Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Miss Luci on 11/25/2015 - 12:37pm
Good news...Maddy's coming back! Everyone's favorite golden retriever can't wait to come back to the library, now that she's recovered from some surgery on her leg. Maddy loves to lie close-by and listen to kids read to her. This will be her third year of helping kids gain confidence with their reading skills, especially reading out loud in class. She will be visiting on the third Thursday of every month from 4:00-5:30pm. Each child gets 15-...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 11/25/2015 - 12:27pm
  The deadline for Ladybug voting is upon us! Students from age 3 to grade 3 are encouraged to come by and cast their ballots for their favorite picture book from the titles that have been on display since last spring. If you want your vote to count, you’ll need to do it soon...the deadline is December 10th!
Submitted by: Emily on 10/30/2015 - 4:21pm
Don't let the name deceive you.  ReferenceUSA is not a reference book about the United States.  It's a robust database of business information, plus residential and business phone numbers from around the country and much more.  Trying to contact classmates to plan a class reunion?  Try ReferenceUSA.  Are you looking for a job?  ReferenceUSA's U.S. Jobs/Internships...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 10/16/2015 - 1:39pm
Something new for kids from birth to 5 years of age... Our library will be joining with dozens of libraries around the state to begin a new initiative. Experts agree that the most important thing you can do to prepare your children to read is to read to them every day. Research proves that kids need to hear 1000 books before they learn to read independently...this will increase their vocabulary and their listening and narrative skills. 1000...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 10/02/2015 - 2:33pm
Good news...Maddy's coming back! Everyone's favorite golden retriever can't wait to come back to the library, now that she's recovered from some surgery on her leg. Maddy loves to lie close-by and listen to kids read to her. This will be her third year of helping kids gain confidence with their reading skills, especially reading out loud in class. She will be visiting on the third Thursday of every month (December excepted) from 4:00-5:30pm....
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 09/28/2015 - 4:38pm
  THE BOOK BUZZ… What’s the Buzz? A Book Club for kids 9-12 years old! You are invited to join us for lively book discussion, activities and snacks.When? Usually the third Monday of every month. However, the next meeting will be December 14 from 5:00-6:00pm, due to approaching holidays.Where? Library’s Richmond Room (downstairs). The book for December's discussion is Loot by Jude Watson. It's not too late to sign up...just ask us for a copy of...
Submitted by: miriam on 08/07/2015 - 3:25pm
Founded in 1916 by Annie E. Woodman, the Woodman Museum in Dover, NH is dedicated to history, science and the arts. Its collections are housed in four buildings: Woodman House - houses the Natural History and War Memorial museums and contains extensive and well preserved collections of local area interest such as minerals, Native American artifacts and Civil War artifacts & memorabilia. Keefe House Gallery - contains fine art exhibits. Hale...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 08/03/2015 - 10:42am
Something new for kids from birth to 5 years of age...Our library will be joining with dozens of libraries around the state to begin a new initiative. Experts agree that the most important thing you can do to prepare your children to read is to read to them every day. Research proves that kids need to hear 1000 books before they learn to read independently...this will increase their vocabulary and their listening and narrative skills. 1000 books...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 08/03/2015 - 10:28am
  The tally is complete, and the winner is…the “Spiderman” team, logging in with 7409 books! The “Batman” team came in a close second, reading 7047 books. “Dewey the Superdog”, representing our youngest readers, made a good showing with 5178 books, for a grand total of 19,634 books read & logged by Bedford kids…congratulations! Another successful Summer Reading Program...and we couldn't have done it without the heroic support of our sponsors...
Submitted by: Caitlin on 07/30/2015 - 4:32pm
We've had over 140 adults register for our 7 Book Summer and over 65 teens register for the Teen 8 Book Challenge! Many people have earned their halfway prize (either a certificate for our book sale or for a 3D printed prize on our new 3D printer) by reading three books for adults or four books for teens. Some have even completed the challenge already! There's still time to sign up! Just stop by the circulation desk at the library. While you're...

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