Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Miss Luci on 03/20/2015 - 12:04pm
Do you have a poem in your pocket? April is National Poetry Month, and we'll be celebrating with special displays and activities. There will be an ongoing Poetry Contest throughout April, with weekly prizes. Thursday, April 30th is Poem in Your Pocket Day...drop by the Children's Library for something special!
Submitted by: Emily on 03/16/2015 - 9:59am
If you search the online catalog, you may have recently noticed that you may now check out Ovedrive and 3M Cloud Library eBooks in the catalog.  When you see an eBook you'd like to borrow, just click Check Out, then use the 3M or Overdrive app or website to download the book. If you would like to search for only the print copy of a book, without the e-book results, try the new search limit in our online catalog. On the main catalog page, click...
Submitted by: Caity on 03/11/2015 - 5:08pm
  We are very excited to announce an online service that is now available to Bedford Public Library cardholders: hoopla! Hoopla is a downloading and streaming service which provides access to thousands of movies, music albums, t.v. shows, and audiobooks. Hoopla can be used with most web browsers and iOS and Android devices by downloading the hoopla app. Then, simply create an account and you will gain access to thousands of titles, including...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/27/2015 - 3:38pm
As most school kids know, March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's birthday! It is hard to think of a children's author who has brought so much delight to people of all ages. Born Theodor Seuss Geisel in 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts, Ted entertained us with silly rhymes, witty and wise stories and his fabulous signature cartoons, right up until his death at age 87. The library has a comprehensive collection of Dr. Seuss books, from The 500 Hats of...
Submitted by: Caitlin on 02/26/2015 - 4:08pm
  Did you know that you can now pay library fines and replacement costs online with a credit card? We do not take credit cards at the circulation desk, but you can log on to your library account from the comfort of your own home or at one of our public computers to pay your charges. Payment is taken care of by a third party service provider, which has been accredited by the Payment Card Industry to securely perform credit card transactions...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/17/2015 - 11:30am
News Flash...Maddy is in Philadelphia, and she won't make it back for Paws to Read this week (February 19).She says to tell you she's looking forward to reading with you on March 19!
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/04/2015 - 10:00am
Our Maddy has developed quite a following! Everyone loves to practice reading with her...she is so sweet and lovable. She will continue to visit on the third Thursday of every month, from 4:00-5:30pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but if you want to be sure to have your own 15-minute private time with Maddy, it is advised that you sign up on-line. You will then be called to...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 01/30/2015 - 10:42am
Midgrade Book Club members... Please note: The next meeting date has been moved to March 16th. We are skipping February because of Presidents' Day and school vacation. The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict , by Trenton Lee Stewart, will be the book under the library to pick up a reserve copy.  In case you missed the last meeting (what's a couple feet of snow?), members voted for Kate DiCamillo's Flora and...
Submitted by: Caity on 01/28/2015 - 7:14pm
Here is a sneak peek of books that will be arriving soon to the Young Adult collection!                           
Submitted by: Emily on 01/26/2015 - 8:00pm
While it might be too late to stock up on groceries, you still have time to stock up on information before the storm. is a clearinghouse of emergency preparedness information.  PSNH's website contains information about preparing for power outages and an outage map.  The USDA has...