Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Miss Luci on 03/06/2018 - 4:11pm
Our lovable Lilly continues to make a hit on her monthly visits to the library. She loves to meet and greet the kids, and she loves having them read to her even more! Each child gets a 15-minute private session to practice his or her reading skills, with Lilly sitting by to encourage...she never mocks or scolds! Some kids prefer to have other family members sit in...that's okay! Statistics show that reading to a dog can significantly...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/09/2018 - 1:38pm
February Vacation is right around the corner, so hang in there, kids! And just in case you're looking for something to do, the library has lined up some boredom-busters, just for you!   Monday, February 26...Our Magformers will be available for free play for all ages from 12:00-4:00pm.   Tuesday, February 27...Candy Science: a STEM Program...BHS Robotics Team members will be on hand to help you have a...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/09/2018 - 1:37pm
Lilly can't wait for her monthly visit to the library to see her young friends! She will be here on Thursday, March 1st, from 4:00 - 5:30pm.  She will sit by patiently and listen to the kids practice their reading skills in private 15-minute sessions. Children may prefer family members to sit in...their choice. If you would like to secure a time slot, you may call the library during the week prior to her visit...or,...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 02/09/2018 - 1:33pm
Calling all Book Buzz  members and wannabes (grades 4-6)...you won't want to miss the next exciting book up for discussion!  Unsinkable is the first volume of Gordon Korman's Titanic series. Plenty of danger awaits four young passengers who have  recently become friends, despite having very different background stories. Historical details are woven throughout this suspenseful tale, written by one of the most popular writers for...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 01/18/2018 - 5:20pm
Calling all dads, granddads, uncles and all interested parties! How about a special morning with your kids at the library? Storytime will include picture books, music and movement, and a fun craft to do with your child. Oh, and did we mention the donuts? Donuts and coffee will be on offer, as well. (And milk for the kiddos, of course!) This event takes place on Saturday, February 3rd, from 10:00 - 11:00am. Please sign up on-line, so we'...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 01/18/2018 - 5:05pm
Lilly can't wait for her monthly visit to the library to see her young friends! She will be here on Thursday, March 1st, from 4:00 - 5:30pm.  She will sit by patiently and listen to the kids practice their reading skills in private 15-minute sessions. Children may prefer family members to sit in...their choice. If you would like to secure a time slot, you may call the library during the week prior to her visit...or, just...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 01/18/2018 - 4:44pm
February Vacation is right around the corner, so hang in there, kids! And just in case you're looking for something to do, the library has lined up some boredom-busters, just for you! Monday, February 26...Our Magformers will be available for free play for all ages from 12:00-4:00pm. Tuesday, February 27...Candy Science: a STEM Program...BHS Robotics Team members will be on hand to help you have a sweet...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 01/12/2018 - 2:08pm
And the winner is...Woodpecker Wants a Waffle, written and illustrated by Steve Breen. Benny the woodpecker would go to any lengths to get a taste of yummy waffles with syrup at the local restaurant! The coveted Ladybug Children's Book Award is indigenous to New Hampshire, the winner being determined by the votes of youngsters from age three to Grade 3 throughout the state. It is sponsored by New Hampshire's Center for the Book. "...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 01/08/2018 - 7:32pm
Mother Goose is on the loose, and there is still time to register! We are offering three sessions per week this winter, so hopefully there will be room for all those interested in attending. Simple books, rhymes and songs are often accompanied by bells,  shakers, drums  and such, which are distributed around the circle, much to little ones' delight. Parents and caregivers enjoy participating with the children...also an opportunity to...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 01/08/2018 - 7:15pm
Something new has been added to the Storytime schedule! Our popular Wednesday morning Toddler session is filled, but threre is still plenty of room in the Monday morning class, which begins on January 17th at 10:00am. Consisting of stories and action songs, fingerplays and related crafts, there is lots to attract our young patrons. Adults are expected to engage with the children in the program. In order to be elligible, youngsters must...

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