Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire


Summer Reading Program: Wildlife Encounters...Wild Animal Show

The animals are coming! Several kinds of exotic wildlife from around the globe will be featured in this year’s presentation by Derek Small, a seasoned wildlife educator, who has visited with us in times past. If we’re lucky, he may even be able to bring his new vulture! There will be a morning and an afternoon showhopefully, room for everybody

All ages

Registration begins June 22

Summer Reading Program: Fun Faire...Under Construction

Summer wouldn’t be summer without our annual FUN FAIRE! The whole lower level of the library will be turned into a carnival midway. Step up and try your luck at some skill gamesmaybe get your face painted by the incomparable Monica LeoWend your way through the Carpenter’s Cake Walk and win a whole cake or batch of goodies to take home (donations happily accepted for this one).

Summer Reading Program: Touch a Truck

Who works hard every day to “build a better world”? Firefighters, police officers and public works employees, to name just a few! We are excited that they will be coming to the library again with their awesome trucks and equipment for our annual Touch-a-Truck event this year. There will be punch & cookies, and plenty of photo ops!

Family Event

Registration not required

Summer Reading Program: Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppets

You might recognize Mr. Vinny as the other half of Toe Jam, the goofy duo that will be opening the Summer Reading Program with their crazy music this year. But Mr. Vinny has other talents, as well…this time he brings us his hilarious shadow puppet show, filled with fractured fairy tales and silliness. Kids won’t be able to resist calling out corrections as he presents his unique brand of storytelling.

All ages

Registration begins July 11

Summer Reading Program: Steve Corning's Extraordinatry Variety Show (at McKelvie)

Steve has travelled the country and even internationally, aboard Disney Cruise Lines, showcasing his unique brand of talents. He presents a variety show of epic proportions, featuring fast-paced juggling routines, escape artistry, comedy magic and LED light manipulation, to name a few. So much Fun! You won’t want to miss this one!

Please note that it will be held at McKelvieplenty of room for all!

All Ages

Registration begins July 6


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