Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire


A Wave of Thanks!

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 4:15pm -- Emily S

We wanted to give a huge thank you to all those who supported and participated in our 2022 Children's Summer Reading program! Thank you!

To our generous sponsors and donors: Bedford Rotary Club, Friends of Bedford Library, Pizza Bella, Amherst Karate Studio, Hayward's Ice Cream and Cactus Jack's Restaurants, thank you for your support of our endeavor to keep kids reading over the summer. We had fabulous prizes and parties this year thanks to you!

Young Adult Mysteries

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 4:04pm -- Patricia

We all know high school can be tough, but an actual crime scene? Check out one of these young adult mysteries to find stories of teens investigating murders, disappearances, and the secrets that surround them.

Need help finding a book in a different format or placing a hold? Have questions about eBooks? Contact the Reference Desk by calling (603) 472-2300 or emailing

Books for Readers Who Loved Where the Crawdads Sing

Wed, 07/27/2022 - 3:12pm -- Patricia

Now that the movie has come out we're seeing a renewed interest in the hit novel, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.  If you (like many of us!) have already read and loved the book, browse the carousels below to find more titles you may enjoy!

Looking for more recommendations? Bedford Public Library cardholders can fill out our BookMatch form to get customized reading suggestions handpicked for you by the librarians!

How to Write College Essays that Really Shine

Fri, 07/22/2022 - 10:17am -- Laura

This workshop will feature essential guidance for brainstorming and crafting college essays. Presented by Elizabeth West, EWC Consulting, CEO. Elizabeth has 25 years of experience helping students create solid and effective college essays through running university admissions committees and teaching college students how to write strong essays.

Thrilling and chilling reads for a hot summer day

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 3:35pm -- Reference

Beat the heat by reading a thrilling story set in the polar regions!  Whether you prefer a tale of polar exploration, a natural history of penguins or polar bears, or a survival tale, there is something to help you stay cool.  Browse our suggestions below.  To check any of these titles out, just click the cover to find it in our online catalog or call (603) 472-2300 and we'll be happy to place a hold for you.

New Romance Coming Soon to the Bedford Public Library

Wed, 07/13/2022 - 5:16pm -- Patricia

Whether you prefer your romance novels sweet or steamy, comedic or filled with suspense, there's a lot to love in the new books we've got on order for the Bedford Public Library! For a sneak peek at some of the romance novels that are coming soon, browse the books below. Find something you like? Click on the cover to visit our online catalog and make sure you're at the top of the holds list!


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