Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Reference Blog

Submitted by: Patricia on 08/04/2022 - 4:04pm
We all know high school can be tough, but an actual crime scene? Check out one of these young adult mysteries to find stories of teens investigating murders, disappearances, and the secrets that surround them. Need help finding a book in a different format or placing a hold? Have questions about eBooks? Contact the Reference Desk by calling (603) 472-2300 or emailing  
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/02/2022 - 2:38pm
Looking for a sneak peek at some of the new books that come out this month so you can place your holds early? Look no further!  Browse the covers below to see some of the titles we can't wait to read. To place a request, click on a cover image to visit our online catalog, email, or call (603) 472-2300.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 07/27/2022 - 3:12pm
Now that the movie has come out we're seeing a renewed interest in the hit novel, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.  If you (like many of us!) have already read and loved the book, browse the carousels below to find more titles you may enjoy! Looking for more recommendations? Bedford Public Library cardholders can fill out our BookMatch form to...
Submitted by: Reference on 07/21/2022 - 3:35pm
Beat the heat by reading a thrilling story set in the polar regions!  Whether you prefer a tale of polar exploration, a natural history of penguins or polar bears, or a survival tale, there is something to help you stay cool.  Browse our suggestions below.  To check any of these titles out, just click the cover to find it in our online catalog or call (603) 472-2300 and we'll be happy to place a hold for you.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 07/13/2022 - 5:16pm
Whether you prefer your romance novels sweet or steamy, comedic or filled with suspense, there's a lot to love in the new books we've got on order for the Bedford Public Library! For a sneak peek at some of the romance novels that are coming soon, browse the books below. Find something you like? Click on the cover to visit our online catalog and make sure you're at the top of the holds list!  
Submitted by: Patricia on 07/07/2022 - 2:48pm
Did you know that the Bedford Public Library has over 2,700 music CDs for cardholders to check out, covering all kinds of genres like pop, rock, folk, classical, world music, country, jazz, and more? However, if...
Submitted by: Patricia on 06/27/2022 - 6:44pm
Did you love The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi? If you're looking for more historical fiction, books with strong female leads, atmospheric settings, or moving and engaging stories, browse the carousels below to find some titles to enjoy while you wait for the third installment in this best-selling trilogy! Need more recommendations? Try filing out our ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 06/22/2022 - 3:28pm
Looking for some spine-tingling reads to take with you on your summer travels? Explore the titles below to see some of the new suspense and thrillers on order at the Bedford Public Library for summer of 2022. Click on the cover images to find them in our online catalog and get your hold requests in early!  
Submitted by: Emily on 06/21/2022 - 4:45pm
Effective July 1, Bedford library card holders and librarians will no longer have access to databases that were previously provided by the New Hampshire State Library, and continued for the last year through grant funding.  These databases are: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, ERIC, Explora, Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia, Greenfile, Health Source- Consumer Edition, Library Information...
Submitted by: Patricia on 06/14/2022 - 2:32pm
There may be no better way to beat the heat in summer than taking your cooking outside. (Or at least not a better tasting way!) Looking for some fresh culinary inspiration to elevate your grill and campfire fare beyond hotdogs and marshmallow roasts? Browse the cookbooks below to find new recipes and interesting takes on old favorites. To check any of these titles out, just click the cover to find it in our online catalog or call (603) 472-2300...