Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/05/2015 - 9:14am
Did you know...? We are offering Infant and Toddler Storytimes this summer! The session will run from June 23 - August 5, in the usual time slots: Mother Goose on Tuesdays at 10:00am and Toddler 2s on Wednesdays at 10:00am Only the venue has changed....we will meet in the McAllaster Room instead of the Story Castle for the summer. As always, adult participation is a necessity at this age level. Registration begins on-line June 8th:...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/03/2015 - 9:43am
Wanna be a hero this summer? All Bedford students entering 5th grade and above are invited and encouraged to join our Super Squad of Junior Librarians. What do they do? Mainly 2 things: Check off reading charts & hand out prizes at Superhero Academy, and assist kids with crafts in the Bat Cave. It's fun, and it won't take too much of your time over the summer. We have such a large team, each Juior Librarian is assigned an average of 2 or 3...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 05/15/2015 - 9:52am
Now it can be told... This year's Great Stone Face Book Award goes to Chris Grabenstein for Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. The graphic novel Cardboard, by Doug TenNapel, came in a close second, only 6 votes behind. Third place went to Athlete vs. Mathlete, by W.C. Mack. All told, the students of New Hampshire cast 6,157 ballots for their favorites, guided by a list of 20 excellent books. Stay tuned for next year's list, which will be...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 05/08/2015 - 10:28am
"Every Hero Has a Story"...that's the theme of this year's Summer Reading Program! We're planning a fun-filled summer for you here at the library, featuring Superheroes and Real-Life Heroes. Miss Luci will be visiting Bedford schools in June to tell you all about it. There will also be scads of information here on our Website and also right in the library. All Bedford kids from age 3-12 are welcome to join the reading club. Registration will...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/24/2015 - 10:41am
Need some vacation inspiriation? Experience the award-winning animated hit like never before in the full-length sing-along edition. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with mountain man Kristoff and a snowman named Olaf, to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Come join us in song on Thursday, April 30! Movie runs from 2:00- 3:45pm.
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/20/2015 - 12:46pm
Last, but not least... Toadstool gift card winners for the final week of our Poetry Contest are: Selar Kotlar and Max Murhti. Congratulations to all who channeled their inner muses and entered the contest. Don't stop dreaming...don't stop writing...and don't stop visiting us at the library!
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/20/2015 - 12:39pm
If you’re looking for something fun to occupy your days of leisure, we may have something for you! Are LEGOs your thing? On Wednesday, April 29, Bedford Recreation Director Jane O’Brien will be presenting a program on LEGO building here at the library, from 1:00-3:30pm. Miss Jane will post a project to inspire kids to express their creativity and individuality, as well as encourage cooperative team building. The results will remain on display...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/20/2015 - 12:17pm
April is the month for voting on 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 Wednesday, April 1st to Tuesday, April 28th. Let your voice be heard…every vote counts!
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/15/2015 - 9:11am
Hey, kids...Maddy will be back tomorrow, Thursday, from 4:00 - 5:30! There are still a few time slots left if you'd like to come and read with her. Maddy is a sweet, patient Golden Retriever who loves to listen to kids practice their reading skills. You may register on-line or just drop by and see if there's room.
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 04/13/2015 - 3:20pm
We're excited to announce the first week's winners in our April Poem in Your Pocket Contest! In the younger age category, Melody McCarthy won with her poem on a paint chip about the color called "Candy Mix". The honors in the Age 8 & up category went to Claire Kraemer, with a wonderful original poem in free verse, entitled "Swimming". Both winners received gift certificates to Toadstool Book Shop. Why not try your hand at it? You may be next...