Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire


Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 2:45pm -- Patricia

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.  Browse the carousels below to find biographies, fiction, and poetry to help you explore Hispanic perspectives and culture.


Fiction for Adults

Take a Hike This Fall

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 4:56pm -- Patricia

Fall is a special time in New England. Even though the days are getting shorter and there's a bit of a chill creeping into the air, there's still time to get outside for a spectacular fall hiking adventure!

Browse the carousels below to find guides to some New England's best trails and views as well as books for kids and parents so everyone can participate!

Need more recommendations? Looking for something farther afield? The Reference Desk is here to help! Just call (603) 472-2300 or email


Coming Soon: New Books On-Order for September 2022

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 9:15am -- Patricia

September's shaping up to be a great month for readers, with new books due to be published by Elizabeth Strout, Richard Osman, Nicholas Sparks, Maggie O'Farrell, Fredrick Backman, Stephen King, Scott Turow and many more of our favorites. Browse the carousels below and click on the cover images to find the book in our online catalog and make sure your hold request is at the top of the list!

Looking for a book in another format? Can't find something that's been on your TBR list? Email and we'll be happy to assist!

New Take and Make for September

Fri, 09/02/2022 - 11:04am -- Laura

PIck up September's Take and Make Craft and start off the school year with a little handmade joy!  Choose either the super-cute Kawaii print set or the fancy gold embossed set.  Everything you need for the craft is included in the kit.  Pick yours up in the Teen Area on top of the New YA Books bookshelf.  Just look for the lights!

More Books for Fans of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 4:47pm -- Patricia

Did you love the strong characters, scandal, and glamour of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid? Or are you eagerly awaiting a copy of this incredibly popular book? Read on to find more titles that we think you'll also enjoy!

To request a copy of any of the books below, click on the cover to visit our online catalog. You can also call (603) 472-2300 or email and we'll be happy to place a hold for you!


Print Books

10 Things (Besides Books) to Check Out from the Bedford Public Library

Thu, 08/18/2022 - 2:40pm -- Patricia

When you think of the library, books may be the first thing to come to mind. But there are many other resources to use at the library and even things besides books to check out. Read on to discover 10 things beside books, movies, and music that you can check out with your Bedford Public Library card.


A Wave of Thanks!

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 4:15pm -- Emily S

We wanted to give a huge thank you to all those who supported and participated in our 2022 Children's Summer Reading program! Thank you!

To our generous sponsors and donors: Bedford Rotary Club, Friends of Bedford Library, Pizza Bella, Amherst Karate Studio, Hayward's Ice Cream and Cactus Jack's Restaurants, thank you for your support of our endeavor to keep kids reading over the summer. We had fabulous prizes and parties this year thanks to you!

Young Adult Mysteries

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 4:04pm -- Patricia

We all know high school can be tough, but an actual crime scene? Check out one of these young adult mysteries to find stories of teens investigating murders, disappearances, and the secrets that surround them.

Need help finding a book in a different format or placing a hold? Have questions about eBooks? Contact the Reference Desk by calling (603) 472-2300 or emailing


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