All you need is your library card number and password. If you are a Bedford resident and do not have a library card, watch this video to learn how to sign up for a library card online. If you have a library card, but do not know your password, use the Forgot your Password? option on the My Account page. You may also call 472-2300 to reset your password.
Once your library card is all set, you may use it to login to numerous resources through the library website. Watch this video to learn how to access databases. Thank you to BCTV for producing this video.
Several of the eLearning services require you to also set up a user name and password for the service.
The eLibrary provides ebooks and eaudiobooks, resources for students, and online learning opportunities for all ages.
Learn Something New
Visit the eLearning page to get started with the Great Courses Library Collection, Transparent Language’s immersive language learning, and Creativebug’s crafting classes.
Resources for Students
The library's databases can help you with your school projects. Visit the Databases A-Z page for a list by topic.
Download an ebook or eaudiobook
More information is available on the eBooks and eAudiobooks page.
Even more books (including picture book read alongs) are available through hoopla digital.
Keep up with the news
Read the daily Union Leader
Login with your library barcode and password. Try the daily image edition!
Read the weekly Bedford Bulletin
Login with your library barcode and password.
Borrow a digital magazine from Overdrive
Login to Overdrive with your library card and borrow magazines like Us Weekly, Newsweek, Outside, Country Living and more.
Even more newspapers and magazines are available from the library databases.
Research your family history
Visit the databases page to access HeritageQuest and Ancestry Library Edition. For more resources, visit the Genealogy page.
Watch a movie
Set up a hoopla acount with your library card. Movies circulate for 72 hours. You may borrow up to 6 titles each month.
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