At only five years old, Saroo Brierley got lost on a train in India. Unable to read or write or recall the name of his hometown or even his own last name, he survived alone for weeks on the rough streets of Calcutta before ultimately being transferred to an agency and adopted by a couple in Australia.
As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.
The concert is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited to 100 patrons. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bedford Library will be served at intermission.
Please join the us Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. when the Library’s Sunday Concert Series features the Bel Airs.
Experience the convenience of the library at home and expand your reading choices with eBooks and eAudiobooks from the Bedford Public Library. We’ll talk about how to sign up, browse for books and download items from Bedford’s three eBook services, Overdrive, Cloud Library and Hoopla.
Sharing information, photos, ideas, invitations, and accomplishments is easier than ever with a great array of social media platforms available on the internet. We’ll help you get the tools you need to follow and begin running dynamic accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.
Are you interested in getting started surfing the World Wide Web? Curious about what a browser is and how to choose one? Want to understand what’s going on with http, html, .com and all of those other crazy letters? Need help accessing and navigating your email? We’ll talk about these things and more in a relaxed environment designed to help you get comfortable diving into the internet.
A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. The film places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband's legacy and the world of 'Camelot' that they created and loved so well.