Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/07/2017 - 10:18am
Hey, Kids! The time is coming fast to sign up for our fabulous Summer Reading Program! This year we're under construction to "BUILD A BETTER WORLD". Come on into the library to get on a team and join the Reading Club...there will be incentive prizes, gift coupons, crafts, and special performances on the agenda for the whole summer! All Bedford youngsters aged 3-12 are welcome to register, beginning Monday, June 12. Please do bring your library...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 05/19/2017 - 2:25pm
If you will be entering 5th grade or above next fall, you might like to consider becoming a Junior Librarian...or perhaps you've been waiting for your chance to do this for years! Every summer, the library trains a group of young Bedford students to become involved in the workings of the Summer Reading Program. Question: What do Junior Librarians do? Answer: Mainly two things...#1. Check children's reading club charts and give them incentive...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 05/19/2017 - 1:39pm
There's no one more popular than Toe Jam Puppet Band to open up our Summer Reading Program this year! Tom and Vinny will be bringing their silly songs and ridiculous antics to Bedford's Town Hall on Friday, June 23 at 1:30pm. Fun for all ages, including the young and the young at heart! Space is somewhat limited, so kids will need to be signed up on-line if they would like to come...registration begins on June 5th:...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 05/09/2017 - 4:11pm
Whether you've attended a Book Buzz meeting before or not, you are welcome to join us for the final meeting of the season on Monday, May 22 from 5:00-6:00pm, for kids aged 9-12.The discussion will center around the hilarious exploits of Teddy Mars, Almost a World Record Breaker, by Molly Burnham. Determined to stand out in a very competitive family, Teddy is trying desperately to qualify for The Guinness Book of World of World Records, but...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 05/03/2017 - 10:42am
Good news...Elda Cordero-Goodman, a retired nurse practitioner, under the auspices of the Lions Club, will be on hand at the library at various times over the next few months to do quick, non-invasive vision screenings on young children, beginning at 6 months of age. This is entirely voluntary, and free to the public. These preliminary spot checks can alert parents to the need for consulting an eye doctor for conditions such as near and far-...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/24/2017 - 12:47pm
Great news! Sweet Lilly, our library reading dog, has decided she can squeeze us in for 2 visits a month, beginning in May! Lilly sits by patiently listening while young readers practice their skills on her...this has proved to be of tremendous benefit in helping kids gain confidence to read aloud in class. Lilly has also been known to transform some dog-shy young patrons into dog lovers!Lilly will be at the library on Thursday, May 18 and...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/11/2017 - 12:59pm
Calling all kids in grades 4-6...it's that time again! You've had a year to read books from the Great Stone Face list, and now it's time to make your choices known! You have until April 28th to do some last-minute reading and come to the library and cast your vote. Remember: You don't have to read them all...just pick your favorite from the ones you have read. The winner will be announced in May. The Great Stone Face Award is sponsored by the...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/11/2017 - 12:50pm
Everyone loves to wiggle and giggle! Come build a robot that can scribble, race, and dance! The BHS Robotics team will be here during April Vacation week to build WIGGLEBOTS with your kids! This STEM program will be offered on Monday, April 24th from 1-2:30 for ages 5-7 and again on Tuesday, April 25th from 1-2:30 for ages 8-12.Space is limited, so register online today!
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/10/2017 - 12:10pm
The American Library Association has announced its Book Awards for 2017.The Newbery Award is for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature, while the Caldecott honors the most distinguished American picture book for children. John Newbery Medal Winner: THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON by Kelly Barnhill.An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/10/2017 - 11:47am
  Hang in there, kids! Winter Break will be here before you know it! Your teachers may be looking forward to resting up, but here at the library, we’re going full STEM ahead (pun intended). Here’s a preview of what we have in store for school vacation week, along with our regularly scheduled storytimes…on-line registration is open.  Monday, February 27…1:00 -2:30pm Fun with STEM for ages 5-7… The BHS Robotics Team has graciously agreed to come...

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