Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Patricia on 06/22/2022 - 3:28pm
Looking for some spine-tingling reads to take with you on your summer travels? Explore the titles below to see some of the new suspense and thrillers on order at the Bedford Public Library for summer of 2022. Click on the cover images to find them in our online catalog and get your hold requests in early!  
Submitted by: Emily on 06/21/2022 - 4:45pm
Effective July 1, Bedford library card holders and librarians will no longer have access to databases that were previously provided by the New Hampshire State Library, and continued for the last year through grant funding.  These databases are: Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, ERIC, Explora, Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia, Greenfile, Health Source- Consumer Edition, Library Information...
Submitted by: Patricia on 06/14/2022 - 2:32pm
There may be no better way to beat the heat in summer than taking your cooking outside. (Or at least not a better tasting way!) Looking for some fresh culinary inspiration to elevate your grill and campfire fare beyond hotdogs and marshmallow roasts? Browse the cookbooks below to find new recipes and interesting takes on old favorites. To check any of these titles out, just click the cover to find it in our online catalog or call (603) 472-2300...
Submitted by: Reference on 06/09/2022 - 3:14pm
Did you know that June is Pride Month? Pride Month honors the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York and also recognizes the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.  Read on to find a selection of memoirs,...
Submitted by: Emily S on 06/09/2022 - 12:41pm
Get creative with us this summer!We'll be hosting several ocean themed drawing programs throughout the summer. Register for one or register for all of them, it's up to you! For ages 6-9, Miss Lee Ann will be offering Drawing Under the Sea. She'll guide you through the steps to draw a different ocean creature in each program!...
Submitted by: Laura on 06/07/2022 - 11:21am
Light up the night with a sparkle jar votive, June's Take and Make Craft!  Everything you need is included in the craft kit.  Pick yours up in the Teen Area on top of the New YA Books bookshelf.  Just look for the lights!
Submitted by: Patricia on 05/26/2022 - 3:58pm
Memorial Day weekend is here - and with it the unofficial start of summer in New England! That means it's time for warm weather, vacations, and - of course - beach reads. Browse the carousel below to find new books arriving this summer filled with exciting destinations, romance, great characters and...
Submitted by: Emily S on 05/26/2022 - 12:04pm
Summer Reading is almost here! We are so excited for you to dive in to all our ocean-themed activities this summer with our theme of Oceans of Possibilites! First, you can sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge using Beanstack. You can log your reading time from June 11-July 29 to earn tickets for raffle prizes and beads to add to your summer reading necklace!...
Submitted by: Patricia on 05/19/2022 - 4:22pm
Do you love the strong female characters, fast-paced action and suspense-filled mysteries of James Patterson's Women's Murder Club series? Check out the carousels below to find more books we think you'll also enjoy! Looking for more recommendations? Fill out our...
Submitted by: Reference on 05/12/2022 - 3:37pm
Join us in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month by checking out one of these great reads. Try a moving memoir, a fascinating history, or a stirring novel. These books are not a comprehensive representation of the Asian American experience, but instead a sample of the diverse stories being told by AAPI authors. Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month was first established by Congress in 1978 as Pacific/...

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