Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Pie Books and More to Inspire Your Fall Baking

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 2:06pm -- Reference

It’s that time of year—whether you have a plethora of apples from an apple-picking extravaganza or you’re getting ready to wow friends and family at the holidays, pie season is upon us. Chill your butter, chop your fruit, and check out some of these excellent books to help hone your skills.

We also have several seasons of The Great British Baking Show on DVD to inspire you.

To request any of the items in the carousels below, just click on the cover image to be taken to our onlline catalog or call the Bedford Public Library at (603) 472-2300.

October is Family History Month!

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 4:45pm -- Reference

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

September's Displays

Wed, 09/23/2020 - 2:17pm -- Reference

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

What to Read Next If You Love Books by Mary Higgins Clark

Sun, 08/16/2020 - 12:40pm -- Reference

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!

Online Fun for Food Lovers

Sat, 05/23/2020 - 3:09pm -- Reference


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


Book Collections to Browse for Mystery and Suspense Readers

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 4:05pm -- Reference

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.


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