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Dunstable and Flitwick Libraries welcome customers back

We are delighted that from today, Tuesday 18 May Dunstable and Flitwick Libraries will be able to start welcoming customers back through their doors.

Customers will be able to go inside, browse the shelves and pick some top reads to take home. They will be able to book a 45 min slot to use the library computers. Photocopying and printing will also be available.

Customers who do not wish to enter the library will still be able to use the Select and Collect service and pick up their free reservations and book bundles from the library entrance.

In the coming weeks we plan to gradually reopen all Central Bedfordshire Libraries and look forward to welcoming customers back into our spaces. In the meantime all our libraries will continue to help customers to access books and enjoy reading via our Select and Collect service.

E-books, audiobooks and magazines continue to be available to customers 24/7 via our digital libraries on Libby and Borrowbox. Why not download the apps and give them a try?

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Michael Morpurgo’s Tales from Shakespeare: ROMEO AND JULIET, Read by Georgia Landers & Assad Zaman

Sir Michael Morpurgo retells two of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays in this stunning audio collection in association with the RSC, featuring performances by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company and Michael himself.




Fill the library with new books!

A good school library isn't just important for academic achievement. Reading for pleasure also improves children's wellbeing – something our children need now more than ever before. 

Our big prize draw is back, giving you the chance to win £5,000/€5,000 of National Book Tokens for your school's library – and if your entry is picked, you'll also get £100/€120 of National Book Tokens to spend on yourself!

Find out about other previous winners, and enter this year's competition, below. The closing date is Saturday 31st July 2021, and the winner will be announced in the autumn term.


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May 2021 Newsletter