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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.

A Message from Mary Ann

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 3:27pm -- Emily

Dear Patrons,

Thank you for your ongoing support and patience as we continue to evaluate and adjust our library operations in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. We strive to be a reliable source of information and assistance as always.

Read Alike Bookmarks at Bedford Library (For the books you like, love and want more of!)

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 8:23pm -- Emily

Recently, you may have seen one of our new read-alike bookmarks, offering recommendations for your next great read, tucked inside of a book.  These bookmarks are designed to suggest books that you may enjoy because of similar themes, writing styles, characters, settings and more.  They now cover more than 60 of our most popular titles, from

New museum pass: Canterbury Shaker Village

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:00pm -- Emily


Thanks to the generosity of the Bedford Library Foundation, the Canterbury Shaker Village Museum pass is now available.

This pass admits any combination of two adults or children to the museum and exhibits.  The admission co-pay is $6 per adult and $3 per child.  The pass can be used for most special events, except Village Rising, Ghost Encounters, and Christmas at Canterbury.


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