Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens

Spooky Poetry Halloween Contest

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 1:16pm -- Circulation

Join us for a spooky poetry contest! Write a poem using spooky words and bring it to the Children's Room desk by Friday October 22. Poems will be displayed from October 22 through November 1. Entries will be separated into two age categories: 5-7 and 8-12. Children's Room staff will choose a winner from each category to be the lucky recipient of a very tasty prize!

Fall Programming Guidelines in the Children’s Room

Fri, 08/20/2021 - 2:14pm -- Emily S


This fall we strongly encourage face masks in the library for everyone over 2 years old, regardless of vaccination status. The Library Board of Trustees agreed at their August 20th meeting that face coverings should be strongly encouraged when the spread of Covid-19 is at substantial transmission levels in Hillsborough County as identified by the CDC.

Summer Reading Finale Ice Cream Truck!

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 4:12pm -- Emily S

It’s been a great few weeks of Tails and Tales Summer Reading and we want to celebrate! All our Summer Reading participants are welcome to come get a free ice cream treat on Thursday July 29 from 11:30-12:30 in the Bedford Village Commons parking lot. You can register for the ice cream truck finale by clicking here.

We will also have free prize books and a coupon for a free kiddie cone at Hayward’s Ice Cream at the library for our participants.

The 2021 Great Stone Face Winner and the New List!

Tue, 06/15/2021 - 11:53am -- Emily S

It's that time again - a new Great Stone Face list is here! New Hampshire students in grades 4 through 6 are invited to read books from the list and then vote on their favorite in the spring.

Clicking on any of the cover images will bring you to our catalog where you can place a hold on the title.

The 2021 winner is Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick!

Are You Ready for Summer Crafts?

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 6:08pm -- Emily S

Are you ready to craft this summer? We'll be offering take and make crafts starting next week on June 14! Each craft will be indivdually packaged for you to take home and complete. Instructions will be included with the craft and a video demonstation will be available on our Youtube page. We'll offer a different craft every week through Summer Reading until July 30. Please be sure to take one craft per child. Feel free to ask for crafts when you pick up your books curbside! Happy Crafting!

A Summer of Tails and Tales Begins with Virtual Wildlife Encounters!

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 1:10pm -- Circulation

Next week is the first week of summer reading and we are looking forward to meeting some real live Tails and Tales ambassadors with Wildlife Encounters! There will be 2 virtual shows - one on Monday and one on Thursday - with opportunities to meet live animals with expert handlers. This program will be on Zoom where everyone gets a front row seat and get see the animals up close. Both programs will be the same, so please choose one when registering. The Zoom link will be emailed out one hour before the program begins.

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