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Show Biz Memoirs

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 11:51am -- Patricia

With the recent popularity of memoirs by Matthew Perry, Paul Newman and Jennette McCurdy, you may find yourself craving more stories about life on the stage and screen... Or maybe you're looking for something to tide you over while you wait for your chance to devour one of these bestsellers?  Look no further! Read on to find some of the recent and noteworthy "show biz" memoirs and autobiographies that have made their way onto the shelves of the Bedford Public Library!

Audiobooks at the Bedford Public Library: More Ways to Listen

Thu, 10/27/2022 - 3:20pm -- Patricia

Audiobooks have been increasing in popularity over the last decade – and it’s easy to understand why.  In addition to being a great alternative for readers with low vision or reading difficulties, audiobooks are a fun way to make reading more portable and flexible.  Popping a CD into your car’s player or connecting an eAudiobook over Bluetooth makes your commute go faster.  Or you can plug your headphones into a Playaway on a lanyard while you clean house

Reading Recommendations for Fans of the Mitch Rapp Series by Vince Flynn

Thu, 10/20/2022 - 2:59pm -- Patricia

Do you love the non-stop action and international intrigue of Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp books? Finished reading the most recent installment and don't know what to read next? Browse the carousels below to find other books we think you'll also enjoy!

Need more recommendations? Fill out our BookMatch form to get customized reading recommendations from the librarians! You can also email with any questions or for help placing a hold request.


New Horror to Read in October

Fri, 10/07/2022 - 10:46am -- Patricia

Looking for a spine-tingling horror book to keep you in suspense this October? Read on for a list of some of this year's new horror offerings available at the Bedford Public Library.

Click on an icon after hovering over the cover to find a copy in our online catalog.  You can also call (603) 472-2300 or email and we'll be happy to place a hold for you!

Books to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Thu, 09/29/2022 - 2:45pm -- Patricia

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.  Browse the carousels below to find biographies, fiction, and poetry to help you explore Hispanic perspectives and culture.


Fiction for Adults

Take a Hike This Fall

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 4:56pm -- Patricia

Fall is a special time in New England. Even though the days are getting shorter and there's a bit of a chill creeping into the air, there's still time to get outside for a spectacular fall hiking adventure!

Browse the carousels below to find guides to some New England's best trails and views as well as books for kids and parents so everyone can participate!

Need more recommendations? Looking for something farther afield? The Reference Desk is here to help! Just call (603) 472-2300 or email


Coming Soon: New Books On-Order for September 2022

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 9:15am -- Patricia

September's shaping up to be a great month for readers, with new books due to be published by Elizabeth Strout, Richard Osman, Nicholas Sparks, Maggie O'Farrell, Fredrick Backman, Stephen King, Scott Turow and many more of our favorites. Browse the carousels below and click on the cover images to find the book in our online catalog and make sure your hold request is at the top of the list!

Looking for a book in another format? Can't find something that's been on your TBR list? Email and we'll be happy to assist!

More Books for Fans of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 4:47pm -- Patricia

Did you love the strong characters, scandal, and glamour of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid? Or are you eagerly awaiting a copy of this incredibly popular book? Read on to find more titles that we think you'll also enjoy!

To request a copy of any of the books below, click on the cover to visit our online catalog. You can also call (603) 472-2300 or email and we'll be happy to place a hold for you!


Print Books


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