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Books for Readers Who Loved The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 4:59pm -- Patricia

Did you love the dramatic historical fiction, parallel narratives and flawed characters of The Alice Network?  Browse the carousels below to find more titles we think you'll enjoy!  To find the book in our online catalog to read more about it or place a hold, just click on the cover image.

Looking for more recommendations?  Try filling out our BookMatch form or ask us for help finding books by emailing reference@bedfordnh.org.

Wildlife Field Guides for Summer Reading 2021

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 12:11pm -- Patricia

Were you thinking of checking out a field guide to complete the wildlife identification activity and earn an extra raffle ticket for the Adult or Teen Summer Reading programs?  Scroll through the carousels to find a few of the guides we have available for everything from tiny insects to towering trees.

Not finding what you're looking for?  Need assitance placing a hold?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@bedfordnh.org.

 

The 2021 Great Stone Face Winner and the New List!

Tue, 06/15/2021 - 11:53am -- Emily S

It's that time again - a new Great Stone Face list is here! New Hampshire students in grades 4 through 6 are invited to read books from the list and then vote on their favorite in the spring.

Clicking on any of the cover images will bring you to our catalog where you can place a hold on the title.

The 2021 winner is Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick!

Are You Ready for Summer Crafts?

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 6:08pm -- Emily S

Are you ready to craft this summer? We'll be offering take and make crafts starting next week on June 14! Each craft will be indivdually packaged for you to take home and complete. Instructions will be included with the craft and a video demonstation will be available on our Youtube page. We'll offer a different craft every week through Summer Reading until July 30. Please be sure to take one craft per child. Feel free to ask for crafts when you pick up your books curbside! Happy Crafting!

A Summer of Tails and Tales Begins with Virtual Wildlife Encounters!

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 1:10pm -- Circulation

Next week is the first week of summer reading and we are looking forward to meeting some real live Tails and Tales ambassadors with Wildlife Encounters! There will be 2 virtual shows - one on Monday and one on Thursday - with opportunities to meet live animals with expert handlers. This program will be on Zoom where everyone gets a front row seat and get see the animals up close. Both programs will be the same, so please choose one when registering. The Zoom link will be emailed out one hour before the program begins.

Browse the Book Displays From May Online

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 4:34pm -- Patricia

Did you miss your chance to check out a book from one of our displays last month?  Or maybe you read a book and are looking for more just like it?  Scroll through the carousels below to see what was on display last month at the Bedford Public Library!  If you find something that interests you, click on the cover image to visit our online catalog and read summaries,learn more about the book and request a copy for yourself.

New CreativeBug Content for June 2021

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 12:22pm -- Patricia

New CreativeBug classes are coming in June! To watch any of these courses on demand after their premier date, visit the Lifelong Learning section of our Databases Page and click the link.  Then log in with your Bedford Public Library card and password.  Need help resetting your password or getting started?  Contact the reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@bedfordnh.org.

New in June:

New Beach Reads for Summer 2021

Sun, 05/30/2021 - 12:52pm -- Patricia

Memorial Day weekend - and the unofficial start of summer in New England - has come and gone.  That makes it time to think about vacations, relaxing afternoons by the pool, and the quintessential summer beach read!  Browse the carousel below to find a few of 2021's new books ready to keep you entertained on a hot summer day, no matter your destination.

Book recommendations for Readers Who Loved The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 5:05pm -- Patricia

V.E. Schwab's latest novel, the story of a young woman cursed with immortality at the expense of being remembered by anyone she encounters, has become a New York Times bestseller.  If you've also fallen under Addie LaRue's spell and enjoyed her adventures moving through history and discovering the secrets of Henry, the one man in 300 years able to remember her, browse the carousels below to find more books that we think you'll also enjoy.

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