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Change to guidance from Thursday 27th January

From Thursday 27th January we are asking to help keep you, other customers and our staff safe by wearing a mask.


Reservations in Central Bedfordshire remain free of charge.

Visit the Virtual Library for more details and opening times.

Arena App home pagePut the library in your pocket!

You can:

  • Search the catalogue for a title (or scan an ISBN barcode) to see if we have the book and where it is
  • Request titles with just two clicks!
  • Renew your loans
  • Check and cancel your reservations
  • Keep on top of your account
  • Link your card to your children's cards so you can manage everything in one place
  • Find library details and locate the library on a map, it will even give you directions to the library!

Follow this link and download today!
Find out more about the app on the Virtual Library.

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