Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Kids

Read to Lucy

A new reading therapy dog is joining our Children’s Room – meet Lucy!

Each child gets 15 minutes of private time with Lucy to practice his or her reading skills. They may involve family members if they wish. This is a great confidence booster for reading aloud in class!

You may register for a time slot by calling 472-2300 or drop by to make a reservation for a reading session. There is no on-line registration for this program.

Ukulele Workshop

Have you ever wanted to learn the ukulele?
This instrument is among the easiest to learn and fun to play, making it a popular choice for all ages! Join Let's Play Music & Make Art for a hands-on workshop. You will come away from this 45 minute workshop knowing basic chord forms and everything you need to know to play some simple two to three chord songs. Dazzle your friends, family and yourself with your new found musical talent.

If you already have a ukulele, feel free to bring it. If not, we’ll have several on hand for you to try.

Instrument Petting Zoo

Let's Play Music & Make Art of Derry is bringing their Instrument Petting Zoo to the Library!

This is a great opportunity for little ones to get up close and hands-on with a variety of instruments including violins, hand drums, ukulele, guitars and more. These hands-on learning experiences are a great way to foster music appreciation and literacy in your child and set the stage for more in-depth learning to come!

Children of all ages are welcome to attend with their grownup.

Messy Art Day Drop In

Children of all ages and their grownups can join us in the castle anytime between 10am and noon for messy art!

We’ll be painting and creating fun, take-home projects for the entire morning!

Don’t dress up for this program as we’ll be using lots of paint and other messy art supplies!

No registration required. Children of all ages are welcome!

Sensory Fun Drop In

Ages 2-8 can drop in for some fun sensory activities from 2::00 pm to 4:00 pm! We’ll be exploring and learning at several STEM stations in the castle during this time.

We’ll have several stations where we’ll get messy, so don’t dress up for this program! Siblings are always welcome and younger children may need adult supervision.

If not attending this program with your child, please remain in the children’s room for the duration of their stay at the program.

No registration is required for this program.

STEM for ages 5-7

Kids ages 5-7 are invited to our STEM day activities for several science creations!

Caregivers of children this age must remain in the building during this event.

Registration is required and begins February 11th.

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