Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Miss Luci on 08/10/2017 - 3:04pm
  What's next? Everyone who turns in a copy of his/her reading log to the library by the September 5th deadline will be able to select a free book, as well as one last prize and one last reward coupon. Any extra reading will be credited to the appropriate team. Those who follow through will also earn their Summer Reading Certificates. Students attending Bedford’s public elementary schools will receive their certificates at school in the fall…all...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 08/02/2017 - 11:40am
  The Summer Reading Program is almost over, and we will wrap it all up with a family event on Friday, August 11 at 1:30pm. First, we will all gather at the Gazebo for some toe-tapping, dance-inducing music.Ben Rudnick & Friends have entertained Bedford residents often at summer concerts in the park…this time, they will be performing their lively music for the library crowd! After the...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/26/2017 - 10:42am
Calling all bakers (and shoppers)! Our annual Fun Faire is coming up on Thursday, August 3rd, and we are in need of goodies for the Carpenter's Cake Walk! This is an old-fashinoned game, similar to musical chairs...The kids walk around the circle, and when the music stops, the child standing on the lucky square wins a prize...they get to select a cake or a small batch of cookies or cupcakes to take home. The game can only run as long as we have...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/26/2017 - 10:17am
  Family Event! Thursday August 3 - 10:30am - Noon                                                     Summer wouldn’t be summer without our annual FUN FAIRE! The whole lower level of the library will be turned into a carnival midway. Step up and try your luck at some skill games…maybe get your face painted by the incomparable Monica Leo… Wend your way through the Carpenter’s Cake Walk and win a whole cake or...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 07/26/2017 - 9:58am
  Family Event...Friday, July 28 – 1:00pm. Come one, come all! Registration Not Required. Who works hard every day in our community to “build a better world”? Firefighters, police officers and public works employees, to name just a few! We are excited that they will be coming to the library again with their awesome trucks and equipment for our annual Touch-a-Truck gathering this year. This will be held at the Village Common parking lot, just...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/30/2017 - 2:59pm
  Are you ready for some summer magic? Be sure to join us on Wednesday, July 12 at 1:00pm when we present "Magic by George". George Saterial is an accomplished magician who has performed in many places, as well as on network television. He has some surprises up his sleeve that will amaze even the adults in the crowd. Space is limited, so please go to our website and register your children early: www....
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/30/2017 - 2:56pm
  Would you like to see some live wild animals, and maybe even touch them? Wild Life Encounters will be with us on Thursday, July 6 with some of their most exotic rescue animals from this country and other parts of the world. Wildlife presentations are so popular, we will be offering two showings, so no one will be left out. The morning show starts at 11:00am...afternoon at 1:00pm. When you sign up on our website, be sure to note whether you are...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/27/2017 - 11:34am
 You’re working to build a better world… Can you build a better birdhouse?That’s the theme of our annual summer family contest! Here’s what to do Gather your tools and supplies and work together as a family to build a birdhouse of any sort that strikes your fancy…use any materials and design you wish. Bring your birdhouse to the library anytime between July 3 and August 4 to put on display. Winners will be announced at SRP Finale August 11th....
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 06/07/2017 - 10:18am
Hey, Kids! The time has come to sign up for our fabulous Summer Reading Program! This year we're under construction to "BUILD A BETTER WORLD". Come on into the library to get on a team and join the Reading Club...there will be incentive prizes, gift coupons, crafts, and special performances on the agenda for the whole summer! All Bedford youngsters aged 3-12 are welcome to register anytime from now until the end of the program in August. Please...
Submitted by: Miss Luci on 05/19/2017 - 2:25pm
If you will be entering 5th grade or above next fall, you might like to consider becoming a Junior Librarian...or perhaps you've been waiting for your chance to do this for years! Every summer, the library trains a group of young Bedford students to become involved in the workings of the Summer Reading Program. Question: What do Junior Librarians do? Answer: Mainly two things...#1. Check children's reading club charts and give them incentive...

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