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New Beach Reads for Summer 2021

Sun, 05/30/2021 - 12:52pm -- Patricia

Memorial Day weekend - and the unofficial start of summer in New England - has come and gone.  That makes it time to think about vacations, relaxing afternoons by the pool, and the quintessential summer beach read!  Browse the carousel below to find a few of 2021's new books ready to keep you entertained on a hot summer day, no matter your destination.

Book recommendations for Readers Who Loved The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 5:05pm -- Patricia

V.E. Schwab's latest novel, the story of a young woman cursed with immortality at the expense of being remembered by anyone she encounters, has become a New York Times bestseller.  If you've also fallen under Addie LaRue's spell and enjoyed her adventures moving through history and discovering the secrets of Henry, the one man in 300 years able to remember her, browse the carousels below to find more books that we think you'll also enjoy.

Books That Became Best Pictures

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 1:44pm -- Patricia


Here at the library we’ve seen a lot of new interest in the book that inspired Nomadland, the most recent winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture.  It turns out that a lot of the past Oscar winners are based on books!  Browse the images below to find more “Best Picture” books available to check out from the Bedford Public Library.

Books for Fans of the Aloysius Archer Books by David Baldacci

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 4:18pm -- Patricia

Aloysius Archer is one of David Baldacci's newest characters,  The former convict and WWII veteran finds himself solving murders and navigating American life in the late 1940's.  If you've loved both of the books published so far (One Good Deed and A Gambling Man) or are looking for something to read while you wait for your chance with the second book, browse the carousels below to find more titles that we think you'll enjoy,

Browse April's Book Displays Online

Mon, 05/03/2021 - 5:21pm -- Patricia

Did you miss your chance to check out a book from one of our displays last month?  Or maybe you read a book and are looking for more just like it?  Scroll through the carousels below to see what was on display last month at the Bedford Public Library!  If you find something that interests you, click on the cover image to visit our online catalog and read summaries,learn more about the book and request a copy for yourself.

Earth Day Reading Ideas

Wed, 04/21/2021 - 2:48pm -- Patricia

Happy Earth Day!  If you're looking for something to read in honor of the holiday, browse the carousels below to find books about preserving and exploring our amazing planet.  To find live streaming Earth Day events and educational materials, you can also visit for more information.

Want to delve deeper?  The Reference Desk is happy to help you find additional materials.  For help, please call 472-2300 or email




Books for Readers Who Loved Kristin Hannah's The Four Winds

Thu, 04/15/2021 - 3:10pm -- Patricia

Krstin Hannah's The Four Winds is one of the most popular books at the Bedford Public Library right now.  Whether you've already read it and loved it or are looking for something to read while you're on hold for a copy, check out the carousels below to find more books that we think you'll also enjoy.

Looking for more recommendations?  Try out our online BookMatch form to get personalized book recommendations from one of the Librarians.

On Display at the Bedford Public Library: March, 2021

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 11:27am -- Patricia

Did you miss any of our book displays in March?  Or maybe you took out a book and are looking for more like it?  Browse the carousels below to see what was on display last month!

To place a request, hover over a cover, then click on the icon for the format you'd like to read.  Need help finding a different one?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing



More Historical Mysteries for Readers Who Love the Maisie Dobbs Books by Jacqueline Winspear

Mon, 03/15/2021 - 6:20pm -- Patricia

Are you eagerly awaiting the next installment in Jacqueline Winspear's historical mystery series featuring British detective and former WWI nurse, Maisie Dobbs?  Browse the carousels below to find lists of other books we think you'll enjoy reading in the meantime!


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