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How to Open a Free Email Account

Sun, 01/24/2021 - 3:59pm -- Patricia


Email is not only a great way to keep in touch with family and friends, it can also save you time and energy by allowing you to provide contact information when signing up for services online (such as the NH COVID-19 vaccine sign-ups) rather than waiting your turn to speak to someone on an overburdened phone line.


Book Recommendations for Readers Who Loved The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 10:38am -- Patricia

Did you love Jojo Moyes's historical fiction tale of the pack-horse librarians and their struggles in Depression-era Kentucky, The Giver of Stars?  Check out some of these other titles we think you'll enjoy!

Use the right and left arrow buttons to scroll through the carousels below.  To learn more about each book or to place a request in our online catalog, just click on a cover image!

Our Favorite Reads of 2020

Sun, 01/03/2021 - 3:22pm -- Patricia

As we welcome 2021, it's also a great time to look back and reflect on the year gone past.  Here at the Bedford Public Library, some of the librarians have taken a moment to think back on everything they've read this year and pick some of their favorites to share.  Scroll through the carousels below to see what we enjoyed reading this year and hover over a book's cover and click on an icon to view it in the online catalog, learn more about it or place a request to read it for yourself!

Season's Readings: Books to Get You into the Holiday Spirit

Thu, 12/10/2020 - 4:06pm -- Patricia

The holidays are fast approaching!  Why not check out a Christmas or Holiday-themed book to help you get into the holiday spirit.

Browse the themed carousels below and click ona cover to learn more about that title or request a copy for in person or contact free pickup.

Not finding what you're looking for?  Need help placing a request or finding a title in a different format?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing


Memoirs for Readers Who Loved Educated by Tara Westover

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 2:33pm -- Patricia

Were you fascinated by Educated, Tara Westover's memoir about her unconventional upbrings and struggle to strike out on her own in the modern world?  Browse the carousels below to find inspiring and harrowing coming-of-age stories and candid autobiographies that we think you'll enjoy as well.

Click on the covers to learn more about a title or request a copy for pickup.

Have questions?  Need more recommendations?  The Reference Desk is here to help!  Just call 472-2300 or email

Browse November's Displays Online

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 6:54pm -- Patricia

November is always a busy month!  If you didn't get a chance to make it into the Bedford Public Library to browse last month's book displays, never fear!  Scroll through the carousels to see the curated collections below.  Find something you're interested in?  Click on the cover to go to the catalog and place a request for in-person or contact -free pickup. 

Have questions?  Need a hand placing a hold request?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing

Reading Suggestions for People Who Loved The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 4:38pm -- Patricia

Did you love the sweeping stories and complex characters of The Pillars of the Earth and the other novels in Ken Follett's Kingsbridge series?  Scroll through the books below to find other books we think you'll enjoy as well.  To learn more about a title or to place a request in our catalog, just click on the cover image.

Need a hand placing a hold?  Looking for more recommendations?  Contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing


Print Books

Book Recommendations for Readers Who Love the Stephanie Plum Mysteries by Janet Evanovich

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 4:45pm -- Patricia

With the twenty-seventh entry in this beloved series, Fortune and Glory, now hitting our shelves, it's no exaggeration to say that the Stephanie Plum books by Janet Evanovich are a perennial favorite at the library.  Combining fast-paced mysteries with laugh-out-loud scenarios and a tenacious, everywoman heroine, these books have garnered bestseller status and many fans.  If you're one of them and you've already breezed through the "Tantalizing" twenty-seventh volume or you're looking for something to read while you wait for your copy, check out the lists below to find more books t


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