Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Upcoming Events for Adults

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

02:00pm to 03:30pm
Need help organizing or sending email?  Unsure how to download apps or navigate your tablet?  Questions about the surfing the internet, typing a letter or downloading eBooks?  Bring your questions and your laptop, tablet or smartphone for basic troubleshooting with the library staff in a supportive... Read more
Audience: Adults

Sunday, March 10, 2019

02:30pm to 04:00pm
The concert is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited to 100 patrons. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bedford Library will be served at intermission March 10: Neiho - Traditional Irish harp The New England Irish Harp Orchestra will be bringing a little bit of... Read more
Audience: Adults

Monday, March 11, 2019

10:00am to 11:00am
Mamah and her husband, Edwin, commission the renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright to design a new home for them. During the construction of the house, a powerful attraction developed between Mamah and Frank, and in time the lovers, each married with children, embarked on a course that would shock... Read more
Audience: Adults

Thursday, March 14, 2019

02:00pm to 04:00pm
When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on a book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African Americans... Read more
Audience: Adults

Thursday, March 14, 2019

06:30pm to 08:30pm
Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has given up on her dream to become a successful singer, until she meets Jack, who immediately sees her natural talent. This is the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming... Read more
Audience: Adults

Sunday, March 17, 2019

02:00pm to 04:00pm
January 20 - The Lightkeepers (2009) PG February 17 – Still Mine (2012) PG13 March 17 – Late Bloomers (2011) Drama April 14 – The Blind Side (2009) PG13 May 19 – It’s Complicated (2009) R Drama
Audience: Adults

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

06:45pm to 08:30pm
Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves. Amidst all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these ten days might involve some real... Read more
Audience: Adults

Thursday, March 21, 2019

02:00pm to 03:30pm
Microsoft Excel is a powerful and flexible spreadsheet program that allows users to create databases and lists or track and display numerical and financial data.  In this class, we’ll discuss how to set up spreadsheets and databases, organize data, use formulas to perform mathematical operations... Read more
Audience: Adults

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

02:00pm to 03:30pm
Need help organizing or sending email?  Unsure how to download apps or navigate your tablet?  Questions about the surfing the internet, typing a letter or downloading eBooks?  Bring your questions and your laptop, tablet or smartphone for basic troubleshooting with the library staff in a supportive... Read more
Audience: Adults

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

06:30pm to 08:00pm
This program offers a fun and engaging look at the historic and unusual weathervanes found on New Hampshire's churches, town halls, and other public buildings from earliest times to the present. Highlighted by the visual presentation of a sampling of the vanes found throughout the state,... Read more
Audience: Adults

Thursday, March 28, 2019

06:30pm to 08:30pm
Learn the true story of the eastern coyote – how and when it arrived in New England, how it lives among us but is rarely seen and how it contributes to keep our forests and fields healthy.  Learn why it is a creature of our own making!  It is smart, beneficial and by its presence, gives “wild” back... Read more
Audience: Adults

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

06:30pm to 08:15pm
Knitters, crocheters, weavers, seamstresses and other fiber enthusiasts will show off their handmade garments during the Library's fifth annual Fiber Arts Fashion Show.  Marci Richardson, owner of The Elegant Ewe, will emcee the event. Strut your stuff on the catwalk and share your talent with us... Read more
Audience: Adults, Teens

Sunday, April 07, 2019

02:30pm to 04:00pm
The concert is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited to 100 patrons. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bedford Library will be served at intermission April 7: Mike Rogers Trio - Folk/Blues/Traditional May 5: Jon McAuliffe - Blues/Folk & Roll/Boogie Sunday... Read more
Audience: Adults

Monday, April 08, 2019

10:00am to 11:00am
Audience: Adults

Sunday, April 14, 2019

02:00pm to 04:00pm
January 20 - The Lightkeepers (2009) PG February 17 – Still Mine (2012) PG13 March 17 – Late Bloomers (2011) Drama April 14 – The Blind Side (2009) PG13 May 19 – It’s Complicated (2009) R Drama
Audience: Adults

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

02:00pm to 03:00pm
New England Quilts and the Stories They Tell, presented by Pamela Weeks Quilts tell stories, and quilt history is full of myths and misinformation as well as heart-warming tales of service and tradition. Quilting is NOT just an American art; nearly every world culture that has cold weather uses... Read more
Audience: Adults

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

06:45pm to 08:30pm
The Maines were a middle-class, hard-working, politically conservative New England couple whose lives felt complete when they adopted identical twin sons. As toddlers, Jonas was the son Kelly and Wayne Maines expected, but Wyatt was only interested in girls' clothes and toys. By age five, this... Read more
Audience: Adults

Thursday, April 18, 2019

02:00pm to 03:30pm
Need a little help organizing or finding your way around your iPad or iPhone?  The Library is here to help.  Join us for a relaxed and informal class as we go over the basics of how to use your device to download apps, control your settings and security, organize your contacts and email, surf the... Read more
Audience: Adults

Sunday, April 21, 2019

01:00pm to 05:00pm
Audience: Adults, Kids, Teens

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

02:00pm to 03:30pm
Need help organizing or sending email?  Unsure how to download apps or navigate your tablet?  Questions about the surfing the internet, typing a letter or downloading eBooks?  Bring your questions and your laptop, tablet or smartphone for basic troubleshooting with the library staff in a supportive... Read more
Audience: Adults

Sunday, May 05, 2019

02:30pm to 04:00pm
The concert is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited to 100 patrons. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bedford Library will be served at intermission October 14: Sean Gaskell - Traditional songs on the Kora November 4: Ramblin' Richard - WWI era music/program... Read more
Audience: Adults

Sunday, May 12, 2019

01:00pm to 05:00pm
Audience: Adults, Kids, Teens

Monday, May 13, 2019

10:00am to 11:00am
A novel—which grapples with the complex history of Native Americans; with an inheritance of profound spirituality; and with a plague of addiction, abuse and suicide—follows 12 characters, each of whom has private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow.
Audience: Adults

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

06:30pm to 08:00pm
In the early 20th century, the New Hampshire Board of Agriculture launched a program to boost the rural economy and promote tourism through the sale of abandoned farms to summer residents. After introducing the country house movement, Cristina Ashjian focuses attention on some of the great country... Read more
Audience: Adults

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

06:45pm to 08:30pm
Chronicles the 1914 expedition of Theodore Roosevelt into the unexplored heart of the Amazon basin to explore and map the region surrounding a tributary called the River of Doubt, detailing the perilous conditions they faced.
Audience: Adults

Thursday, May 16, 2019

02:00pm to 03:30pm
Windows 10 represents a drastic shift in the design of Microsoft operating systems.  In this class, we’ll go through the basics of using and interacting with this new interface and talk about some tips and tricks to help you navigate the Start Menu, settings, widgets, apps and more. A laptop is not... Read more
Audience: Adults

Sunday, May 19, 2019

02:00pm to 04:00pm
January 20 - The Lightkeepers (2009) PG February 17 – Still Mine (2012) PG13 March 17 – Late Bloomers (2011) Drama April 14 – The Blind Side (2009) PG13 May 19 – It’s Complicated (2009) R Drama
Audience: Adults

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

02:00pm to 03:30pm
Need help organizing or sending email?  Unsure how to download apps or navigate your tablet?  Questions about the surfing the internet, typing a letter or downloading eBooks?  Bring your questions and your laptop, tablet or smartphone for basic troubleshooting with the library staff in a supportive... Read more
Audience: Adults

Sunday, May 26, 2019

01:00pm to 05:00pm
Audience: Adults, Kids, Teens

Monday, May 27, 2019

09:00am to 08:30pm
Audience: Adults, Kids, Teens

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