Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire


Memoirs for Readers Who Loved Educated by Tara Westover

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 2:33pm -- Patricia

Were you fascinated by Educated, Tara Westover's memoir about her unconventional upbrings and struggle to strike out on her own in the modern world?  Browse the carousels below to find inspiring and harrowing coming-of-age stories and candid autobiographies that we think you'll enjoy as well.

Click on the covers to learn more about a title or request a copy for pickup.

Have questions?  Need more recommendations?  The Reference Desk is here to help!  Just call 472-2300 or email

Browse November's Displays Online

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 6:54pm -- Patricia

November is always a busy month!  If you didn't get a chance to make it into the Bedford Public Library to browse last month's book displays, never fear!  Scroll through the carousels to see the curated collections below.  Find something you're interested in?  Click on the cover to go to the catalog and place a request for in-person or contact -free pickup. 

Have questions?  Need a hand placing a hold request?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing

Reading Suggestions for People Who Loved The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 4:38pm -- Patricia

Did you love the sweeping stories and complex characters of The Pillars of the Earth and the other novels in Ken Follett's Kingsbridge series?  Scroll through the books below to find other books we think you'll enjoy as well.  To learn more about a title or to place a request in our catalog, just click on the cover image.

Need a hand placing a hold?  Looking for more recommendations?  Contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing


Print Books

Book Recommendations for Readers Who Love the Stephanie Plum Mysteries by Janet Evanovich

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 4:45pm -- Patricia

With the twenty-seventh entry in this beloved series, Fortune and Glory, now hitting our shelves, it's no exaggeration to say that the Stephanie Plum books by Janet Evanovich are a perennial favorite at the library.  Combining fast-paced mysteries with laugh-out-loud scenarios and a tenacious, everywoman heroine, these books have garnered bestseller status and many fans.  If you're one of them and you've already breezed through the "Tantalizing" twenty-seventh volume or you're looking for something to read while you wait for your copy, check out the lists below to find more books t

Books for Readers Who Enjoyed The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 1:35pm -- Patricia

Did you love the the atmospheric and suspense-filled whodunnit by Lucy Foley, The Guest List?  Or are you still on hold for a copy and wondering what to read in the meantime?  Browse the carousels below (organized by book format) to find other books we think you may enjoy - all available from the Bedford Public Library!  To learn more about a title or place a request for pickup, just click on the cover picture. 

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 1:23pm -- Patricia

Did you know that November is Diabetes Awareness Month?  According to the CDC, there are 26.9 million people in the United State who have been diagnosed with diabetes and another 88 million people over the age of 18 with pre-diabetes.  You can learn more about risk factors, prevention and management strategies, research and more by clicking this link to visit the website of the

Learn about free college courses

Tue, 11/03/2020 - 6:23pm -- Emily

Thanks to a collaboration between the NH Department of Education and Modern States, a nonprofit devoted to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, college students may take self-paced online courses that prepare them for the CLEP exam, then take the exam for free.  Many colleges accept CLEP exams for credit, which helps students save on tuition.  For more information, watch this video prepared by Kathy Stoughton, M.

Books Displays From October 2020

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 4:44pm -- Patricia

Were you too busy during October to make it into the Library to browse our staff-curated book displays?  Problem solved!  Click through the carousels below to find cozy nonfiction, mind-bending suspense, inspiring memoirs, practical how-to guides for the DIY set and more!  Click on a book's cover to learn more about that title or place a request for in-person or contact-free pickup.




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