From Saturday 11 to Saturday 18 February, families are invited to visit Bedford Borough Libraries for free fun craft activities. Bedford Central, Bromham, Kempston, Putnoe, and Wootton libraries all have activities planned. Crafts include; creating bug masks, paper bag dinosaurs, and Valentine’s Day Cards. There will also be colouring and Lego clubs in all the libraries. Bedford Central Library has a special half-term Story Time on Wednesday 15 February 11:30am – 12:00pm.
Councillor Doug McMurdo, Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, said, “This is a wonderful opportunity for children across Bedford Borough to visit our libraries and engage in a wide variety of free creative activities over the holidays”
“I recommend the Story Time session at Bedford Central Library to everyone with young children!”
All children are welcome, even if they are not yet library members, and all activities are free. Parents and carers must remain with children under 14. It is free for people of all ages to join Bedford Borough Libraries. A parent or guardian will need to complete a form for children to join a library during staffed hours. It is also possible to join online at any time and then collect a library card during staffed hours.
Once joined, members can choose from a fantastic range of physical books and magazines for all ages. Members can also access thousands of digital books, audiobooks and magazines, at no charge.
Discover a full list activities and opening hours for Bedford Borough Libraries at www.bedford.gov.uk/libraries. Find the half-term events in the ‘Children and teens’ section.