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Submitted by: Patricia on 02/16/2022 - 4:55pm
February is Black History Month!  Browse the book covers below to find memoirs and biographies by and about some of the incredible African Americans who have helped to shape our country, our culture, and our history.  
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/14/2022 - 8:15pm
February 15th marks 202 years since the birth of suffragist and abolitionist Susan B. Anthony.  Celebrate this history-making woman's birthday by learning more about her life and the women's suffrage movement when you check out one of the books or movies below.  
Submitted by: Emily S on 02/14/2022 - 11:02am
Winter Break week is packed with programs for kids from age 0-12 in the Children’s Room! Registration for programs opens on February 15 for Bedford cardgolders. On Monday night we’ll have a comfy cozy Pajama Storytime at 7:00 PM. Get ready for bed, bring your stuffies, and we’ll read you bedtime stories on Zoom! Ever wonder what...
Submitted by: Reference on 02/10/2022 - 4:11pm
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is one of the most well-known love stories of all time.  This Valentine's Day, why not celebrate with one of these books that puts a twist on the beloved classic?  From continuations of the original tale to modern updates, murder mysteries and even zombies, there's sure to be variation to suit every reader's style. Browse the cover below and click on an icon...
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/09/2022 - 11:21am
Did you miss any of our January displays?  Looking for more books from a display that you really enjoyed?  Browse the carousels below to find more reading recommendations from the Bedford Public Library! Looking for more reading ideas?  Try fillour out our BookMatch form to get reading recommendations from the librarians customized just for you!   I Only Saw the Movie. What?! Into the Wood Multi-...
Submitted by: Reference on 02/06/2022 - 3:02pm
Looking for something green?  Come to the Library to pick up your craft kit including a fresh mini succulent.  Kits are located above the new books in the YA section and pick your plant at the Reference Desk
Submitted by: Patricia on 02/02/2022 - 11:50am
The Groundhog Day predictions are in - and it looks like six more weeks of winter ahead - but don't feel like you have to just take our furry friend's word for it!  Browse the books below to find information on more scientific methods of weather prediction or to read about some of New England's most notorious bad weather of the past. Looking for more weather stories or information on another specific topic?  The Reference Desk is here to help! ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 01/27/2022 - 10:22am
Curious to see what books are coming to the Bedford Public Library in February?  Browse the book covers below for a sneak peek of some of the new releases that are already on order and will be hot off the presses next month! See something you like?  Click on the cover image to find the book in our online catalog and login to your account to place a request now.  You can also call (603) 472-2300 and amember of the library staff will be happy to...
Submitted by: Patricia on 01/26/2022 - 2:44pm
January 27th is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  To commemorate this important date, we've compiled a list of books that tell the stories of just a few of the people who experienced this horrific event that claimed the lives of millions in Europe.  Click on the icon or cover image to learn more about each book in our online catalog. To learn more about International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the history of the Holocaust, you can...
Submitted by: Emily S on 01/25/2022 - 12:12pm
  Every year, the American Library Association announces the Youth Media Award winners for excellence in children’s literature. An impressive slate of winners and honors were announced on Monday. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!Some of the winners and honors are recapped below, but you can find...