Your local library - opening times, facilities and activities

Here you can find opening times for the libraries within Bedford Borough.

We will update this page soon with details of activities and facilities available. 

Bedford Central Library

Harpur St, Bedford MK40 1PG. Tel 01234 718178.

Facilities include free Wi-Fi, access to computers, printing and photocopying (charges apply), accessible entrance.

Opening times

Staff availability

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

Self-service

9am-11am

9am-11am

9am-11am

9am-11am

9am-11am

9am-10am

10am-11am

Staffed

11am-4pm

11am-4pm

11am-4pm

11am-4pm

11am-4pm

10am-5pm

11am-2pm

Self-service

4pm-6pm

4pm-6pm

4pm-6pm

4pm-6pm

4pm-6pm

5pm-6pm

2pm-4pm

Activities

Activity Day Time
Baby Rhymetime Mondays 11.30am-12pm (term-time only)
Building Block Play (1 year and over) Tuesdays 11am-1pm (term-time only)
Bedfordshire Heritage Library

Tuesdays

Fridays (Autumn)

11am - 1pm and 2pm-4pm

11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm

Rhymetime (18 months - 5 years) Thursdays 11.30am-12pm (term-time only)
Lego Club Saturdays 11am-3pm
Sunday Funday Sundays 11.30am-1.30pm

Kempston Library

Kempston Library, Halsey Road, Kempston, MK42 8AT. Tel 01234 276453.

Facilities include Free Wi-Fi, access to computers, printing and photocopying (charges apply), accessible entrance, car park.

Opening times

Staff availability

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Self-service

9.30am-2pm

 

9.30am-2pm

 

9.30am-6pm

 

Staffed

2pm-5pm

10am-4pm

2pm-5pm

10am-4pm

 

10am-4pm

Self-service

5pm-6pm

4pm-6pm

5pm-6pm

4pm-6pm

 

4pm-5pm

Activities

Activity Day Time
Lego Club

Mondays

Wednesdays

2pm-4.45pm 

2pm-4.45pm 

Rhymetime (18 months - 5 years) Tuesdays 11am-11.30am (term-time only)
Building Block Play (1 year and over)

Tuesdays

 

11am - 1pm (term-time only)

 

Wiggles and Jiggles (up to 18 months)

Tuesdays

Thursdays

2pm-2.30pm (term-time only)

11am-11.30am (term-time only)

Knit and Natter Thursdays 2pm-3.30pm
Saturday Kids' Club Saturdays 10am-3.30pm

Putnoe Library

Putnoe Library, Library Walk, Putnoe Street, Putnoe, MK41 8HQ. Tel 01234 276462.

Facilities include Free Wi-Fi, access to computers, printing and photocopying (charges apply), accessible entrance, car park.

Opening times

Staff availability

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Self-service

9am-2pm

 

9am-6pm

 

9am-2pm

 

Staffed

2pm-5pm

10am-4pm

 

10am-4pm

2pm-5pm

10am-4pm

Self-service

5pm-6pm

4pm-6pm

 

4pm-6pm

5pm-6pm

4pm-5pm

Activities

Activity Day Time
Building Bock Play (1 year and over) Tuesdays 10am-12pm (term-time only)
Knit and Natter

Tuesdays

 

10.30am-12pm

Board Games for Adults                             alternate Thursdays       10.30am-12pm (from 8 November)
Adult Colouring Fridays 2.30pm-4pm
Lego Club Saturdays 10am-3.30pm
Jigsaw Puzzle Swap                                      first Saturday of each month 10am-3pm

Bromham Library

Bromham Library, Springfield Drive, Bromham, MK43 8NT. Tel 01234 824391.

Facilities include Free Wi-Fi, access to computers, printing and photocopying (charges apply), accessible entrance, car park.

From 1 - 31 December opening hours at Bromham Library will be as follows:

Staff availability

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Self-service

10am-5pm

9am-5pm

 

9am-5pm

 

9am-10am

Staffed

 

 

10am-12pm

 

10am-12pm

10am-1pm

Self-service

 

 

12pm-5pm

 

12pm-5pm

1pm-4pm

Activities

Activity Day Time
Lego Club Saturdays 10.30am-12.30pm

Wootton Library

Wootton Library, Lorraine Road, Wootton, MK43 9LH. Tel 01234 766061.

Facilities include Free Wi-Fi, access to computers, printing and photocopying (charges apply), accessible entrance, car park.

Opening times

Weeks beginning 5 and 19 December, opening hours at Wootton Library will be as follows:

Staff availability

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Self-service

9am-5pm

 

9am-5pm

10am-5pm

9am-2pm

9am-11am

Staffed

 

10am-12pm

 

 

2pm-5pm

11am-1pm

Self-service

 

12pm-5pm

 

 

 

1pm-4pm

Weeks beginning 12 and 26 December, opening hours at Wootton Library will be as follows:

Staff availability

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Self-service

9am-2pm

10am-5pm

9am-5pm

10am-5pm

9am-2pm

9am-11am

Staffed

2pm-5pm

 

 

 

2pm-5pm

11am-1pm

Self-service

 

 

 

 

 

1pm-4pm

Activities

Activity Day Time
Building Block Play (1 year and over)              Fridays 2.35pm-4.30pm
Rhymetime (18 months to 5 years) Fridays 2.15pm-2.35pm (term-time only)
Lego Club

Saturdays

11am-12.30pm