Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens

Summer's Coming...

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:28am -- Miss Luci

"Every Hero Has a Story"...that's the theme of this year's Summer Reading Program!
We're planning a fun-filled summer for you here at the library, featuring Superheroes
and Real-Life Heroes. Miss Luci will be visiting Bedford schools in June to tell you all
about it. There will also be scads of information here on our Website and also right in the library.
All Bedford kids from age 3-12 are welcome to join the reading club. Registration will
begin on Monday, June 8, but it  will remain open until the program ends in August.

Frozen Sing-a-Long

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:41am -- Miss Luci

Need some vacation inspiriation? Experience the award-winning animated hit like never before in the full-length sing-along edition. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with mountain man Kristoff and a snowman named Olaf, to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Come join us in song on Thursday, April 30! Movie runs from 2:00- 3:45pm.

Poets of the Week

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:46pm -- Miss Luci

Last, but not least...  Toadstool gift card winners for the final week of our Poetry Contest are: Selar Kotlar and Max Murhti. Congratulations to all who channeled their inner muses and entered the contest. Don't stop dreaming...don't stop writing...and don't stop visiting us at the library!

Vacation Station

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:39pm -- Miss Luci

 If you’re looking for something fun to occupy your days of leisure, we may have something for you! Are LEGOs your thing? On Wednesday, April 29, Bedford Recreation Director Jane O’Brien will be presenting a program on LEGO building here at the library, from 1:00-3:30pm. Miss Jane will post a project to inspire kids to express their creativity and individuality, as well as encourage cooperative team building. The results will remain on display at the library until the end of May. On-line registration begins April 15th.

Vote soon!

Mon, 04/20/2015 - 12:17pm -- Miss Luci

April is the month for voting on your favorite Great Stone Face book! All youngsters in Grades 4-6 are invited and encouraged to cast their ballots for their favorite title on the list. These books have been on display for almost a year now, but there is still a little time remaining to catch up on your reading…no need to read them all! Polls will be open from Wednesday, April 1st to Tuesday, April 28th. Let your voice be heard…every vote counts!

Paws to Read Reminder...

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:11am -- Miss Luci

Hey, kids...Maddy will be back tomorrow, Thursday, from 4:00 - 5:30! There are still a few time slots left if you'd like to come and read with her. Maddy is a sweet, patient Golden Retriever who loves to listen to kids practice their reading skills. You may register on-line or just drop by and see if there's room.

Poets of the Week

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:20pm -- Miss Luci

We're excited to announce the first week's winners in our April Poem in Your Pocket Contest! In the younger age category, Melody McCarthy won with her poem on a paint chip about the color called "Candy Mix". The honors in the Age 8 & up category went to Claire Kraemer, with a wonderful original poem in free verse, entitled "Swimming". Both winners received gift certificates to Toadstool Book Shop. Why not try your hand at it? You may be next week's winner! Simply write some original poetry and bring it to the Children's Library.

Voting Time!

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:21pm -- Miss Luci

 

April is the month for voting on your favorite Great Stone Face book! All youngsters in Grades 4-6 are invited and encouraged to cast their ballots for their favorite title on the list. These books have been on display for almost a year now, but there are still a few weeks remaining to catch up on your reading…no need to read every one! Polls will be open from Wednesday, April 1st to Tuesday, April 28th. Let your voice be heard…every vote counts!

Poetry Contest

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 1:50pm -- Miss Luci

In honor of National Poetry Month, we're having a "Pocket Poem Contest" in the Children's Library. You could win a gift certificate to Toadstool Bookshop! Simply bring in your poems and put them in the pockets on the bulletin board. There will be 2 levels for judging: Age 7 and under & Age 8-13. Every Friday during the month of April, the staff will evaluate the poems and pick the winners. Be sure to attach the slip provided, indicating your name, age, and phone number... weekly winners will be notified.

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