The Bedford Public Library is pleased to have Kathy Stoughton, M. Ed., joining us on March 17 for a program for parents all about affordable education options.
Did you just finish a book from a series and want to read more, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’ve found a new author and want to make sure you start at the beginning and read the books in order? Or are you just looking for the most recent book featuring your favorite detective? Reading series can be challenging sometimes, but here at the Bedford Public Library we have tools to help keep your reading on track!
Did you know that most New Year’s resolutions are broken on January 17th? The library has many resources to help you keep your resolutions well into 2020; free with your library membership!
As the 2010s concluded, staff at many magazines, websites, and libraries took a look back and chose the best books of the decade. It's fascinating to review the variety of new stories that emerged during the 2010s and to see which ones we're still talking about. Reviewing these lists is also a wonderful way to add to your TBR list. Time Magazine, the Boston Public Library,
A carefully selected book is a very special gift, but it can be tricky to choose just the right one. Fortunately, there are many places to find help. For a sure bet, take a look at this list of the books that have appeared on the most “best books” lists so far this year. Check out the Indie Next list of bo
On Wednesday, October 26th we held our second Reader's Tea of the year. This time the focus was Take Time to Read! I (Caitlin) offered some tips on how to squeeze more reading time into your life, and several staff members gave book talks about excellent books they've read recently.
Here are some tips from my presentation:
Recently, you may have seen one of our new read-alike bookmarks, offering recommendations for your next great read, tucked inside of a book. These bookmarks are designed to suggest books that you may enjoy because of similar themes, writing styles, characters, settings and more. They now cover more than 60 of our most popular titles, from
Thanks to the generosity of the Bedford Library Foundation, the Canterbury Shaker Village Museum pass is now available.
This pass admits any combination of two adults or children to the museum and exhibits. The admission co-pay is $6 per adult and $3 per child. The pass can be used for most special events, except Village Rising, Ghost Encounters, and Christmas at Canterbury.
During the upper level closure, we’re providing as many services and items as possible in the lower level gallery, but we know that our mini-library can’t replicate the experience of getting lost in the stacks and serendipitously finding your next great read. We’ve already heard from several of you who miss browsing.