Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Reference on 01/19/2020 - 2:23pm
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! For those who like...
Submitted by: Reference on 01/13/2020 - 12:06pm
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! Did you resolve to diversify your reading habits? Join one of our book groups and enjoy a stimulating conversation with fellow readers, focusing on a variety of book selections. The daytime book group meets the second Monday of the month at 10am, while the...
Submitted by: Emily on 01/03/2020 - 11:37am
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...
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 01/03/2020 - 9:46am
Happy New Year! Welcome Emily Sennott as the new Head of Children’s Services at the Bedford Public Library. Emily has worked in children’s services for 8 years, serving as the Head of Youth Services at the Merrimack Public Library for the past 2 ½ years. One of her greatest joys is “working with young children to provide them with fun learning opportunities and connecting them with books that resonate in their lives.” Emily, along with Miss...
Submitted by: Reference on 12/30/2019 - 2:42pm
We wish all of you a very happy 2020!  We will be open until 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 31 and will be closed on New Year's Day.  Remember, you can always access the eLibrary 24/7.
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 10/31/2019 - 3:51pm
November is a great time to play! Come explore the fun we have scheduled for the kids this November: Story Times (see our calendar for a list of age appropriate story times and dates). November 2 - Fall Fiber Fun Crafts in the Castle from 11am-2pm November 4 - Book Buzz (Register online) November 6 & 18- Read to Lucy (Call to register for a private 15 minute time) November 7 - Read to Lilly (Call to register for a private 15 minute time)...
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 09/27/2019 - 1:08pm
Come join us for a special kind of Story Time - Kamishibai!! It is pronounced Ka-me-she-by and means “Paper Theater.” Popular in Japan in the early 1900’s as a means of entertainment and commerce, Kamishibai employs  the use of a small theater, large illustrated cards, and theatrical voice. The teller of the stories would arrive on bicycle and clap his wooden clappers to alert the children in the village to come for a story!...
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 09/20/2019 - 1:28pm
A new session of Fall Story Times and Programs will begin on October 28th and registration begins Tuesday, October 15.  Call us at 603-472-2300 to sign up or visit our website to sign up online. Bedford cardholders only may attend programs at the Bedford Public Library...
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/13/2019 - 9:53am
Fall Story Times begin the week of September 9th and registration begins Monday, August 26th. Call us at 472-2300 to...
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/12/2019 - 3:28pm
We did it! All of our young Bedford readers worked together for the past 7 weeks to read over 10,200 hours! Great job, summer readers! Our pizza party on Saturday, August 10th was a big hit with a fun performance from Mr. Aaron and his band and pizza for all who attended, generously donated by 1750 Taphouse, Pizza Bella and Pizza Mia! If you missed out on our end party, don't worry! You can still come in and pick up your beads for your necklace...

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