Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

Submitted by: Grace on 05/15/2019 - 11:37am
Summer is nearly here and we'll be BLASTING OFF this summer with our space-themed summer reading program for ages 0-12! Our program will be slightly different this year, so check out all the details below to learn more!    How it Works: 1. Children aged 0-12 can sign up for the Summer Reading Program beginning June 22nd, 2019 at our kickoff event with Toe Jam Puppet Band at 11am! 2. If you can't make the kickoff event, come to...
Submitted by: Grace on 04/03/2019 - 11:46am
April Vacation Week is almost here! What will we have going on in the Children's Room? Check it out! Monday, April 22nd 10am - 11am - Paws and Books Meet and Greet Come meet Lucy and Lilly our Paws and Books Pups. Lilly and Lucy will be here for a meet and greet on April 22 from 10-11am. Drop in and say hi, see their tricks and adorable personalities. Lucy and Lilly are...
Submitted by: Grace on 03/01/2019 - 1:55pm
Our next Book Buzz group will be at 5pm on Monday, March 4th! This is a terrific opportunity for young readers to gather and share their thoughts about their favorite (and not-so-favorite) books! Come to the library today to pick up your copy of the book we'll be reading for March's meeting, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien. Next month we'll be reading Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.  The club meets monthly at the library...
Submitted by: Grace on 02/25/2019 - 2:09pm
February Vacation week is here and you don't need to travel far to enjoy fun activities for the whole family! Join us at the library for lots of fun this week!   Join us Tuesday February 26th at 2pm for a Family Movie! Bring a blanket to spread out on and snacks, too while we watch The LEGO Movie in the McAllaster Room! Grownups should remain with children during this movie. Rated PG. Sign up online today! Drop in on Thursday morning, the 27th,...
Submitted by: Grace on 01/23/2019 - 3:04pm
Our next Book Buzz group will be at 5pm on Monday, February 4th! This is a terrific opportunity for young readers to gather and share their thoughts about their favorite (and not-so-favorite) books! Come to the library today to pick up your copy of the book we'll be reading for February's meeting, The Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell!  The club meets monthly at the library, usually on the first Monday from 5-6pm. There is always a...
Submitted by: Grace on 01/23/2019 - 2:52pm
It's that time again to sign up to read to our paws-itively favorite friend, Lilly! Lilly will be able to listen to readers on Thursday, February 7th from 4pm-5:30pm, so sign up today for your 15 minute time slot.  It's time to introduce another furry friend that will be listening to children read stories - Lucy! Lucy is a cockapoo, hypoallergenic and loves to listen! She'll be visiting us on Wednesday, February 20th from 3:30pm - 5pm. Call...
Submitted by: Grace on 01/02/2019 - 2:18pm
Sign up today for our 6-week long session of yoga for kids! Yoga for kids aged 4-7 is available and also for ages 8-12.  No need to bring a mat, but registration is required as space is limited. A Bedford Library card is required for registration. Parents must remain in the downstairs area of the library should their child need them during this 45 minute class. Miss Grace, a Childlight Yoga certified librarian, will be leading yoga classes here...
Submitted by: Grace on 01/02/2019 - 12:11pm
  Register and join us for our new program Kindergarten Club! Only for those aged 4-6, this group will enjoy stories, songs, activities, and crafts each week! Sign up your child today.    Join us for a special read aloud for ages 6-10 on January 28th at 4pm! Kamishibai is a special style of street storytelling that was used in Japan in the 1930s. Instead of a book, picture scrolls are used to tell a story. This program is open to Bedford Public...
Submitted by: Grace on 01/02/2019 - 12:04pm
Our carpeting project is finished and the Children's Room is open again. Pop in any time to see the new layout and new carpet, play with our STEM-themed toys for children of all ages at the tables in the center of the room and play with the toys at the back of the room by the windows! 
Submitted by: Grace on 11/28/2018 - 1:41pm
The carpeting on the lower level of the library will be replaced between December 3rd and December 21st. The downstairs of the library including the Children's Room will close on Monday the 3rd of December and re-open on Saturday the 22nd of December.  Selected children's materials will be available on the upper level of the library. The lower level, including the McAllaster Room and the Richmond Room, will be unavailable between the 6th and the...

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