Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Patricia on 03/31/2022 - 2:28pm
Want a sneak peek of what's coming to the Bedford Public Library in April 2022? Browse the covers below to see some of the books we have on order with April release dates. See something you like? Click on the book cover  to be taken to our online catalog and place your holds early! You can also call (603) 472-2300 or email and we'll be happy to place a hold for you.    
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/16/2022 - 5:07pm
Do you love historical fiction? Here's a sneak peek of some of the exciting new historical fiction books on order for the Bedford Public Library this spring. To request a copy - or read more about the book - click the cover image to find it in our online catalog. Looking for more...
Submitted by: Emily S on 03/14/2022 - 9:20am
This month's make and take craft is a straw rocket! Kits will be available in the Children's Room or via Lower Level curbside until supplies last. Here's Miss Carla to show you how to make it:  
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/09/2022 - 5:44pm
Did you know that March is National Crafting Month? It's the perfect time to take up a new crafting hobby or to just work on improving your skill at something you already enjoy! Bedford Public Library cardholders have access to a fantastic online database called CreativeBug. CreativeBug is packed with hundreds of videos featuring all kinds of crafts and taught by expert teachers. Learn at your own pace with bite-size daily practices and more in...
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/28/2022 - 4:30pm
Did you love the heart-wrenching psychological suspense, complex family relationships and intricate plot of The Push by Ashley Audrain? Read on to find more books we think that you'll also enjoy!  Click on the covers to find each book in our online catalog. Need a hand placing a request?  Want one of these titles in a different format?  Please email or call (603) 472-...
Submitted by: Reference on 02/23/2022 - 6:29pm
Looking for something to do during school vacation week?  Pick up a Friendship Bracelet Take and Make and show your BFF how much you care!  Everything you need is included in the kit, just make sure to pick out a kit with the colors you like best.  Kits can be picked up at the new YA bookshelf and will be available starting the Thursday before break until we run out of supplies.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/17/2022 - 4:53pm
  Calling all gardeners! The Bedford Public Library is starting a Seed Library and we need your help!  Seed Libraries allow people to “check out” seeds to bring home and grow.  Then seeds from the plant are later “returned” for gardeners to use in following years. Seed libraries allow people to try out plants they might otherwise not grow - or even try out gardening for the first time!  They also help to promote open-pollinated seeds and improve...
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/16/2022 - 4:55pm
February is Black History Month!  Browse the book covers below to find memoirs and biographies by and about some of the incredible African Americans who have helped to shape our country, our culture, and our history.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/14/2022 - 8:15pm
February 15th marks 202 years since the birth of suffragist and abolitionist Susan B. Anthony.  Celebrate this history-making woman's birthday by learning more about her life and the women's suffrage movement when you check out one of the books or movies below.  
Submitted by: Emily S on 02/14/2022 - 11:02am
Winter Break week is packed with programs for kids from age 0-12 in the Children’s Room! Registration for programs opens on February 15 for Bedford cardgolders. On Monday night we’ll have a comfy cozy Pajama Storytime at 7:00 PM. Get ready for bed, bring your stuffies, and we’ll read you bedtime stories on Zoom! Ever wonder what...