If you have a child between the ages of 5-15, you probably know how popular graphic novels are right now. Middle schoolers are swimming in Dog Man, Raina Telgemeier, Big Nate, and more. Here in the library we are big fans of graphic novels as well. When your job is to foster a love of reading, it’s hard not to! Our first meeting of our new monthly Graphic Novel Club was last week and we had a full house of 8-12 year olds thrilled to talk about all kinds of graphic novels they love.
Did you just finish a book from a series and want to read more, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’ve found a new author and want to make sure you start at the beginning and read the books in order? Or are you just looking for the most recent book featuring your favorite detective? Reading series can be challenging sometimes, but here at the Bedford Public Library we have tools to help keep your reading on track!
Did you know that most New Year’s resolutions are broken on January 17th? The library has many resources to help you keep your resolutions well into 2020; free with your library membership!
As the 2010s concluded, staff at many magazines, websites, and libraries took a look back and chose the best books of the decade. It's fascinating to review the variety of new stories that emerged during the 2010s and to see which ones we're still talking about. Reviewing these lists is also a wonderful way to add to your TBR list. Time Magazine, the Boston Public Library,
Happy New Year! Welcome Emily Sennott as the new Head of Children’s Services at the Bedford Public Library. Emily has worked in children’s services for 8 years, serving as the Head of Youth Services at the Merrimack Public Library for the past 2 ½ years.
November is a great time to play! Come explore the fun we have scheduled for the kids this November:
Story Times (see our calendar for a list of age appropriate story times and dates).
November 2 - Fall Fiber Fun Crafts in the Castle from 11am-2pm
November 4 - Book Buzz (Register online)
November 6 & 18- Read to Lucy (Call to register for a private 15 minute time)
November 7 - Read to Lilly (Call to register for a private 15 minute time)
November 11 - CLOSED in observance of VETERANS DAY
Come join us for a special kind of Story Time - Kamishibai!! It is pronounced Ka-me-she-by and means “Paper Theater.”
Popular in Japan in the early 1900’s as a means of entertainment and commerce, Kamishibai employs the use of a small theater, large illustrated cards, and theatrical voice.
A new session of Fall Story Times and Programs will begin on October 28th and registration begins Tuesday, October 15. Call us at 603-472-2300 to sign up or visit our website to sign up online.
Fall Story Times begin the week of September 9th and