Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Miss Luci on 08/03/2015 - 10:28am
  The tally is complete, and the winner is…the “Spiderman” team, logging in with 7409 books! The “Batman” team came in a close second, reading 7047 books. “Dewey the Superdog”, representing our youngest readers, made a good showing with 5178 books, for a grand total of 19,634 books read & logged by Bedford kids…congratulations! Another successful Summer Reading Program...and we couldn't have done it without the heroic support of our sponsors...
Submitted by: Caitlin on 07/30/2015 - 4:32pm
We've had over 140 adults register for our 7 Book Summer and over 65 teens register for the Teen 8 Book Challenge! Many people have earned their halfway prize (either a certificate for our book sale or for a 3D printed prize on our new 3D printer) by reading three books for adults or four books for teens. Some have even completed the challenge already! There's still time to sign up! Just stop by the circulation desk at the library. While you're...
Submitted by: Caitlin on 07/24/2015 - 4:50pm
Have you registered for our 7 Book Summer for adults or our Teen 8 Book Challenge yet? Stop by the circulation desk to sign up and get your reading journal! While you're here, check our whiteboard to see what people are reading and to add your own current read!   What is Bedford reading? Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee Theodore Boone: The Abduction by John Grisham Beyond Good and Evil by Freidrich Nietzsche Paper Towns by John Green The Wizard...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/24/2015 - 10:12am
Something new and exciting has been added to the Children's Library collection! Playaway Launchpads are handheld tablets preloaded with fun, educational games for kids to play. They cover many topics and address three different age levels: 3-5, 7-9 & 10+. The good news is, you can check them out and play at home! Our initial collection is small, so for the time being, we are limiting check-outs to one per child, Bedford patrons only. The...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/24/2015 - 9:30am
  Who doesn’t watch in amazement when a screaming fire truck streaks by, or wonder what it would be like to drive a police car, with lights flashing, on the way to a crime scene? Or, how about those giant dump trucks and loaders at the construction site! You are invited to join us for an up-close inspection of some of the awesome vehicles we see around us every day. You can even climb on some of them! Then you can be refreshed with some...
Submitted by: Caitlin on 07/20/2015 - 4:04pm
Have you registered for our 7 Book Summer for adults or our Teen 8 Book Challenge yet? Stop by the circulation desk to sign up and get your reading journal! While you're here, check our whiteboard to see what people are reading and to add your own current read!   What is Bedford reading?   Crossed by Ally Condie The Dagger Quick by Brian Eames Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Hobbit by J.R.R....
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/16/2015 - 4:25pm
  It's time to get started! The topic for our contest this year is heroes…write a story about your favorite superhero (or one you make up) or a person that you admire in real life. Something new this year… you can write your own Graphic Novel (comic book)! We’ll help by providing pages with the blank boxes all set up, for those of you who’d like a head start. Try your hand at being a cartoonist! Of course, you may still write & illustrate a...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/14/2015 - 4:30pm
  Tuesday, July 21…2:00pm…Visit with a Guide Dog. The owner will bring in one of her guide dogs who is retired from the field, and show photos of her service dogs that are still working with the blind. She will be happy to answer all your questions. There is no need to register for this...just come on over!
Submitted by: Caitlin on 07/10/2015 - 4:38pm
Have you registered for our 7 Book Summer for adults or our Teen 8 Book Challenge yet? Stop by the circulation desk to sign up and get your reading journal! While you're here, check our whiteboard to see what people are reading and to add your own current read!   What's Bedford reading these past two weeks?  Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery (one of my personal favorites) A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Diary of a Parent...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/09/2015 - 9:57am
  Some heroes are found in books! Midgrade Book Club members (and those who are curious), listen up! Instead of the normal year-round schedule, we are offering one general summer session on Monday, July 20 at 4:00pm. Come prepared to share what you’ve been reading (yay or yuck) and what you would like the club to read in the future. Miss Kim will have some ideas, as well. She will have some activities prepared, and, of course, some snacks! Come...

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