Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Upcoming Events for Kids

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Come learn how to be a friendly elf (the only kind)! Kids will be trained in the necessary skills to become an honorary elf. Participants will make an elf hat, learn elf skills through a series of physical games and stations. This training academy is designed for kids ages 5-8. Registration opens... Read more
Audience: Kids

Thursday, December 12, 2019

3:00pm - 3:45pm
This program is designed for 3-6 year olds with their caretaker in the room. We will be reading stories, stretching our bodies and moving to music in a mindful way. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle. Registration opens November 27th and is required for this program.
Audience: Kids

Saturday, December 14, 2019

10:30am - 11:30am
Registration opens on November 30th and is open to Bedford cardholders only. Open to Bedford families with children 2-6 years old. Calling all dads, grandads, uncles and more! Start your morning with storytime, music and movement, and of course delicious DONUTS!  
Audience: Kids

Monday, December 16, 2019

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Put on your cozy jammies and slippers and come on down to the library! We’ll read bedtime stories and music. Don’t forget to bring a stuffy and a blanky! Children aged 3-6 are welcome to attend, siblings are always welcome and no registration is necessary for this evening story time.
Audience: Kids

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

9:30am - 10:00am
This program is open to Bedford Public Library cardholders.  No registration required. Join us for a fun baby story time for your little one aged 18 months or younger. This group will sing rhymes and songs together, intertwining early literacy with music, sign language,... Read more
Audience: Kids

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Let's Play Music & Make Art of Manchester & Derry is bringing their Instrument Petting Zoo to the Bedford Public Library on Wednesday, December 18 at 10AM! This is a great opportunity for little ones to get up close and hands-on with a variety of instruments including violins, hand drums,... Read more
Audience: Kids
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Call in registration begins November at 472-2300. Only Bedford cardholders may register. Register to read to Lucy  in the Children’s Room – she’s hypoallergenic!  Family members may be involved or stay in the Children’s Room until their child is finished. This is a great... Read more
Audience: Kids

Thursday, December 19, 2019

3:00pm - 3:45pm
This program is designed for 3-6 year olds with their caretaker in the room. We will be reading stories, stretching our bodies and moving to music in a mindful way. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle. Registration opens December 5th and is required for this program.
Audience: Kids

Friday, December 20, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ages 3-7 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... Read more
Audience: Kids

Monday, December 23, 2019

1:00pm - 2:45pm
Kids 5+ with their caregivers are welcome to join us for an afternoon movie adventure! The Polar Express movie is a story of a young boy who, on Christmas Eve, sees a mysterious train bound for the North Pole stop outside his window and is invited aboard by its conductor. The boy joins several... Read more
Audience: Kids

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

1:00pm - 8:30pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

9:00am - 8:30pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Friday, December 27, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm
Drop by and try your hand at making something with our magnetic construction set. Suggestions are available to get you started, or you can just dream something up on your own… see where your imagination takes you! Note: Magformers are not recommended for children under the age of 3.
Audience: Kids

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

11:00am - 12:15pm
5…4…3…2…1! Happy New Year! Well, almost. Bring your littles to our countdown to NOON dance party! Dancing, noisemakers, and of course a countdown! The dancing starts at 11am. Please register and bring your dance moves! This is open to kids aged 2-12 with their caregivers.Registration opens... Read more
Audience: Kids
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

9:00am - 8:30pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Monday, January 06, 2020

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Book Buzz… a terrific opportunity for young readers to gather and share their thoughts about their favorite (and not-so-favorite) books! The club meets monthly at the library, usually on the 1st Monday from 5:00-6:00pm.  There is always a related craft or activity to enjoy…and, of course, munchies... Read more
Audience: Kids

Monday, January 20, 2020

9:00am - 8:30pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Monday, February 03, 2020

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Book Buzz… a terrific opportunity for young readers to gather and share their thoughts about their favorite (and not-so-favorite) books! The club meets monthly at the library, usually on the 1st Monday from 5:00-6:00pm.  There is always a related craft or activity to enjoy…and, of course, munchies... Read more
Audience: Kids

Monday, February 17, 2020

9:00am - 8:30pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Sunday, February 23, 2020

2:30pm - 4:00pm
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 February 23: Mr. Aaron and his band - A fun and interactive children's sing along. Count on a thrilling musical... Read more
Audience: Kids

Monday, March 02, 2020

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Book Buzz… a terrific opportunity for young readers to gather and share their thoughts about their favorite (and not-so-favorite) books! The club meets monthly at the library, usually on the 1st Monday from 5:00-6:00pm.  There is always a related craft or activity to enjoy…and, of course, munchies... Read more
Audience: Kids

Monday, April 06, 2020

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Book Buzz… a terrific opportunity for young readers to gather and share their thoughts about their favorite (and not-so-favorite) books! The club meets monthly at the library, usually on the 1st Monday from 5:00-6:00pm.  There is always a related craft or activity to enjoy…and, of course, munchies... Read more
Audience: Kids

Sunday, April 12, 2020

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Saturday, May 02, 2020

10:30am - 11:30am
Please register your child(ren) online beginning XX. Open to Bedford library cardholder families with children 2-6 years old. Calling all moms, aunts, grandmothers! Start your morning with storytime, music and movement, and of course delicious munchkins and faux-mosas!
Audience: Kids

Monday, May 04, 2020

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Book Buzz… a terrific opportunity for young readers to gather and share their thoughts about their favorite (and not-so-favorite) books! The club meets monthly at the library, usually on the 1st Monday from 5:00-6:00pm.  There is always a related craft or activity to enjoy…and, of course, munchies... Read more
Audience: Kids

Sunday, May 10, 2020

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Sunday, May 24, 2020

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Monday, May 25, 2020

9:00am - 8:30pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults