Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

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...
Submitted by: Patricia on 07/30/2021 - 12:39pm
The 2020 Olympics are in full swing!  Browse the carousels below to find all kinds of books about the Olympics, the host country and more! Looking for more titles or need a book in a different format?  Please call the library at (603) 472-2300 or email reference@bedfordnh.org.   The Games The Athletes The Sports Explore Tokyo and Japan...
Submitted by: Emily S on 07/22/2021 - 4:12pm
It’s been a great few weeks of Tails and Tales Summer Reading and we want to celebrate! All our Summer Reading participants are welcome to come get a free ice cream treat on Thursday July 29 from 11:30-12:30 in the Bedford Village Commons parking lot. You can register for the ice cream truck finale by clicking here. We will also have...
Submitted by: Emily S on 06/15/2021 - 11:53am
It's that time again - a new Great Stone Face list is here! New Hampshire students in grades 4 through 6 are invited to read books from the list and then vote on their favorite in the spring. Clicking on any of the cover images will bring you to our catalog where you can place a hold on the title. The 2021 winner is Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick!...
Submitted by: Emily S on 06/09/2021 - 6:08pm
Are you ready to craft this summer? We'll be offering take and make crafts starting next week on June 14! Each craft will be indivdually packaged for you to take home and complete. Instructions will be included with the craft and a video demonstation will be available on our Youtube page. We'll offer a different craft every week through Summer Reading until...
Submitted by: Circulation on 06/09/2021 - 1:10pm
Next week is the first week of summer reading and we are looking forward to meeting some real live Tails and Tales ambassadors with Wildlife Encounters! There will be 2 virtual shows - one on Monday and one on Thursday - with opportunities to meet live animals with expert handlers. This program will be on Zoom where everyone gets a front row seat and get see the animals up close. Both programs will be the same, so please choose one when...

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