Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Patricia on 04/15/2021 - 3:10pm
Krstin Hannah's The Four Winds is one of the most popular books at the Bedford Public Library right now.  Whether you've already read it and loved it or are looking for something to read while you're on hold for a copy, check out the carousels below to find more books that we think you'll also enjoy. Looking for more recommendations?  Try out our online BookMatch...
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/09/2021 - 2:44pm
Voting for the 2021 Great Stone Face Award is now open to 4th, 5th, and 6th graders in New Hampshire! The Great Stone Face Book Award is given annually to an author whose book receives the most votes from 4th through 6th graders throughout the state.  In April, N.H. children vote for their favorite book from a list of 20 recently-published titles that are chosen by the Great Stone Face (GSF) Committee, which is made up of librarians throughout...
Submitted by: Patricia on 04/01/2021 - 11:27am
Did you miss any of our book displays in March?  Or maybe you took out a book and are looking for more like it?  Browse the carousels below to see what was on display last month! To place a request, hover over a cover, then click on the icon for the format you'd like to read.  Need help finding a different one?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@bedfordnh.org...
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/25/2021 - 4:01pm
Were you enthralled by Brit Bennett's story of identical twin sisters navigating family, community and racial identity in the latter half of the 20th century?  Scroll through the carousels below to view more titles we think you'll also like! Interested in more recommendations?  Try filling out our BookMatch form to get customized reading choices from our...
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/15/2021 - 6:20pm
Are you eagerly awaiting the next installment in Jacqueline Winspear's historical mystery series featuring British detective and former WWI nurse, Maisie Dobbs?  Browse the carousels below to find lists of other books we think you'll enjoy reading in the meantime! Need more recommendations or help finding a title in a different format?  We love helping people find their next favorite book!  Try out our...
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/11/2021 - 10:44am
When we think about graphic novels, many people's minds leap to superhero stories and newspaper comic strips.  But these visual stories have evolved into an artform all their own, telling all kinds of stories, real and imagined.  If you'd like to give graphic novels a try, browse the themed carousels below to find titles for adults and young adults.  Looking for more options?  Fill out the...
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/04/2021 - 11:58am
Did you miss a display in February?  Or maybe you took out a book and are looking for more like it?  Browse the carousels below to see what was on display last month! To place a request, hover over a cover, then click on the icon for the format you'd like to read.  Need help finding a different one?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@bedfordnh.org.   ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/25/2021 - 2:39pm
Looking for more stories of friendship and heartwarming stories like Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah?  Explore the carousels below to find more books that we think you'll enjoy.  Click on a cover to find that title in the onlie catalog and read plot descriptions and reviews or place a request for a copy. Need help finding a book in another format?  Looking for more recommendations?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or...
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/24/2021 - 4:22pm
Looking for a book with a one-word title to check out for the Countdown to Spring Reading Challenge?  Here are 99 options to choose from! Need help finding a book in a different format?  Looking for more reading recommendations?  Please contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@bedfordnh.org.  
Submitted by: Emily S on 02/12/2021 - 4:33pm
We are very excited to announce that our Teen Collection will soon be getting a new look! We will be renaming it Middle Grade. The Teen collection has always been meant for the upper end of the age range that we serve here in the Children’s Room, however the name ‘Teen’ can be misleading. The books, audiobooks, and graphic novels in our Teen collection have always been intended for kids ages 9-12. Renaming the collection to...

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