Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire


Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

Thu, 02/10/2022 - 4:11pm -- Reference

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is one of the most well-known love stories of all time.  This Valentine's Day, why not celebrate with one of these books that puts a twist on the beloved classic?  From continuations of the original tale to modern updates, murder mysteries and even zombies, there's sure to be variation to suit every reader's style.

Browse the cover below and click on an icon to find a title in our online catalog or call (603) 472-2300 to reserve your copy.

On Display at the Bedford Public Library: January 2022

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 11:21am -- Patricia

Did you miss any of our January displays?  Looking for more books from a display that you really enjoyed?  Browse the carousels below to find more reading recommendations from the Bedford Public Library!

Looking for more reading ideas?  Try fillour out our BookMatch form to get reading recommendations from the librarians customized just for you!


I Only Saw the Movie. What?!

Weather Books for Groundhog Day

Wed, 02/02/2022 - 11:50am -- Patricia

The Groundhog Day predictions are in - and it looks like six more weeks of winter ahead - but don't feel like you have to just take our furry friend's word for it!  Browse the books below to find information on more scientific methods of weather prediction or to read about some of New England's most notorious bad weather of the past.

Looking for more weather stories or information on another specific topic?  The Reference Desk is here to help!  Just email your query or call (603) 472-2300.

Coming Soon: February 2022

Thu, 01/27/2022 - 10:22am -- Patricia

Curious to see what books are coming to the Bedford Public Library in February?  Browse the book covers below for a sneak peek of some of the new releases that are already on order and will be hot off the presses next month!

See something you like?  Click on the cover image to find the book in our online catalog and login to your account to place a request now.  You can also call (603) 472-2300 and amember of the library staff will be happy to place a request for you.

Reading to Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 2:44pm -- Patricia

January 27th is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  To commemorate this important date, we've compiled a list of books that tell the stories of just a few of the people who experienced this horrific event that claimed the lives of millions in Europe.  Click on the icon or cover image to learn more about each book in our online catalog.

2022 Youth Media Award Winners

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 12:12pm -- Emily S


Every year, the American Library Association announces the Youth Media Award winners for excellence in children’s literature. An impressive slate of winners and honors were announced on Monday. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!
Some of the winners and honors are recapped below, but you can find the full announcement for all the different awards from the ALA here.

Autobiographies and Memoirs for Readers Who Loved Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 11:58am -- Patricia

If you enjoyed Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, browse the carousels below to find more memoirs and autobiographies - including entertainment industry biographies, memoirs with a conversational and reflective style, and life stories with a bit of advice to offer - that we think you'll also love!

Need more reading recommendations?  Fill out our BookMatch form to get a customized list of 5 books handpicked for you by one of the librarians.



More Books for Readers Who Loved Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 11:46am -- Patricia

Did you love Fredrik Backman's tale of a real estate open house gone horribly (and hilariously) wrong?  Browse the carousels below to find more books that tell stories of people thrown together in crazy situations, are filled with quirky characters or share a similar writing style.  To request a copy, just click on the book cover to be taken to our online catalog!

Need more recommendations?  Fill out our BookMatch form to have our librarians email you customized reading recommendations.


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