Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Caitlin on 07/10/2015 - 4:38pm
Have you registered for our 7 Book Summer for adults or our Teen 8 Book Challenge yet? Stop by the circulation desk to sign up and get your reading journal! While you're here, check our whiteboard to see what people are reading and to add your own current read!   What's Bedford reading these past two weeks?  Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery (one of my personal favorites) A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Diary of a Parent...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/09/2015 - 9:57am
  Some heroes are found in books! Midgrade Book Club members (and those who are curious), listen up! Instead of the normal year-round schedule, we are offering one general summer session on Monday, July 20 at 4:00pm. Come prepared to share what you’ve been reading (yay or yuck) and what you would like the club to read in the future. Miss Kim will have some ideas, as well. She will have some activities prepared, and, of course, some snacks! Come...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/07/2015 - 1:36pm
On Thursday, July 16th at 10:00am, members of our own heroic Bedford Fire Department will be here to give an interesting and informative demonstration. Afterwards, you will be able to go out to the tanker truck and try squirting the hose! We appreciate our firefighters and what they do to keep us safe from harm.
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/07/2015 - 1:26pm
Would you like to meet some amazing creatures with superpowers? Every time Mona Headen brings us her fun and informative wild animal show, we have to ask her to repeat it...so, there will be 2 presentations, back-to-back, on Tuesday, July 14. The morning show is filling quite rapidly, but there is still plenty of room in the afternoon. There will be a petting session at the end of each presentation, as time allows.
Submitted by: Emily on 07/02/2015 - 2:00pm
Thanks to the Bedford Library Foundation, the Library now offers a pass to Castle in the Clouds in Moultonborough.  The pass provides free admission for two adults and two youths.  Castle in the Clouds is the Lucknow Estate, a rare example of Arts and Crafts style architecture that was built by a wealthy industrialist in 1914.  The Castle is surrounded by beautiful grounds and gardens, perfect for...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/30/2015 - 3:48pm
Change of plans...On Wednesday, July 8, we expected to have some members of the US Navy pay a visit to the library...unfortunately, they have had a change in command and cannot make it at this time. We are trying to establish a new time for their visit....we'll keep you informed.
Submitted by: Caitlin on 06/26/2015 - 4:40pm
Have you registered for our 7 Book Summer for adults or our Teen 8 Book Challenge yet? Stop by the circulation desk to sign up and get your reading journal! While you're here, check our whiteboard to see what people are reading and to add your own current read!   What is Bedford reading this week? The Liar by Nora Roberts The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau Nevermore by James Patterson Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides The DUFF by Kody Keplinger...
Submitted by: Caity on 06/24/2015 - 7:19pm
  Summer is finally here and the Teen 8 Book Challenge at the Bedford Public Library has begun! Sign up at the library anytime during the summer and receive a journal to log your finished books. Once you have read 4 books, show your completed journal entries to a staff member and choose a mid-way prize: either a certificate for books from our used book sale room, or a certificate to have an item made on our new 3D printer! After 8 books, you...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/22/2015 - 11:26am
Wednesday, July 1st has been declared SUPERHERO DAY at the library! Everyone is invited to come dressed as their favorite superhero, real-life hero or comic book character...kids, adults, even library staff! Everyone in costume will receive a raffle ticket for a prize to be drawn at the end of the day. Be sure to bring your camera/iPhone so you can take SUPERHERO SELFIES with our standees!
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/22/2015 - 11:01am
Wanna be a hero this summer? All Bedford students entering 5th grade and above are invited and encouraged to join our Super Squad of Junior Librarians. What do they do? Mainly 2 things: Check off reading charts & hand out prizes at Superhero Academy, and assist kids with crafts in the Bat Cave. It's fun, and it won't take too much of your time over the summer. We have such a large team, each Junior Librarian is assigned an average of 2 or 3...

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