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Reading Suggestions for People Who Loved The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 4:38pm -- Patricia

Did you love the sweeping stories and complex characters of The Pillars of the Earth and the other novels in Ken Follett's Kingsbridge series?  Scroll through the books below to find other books we think you'll enjoy as well.  To learn more about a title or to place a request in our catalog, just click on the cover image.

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Print Books

Book Recommendations for Readers Who Love the Stephanie Plum Mysteries by Janet Evanovich

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 4:45pm -- Patricia

With the twenty-seventh entry in this beloved series, Fortune and Glory, now hitting our shelves, it's no exaggeration to say that the Stephanie Plum books by Janet Evanovich are a perennial favorite at the library.  Combining fast-paced mysteries with laugh-out-loud scenarios and a tenacious, everywoman heroine, these books have garnered bestseller status and many fans.  If you're one of them and you've already breezed through the "Tantalizing" twenty-seventh volume or you're looking for something to read while you wait for your copy, check out the lists below to find more books t

Books for Readers Who Enjoyed The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 1:35pm -- Patricia

Did you love the the atmospheric and suspense-filled whodunnit by Lucy Foley, The Guest List?  Or are you still on hold for a copy and wondering what to read in the meantime?  Browse the carousels below (organized by book format) to find other books we think you may enjoy - all available from the Bedford Public Library!  To learn more about a title or place a request for pickup, just click on the cover picture. 

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 1:23pm -- Patricia

Did you know that November is Diabetes Awareness Month?  According to the CDC, there are 26.9 million people in the United State who have been diagnosed with diabetes and another 88 million people over the age of 18 with pre-diabetes.  You can learn more about risk factors, prevention and management strategies, research and more by clicking this link to visit the website of the

Books Displays From October 2020

Mon, 11/02/2020 - 4:44pm -- Patricia

Were you too busy during October to make it into the Library to browse our staff-curated book displays?  Problem solved!  Click through the carousels below to find cozy nonfiction, mind-bending suspense, inspiring memoirs, practical how-to guides for the DIY set and more!  Click on a book's cover to learn more about that title or place a request for in-person or contact-free pickup.



Books to Check Out for Fans of Stephen King

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 4:54pm -- Patricia

Even though "King of Horror", Stephen King, has over 60 titles to his name (and hopefully more still on the way!), you may still find yourself running low on these bestsellers and in search of a new author or novel to tingle your spine.  Click on the covers below to find a few titles we think you'll also enjoy during this spookiest of seasons!


Print Books

Ghost Stories For Grownups

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 1:56pm -- Patricia

Ghost stories are not just for kids!  Browse the lists below to find all kinds of haunting tales and supernatural yarns to put you in the Halloween spirit.  Click on a cover image to learn more about that title or place a request with your library account.




Haunted Houses

Books for Dog Lovers

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 3:47pm -- Patricia

Can't get enough of dogs?  Why not invite your favorite four-legged friends into your reading time with a novel starring a canine cupid or dog detective or maybe a nonfiction book exploring the history of these fascinating creatures? Explore the carousels below to find all kinds of books about or featuring dogs!


Nonfiction Books

Book Recommendations for Fans of the Jack Reacher Series by Lee Child

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 6:14pm -- Patricia

Looking for something new to read while you're biding your time waiting for Lee Child's next Jack Reacher book to arrive this October?  Click the links below to find browsable collections of other books filled with fast-paced action and just deserts that we think you'll enjoy.  All of these books are available from the Bedford Public Library and can be requested for in-person or contact-free pickup or downloaded for free using Libby or CloudLibrary.



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