Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Miss Carla on 06/18/2018 - 4:23pm
The animals are coming! Several kinds of exotic wildlife from around the globe will be featured in this year's presentation! Join us for one of the two shows we have scheduled. It is sure to be wild! Online registration is open. Show times are 11:00 am and 1 pm.
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 06/04/2018 - 9:33am
Are you ready to rock? Jason Tardy, the juggling artist, will be here to kick off the Summer Reading Program - LIBRARIES ROCK! The Kick-Off is Tuesday, June 26th at 1:30 pm at the Bedford Village Common Gazebo. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy Jason Tardy's fast paced juggling routines, off-the-cuff comedy, dangerous props, escape wizardry and insane stunts. This show is non-stop entertainment from start to finish and great for all ages....
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 05/24/2018 - 4:40pm
  The Summer Reading Program will be starting soon.  Regisration opens on June 11!  This rockin' program is open Bedford residents ages 3-12. Bring your child/ren in person to the library to register. Don’t forget your library card! This program is designed to fit your schedule. Come once or every week – it’s up to you. You’ll receive a calendar...
Submitted by: Miriam on 05/08/2018 - 3:53pm
Calling all moms, aunts, grandmothers! Start your morning with storytime, music and movement, a fun craft and of course delicious munchkins and coffee!! Join us on Saturday, June 2 from 10:00-11:00am in Children's Castle. This storytime is open to all Bedford families with children 2-6 years old. Please register your child(ren) online beginning...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/06/2018 - 11:09am
Spring Break is upon us....what's up at the library? For starters, our STEM program: Grossology! Friday, April 27...Morning Session (Age 5-7) from 10:00-11:30...Afternoon Session (Age 8-12) from 1:00-2:30. "Grossology" has been defined as: the (impolite) science of the human body. Have fun exploring some of the mushy, stinky, oozy gunk produced by our bodies. On-line registration begins Monday, April 9. ...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/06/2018 - 10:50am
Vote, vote, vote! The deadline for selecting your favorite Great Stone Face title is drawing nigh. Ballots cast after April 27 cannot be counted. The 20 books in contention have been on display since last May, but for all you procrastinators out there, you still have a chance to read one or two more. It is not necessary to read every title in order to vote...just pick one that you read and really enjoyed! The winner will be announced in...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/06/2018 - 10:37am
They're here! The list of contenders for this year's Ladybug Picture Book Award has been released, and all the books have been put out on display. Our young patrons ranging in age from Age 3 to Grade 3 are invited and encouraged to come in and check them out. The New Hampshire Center for the Book sponsors this contest every year. Voting takes place in November, so you have plenty of time to start reading and selecting your favorites. See...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 03/06/2018 - 5:13pm
Spring is just around the corner, and that means Storytime is commencing a fun new season! Did you know that these classes serve all youngsters from birth through age 6? For drop-in sessions, geared to children 3 years of age and older, no registration is needed...just come on by and join us on Wednesday afternoons or Thursday mornings. Programs for infants and toddlers do, however, require on-line registration on our library's website,...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 03/06/2018 - 4:47pm
Book Buzzers will find a lot to like in April's club selection: Esperanza Rising, by Pam Munoz Ryan. Even though published over 8 years ago, when it won many awards, the topic is in the current headlines almost daily. When Esperanza's wealthy father is killed in Mexico, she and her mother must immigrate to the U.S. to find work in the agricultural labor camps. She is in no way prepared for the poor living conditions and demanding work...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 03/06/2018 - 4:11pm
Our lovable Lilly continues to make a hit on her monthly visits to the library. She loves to meet and greet the kids, and she loves having them read to her even more! Each child gets a 15-minute private session to practice his or her reading skills, with Lilly sitting by to encourage...she never mocks or scolds! Some kids prefer to have other family members sit in...that's okay! Statistics show that reading to a dog can significantly...

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