Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire


October is Family History Month!

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 4:45pm -- Reference

October is family history month - which means it's a great time to look into your family tree.  The Bedford Public Library offers its cardholders a great variety of useful tools to help you get started tracking down your ancestors.  To learn more, visit our Genealogy Resources page or read on to see highlights of some of our favorite resources.


Ancestry Library Edition & Heritage Quest

September's Displays

Wed, 09/23/2020 - 2:17pm -- Reference

We've had some great displays of all kinds of books for you to check out this month at the Bedford Public Library.  Even if you missed visiting the displays in person, it's not too late to browse these collections online!  Click on a book cover in one of the carousels below to learn more about the title or request your copy.


Fantasy and SciFi with a Sense of Humor

Book Recommendations for Fans of the Jack Reacher Series by Lee Child

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 6:14pm -- Patricia

Looking for something new to read while you're biding your time waiting for Lee Child's next Jack Reacher book to arrive this October?  Click the links below to find browsable collections of other books filled with fast-paced action and just deserts that we think you'll enjoy.  All of these books are available from the Bedford Public Library and can be requested for in-person or contact-free pickup or downloaded for free using Libby or CloudLibrary.


Short Story Collection to Browse at the Bedford Public Library

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 6:17pm -- Patricia

Whether you're interested in sampling a new genre or author, you're short on time or attention or maybe you just love a good quick tale, sometime a short story is the perfect fit for your reading mood!  At the Bedford Public Library, we have a lot of short story collections on the shelves - not only in our Story Collection, but on the Fiction and Nonfiction shelves too.  Interested in checking some out?  Click the links below to find themed browsable lists of story collections you can request with your Bedford Library card.

What to Read Next If You Love Books by Mary Higgins Clark

Sun, 08/16/2020 - 12:40pm -- Reference

With over 50 bestsellers to her name, it's easy to see how Mary Higgins Clark earned the title Queen of Suspense.  Even though she passed away earlier this year, Mary Higgins Clark left behind a rich literary legacy of fast-paced suspense novels with relatable heroines.  If you've already read them all and are looking for more, please click the links below to find a list of suggested reading we think you'll enjoy as well!


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