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This is your Arena - a place for you to manage your loans, requests and so much more!

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Services Unavailable Weekend of 27th to 29th January

The Virtual Library and Arena will be unavailable between 20:00 Saturday 27th and 7:00 Monday 29th January.
Services in Bedford Central Library on Sunday 28th January will be severely restricted.
This is due to major server upgrade work by our systems supplier.
We apologise for the inconvenience that this may cause.     

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Leighton Buzzard Mini-Library Opens

Leighton Buzzard Library will reopen Tuesday 9th January with a mini-library on the First Floor. 
The Ground Floor is still not open due to the flood damage.
Further updates will be posted here and on our Facebook and Twitter account as we have them.
Don't forget you can return and borrow from any library in Central Bedfordshire and Bedford Borough. Plus you can renew your items here, call your local library or Contact Us.

New Arena App New Arena App

Image of app homepagePut the library in your pocket!

You can:

  • Search the catalogue
  • Request titles with just two clicks!
  • Renew your loans
  • Check and cancel your reservations
  • Keep on top of your account
  • Find library details and locate the library on a map, plus get directions to the library!

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

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