Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Patricia on 02/11/2021 - 1:18pm
Did you love reading The Midnight Library by Matt Haig?  Whether you enjoyed the exploration of the road not taken or the mystical and engaging tone, browse the carousels below to find more books that we think you'll enjoy! Not finding what you're looking for?  Need a book in another format?  The Refernce Desk is here to help!  Just call 472-2300 or email reference@bedfordnh.org.  You can also get...
Submitted by: Emily S on 02/10/2021 - 1:29pm
We have lots to do for ages 0-12 over February vacation from February 22 to 26 and we would love for you to join us! All of our vacation events will be held virtually over Zoom. The link to join each event will be emailed an hour prior to start time to all registered participants. We’ll start on Monday morning with Bubbly...
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/03/2021 - 2:13pm
Can you believe that January 2021 is already behind us?  If you didn't get a chance to make it into the Bedford Public Library to browse last month's book displays, it's not too late!  Scroll through the carousels to see the curated collections below.  Find something you're interested in?  Click on the cover to go to the catalog and place a request for in-person or contact -free pickup.  Have questions?  Need a hand placing a hold request? ...
Submitted by: Emily on 02/01/2021 - 3:18pm
Whatever your reading preference, there is an award winning book for you.  Many literary organizations give awards to the best books of the year.  These awards include: Literature and Nonfiction The Booker Prizes: thebookerprizes.com International Dublin Literary Award: dublinliteraryaward.ie The National Book...
Submitted by: Patricia on 01/29/2021 - 5:59pm
Can't get enough of Michael Connelly's gritty and well-plotted mysteries starring Harry Bosch, Renee Ballard, Jack McEvoy and Mickey Haller, the infamous "Lincoln Lawyer"?  Scroll through the carousels below to find more titles we think you'll enjoy! Looking for more recommendations?  Need help finding a book in a different format?  Contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@...
Submitted by: Emily S on 01/29/2021 - 12:37pm
2021 Youth Media Awards Every year, the American Library Association announces the Youth Media Award winners at their midwinter conference. This year’s conference was held virtually last week and an impressive slate of winners and honors were announced. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners! We are big fans of previous winners here in the children's room and those of us that haven't read this year's winners are really looking forward to...
Submitted by: Patricia on 01/24/2021 - 3:59pm
  Email is not only a great way to keep in touch with family and friends, it can also save you time and energy by allowing you to provide contact information when signing up for services online (such as the NH COVID-19 vaccine sign-ups) rather than waiting your turn to speak to someone on an overburdened phone line.   But what if you’ve never had an email address before?  How can you get one?  If you have internet service at home, your service...
Submitted by: Patricia on 01/07/2021 - 10:38am
Did you love Jojo Moyes's historical fiction tale of the pack-horse librarians and their struggles in Depression-era Kentucky, The Giver of Stars?  Check out some of these other titles we think you'll enjoy! Use the right and left arrow buttons to scroll through the carousels below.  To learn more about each book or to place a request in our online catalog, just click on a cover image! Need help placing a hold?  Looking for more recommendations...
Submitted by: Patricia on 01/03/2021 - 3:22pm
As we welcome 2021, it's also a great time to look back and reflect on the year gone past.  Here at the Bedford Public Library, some of the librarians have taken a moment to think back on everything they've read this year and pick some of their favorites to share.  Scroll through the carousels below to see what we enjoyed reading this year and hover over a book's cover and click on an icon to view it in the online catalog, learn more about it or...
Submitted by: Patricia on 12/30/2020 - 3:02pm
Wondering what your friends and neighbors have been watching?  Looking for popular titles you may have been missed?  Browse the carousels below to see some our most circulated books during 2020!  To learn more about a book or place a request, just click on the cover to view it in our online catalog. More interested in movies?  View the film list...

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