Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Childrens Blog

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...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/24/2015 - 10:12am
Something new and exciting has been added to the Children's Library collection! Playaway Launchpads are handheld tablets preloaded with fun, educational games for kids to play. They cover many topics and address three different age levels: 3-5, 7-9 & 10+. The good news is, you can check them out and play at home! Our initial collection is small, so for the time being, we are limiting check-outs to one per child, Bedford patrons only. The...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/24/2015 - 9:30am
  Who doesn’t watch in amazement when a screaming fire truck streaks by, or wonder what it would be like to drive a police car, with lights flashing, on the way to a crime scene? Or, how about those giant dump trucks and loaders at the construction site! You are invited to join us for an up-close inspection of some of the awesome vehicles we see around us every day. You can even climb on some of them! Then you can be refreshed with some...

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