Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire


Short Story Collection to Browse at the Bedford Public Library

Thu, 08/27/2020 - 6:17pm -- Patricia

Whether you're interested in sampling a new genre or author, you're short on time or attention or maybe you just love a good quick tale, sometime a short story is the perfect fit for your reading mood!  At the Bedford Public Library, we have a lot of short story collections on the shelves - not only in our Story Collection, but on the Fiction and Nonfiction shelves too.  Interested in checking some out?  Click the links below to find themed browsable lists of story collections you can request with your Bedford Library card.

What to Read Next If You Love Books by Mary Higgins Clark

Sun, 08/16/2020 - 12:40pm -- Reference

With over 50 bestsellers to her name, it's easy to see how Mary Higgins Clark earned the title Queen of Suspense.  Even though she passed away earlier this year, Mary Higgins Clark left behind a rich literary legacy of fast-paced suspense novels with relatable heroines.  If you've already read them all and are looking for more, please click the links below to find a list of suggested reading we think you'll enjoy as well!

Try our new Book Bundle Request Form!

Fri, 08/14/2020 - 3:00pm -- Emily S

There's no doubt about it, helping patrons pick out books is one of our favorite parts of the job. Couple that with the notion that library services are changing with the times and our new Book Bundle Request Form was born. You fill out the form with information to let us know what you're looking for and we'll pull 5 books for you within 2 business days and place them on hold to be picked up via our Lower Level contact-free pickup.

Cookbook Collections to Browse

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 1:54pm -- Patricia

Looking for the perfect cookbook?  The Bedford Public Library has an extensive cookbook collection covering a wide variety of cuisines, methods and cooking styles.  Clink the links below to browse curated collections for some ideas.  (All of these books can be requested for contact-free pickup!)

Not finding what you're looking for?  Interested in more?  (Yes - there's more!)  The Reference Desk is here to help!  Call 472-2300 or email and we'll be happy to give you some personalized recommendations!

More Books to Read for Fans of the Inspector Gamache Mysteries by Louise Penny

Tue, 07/28/2020 - 9:21am -- Patricia

Have you fallen in love with Inspector Armand Gamache, the quirky residents of Three Pines and the intriguing mysteries that have made Louise Penny's Inspector Gamache series a bestseller?  Click the links to find some other books we think you might enjoy as well!


Print Books

Summer Beach Read Collections to Browse Online

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 6:03pm -- Patricia

Even though a beach vacation may be harder to come by this year, summer is still the right time for the perfect beach read.  Whether you make it to the sandy shore or are just imagining the surf from a sunny spot in your own back yard, we hope these themed browsable lists will help you pick out the perfect beach read for 2020.


Vacation Locations

Books for Readers Who Loved The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 5:17pm -- Patricia

The Nightingale, written by Kristin Hannah, was published in 2015 and has been a local favorite in addition to spending 20 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.  In other words, if you loved this story of two sisters caught up in the turmoil of occupied France during WWII, you're not alone!  Click the links to view lists of other books we think you may enjoy - all available to request from the Bedford Public Library!


Biography and Memoir Collections to Browse

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 7:55am -- Patricia

Looking for an intriguing true (or mostly true) story  for your Summer Reading this year?  Click the links below to browse themed collections of memoirs and biographies all available to check out from the Bedford Public Library!

If you're looking for someone who didn't make the list or you can't find what you're looking for, please feel free to contact the Reference Desk directly by calling 472-2300 or emailing and we'll be happy to help you find the perfect book.


Happy reading!


Read-Alikes for Fans of James Patterson

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 4:26pm -- Patricia

Can't get enough of the edge-of-your seat suspense and fast-paced thrillers that James Patterson is known for?  Browse the carousels below and click on the cover images to find more books that we think you'll enjoy!

Looking for more suggestions or a personalized reading recommendation?  Email the Reference Desk at 472-2300 or fill out our BookMatch form online..


Print Books


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