Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Reference Blog

Submitted by: Patricia on 11/18/2020 - 4:38pm
Did you love the sweeping stories and complex characters of The Pillars of the Earth and the other novels in Ken Follett's Kingsbridge series?  Scroll through the books below to find other books we think you'll enjoy as well.  To learn more about a title or to place a request in our catalog, just click on the cover image. Need a hand placing a hold?  Looking for more recommendations?  Contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing...
Submitted by: Reference on 11/09/2020 - 7:19pm
Click the book covers below to learn about the books below or to place a request for one of these titles.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 11/09/2020 - 4:45pm
With the twenty-seventh entry in this beloved series, Fortune and Glory, now hitting our shelves, it's no exaggeration to say that the Stephanie Plum books by Janet Evanovich are a perennial favorite at the library.  Combining fast-paced mysteries with laugh-out-loud scenarios and a tenacious, everywoman heroine, these books have garnered bestseller status and many fans.  If you're one of them and you've already breezed through the "...
Submitted by: Patricia on 11/05/2020 - 1:35pm
Did you love the the atmospheric and suspense-filled whodunnit by Lucy Foley, The Guest List?  Or are you still on hold for a copy and wondering what to read in the meantime?  Browse the carousels below (organized by book format) to find other books we think you may enjoy - all available from the Bedford Public Library!  To learn more about a title or place a request for pickup, just click on the cover picture.  Have questions?  Need more...
Submitted by: Patricia on 11/04/2020 - 1:23pm
Did you know that November is Diabetes Awareness Month?  According to the CDC, there are 26.9 million people in the United State who have been diagnosed with diabetes and another 88 million people over the age of 18 with pre-diabetes.  You can learn more about...
Submitted by: Emily on 11/03/2020 - 6:23pm
Thanks to a collaboration between the NH Department of Education and Modern States, a nonprofit devoted to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, college students may take self-paced online courses that prepare them for the CLEP exam, then take the exam for free.  Many colleges accept CLEP exams for credit, which helps students save on tuition.  For more information,...
Submitted by: Patricia on 11/02/2020 - 4:44pm
Were you too busy during October to make it into the Library to browse our staff-curated book displays?  Problem solved!  Click through the carousels below to find cozy nonfiction, mind-bending suspense, inspiring memoirs, practical how-to guides for the DIY set and more!  Click on a book's cover to learn more about that title or place a request for in-person or contact-free pickup.   DIY Homemade, Handmade...
Submitted by: Patricia on 10/26/2020 - 4:54pm
Even though "King of Horror", Stephen King, has over 60 titles to his name (and hopefully more still on the way!), you may still find yourself running low on these bestsellers and in search of a new author or novel to tingle your spine.  Click on the covers below to find a few titles we think you'll also enjoy during this spookiest of seasons!   Print Books Large Print Audiobooks ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 10/22/2020 - 1:56pm
Ghost stories are not just for kids!  Browse the lists below to find all kinds of haunting tales and supernatural yarns to put you in the Halloween spirit.  Click on a cover image to learn more about that title or place a request with your library account.       Haunted Houses Ghostly Mysteries Spectral Horror Stories Spooky Psychological and Domestic Fiction Haunted History Paranormal Love Stories True Ghost Stories
Submitted by: Patricia on 10/14/2020 - 3:47pm
Can't get enough of dogs?  Why not invite your favorite four-legged friends into your reading time with a novel starring a canine cupid or dog detective or maybe a nonfiction book exploring the history of these fascinating creatures? Explore the carousels below to find all kinds of books about or featuring dogs!   Nonfiction Books   Canine Memoirs   Dog Fiction   Mysteries & Suspense Love Stories and Romance   Dog Training and...

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