If you have a child between the ages of 5-15, you probably know how popular graphic novels are right now. Middle schoolers are swimming in Dog Man, Raina Telgemeier, Big Nate, and more. Here in the library we are big fans of graphic novels as well. When your job is to foster a love of reading, it’s hard not to! Our first meeting of our new monthly Graphic Novel Club was last week and we had a full house of 8-12 year olds thrilled to talk about all kinds of graphic novels they love.
Happy New Year! Welcome Emily Sennott as the new Head of Children’s Services at the Bedford Public Library. Emily has worked in children’s services for 8 years, serving as the Head of Youth Services at the Merrimack Public Library for the past 2 ½ years.
November is a great time to play! Come explore the fun we have scheduled for the kids this November:
Story Times (see our calendar for a list of age appropriate story times and dates).
November 2 - Fall Fiber Fun Crafts in the Castle from 11am-2pm
November 4 - Book Buzz (Register online)
November 6 & 18- Read to Lucy (Call to register for a private 15 minute time)
November 7 - Read to Lilly (Call to register for a private 15 minute time)
November 11 - CLOSED in observance of VETERANS DAY
Come join us for a special kind of Story Time - Kamishibai!! It is pronounced Ka-me-she-by and means “Paper Theater.”
Popular in Japan in the early 1900’s as a means of entertainment and commerce, Kamishibai employs the use of a small theater, large illustrated cards, and theatrical voice.
A new session of Fall Story Times and Programs will begin on October 28th and registration begins Tuesday, October 15. Call us at 603-472-2300 to sign up or visit our website to sign up online.
Fall Story Times begin the week of September 9th and
We did it! All of our young Bedford readers worked together for the past 7 weeks to read over 10,200 hours! Great job, summer readers! Our pizza party on Saturday, August 10th was a big hit with a fun performance from Mr. Aaron and his band and pizza for all who attended, generously donated by 1750 Taphouse, Pizza Bella and Pizza Mia!
If you missed out on our end party, don't worry! You can still come in and pick up your beads for your necklace and your FREE book here in the Children's Room for the next few weeks!
After almost seven weeks of intergalactic summer reading, we are nearly at 10,000 hours read from all of our summer readers!
This Saturday at 11am, August 10th, join us at Bedford Village Common for an OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD celebration! Mr. Aaron will perform at 11am with his band!
Our END OF SUMMER PARTY is on August 10th at 11am at the Gazebo at Bedford Village Common - sign up starting July 29th!