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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.

New Historical Fiction for Summer, 2021

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 2:21pm -- Patricia

Do you love reading historical fiction?  Browse the covers below to find some of the new titles coming to the Bedford Public Library this summer - just in time for your summer reading!  To learn more about a title or reserve a copy, just click on the cover the visit our online catalog!  Need help finding a book in another format?  Please call 472-2300 or email reference@bedfordnh.org.

 

Books for Readers Who Loved The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 4:59pm -- Patricia

Did you love the dramatic historical fiction, parallel narratives and flawed characters of The Alice Network?  Browse the carousels below to find more titles we think you'll enjoy!  To find the book in our online catalog to read more about it or place a hold, just click on the cover image.

Looking for more recommendations?  Try filling out our BookMatch form or ask us for help finding books by emailing reference@bedfordnh.org.

Wildlife Field Guides for Summer Reading 2021

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 12:11pm -- Patricia

Were you thinking of checking out a field guide to complete the wildlife identification activity and earn an extra raffle ticket for the Adult or Teen Summer Reading programs?  Scroll through the carousels to find a few of the guides we have available for everything from tiny insects to towering trees.

Not finding what you're looking for?  Need assitance placing a hold?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@bedfordnh.org.

 

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.

Browse the Book Displays From May Online

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 4:34pm -- Patricia

Did you miss your chance to check out a book from one of our displays last month?  Or maybe you read a book and are looking for more just like it?  Scroll through the carousels below to see what was on display last month at the Bedford Public Library!  If you find something that interests you, click on the cover image to visit our online catalog and read summaries,learn more about the book and request a copy for yourself.

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