Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Patricia on 09/22/2022 - 4:56pm
Fall is a special time in New England. Even though the days are getting shorter and there's a bit of a chill creeping into the air, there's still time to get outside for a spectacular fall hiking adventure! Browse the carousels below to find guides to some New England's best trails and views as well as books for kids and parents so everyone can participate! Need more recommendations? Looking for something farther afield? The Reference Desk is...
Submitted by: Patricia on 08/18/2022 - 2:40pm
When you think of the library, books may be the first thing to come to mind. But there are many other resources to use at the library and even things besides books to check out. Read on to discover 10 things beside books, movies, and music that you can check out with your Bedford Public Library card.   1. Museum Passes The Bedford Public Library currently offers passes to 19 museums, zoos, and parks in New Hampshire and...
Submitted by: Emily S on 08/11/2022 - 4:15pm
We wanted to give a huge thank you to all those who supported and participated in our 2022 Children's Summer Reading program! Thank you! To our generous sponsors and donors: Bedford Rotary Club, Friends of Bedford Library, Pizza Bella, Amherst Karate Studio, Hayward's Ice Cream and Cactus Jack's Restaurants, thank you for your support of our endeavor to keep kids reading over the summer. We had fabulous prizes and parties this year thanks to you...
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: 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: 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/...
Submitted by: Patricia on 05/04/2022 - 9:24am
Today is May the Fourth (AKA Star Wars Day)! To celebrate we've compiled lists fo the Star Wars books and movies here at the Bedford Public Library. Browse the carousels below of click the links to view items in our online catalog. May the Fourth be with you!   ...
Submitted by: Reference on 04/28/2022 - 2:56pm
Get out your calendar and start marking, because we have a plethora of great events coming up this May at the Bedford Public Library. The month opens with our regularly scheduled Tech at the Library class on the first Wednesday. On May 4th we'll be talking about LinkedIn Learning, a valuable online resource...
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/07/2022 - 11:51am
Voting for the 2022 Great Stone Face Award is now open to 4th, 5th, and 6th graders in New Hampshire! The Great Stone Face Book Award is given annually to an author whose book receives the most votes from 4th through 6th graders throughout the state.  In April, N.H. children vote for their favorite book from a list of 20 recently-published titles that are chosen by the Great Stone Face Committee, which is made up of librarians throughout the...
Submitted by: Emily S on 04/01/2022 - 10:01am
Spring is back and so is the Storywalk at Bedford Village Common! Enjoy the nice weather by taking a walk on the Common and reading When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes. 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 gazebo, and back over the bridge to end back near the arch. All pages are...

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