Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Adults

Thursday Theater

Although Dido Elizabeth Belle, an eighteenth century English woman of mixed race, is raised in privilege by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife, she is denied a proper social standing because of her skin color. But when Dido falls in love with a young idealist lawyer who aspires to create positive change, she finds herself caught between two worlds.

Thursday Theater

Although Dido Elizabeth Belle, an eighteenth century English woman of mixed race, is raised in privilege by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife, she is denied a proper social standing because of her skin color. But when Dido falls in love with a young idealist lawyer who aspires to create positive change, she finds herself caught between two worlds.

Town by Town Watershed by Watershed:Native Americans in NH

Town by Town, Watershed by Watershed: Native Americans in NH

Every town and watershed in New Hampshire has ancient and continuing Native American history. From the recent, late 20th century explosion of local Native population in New Hampshire back to the era of early settlement and the colonial wars, John and Donna Moody explore the history of New Hampshire’s Abenaki and Penacook peoples with a focus on your local community. 

Library Foundation Gala

Join us for a wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres at 5:00 p.m. followed by a performance by theatre KAPOW at 6:00 p.m. Tickets $25
 
Discover Chekhov as you've never known him before—the brash young playwright who made his fame and fortune with sparkling vaudevilles that brilliantly lampooned conventional society. You'll laugh in recognition at the age-old rituals of love, courtship, and marriage in this effervescent flight of farces.
 

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