Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

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...
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/11/2021 - 1:18pm
Did you love reading The Midnight Library by Matt Haig?  Whether you enjoyed the exploration of the road not taken or the mystical and engaging tone, browse the carousels below to find more books that we think you'll enjoy! Not finding what you're looking for?  Need a book in another format?  The Refernce Desk is here to help!  Just call 472-2300 or email reference@bedfordnh.org.  You can also get...
Submitted by: Emily S on 02/10/2021 - 1:29pm
We have lots to do for ages 0-12 over February vacation from February 22 to 26 and we would love for you to join us! All of our vacation events will be held virtually over Zoom. The link to join each event will be emailed an hour prior to start time to all registered participants. We’ll start on Monday morning with Bubbly...
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/03/2021 - 2:13pm
Can you believe that January 2021 is already behind us?  If you didn't get a chance to make it into the Bedford Public Library to browse last month's book displays, it's not too late!  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? ...
Submitted by: Emily on 02/01/2021 - 3:18pm
Whatever your reading preference, there is an award winning book for you.  Many literary organizations give awards to the best books of the year.  These awards include: Literature and Nonfiction The Booker Prizes: www.bookcritics.org/awards/ International Dublin Literary Award: ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 01/29/2021 - 5:59pm
Can't get enough of Michael Connelly's gritty and well-plotted mysteries starring Harry Bosch, Renee Ballard, Jack McEvoy and Mickey Haller, the infamous "Lincoln Lawyer"?  Scroll through the carousels below to find more titles we think you'll enjoy! Looking for more recommendations?  Need help finding a book in a different format?  Contact the Reference Desk by calling 472-2300 or emailing reference@...
Submitted by: Emily S on 01/29/2021 - 12:37pm
2021 Youth Media Awards Every year, the American Library Association announces the Youth Media Award winners at their midwinter conference. This year’s conference was held virtually last week and an impressive slate of winners and honors were announced. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners! We are big fans of previous winners here in the children's room and those of us that haven't read this year's winners are really looking forward to...

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