Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Emily S on 01/02/2019 - 12:11pm
  Register and join us for our new program Kindergarten Club! Only for those aged 4-6, this group will enjoy stories, songs, activities, and crafts each week! Sign up your child today.    Join us for a special read aloud for ages 6-10 on January 28th at 4pm! Kamishibai is a special style of street storytelling that was used in Japan in the 1930s. Instead of a book, picture scrolls are used to tell a story. This program is open to Bedford Public...
Submitted by: Emily S on 01/02/2019 - 12:04pm
Our carpeting project is finished and the Children's Room is open again. Pop in any time to see the new layout and new carpet, play with our STEM-themed toys for children of all ages at the tables in the center of the room and play with the toys at the back of the room by the windows! 
Submitted by: Emily S on 11/28/2018 - 1:41pm
The carpeting on the lower level of the library will be replaced between December 3rd and December 21st. The downstairs of the library including the Children's Room will close on Monday the 3rd of December and re-open on Saturday the 22nd of December.  Selected children's materials will be available on the upper level of the library. The lower level, including the McAllaster Room and the Richmond Room, will be unavailable between the 6th and the...
Submitted by: Emily S on 10/12/2018 - 11:54am
Happy autumn, everyone! If you love this season, consider joining us in the Children's Room for some seasonal fun! Join us in the Children's Room for a Halloween Bash on Tuesday, October 30th between 3pm and 5pm! We'll provide refreshments, activities like donuts on a string, make your own spider crown and also will read stories and have a dance party! Dressing up in costume is encouraged and all guests will leave with a little...
Submitted by: Emily S on 10/03/2018 - 1:11pm
Now that we are in the middle of fall, we have lots going on at the library and we welcome you to try out something new with us! Namaste! Yoga for Ages 4-7 will be starting up this month on October 23rd and October 24th! Sign up for one or the other, but not both, please. We want to make sure everyone who wants to is able to have a chance to try it out! More yoga will be happening next month, too! These yoga classes for children...
Submitted by: Emily S on 09/11/2018 - 1:28pm
Happy fall! My name is Miss Grace and I’m delighted to be a part of this lovely community as the new Head of Children’s Services here at the Bedford Library. I have been working in public libraries, specifically in Children’s Departments, for about seven years and am very happy to be here in Bedford. My favorite book I have read recently is The Heart and Mind of Frances Pauley by April Stevens, which is on the Great Stone Face Nominees list for...
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 08/13/2018 - 2:12pm
We are winding down after a fantastic Summer Reading Program. You can still read and come in for one final reporting for your team, and chose a book, until August 31. As of August 11th, the total books read by all teams was 17,876! The STRUMMERS have read 6,537. The DRUMMERS have read 5,727 and the Rockin Robins have read 5,612 books! CONGRATULATIONS to all. Stay tuned for the final tally at the end of the month!
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 07/27/2018 - 9:58am
The Summer Reading Program Finale is coming up! Join us Friday, August 10 at 1:30 at the Bedford Village Common Gazebo. Registration is open for the Ben Rudnick & Friends show. They play the hippest family music around! With countless awards to their credit, their adventrous, high-energy blend of happy, upbeat acoustic music is guaranteed to entertain the entire family. Bring a lawnchair or blanket and the...
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 07/18/2018 - 4:07pm
What would SUMMER be without our annual ROCKIN' FUN FAIRE!! Join us on August 2nd from 10:30-Noon. Come ONE! Come ALL! The lower level of the library will be turned into a rockin' carnival. Step up and try your luck at some skill games and rack up points. Even the youngest win prizes. Be sure to get your face painted by the incomparable Monica Leo of Trading Faces. Online registration is open. Sign up today for this fun event!  
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 07/16/2018 - 4:43pm
We are excited that Bedford Fire, Police and Public Works will be coming to the library again this year! They'll be bringing their awesome trucks and equipment for everyone to climb in, touch, and learn about the importance of these vehicles. The trucks will all be on display at the Bedford Village Common on Friday, July 27 from 1-2.  No registration required.