Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Miss Luci on 01/11/2017 - 9:36am
The next meeting will be held on Monday, Februrary 13...Athlete vs. Mathlete, by W.C. Mack will be up for discussion. How can two twins be wired so entriely differently? Will ever the twain meet? Come on by and pick up a copy of this very entertaining novel, if you'd like to read ahead and be able to add to the discussion. Otherwise, just come and enjoy chatting, snacking, and any related activities. The Terrible Two Get Worse...is it even...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 12/20/2016 - 9:25am
They're back! MakerSpaces are all the rage, and the Bedford Library is on it! Due to popular demand, we are going to make our Magformers availble periodiacally for you to drop by and enjoy. Youngsters (and oldsters), you can try your hand at making something special with our magnetic construction set. Suggestions are available to get you started, or you can just dream something up on your own… see where your imagination takes you! The Magformers...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 12/06/2016 - 9:47am
  Book Buzz members...the next meeting will be held on Monday, January 9 from 5:00-6:00pm. Next up for discussion is Fish in a Tree, by Lynda Mullaly Hunt…how long can Ally pull the wool over everyone’s eyes about her inability to read at the age of 12? Is any help to be found? This story is so well-told, it won second place for Great Stone Face Award in 2016. Copies are available at the library, so you can read ahead and get ready to add your...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 12/06/2016 - 9:44am
While you're visiting with us this month, you might like to stop and make a holiday craft to take home. Did you know that the Christmas and Hanukkah seasons directly coincide this year, for the first time since 1959? And while you're at it, why not grab a paper star or two and write down the names of some of your favorite books? Lets see if we can cover our tree with stars!
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 12/06/2016 - 9:33am
  Have you seen Brary, our Library Elf? She has come back to visit with us again this year. She likes to hide in plain sight, to see what sharp eyes our young patrons have….she can be very clever sometimes! She sneaks around during the night…you never know where you’ll find her in the morning! Of course, she stays in touch with the North Pole!
Submitted by: Emily on 11/30/2016 - 3:39pm
A carefully selected book is a very special gift, but it can be tricky to choose just the right one.  Fortunately, there are many places to find help.  For a sure bet, take a look at this list of the books that have appeared on the...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 11/09/2016 - 9:25am
  Can you do the Turkey Trot? Probably not…this was the name given to a fun dance popular in the Roaring Twenties. But surely you can do the Turkey Trot in the Children’s Library! All it involves is gobbling up some very simple facts about Thanksgiving and fulfilling some very easy tasks, just for fun. As an example, you will need to spot Wattles, our library turkey, lurking somewhere in plain sight…this is one turkey who hopes to avoid getting...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 11/09/2016 - 9:19am
  Vote, vote, vote! The presidential election is not all there is…it’s time to cast your ballot for your favorite candidate for the Ladybug Picture Book Award! This award is unique to our state, and is sponsored by New Hampshire’s Center for the Book. Each year, children from age 3 to Grade 3 are invited to choose from a guided list of new picture books selected by a panel of children’s librarians and educators. The books have been available on...
Submitted by: Caitlin on 10/31/2016 - 5:00pm
On Wednesday, October 26th we held our second Reader's Tea of the year. This time the focus was Take Time to Read! I (Caitlin) offered some tips on how to squeeze more reading time into your life, and several staff members gave book talks about excellent books they've read recently.   Here are some tips from my presentation:     Listen to audiobooks! CDs are great for commutes, Playaways can work for commutes (if your car has a cable jack) or...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 10/28/2016 - 3:27pm
  How about some 3-D brain training? MakerSpaces are all the rage, and the Bedford Library is on it! We’ll begin with an evening of Magformers on Thursday, December 1st. Drop by between 4:00 and 7:00pm and try your hand at making something with our magnetic construction set. Suggestions are available to get you started, or you can just dream something up on your own… see where your imagination takes you! Note: Magformers are not recommended for...

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