Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Sunday, December 08, 2019

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 December 8: Richard Araldi – Family Friendly event with fun interactive story telling. Performed on vibraphone and... Read more
Audience: Adults

Monday, December 09, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Copies of the book are available at the Reference Desk "The Dollhouse. That's what we boys like to call it. The Barbizon Hotel for Women, packed to the rafters with pretty little dolls. Just like you." Fiona Davis's stunning debut novel pulls readers into the lush world of New York City's... Read more
Audience: Adults
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Come join us for a special kind of Story Time - Kamishibai!! It is pronounced Ka-me-she-by and means “Paper Theater.” Popular in Japan in the early 1900’s as a means of entertainment and commerce, Kamishibai employs  the use of a small theater, large illustrated cards, and theatrical voice. The... Read more
Audience: Kids
6:30pm - 8:30pm
For more information contact Shana Potvin at 548-3942
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

1:00pm - 3:30pm
For more information contact Jill Guild 488-5416
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

10:30am - 12:30pm
We have several options for crafts this month! Join us as we make some paper snowflakes! Library staff member Carla will teach us how to cut paper squares to create beautiful snowflakes.  We will also sew up knitted squares to make a blanket for Warm Up America!, which provides blankets to people... Read more
Audience: Adults
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

9:00am - 11:00am
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2:00pm - 4:00pm
Javed, a British teen of Pakistani descent, is growing up in England in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when he is introduced to the music of 'the... Read more
Audience: Adults
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
6:30pm - 8:30pm
For more information contact David Hunter 606-2800
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6:30pm - 8:30pm
Javed, a British teen of Pakistani descent, is growing up in England in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But when he is introduced to the music of 'the... Read more
Audience: Adults

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

Sunday, December 15, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
December 15 – “Almost Christmas” (2016 – Drama)Walter Meyer is a retired mechanic who lost the love of his life one year earlier. Now that the holiday season is here, he invites daughters Rachel and Cheryl and his sons Christian and Evan to his house for a traditional celebration.... Read more
Audience: Adults

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
6:45pm - 8:30pm
For more information contact Bill Trueheart at 472-3137
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7:00pm - 8:30pm
For more information contact Joleen Worden 472-8656
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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
6:45pm - 8:30pm
Copies of the book are available at the Reference Desk Mrs. Sookie Poole of Point Clear, Alabama, has just married off the last of her three daughters and is looking forward to relaxing and perhaps traveling with her husband, Earle. The only thing left to contend with now is her mother, the... Read more
Audience: Adults

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
6:30pm - 8:30pm
For more information contact David Schmitt 603-732-2748
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7:00pm - 8:30pm
For more information contact Cornerstone Association Management 603-228-1231
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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
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults
1:00pm - 8:30pm
Audience: Teens, Kids, Adults

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

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

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