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Thrilling and chilling reads for a hot summer day

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 3:35pm -- Reference

Beat the heat by reading a thrilling story set in the polar regions!  Whether you prefer a tale of polar exploration, a natural history of penguins or polar bears, or a survival tale, there is something to help you stay cool.  Browse our suggestions below.  To check any of these titles out, just click the cover to find it in our online catalog or call (603) 472-2300 and we'll be happy to place a hold for you.

Celebrate Pride Month with a Books from the Bedford Public Library

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 3:14pm -- Reference

Did you know that June is Pride Month? Pride Month honors the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York and also recognizes the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.  Read on to find a selection of memoirs, biographies, nonfiction and fiction to help you celebrate this June.


Books to Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 3:37pm -- Reference

Join us in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month by checking out one of these great reads. Try a moving memoir, a fascinating history, or a stirring novel. These books are not a comprehensive representation of the Asian American experience, but instead a sample of the diverse stories being told by AAPI authors.

A Busy Month of May at the Bedford Public Library!

Thu, 04/28/2022 - 2:56pm -- Reference

Get out your calendar and start marking, because we have a plethora of great events coming up this May at the Bedford Public Library.

The month opens with our regularly scheduled Tech at the Library class on the first Wednesday. On May 4th we'll be talking about LinkedIn Learning, a valuable online resource available Bedford Public Library card holderss with thousands of video tutorials on business, technology and design.

New Teen Take and Make!

Fri, 04/01/2022 - 11:06am -- Reference

Origami Wishing Stars are April's Take and Make Craft.  Write your wish on a bright strip of paper, fold it into a star and maybe your wish will come true!  Everything you need is included in the craft kit.  Pick yours up in the Teen Area on top of the new YA bookshelf. 

New Teen Take and Make!

Wed, 02/23/2022 - 6:29pm -- Reference

Looking for something to do during school vacation week?  Pick up a Friendship Bracelet Take and Make and show your BFF how much you care!  Everything you need is included in the kit, just make sure to pick out a kit with the colors you like best.  Kits can be picked up at the new YA bookshelf and will be available starting the Thursday before break until we run out of supplies.  

Inspired by Pride and Prejudice

Thu, 02/10/2022 - 4:11pm -- Reference

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is one of the most well-known love stories of all time.  This Valentine's Day, why not celebrate with one of these books that puts a twist on the beloved classic?  From continuations of the original tale to modern updates, murder mysteries and even zombies, there's sure to be variation to suit every reader's style.

Browse the cover below and click on an icon to find a title in our online catalog or call (603) 472-2300 to reserve your copy.

Holiday Baking

Wed, 12/15/2021 - 3:51pm -- Reference

It's the most wonderful time of the year...for baking!  Are you looking for new recipes?  Do you want to master a tricky technique?  Do you need to find gluten-free or vegan cookie recipes?  Check out these books for inspiration.


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