Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Patricia on 09/10/2020 - 6:22pm
Have you finished reading Outlander and its sequels and are searching for what to read next?  Click the links to find more books - filled with romance, adventure, history, great characters, and even a bit of time travel - that we think you'll love too!  ...
Submitted by: Emily S on 09/10/2020 - 3:27pm
We are so excited to invite you to try our new StoryWalk at the Bedford Village Common! Pick a nice day, pack a picnic, and head over to the common to take a stroll and enjoy Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litman and James Dean.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...
Submitted by: Patricia on 09/03/2020 - 6:14pm
Looking for something new to read while you're biding your time waiting for Lee Child's next Jack Reacher book to arrive this October?  Click the links below to find browsable collections of other books filled with fast-paced action and just deserts that we think you'll enjoy.  All of these books are available from the Bedford Public Library and can be requested for in-person or contact-free pickup or downloaded for free using Libby or...
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/27/2020 - 6:17pm
Whether you're interested in sampling a new genre or author, you're short on time or attention or maybe you just love a good quick tale, sometime a short story is the perfect fit for your reading mood!  At the Bedford Public Library, we have a lot of short story collections on the shelves - not only in our Story Collection, but on the Fiction and Nonfiction shelves too.  Interested in checking some out?  Click the links below to find themed...
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/20/2020 - 5:12pm
Did you love the twisting plot, unreliable narrator, and fast-paced suspense of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins?  Click the links below to find some recommendations for other books we think you'll also enjoy! Print Books...
Submitted by: Reference on 08/16/2020 - 12:40pm
With over 50 bestsellers to her name, it's easy to see how Mary Higgins Clark earned the title Queen of Suspense.  Even though she passed away earlier this year, Mary Higgins Clark left behind a rich literary legacy of fast-paced suspense novels with relatable heroines.  If you've already read them all and are looking for more, please click the links below to find a list of suggested reading we think you'll enjoy as well!...
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/14/2020 - 3:00pm
There's no doubt about it, helping patrons pick out books is one of our favorite parts of the job. Couple that with the notion that library services are changing with the times and our new Book Bundle Request Form was born. You fill out the form with information to let us know what you're looking for and we'll pull 5 books for you within 2 business days and place them on hold to be picked up via our Lower Level contact-free pickup. You can be as...
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/06/2020 - 1:54pm
Looking for the perfect cookbook?  The Bedford Public Library has an extensive cookbook collection covering a wide variety of cuisines, methods and cooking styles.  Clink the links below to browse curated collections for some ideas.  (All of these books can be requested for contact-free pickup!) Not finding what you're looking for?  Interested in more?  (Yes - there's more!)  The Reference Desk is here to help!  Call 472-2300 or email...
Submitted by: Patricia on 07/28/2020 - 9:21am
Have you fallen in love with Inspector Armand Gamache, the quirky residents of Three Pines and the intriguing mysteries that have made Louise Penny's Inspector Gamache series a bestseller?  Click the links to find some other books we think you might enjoy as well!  ...
Submitted by: Patricia on 07/23/2020 - 6:03pm
Even though a beach vacation may be harder to come by this year, summer is still the right time for the perfect beach read.  Whether you make it to the sandy shore or are just imagining the surf from a sunny spot in your own back yard, we hope these themed browsable lists will help you pick out the perfect beach read for 2020.   Vacation Locations...

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