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Submitted by: Patricia on 07/07/2020 - 7:55am
Looking for an intriguing true (or mostly true) story  for your Summer Reading this year?  Click the links below to browse themed collections of memoirs and biographies all available to check out from the Bedford Public Library! If you're looking for someone who didn't make the list or you can't find what you're looking for, please feel free to contact the Reference Desk directly by calling 472-2300 or emailing...
Submitted by: Patricia on 06/30/2020 - 4:26pm
Can't get enough of the edge-of-your seat suspense and fast-paced thrillers that James Patterson is known for?  Click the links to find more books that we think you'll enjoy!   James Patterson Read-Alikes Print Books...
Submitted by: Reference on 06/24/2020 - 9:25am
Did you love Where the Crawdads Sing, but aren't sure what to read next?  Click the links to find lists of books (grouped by format) available at the Bedford Public Library that we think you might enjoy.  ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 06/18/2020 - 10:05am
Are you on the hunt for your next great historical fiction read, but aren't sure where to start?  Click the links below to find browsable lists of historical fiction, categorized by time period and book format and all available to request from the Bedford Public Library! If your favorite era didn't make the list or you can't find what you're looking for, please feel free to contact the Reference Desk directly by calling 472-2300 or emailing...
Submitted by: Reference on 06/01/2020 - 7:42pm
The weather is warming up and we're all looking forward to spending some time in the great outdoors.  Here are a few browsable lists of books that you can request or download to help you enjoy time spent outside!...
Submitted by: Reference on 05/23/2020 - 3:09pm
  Staying home more also means that we’re all cooking at home more.  Whether you’re learning to get creative when ingredients are sold out or discovering a love of baking and cooking with your extra time, here are a few online opportunities to enhance your cooking game and explore your love of food.   Great Courses Library Collection   You may know that the Great...
Submitted by: Reference on 05/22/2020 - 4:05pm
Are you looking for a great Mystery or Suspense novel to request now that contact-free pickup has started?  Click the links to explore these browsable themed collections and find great books that you can request or download with your Bedford Public Library card. A Race Against Time These characters are on mission to solve a crime before the clock runs out....
Submitted by: Reference on 04/27/2020 - 9:58am
  We may all be getting a little cabin fever from being stuck at home right now, so why not try  some armchair travel?  In this blog entry, we’ll share some ideas and resources to help you travel to far off places, without leaving the comfort of your favorite reading nook.   Read a Travel Memoir or Guide as an eBook Travel memoirs can be a great way to experience exotic corners of the world through someone else’s eyes.  Click...
Submitted by: Reference on 04/22/2020 - 10:40am
Earth Day is a perfect time to think of new ways to use old materials around the house, and with social distancing keeping everyone at home, many people now have the time to learn some new crafts or start a science project. If you need Earth-friendly inspiration for your next project, the Bedford Library has you covered with some of our online resources. Creative Bug is an excellent source for hands-on creative hobbies, and it’s a perfect place...
Submitted by: Emily on 04/20/2020 - 2:54pm
  Hanks. Not Brady. UNCOMMON TYPE is a collection of short stories written by Tom Hanks.  While some may have a familiar ring:  the story about space (Apollo 13), the war story (Saving Private Ryan), an immigrant arriving in America (The Terminal) there is plenty of new material.  Not a fan of short stories typically, many of these characters were relatable and the...

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