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Posted on Wed, May 29, 2024 - 04:00pm
We've made it past Memorial Day and summer is shining on the horizon - which means it's time to find the perfect "Beach Read." Whether your planning a trip to white sandy beaches or just getting into a summer staycation mindset, browse the carousel to find a few of this summer's hottest new beach…
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Posted on Fri, May 03, 2024 - 09:51am
May is going to be a busy month for new books! Get a sneak peek at some of the titles we have on order at the Bedford Public Library due out this month. See something you'd like to read? Click on the cover image to visit our online catalog and place your hold in advance!  
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Posted on Tue, April 30, 2024 - 02:14pm
Spring is back and so is the Storywalk at Bedford Village Common! Enjoy the nice weather by taking a walk on the Common and reading The Friend Ship by Kat Yeh.  As you stroll through the common, you’ll see pages of the story installed next to the path. Page 1 is right after the arch where you…
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Posted on Thu, April 25, 2024 - 05:04pm
Ashley Elston's psychological thriller about a con woman whose most recent job takes an unexpected and dangerous turn has been a big hit here at the Bedford Public Library in 2024!  If you're one of the readers who love this fast-paced, twisty and intricately plotted novel, check out some of these…
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Posted on Thu, April 18, 2024 - 10:18am
Love historical fiction? Check out some of these new arrivals and upcoming books available from the Bedford Public Library! To view any of these titles in our online catalog, just click on the cover image.
Kids
Posted on Fri, April 05, 2024 - 09:04am
Did you know April is National Poetry Month? Check out our list in the catalog to see the Children's Room poetry picks! 
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Posted on Mon, March 18, 2024 - 06:49pm
This year spring officially begins at 11:06 pm on Tuesday, March 19.  However, you may have noticed some of springs most beloved harbingers returning to your backyard and birdfeeder.  Want to learn more about the birds around us and how they affect our lives and landscape?  Check out one of these…
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Posted on Fri, March 15, 2024 - 10:30am
Looking for some crafting inspiration to get your creative juices flowing? Check out some of the new classes being added to CreativeBug in March and April. To use CreativeBug, visit our databases page and click on the CreativeBug link. Then use your library card number and password or PIN to…
Teens
Posted on Fri, March 01, 2024 - 10:47am
We've had a ton of new Young Adult books a graphic novels come in over the past few weeks!  Browse the carousel below to check out some of the newest arrivals...
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Posted on Wed, February 28, 2024 - 03:33pm
Spring may be just around the corner, but one of the most popular books at the library right now has a chill to its title! Based on a real historic figure, Ariel Lawhon’s The Frozen River tells the story of a midwife in 1789 Maine whose investigation of a murder threatens to uncover secrets and…
Kids
Posted on Wed, February 07, 2024 - 08:58am
Did you know February is national kids dental health month? Lucky for us, we have a licensed dental hygienist on staff to teach us everything we need to know! Join Miss Angela as she shows us how to love our smiles by taking care of our teeth! We'll read books and do activities with props like a…
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Posted on Mon, February 05, 2024 - 10:09am
In keeping with Valentine’s traditions, many people are happy to give chocolate, cuddly stuffed animals and cards. Bring on the hearts pierced by Cupid’s arrow and declaring ones love. But what about the unrequited love, broken hearts and the celebration of being single because, hey, love is…
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Posted on Wed, January 17, 2024 - 03:57pm
Curious to know what the staff at the Bedford Public Library read (and enjoyed) last year? Read on to explore some of our staff member's picks for their favorite books that they read in 2023. See something you'd like to try?  Click on the cover image to visit our online catalog and place a request…
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Posted on Fri, December 29, 2023 - 11:27am
It's always fun to look back on the year and see what our cardholders have been checking out! Browse the carousels below to see if you missed any of the most popular items at the Bedford Public Library this year.  If you see something you'd like to read, click or tap on the cover image to be taken…
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Posted on Mon, December 18, 2023 - 04:39pm
Getting ready to put together your New Year’s Resolutions? You could set habits to eat healthier, exercise more and watch less TV - but you could also live vicariously through someone else’s resolutions by reading anything from the Stunt Genre. In this genre the author does something for a year and…
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Posted on Fri, December 15, 2023 - 10:20am
Winter is almost here! With the start of winter on December 21st, we created a list of some of our favorite winter books in the children's room. Check our list in the catalog! BPL Winter Books for Kids  
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Posted on Wed, November 22, 2023 - 01:48pm
James McBride's most recent novel, The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store came out in August and has already been making a splash, being featured on NPR, nominated for Library Reads and winning a Kirkus Award for Fiction.  If you're one of the many Bedford Library patrons who enjoyed this historical…
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Posted on Wed, November 15, 2023 - 03:22pm
Getting ready for friends and family to arrive for Thanksgiving? Need to clean up and don't know where to start?  A plethora of books with tidying hacks, organizing tips, and even recipes to make your own cleaning products can be found on the shelves of the Bedford Public Library. Scroll through…
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Posted on Thu, November 09, 2023 - 04:59pm
Looking for a movie for Veterans' Day? Check out one of these DVDs or Blu Rays that features stories of soldiers' lives and adventures.  
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Posted on Thu, September 28, 2023 - 12:52pm
There's finally a hint of autumn in the air and temperatures are starting to cool.  If you're looking for a delicious way to warm up, find a new perspective on a classic dish with one of these cookbooks all about soup, stew, chowder, pho and more! You can also browse this list in our new online…
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Posted on Thu, September 07, 2023 - 04:47pm
Looking for something new to read? There are some fantastic new books coming out this September! Scroll through the covers below for a sneak peek at some of the titles we have on order. See something you'd like to read? Click on the cover image to place your hold early in our new online catalog…
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Posted on Fri, August 18, 2023 - 04:00pm
Hello Beautiful has been one of the hit books this summer at the Bedford Public Library.  If you're looking for more character-driven family stories that are engaging and moving - or need something to read while you wait for your hold to come in - check out some of the recommendations below.  Just…
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Posted on Wed, August 02, 2023 - 02:13pm
There's still one more full month of summer, and there are some great new books coming out to take on that last-minute August getaway!  Scroll through the covers below and if you see something you like, click on the cover image to visit our online catalog and make sure to get your hold requests in…
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Posted on Thu, July 27, 2023 - 12:52pm
Looking for a suspense novel to send shivers down your spine on a hot summer day?  Check out some of this summer's hottest new suspense and thriller books coming to the shelves of the Bedford Public Library! See something you'd like to read? Click on the cover image to place your hold request in…
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Posted on Fri, July 14, 2023 - 10:20am
Can't get enough of Rebecca Yarros's first book in the Empyrean series, Fourth Wing? Looking for more action-packed underdog stories, epic fantasies, enemies-to-lovers romance or authentic characters? Scroll through the carousels below to find recommendations for books at the Bedford Public Library…