Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/14/2016 - 4:05pm
Monday, May 9th will mark the last meeting of Bedford Book Buzz until the fall. The club is designed for students age 9-12 who enjoy reading and sharing opinions on what they've read. Meetings are held once a month during the school year, on the 2nd or 3rd Monday from 5:00-6:00pm. The book currently up for disussion is One & Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate...you'll never look at gorillas the same way again! Copies are available for club...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 12/14/2015 - 6:23pm
April is a great time to join the Book Buzz, open to all kids aged 9-12!  The next meeting will be held on Monday, April 11, from 5:00-6:00pm.The  book up for discussion is Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, by Chris Grabenstein...winner of last year's Great Stone Face Award. Library lock-in! Kids have to really use their smarts to solve all sorts of puzzles in order to finally escape from this amazing place, created by a famous game maker....
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 11/25/2015 - 12:41pm
 It's April, and time to vote for your favorite Great Stone Face book! All youngsters in Grades 4-6 are invited and encouraged to cast their ballots for their favorite title on the list. These books have been on display for almost a year now, but there is still a little time remaining to catch up on your reading…no need to read them all! Polls will be open from  April 1st to  April 28th. Let your voice be heard…every vote counts!
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: 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: 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...

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