Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

Library Blog

Submitted by: Grace on 01/23/2019 - 3:04pm
Our next Book Buzz group will be at 5pm on Monday, February 4th! This is a terrific opportunity for young readers to gather and share their thoughts about their favorite (and not-so-favorite) books! Come to the library today to pick up your copy of the book we'll be reading for February's meeting, The Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell!  The club meets monthly at the library, usually on the first Monday from 5-6pm. There is always a...
Submitted by: Grace on 01/23/2019 - 2:52pm
It's that time again to sign up to read to our paws-itively favorite friend, Lilly! Lilly will be able to listen to readers on Thursday, February 7th from 4pm-5:30pm, so sign up today for your 15 minute time slot.  It's time to introduce another furry friend that will be listening to children read stories - Lucy! Lucy is a cockapoo, hypoallergenic and loves to listen! She'll be visiting us on Wednesday, February 20th from 3:30pm - 5pm. Call...
Submitted by: Grace on 01/02/2019 - 2:18pm
Sign up today for our 6-week long session of yoga for kids! Yoga for kids aged 4-7 is available and also for ages 8-12.  No need to bring a mat, but registration is required as space is limited. A Bedford Library card is required for registration. Parents must remain in the downstairs area of the library should their child need them during this 45 minute class. Miss Grace, a Childlight Yoga certified librarian, will be leading yoga classes here...
Submitted by: Grace on 01/02/2019 - 12:11pm
  Register and join us for our new program Kindergarten Club! Only for those aged 4-6, this group will enjoy stories, songs, activities, and crafts each week! Sign up your child today.    Join us for a special read aloud for ages 6-10 on January 28th at 4pm! Kamishibai is a special style of street storytelling that was used in Japan in the 1930s. Instead of a book, picture scrolls are used to tell a story. This program is open to Bedford Public...
Submitted by: Grace on 01/02/2019 - 12:04pm
Our carpeting project is finished and the Children's Room is open again. Pop in any time to see the new layout and new carpet, play with our STEM-themed toys for children of all ages at the tables in the center of the room and play with the toys at the back of the room by the windows! 
Submitted by: Grace on 11/28/2018 - 1:41pm
The carpeting on the lower level of the library will be replaced between December 3rd and December 21st. The downstairs of the library including the Children's Room will close on Monday the 3rd of December and re-open on Saturday the 22nd of December.  Selected children's materials will be available on the upper level of the library. The lower level, including the McAllaster Room and the Richmond Room, will be unavailable between the 6th and the...
Submitted by: Grace on 10/12/2018 - 11:54am
Happy autumn, everyone! If you love this season, consider joining us in the Children's Room for some seasonal fun! Join us in the Children's Room for a Halloween Bash on Tuesday, October 30th between 3pm and 5pm! We'll provide refreshments, activities like donuts on a string, make your own spider crown and also will read stories and have a dance party! Dressing up in costume is encouraged and all guests will leave with a little...
Submitted by: Grace on 10/03/2018 - 1:11pm
Now that we are in the middle of fall, we have lots going on at the library and we welcome you to try out something new with us! Namaste! Yoga for Ages 4-7 will be starting up this month on October 23rd and October 24th! Sign up for one or the other, but not both, please. We want to make sure everyone who wants to is able to have a chance to try it out! More yoga will be happening next month, too! These yoga classes for children...
Submitted by: Grace on 09/11/2018 - 1:28pm
Happy fall! My name is Miss Grace and I’m delighted to be a part of this lovely community as the new Head of Children’s Services here at the Bedford Library. I have been working in public libraries, specifically in Children’s Departments, for about seven years and am very happy to be here in Bedford. My favorite book I have read recently is The Heart and Mind of Frances Pauley by April Stevens, which is on the Great Stone Face Nominees list for...
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 08/13/2018 - 2:12pm
We are winding down after a fantastic Summer Reading Program. You can still read and come in for one final reporting for your team, and chose a book, until August 31. As of August 11th, the total books read by all teams was 17,876! The STRUMMERS have read 6,537. The DRUMMERS have read 5,727 and the Rockin Robins have read 5,612 books! CONGRATULATIONS to all. Stay tuned for the final tally at the end of the month!

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