Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

Submitted by: Emily S on 01/25/2022 - 12:12pm
  Every year, the American Library Association announces the Youth Media Award winners for excellence in children’s literature. An impressive slate of winners and honors were announced on Monday. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!Some of the winners and honors are recapped below, but you can find...
Submitted by: Emily S on 12/28/2021 - 2:53pm
  Every year, young readers across the state cast their votes for their favorite book from a selection of librarian-picked titles for the New Hampshire Ladybug Award. The voters are readers up to third grade and the books are some of the best recently published picture books, The 2021 list was especially excellent. Titles included the Caldecott award winner Water Protectors, the sweet father daughter story Hair Love, the contemplative If You...
Submitted by: Emily S on 12/10/2021 - 3:22pm
This winter we strongly encourage face masks in the library for everyone over 2 years old, regardless of vaccination status. The Library Board of Trustees have decided that face coverings should be strongly encouraged when the spread of Covid-19 is at substantial transmission levels in Hillsborough County as identified by the CDC. In the Children’s Room, programs are limited to registered children and one caregiver only in order to accommodate...
Submitted by: Emily S on 12/10/2021 - 3:14pm
This month's craft is a tealight snowman! Here's Miss Carla to show you how to make it:
Submitted by: Emily S on 11/04/2021 - 12:53pm
  It’s that time of year! Now through November 30 voting is now open for the Ladybug Book Award! Kids up to 3rd grade can vote on their favorite picture books from this year’s nominees. Our display of nominees is located just outside the Children’s Room and our Ladybug ballot box is located by the Children’s Room desk. Stop by to see which books are on the list and to cast your vote for your favorite!...
Submitted by: Emily S on 10/18/2021 - 9:38am
Pick up a kit from the Children's Room to make an adorable bat craft at home! Here's Miss Carla to show you how to do it:
Submitted by: Circulation on 10/01/2021 - 1:16pm
Join us for a spooky poetry contest! Write a poem using spooky words and bring it to the Children's Room desk by Friday October 22. Poems will be displayed from October 22 through November 1. Entries will be separated into two age categories: 5-7 and 8-12. Children's Room staff will choose a winner from each category to be the lucky recipient of a very tasty prize! Your poem can be eerie, ghoulish, hair-raising, or chilling - it's up to you! A...
Submitted by: Emily S on 09/20/2021 - 9:26am
Stop by the Children's Room September 20-25 to pick up this month's take and make craft! Here's Miss Carla to show you how to put your cupcake liner octopus together:
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/20/2021 - 2:14pm
This fall we strongly encourage face masks in the library for everyone over 2 years old, regardless of vaccination status. The Library Board of Trustees agreed at their August 20th meeting that face coverings should be strongly encouraged when the spread of Covid-19 is at substantial transmission levels in Hillsborough County as identified by the CDC. In the Children’s Room, we will be offering programs outside under the tent whenever possible...
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/05/2021 - 4:55pm
  There’s no doubt about it – the Summer Reading Program wouldn’t happen without the support of our community here in Bedford. This year we had several sponsors and donors who helped to make our program a great success. Jo-Anne Johnson Family Dentistry generously supported our Popsicle Thursdays as well as our Ice Cream Truck Finale Party. The Bedford Rotary Club helped to fund our fabulous prize baskets and sponsored our three Cooks and Books...

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