Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Emily S on 10/19/2020 - 1:59pm
We are excited to announce that we have a new story on our Storywalk at Bedford Village Common! Come read We Are Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger while you walk around the common. Can you find maple, birch, and hickory leaves like the kids in the book do? 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 enter the common and the story will take you over the...
Submitted by: Patricia on 10/14/2020 - 3:47pm
Can't get enough of dogs?  Why not invite your favorite four-legged friends into your reading time with a novel starring a canine cupid or dog detective or maybe a nonfiction book exploring the history of these fascinating creatures? Explore the carousels below to find all kinds of books about or featuring dogs!   Nonfiction Books   Canine Memoirs   Dog Fiction   Mysteries & Suspense Love Stories and Romance   Dog Training and...
Submitted by: Reference on 10/08/2020 - 1:40pm
Did you love Fredrik Backman's A Man Called Ove, but aren't sure what to read next?  Click on the covers in the carousels below to learn more about these recommended titles or request your own copy for in-person or contact-free pickup! Regular Print Books Large Print Books Audiobooks eBooks eAudiobooks Not finding what you're looking for? Need more recommendations? Give us a call at 472-2300 or email...
Submitted by: Reference on 10/05/2020 - 4:45pm
October is family history month - which means it's a great time to look into your family tree.  The Bedford Public Library offers its cardholders a great variety of useful tools to help you get started tracking down your ancestors.  To learn more, visit our Genealogy Resources page or read on to see highlights of some of our favorite resources.   Ancestry...
Submitted by: Reference on 09/30/2020 - 3:31pm
Looking for something to read while you wait for John Grisham's next exciting legal thriller?  Check out some recommendations below.  Just click on the cover to reserve your copy for in-person or contact-free pickup!   Print Books     Large Print Books   Audiobooks   eBooks   eAudiobooks  
Submitted by: Emily on 09/24/2020 - 12:12pm
This spring, Kathy Stoughton, M. Ed., independent tutor and author, presented a virtual event in which she provided an overview of some of the programs available today that can help families lower their costs for college along with alternatives to the classical education model that are becoming more popular.  If you missed that program, you may view an encore presentation anytime by clicking...
Submitted by: Reference on 09/23/2020 - 2:17pm
We've had some great displays of all kinds of books for you to check out this month at the Bedford Public Library.  Even if you missed visiting the displays in person, it's not too late to browse these collections online!  Click on a book cover in one of the carousels below to learn more about the title or request your copy.   Fantasy and SciFi with a Sense of Humor     Books for the Birds Books for Hard Times   Magical Realism   The '...
Submitted by: Patricia on 09/10/2020 - 6:22pm
Have you finished reading Outlander and its sequels and are searching for what to read next?  Click the links to find more books - filled with romance, adventure, history, great characters, and even a bit of time travel - that we think you'll love too!  ...
Submitted by: Emily S on 09/10/2020 - 3:27pm
We are so excited to invite you to try our new StoryWalk at the Bedford Village Common! Pick a nice day, pack a picnic, and head over to the common to take a stroll and enjoy Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litman and James Dean.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 enter the common and the story will take you over the bridge, around the...
Submitted by: Patricia on 09/03/2020 - 6:14pm
Looking for something new to read while you're biding your time waiting for Lee Child's next Jack Reacher book to arrive this October?  Click the links below to find browsable collections of other books filled with fast-paced action and just deserts that we think you'll enjoy.  All of these books are available from the Bedford Public Library and can be requested for in-person or contact-free pickup or downloaded for free using Libby or...

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