.00am - 12.00pm
Follows our Toddler Sensory session
Suitable for ages 2-4 years old

Lego Dots Club
Every Friday (term time only)
4.15pm - 5.00pm
For ages 8 years and over

Playtime with Duplo and K'nex
Every Saturday
10.00am - 3.00pm

Fuzzy Felt Stay & Play
Every Saturday
1.00pm - 3.30pm
Just drop in!

Children`s Movie Club
Once a month on a Saturday afternoon
4.30pm - 6.30pm
Contact the library for dates

Board Games
Every Sunday
10.00am - 3.00pm
Just drop in!

Minecraft Club
Every Fortnight on a Thursday - just drop in!
4.30pm - 5.15pm
Check with the library for the next club date

Chatterbooks Reading Group
Meets once a month on a Saturday
2.30pm - 3.30pm
Contact the library for more information

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 6.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Flitwick Library
Crafty Tots
Every Tuesday
9.00am - 1.00pm
Join us for some crafty fun

Wrigglers, Crawlers and Walkers
Every Tuesday
10.00am - 10.30am
Term Time Only
Come and join us for some fun stories, songs and rhymes!
The perfect group for under 4's!

Lego Club
Every Saturday
10.00am - 3.00pm
What will you choose to build?

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 6.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Houghton Regis Library
Rhymetime
Every Wednesday (term time only)
10.00am - 10.30am
Come along for some stories and songs
Suitable for 18 months to 5 year olds

After School Lego Club
Every Wednesday (term time only)
3.00pm - 5.00pm
Come along to the library and get creative with the Lego!

Story Time
Every Friday (term time only)
10.00am - 10.30am
Come along for some stories
Suitable for 18 months to 5 year olds

Youth Youth Club
Friday Fortnightly from 29th September (term time only)
4.00pm - 5.30pm
Suitable for ages 9 - 12
A space for games, crafts and hanging out with friends.
Ask at the library for dates.

Pokemon Trading Card Game Club
Every Saturday (term time only)
2.00pm - 3.00pm
Make friendsd and battle Pokemon with our library decks!
Suitable for ages 8 years and over.

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 6.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Kempston Library
Saturday Kids Club
Every Saturday
10.00am - 3.30pm
Join us for FREE colouring, craft, activities, and games (the last craft starts at 3pm)

Lego Club
Every Monday and Wednesday
2.00pm - 4.45pm
What will you decide to build today?

Rhymetime
Tuesdays (term time only)
11.00am - 11.30am
Come along for some stories and songs
For Cruisers to Preschoolers
(Our Cruisers to Pre-schooler rhyme time sessions are aimed at toddlers who are up and walking about all the way until they start school)

Building Block Play
Every Tuesday
11.30am - 1.00pm
Come along and join in
Not suitable for children under 1 years old

Bounce and Rhyme
Tuesdays (term time only)
2.00pm - 2.30pm
Thursdays (term time only)
11.00am - 11.30am
Suitable for 0-18 months
Parents can bring a little mat or blanket for their babies

Leighton Buzzard Library
Lego Club
Every Saturday
10.00am - 1.30pm
What will you decide to build today?

Board Games Club
Every Saturday
2.00pm - 3.30pm
For ages 5 and over
Come and join us for Fun and Games!

Rhyme Time
Every Tuesday (term time only)
2.15pm - 2.45pm
Storytime with Rhymes
Second Saturday of every month
10.00am - 10.30am

Paws to Read
Every Wednesday
3.45pm - 4.45pm
Beginner or reluctant readers aged 6-10 are invited to read to a registered therapy dog.
Contact Leighton Buzzard Library to book a 15-minute session

Stay & Play
Every Tuesday & Thursday (term time only)
10.00am - 12.00pm
For Under 5s

Crafty Toddlers
Every Friday (term time only)
10.00am - 11.00am
Join us for some crafty fun!

Chatterbooks Reading Group
Once a month on a Saturday
11.00am - 12.00pm
Contact the library for dates and information.

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 6.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Potton Library

Stories & Rhymes
Once a month on a Saturday
9.15am - 9.45am
A short session of stories and rhymes on a Saturday morning plus a simple themed craft afterwards.
Dates are publicised in the library

Super Saturday Crafts and Activities
Every Saturday
1.00pm - 3.30pm
Includes Lego and crafts/activites each weekend!

Wednesday 6th March till Saturday 9th March
Mothers Day Cards
Wednesday - 2.00pm - 6.00pm
Thursday - 9.00am - 1.00pm
Friday - 9.00am - 1.00pm & 2.00pm - 6.00pm
Saturday - 9.00am - 4.00pm
Come along and make a card for someone special.
hearts 

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 1.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Saturday 23rd March
9.30am - 3.30pm
Easter Cards
Rabbit with an easter signpost 

Putnoe Library
Lego Club
Every Saturday
10.00am - 3.30pm
Come along and get creative!

Building Block Play
Tuesdays (term time only)
11.30am - 12.00pm
Come along and join in
Not suitable for children under 1 years old

Rhymetime
Tuesdays (term time only)
11.00am - 11.30am
Come along for some stories and songs
For Cruisers to Preschoolers
(Our Cruisers to Pre-schooler rhyme time sessions are aimed at toddlers who are up and walking about all the way until they start school)

Sandy Library
Lego Club
Every Saturday (term time only)
9.30am - 3.30pm
Come along for creative fun!

Stories & Rhymes
Every Thursday (term time only)
2.30pm - 3.00pm
For 0-5 year olds

Crafty Tots
Every Friday (term time only)
9.00am - 1.00pm

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 6.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Shefford Library
Lego Club
Every Saturday
10.00am - 11.00am
Come along and have fun with our Lego and Mega Block/Duplo Bricks.
Ask at the desk for more information

Saturday Crafts
Every Saturday
10.00am - 3.00pm
While stocks last!
Come along and join in.
Suitable for ages 3 and over.

Junior Makers
Every Saturday
2.00pm - 3.00pm
What will you make?
Code our robots, and design and build at our tech sessions.
Drop in - it's free!

Rhyme Time
Every Thursday
10.00am - 10.30am
Come along for a sing song!
Book early as places are limited - come into the library or phone 0300 300 8067

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 6.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Stotfold Library
Story & Rhyme Time
Every Tuesday
10.30am - 11.00am & 11.15am - 11.45am
Come along for a story and a sing song.
Maximum of 10 children per session, on a first come first serve basis.
Suitable for 0 - 5 year olds

Lego & Duplo Club
Every Saturday
10.00am - 3.00pm
Come along and have fun with our Lego and Duplo Bricks.
What will you build today?

Pokemon Club
Every Saturday
10.00am - 12.00pm
Come along to play Pokemon board games and trade your own cards.
Just Drop-in!
Two children playing pokemon board game

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 1.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Toddington Library
Story & Rhyme Time
Every Thursday (Term time only)
10.00am - 10.30am
Come and join us for free Stories and Rhymes
No booking required

Lego Club
Every Saturday
10.00am - 12.00pm
Come and get creative with building blocks!
Not suitable for under 3 year olds

books  Thursday 7th March
9.00am - 1.00pm
World Book Day Fun
Come visit us to take part in some awesome World Book Day themed colouring.
Bonus points if you're in costume!

Wootton Library
Building Block Play
Fridays (term time only)
3.00pm - 4.00pm
For ages 1 year and over
Come along and get creative!

Rhymetime
Fridays (term time only)
2.30pm - 3.00pm
For Cruisers to Preschoolers
(Our Cruisers to Pre-schooler rhyme time sessions are aimed at toddlers who are up and walking about all the way until they start school)

Lego Club
Every Saturday
11.00am - 12.30pm
Come along and get creative!

Page last updated: 29th February 2024