Click the book covers below to learn about the books below or to place a request for one of these titles.
Did you love Fredrik Backman's A Man Called Ove, but aren't sure what to read next? Click on the covers in the carousels below to learn more about these recommended titles or request your own copy for in-person or contact-free pickup!
Regular Print Books
October is family history month - which means it's a great time to look into your family tree. The Bedford Public Library offers its cardholders a great variety of useful tools to help you get started tracking down your ancestors. To learn more, visit our Genealogy Resources page or read on to see highlights of some of our favorite resources.
Ancestry Library Edition & Heritage Quest
Looking for something to read while you wait for John Grisham's next exciting legal thriller? Check out some recommendations below. Just click on the cover to reserve your copy for in-person or contact-free pickup!
We've had some great displays of all kinds of books for you to check out this month at the Bedford Public Library. Even if you missed visiting the displays in person, it's not too late to browse these collections online! Click on a book cover in one of the carousels below to learn more about the title or request your copy.
Fantasy and SciFi with a Sense of Humor
With over 50 bestsellers to her name, it's easy to see how Mary Higgins Clark earned the title Queen of Suspense. Even though she passed away earlier this year, Mary Higgins Clark left behind a rich literary legacy of fast-paced suspense novels with relatable heroines. If you've already read them all and are looking for more, please click the links below to find a list of suggested reading we think you'll enjoy as well!
Did you love Where the Crawdads Sing, but aren't sure what to read next? Click the links to find lists of books (grouped by format) available at the Bedford Public Library that we think you might enjoy.
The weather is warming up and we're all looking forward to spending some time in the great outdoors. Here are a few browsable lists of books that you can request or download to help you enjoy time spent outside!
Staying home more also means that we’re all cooking at home more. Whether you’re learning to get creative when ingredients are sold out or discovering a love of baking and cooking with your extra time, here are a few online opportunities to enhance your cooking game and explore your love of food.
Great Courses Library Collection
Are you looking for a great Mystery or Suspense novel to request now that contact-free pickup has started? Click the links to explore these browsable themed collections and find great books that you can request or download with your Bedford Public Library card.
A Race Against Time
These characters are on mission to solve a crime before the clock runs out.