Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Emily S on 04/07/2022 - 11:51am
Voting for the 2022 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 Committee, which is made up of librarians throughout the...
Submitted by: Reference on 04/01/2022 - 11:06am
Origami Wishing Stars are April's Take and Make Craft.  Write your wish on a bright strip of paper, fold it into a star and maybe your wish will come true!  Everything you need is included in the craft kit.  Pick yours up in the Teen Area on top of the new YA bookshelf. 
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/01/2022 - 10:01am
Spring is back and so is the Storywalk at Bedford Village Common! Enjoy the nice weather by taking a walk on the Common and reading When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes. As you stroll through the common, you’ll see pages of the story installed next to the path. Page 1 is right after the arch where you enter the common and the story will take you over the bridge, around the gazebo, and back over the bridge to end back near the arch. All pages are...
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/31/2022 - 2:28pm
Want a sneak peek of what's coming to the Bedford Public Library in April 2022? Browse the covers below to see some of the books we have on order with April release dates. See something you like? Click on the book cover  to be taken to our online catalog and place your holds early! You can also call (603) 472-2300 or email and we'll be happy to place a hold for you.    
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/16/2022 - 5:07pm
Do you love historical fiction? Here's a sneak peek of some of the exciting new historical fiction books on order for the Bedford Public Library this spring. To request a copy - or read more about the book - click the cover image to find it in our online catalog. Looking for more...
Submitted by: Emily S on 03/14/2022 - 9:20am
This month's make and take craft is a straw rocket! Kits will be available in the Children's Room or via Lower Level curbside until supplies last. Here's Miss Carla to show you how to make it:  
Submitted by: Patricia on 03/09/2022 - 5:44pm
Did you know that March is National Crafting Month? It's the perfect time to take up a new crafting hobby or to just work on improving your skill at something you already enjoy! Bedford Public Library cardholders have access to a fantastic online database called CreativeBug. CreativeBug is packed with hundreds of videos featuring all kinds of crafts and taught by expert teachers. Learn at your own pace with bite-size daily practices and more in...
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/28/2022 - 4:30pm
Did you love the heart-wrenching psychological suspense, complex family relationships and intricate plot of The Push by Ashley Audrain? Read on to find more books we think that you'll also enjoy!  Click on the covers to find each book in our online catalog. Need a hand placing a request?  Want one of these titles in a different format?  Please email or call (603) 472-...
Submitted by: Reference on 02/23/2022 - 6:29pm
Looking for something to do during school vacation week?  Pick up a Friendship Bracelet Take and Make and show your BFF how much you care!  Everything you need is included in the kit, just make sure to pick out a kit with the colors you like best.  Kits can be picked up at the new YA bookshelf and will be available starting the Thursday before break until we run out of supplies.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/17/2022 - 4:53pm
  Calling all gardeners! The Bedford Public Library is starting a Seed Library and we need your help!  Seed Libraries allow people to “check out” seeds to bring home and grow.  Then seeds from the plant are later “returned” for gardeners to use in following years. Seed libraries allow people to try out plants they might otherwise not grow - or even try out gardening for the first time!  They also help to promote open-pollinated seeds and improve...