Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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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...
Submitted by: Emily S on 12/21/2020 - 4:11pm
  This year’s winner of the Ladybug Picture Book Award is There are No Bears in This Bakery by Julia Sarcone-Roach! Each year, New Hampshire students in preschool through third grade vote on their favorite picture book from a list of 10 titles curated by NH librarians. This year saw a wonderful slate of diverse titles including Native voices, historical stories, turtles, family stories,and even bashful dinosaurs. All have been published within...
Submitted by: Emily S on 12/18/2020 - 4:00pm
Join us for Virtual Winter Break Programs Dec 29-30! Looking for something to do between the holidays? We’ve got you covered! We’ll have virtual programming for children from ages 0-12. For our littlest patrons, join Miss Emily for a session of Bubbly Babies full of movement, singing, and early literacy. For ages 3-5, cozy up and join Miss Carla in Crayons and Cocoa to practice letters and colors while sipping hot cocoa. For ages 5-7, Miss Kate...
Submitted by: Patricia on 12/10/2020 - 4:06pm
The holidays are fast approaching!  Why not check out a Christmas or Holiday-themed book to help you get into the holiday spirit. Browse the themed carousels below and click ona cover to learn more about that title or request a copy for in person or contact free pickup. Not finding what you're looking for?  Need help placing a request or finding a title in a different format?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing...
Submitted by: Patricia on 12/09/2020 - 4:01pm
Any time of year can be the perfect time to dive into a good beach read!   If you're missing the fascinating relationships, high drama, and vivid settings of Elin Hilderbrand's novels, browse the carousels below to find more books we think you'll enjoy! Need a hand placing a hold?  Looking for more recommendations?  Contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@bedfordnh.org. ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 12/03/2020 - 2:33pm
Were you fascinated by Educated, Tara Westover's memoir about her unconventional upbrings and struggle to strike out on her own in the modern world?  Browse the carousels below to find inspiring and harrowing coming-of-age stories and candid autobiographies that we think you'll enjoy as well. Click on the covers to learn more about a title or request a copy for pickup. Have questions?  Need more recommendations?  The Reference Desk is here to...
Submitted by: Patricia on 11/30/2020 - 6:54pm
November is always a busy month!  If you didn't get a chance to make it into the Bedford Public Library to browse last month's book displays, never fear!  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?  Please contact the Reference Desk...
Submitted by: Patricia on 11/18/2020 - 4:38pm
Did you love the sweeping stories and complex characters of The Pillars of the Earth and the other novels in Ken Follett's Kingsbridge series?  Scroll through the books below to find other books we think you'll enjoy as well.  To learn more about a title or to place a request in our catalog, just click on the cover image. Need a hand placing a hold?  Looking for more recommendations?  Contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing...

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